Generalizes on the best strategy to enter the market, e.g., visiting the country; importance of relationships to finding a good partner; use of agents.
Last Published: 3/29/2019
U.S. companies interested in doing business in Liberia should consider hiring an agent, attorney, or distributor to develop and foster local partnerships.  Investors are advised not to attempt to enter the market without doing thorough market research that would make them familiar with the business environment, as well as the legal and regulatory frameworks. 

Potential investors are advised to undertake a field visit or market research tour to the country to gauge the viability of their investment, get a first-hand, on-the-ground understanding, and build in-county rapport and relationships.  Investors can find information and guidance on doing business in Liberia on the websites of the National Investment Commission, Ministry of Commerce and Industry,and the U.S. Embassy in Liberia.

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