Liberia

About Liberia

Liberia, Officially known as the Republic of Liberia is a country is West Africa and part of the British Colony.

The country is considered as the first African Nation to have its Independence which dates back to 1822 while all other countries were still under any of the European Colonization.

Shipping Industry is one of the prominent industries of the Country. Agriculture and Petroleum Products form additional industries in the country.

Liberia is considered one of the world’s poorest countries.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionAfrica
Capital CityMonrovia
Government Typepresidential representative democratic republic
Official LanguagesEnglish
CurrencyLiberian dollar, LRD
Phone Code +231
Important CitiesArthington, Barclayville, Bensonville, Brewerville, Bopolu, Buchanan, Buutuo, Caldwell, Careysburg, Clay-Ashland, Edina, Fish Town, Ganta, Gbarnga, Greenville
National DayIndependence Day (Jul-26)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking175
Primary IndustriesForestry,Mining and resources,Shipping flag of convenience,Foregin aid,Communications,Energy.
Major ExportsShips, boats and floating structures, Ores, slag and ash, Natural or cultured pearls, precious , Rubber and articles thereof, Mineral fuels, mineral oils , Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Animal or vegetable fats and oils , Cocoa and cocoa preparations, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Iron and steel, Electrical machinery and equipment , Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock,
Major Exports to IndiaCereals, Ships, boats and floating structures, Pharmaceutical products, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Electrical machinery and equipment , Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Articles of iron or steel, Ceramic products, Plastics and articles thereof, Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, Mineral fuels, mineral oils, Iron and steel
Major ImportsShips, boats and floating structures, Commodities not elsewhere specified, Mineral fuels, mineral oils, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Articles of iron or steel, Electrical machinery and equipment , Cereals, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Plastics and articles thereof, Meat and edible meat offal, Pharmaceutical products
Major Imports from IndiaIron and steel, Aluminium and articles thereof, Electrical machinery and equipment , Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Copper and articles thereof, Articles of iron or steel, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, Mineral fuels, mineral oils, Inorganic chemicals, organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, Organic chemicals
Foreign Relations
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Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral relations have traditionally been strong and cordial with Liberia's full-fledged support for India's aspiration for permanent membership on the United Nations Security Council. In recent years, both nations have developed close and extensive cooperation in trade, military and strategic fields.
Bordering NationsSierra Leone, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire
Member of(African Union), ( United Nations)
Indian Embassy Details for LiberiaShri Upjit Singh Sachdeva
Honorary Consul General
Honorary Consulate General of India (Under Embassy of India in Ivory Coast)
Vai Town, Bushrod Island, P.O. Box 10-3717, 1000 Monrovia, 10 Liberia
Email: amb.abidjan@mea.gov.in
Phone: (225) 2247 9580 / 2247 9581 / 2247 9589
Website:
Embassy Details of Liberia in India