Investing in Liberia

Is investing into a vibrant emerging market economy for the future of this beautiful country, where opportunities are paramount for entrepreneurs with a social approach to their business ethics to also give back to the communities in terms of sustainable employment.

The tourism industry in Liberia is largely an untapped resource that data is being collected and documented to know what all the different forms of tourism can be implemented  in the future.

That’s why this Data collection we are engaging in is so vital now to identify the vast potential of the country’s most beautiful spots, so we can help the existing and new people in the business to promote, improve and expand their tourist attraction in a sustainable & ecological way so job creation can help to reduce unemployment rates.

This industry about to take of is expected to have 4.6% of growth for the next 10 years in Liberia alone, with an expected 6 Million tourism related jobs in the whole West-Africa towards 2020.

Primary Tourism sectors to Invest in:

  • Eco-tourism lodging in the rainforest
  • Rainforest & explorer safari’s on horseback or 4 X 4
  • Cultural village tours
  • Beach club development
  • Hotels & Lodging
  • Marina harbor development
  • Sea excursion & watersports development

Secondary sectors around Tourism to Invest in:

  • Convenience Food & Beverage supplies
  • Vegetables & Herbs cultivation
  • Horse breeding
  • Transport sector
  • Professional hotel Linen laundry service
  • Lifeguard services

TAX Regime & Investment Incentives

  • Liberia’s Profit Tax Rate is 25% or 2% on turnover.
  • No capital controls, so any capital brought in to Liberia can easily be expatriated back to the Source of the Capital investor(s).
  • 30% incentive deduction allowed on up to 100% of the qualifying cost of equipment & machinery for investors over $1m.
  • Such investors can also obtain a tax deduction of 10% off cost of building & fixtures used in manufacturing process that produced finished products having 60% local raw material.
  • Investments exceeding $10 million automatically incentivized.
  • Investments in economically deprived zones or those generating more than 100 direct jobs qualify for additional incentives of up to 12.5% & a further 10% respectively.

Incentives available for:

  • Tourism
  • Energy
  • Housing
  • IT
  • Agriculture
  • Fisheries
  • Manufacturing
  • Hospitals & clinics
  • Transportation
  • Banking
  • Agro-Processing
  • Aquaculture
Liberia National Investment Commission
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Liberia Chamber of Commerce