Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) 2008
DTIS update 2015
WTO accession 2016

EIF is supporting Liberia to integrate trade into its government policies, as well as supporting trade‑related capacity building – and the country's accsesion to the WTO.

MOU 10/11/09
Budget 1'499'900
End date 30/09/17

EIF is working to strengthen the country's capacity to develop and implement trade policies, prioritize trade in the national development plan and improve donor coordination.


  • All donor‑funded initiatives incorporated under one umbrella called the Single Project Implementation Unit (SPIU), operated from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  • SPIU coordinated the production of the Liberia WTO Post‑Accession Strategy and Implementation Plan. Since accession, the plan remains Liberia's primary tool to continue its economic reform agenda.
  • Identified sectors of tourism and rubberwood to support Liberia’s economic transformation, and launched related export strategies with support from ITC.
  • Established one-stop showcase and sales shop for locally produced products called the Liberia Market Place to support small businesses and their market access, and promoted Liberian products at range of events.
  • Liberia Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) (2008)

  • Liberia Action Matrix (2008)

  • Liberia Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) (2008)

  • Country Profile: Liberia (2011)

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  • Liberian National Export Strategy on Tourism (2016-2020)

  • Liberia Rapid eTrade Readiness Assessment (2018)

  • Liberia Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) Update (2015)