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  1. Communique No. 6 February 26, 2021 Monetary Policy Decisions of the Board of Governors
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  2. Monetary Policy Decisions of the Board of Governors-Communique No. 3 May 29, 2020
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  3. Monetary Policy Decisions of the Board of Governors
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Monday, 24th May 2021
MONROVIA – 21 May 2021: Following the quarterly meetingof itsMonetary Policy Committee (MPC) on 19 May 2021, the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) resolved to strengthen its engagement with commercial banks to mitigate the risks of non-performance loans on financial sector stability, with the aim of improving asset quality and loan appraisals. Full story


Wednesday, 12th May 2021
The Central Bank of Liberia’s (CBL’s) attention has been drawn to a publication made in the May 6, 2021 edition of the FrontPage Africa newspaper, captioned “First Digital Asset Company to be Launched in Liberia”, with particular reference to the launching of Crypto currency in Liberia on May 14, 2021 by an organization named ‘The Abundance Community Coin (TACC). Full story


Thursday, 6th May 2021
BACKGROUND: The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has since 2009 joined the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) leading Liberia financial inclusion journey that has recorded a lot of achievements. Full story


EG Tarlue (middle) sandwiched by USAID and Bong Co. officials
Monday, 26th April 2021
Gbarnga – April 24, 2021:Central Bank of Liberia Executive Governor, J. Full story


Gov't Tarlue flanked by USAID Director (r) and DG for Operations, Pearson
Wednesday, 21st April 2021
MONROVIA – April 20, 2021:A visiting team from Kroll & Associates, accompanied by a delegation from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), on Tuesday April 20, 2021, met with senior executives of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) to discuss issues of collaboration with the CBL as the Bank prepares to undertake the printing of a new family of Liberian dollar banknotes. Full story


EG Tarlue (middle) flanked by CBL Board members and DGs
Thursday, 8th April 2021
MONROVIA – April 2, 2021: The Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) renewed its commitment towards rebranding the Bank and pursuing policy objectives that would restore public trust and confidence in the banking system. Full story


L to R:  EG J. Aloysius Tarlue, Jr, DGO  Nyemadi D. Pearson, US Amb. Michael McCarthy, USAID Director Mrs. Sara Walters, and DGEP Dr. Musa Dukuly
Monday, 29th March 2021
Monrovia 22nd March 2021:The United States Ambassador to Liberia, Mr. Full story


Thursday, 11th March 2021
MONROVIA – 1 March, 2021:The Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), during its 25 February 2021 sitting, unanimously agreed to support policies toward the development of the agricultural subsector with a goal of stabilizing food prices in the medium term, and consequently build the country’s foreign reserves. Full story


Thursday, 18th February 2021
MONROVIA – 17 February 2021: The Committee of Governors of the ECOWAS Central Banks has elected the Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia, Hon. Full story


Tuesday, 16th February 2021
The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) wishes to inform all Commercial Banks, Forex Bureaus, and the general business community, particularly businesses engaged in foreign exchange activities, that the Weighted Average Exchange Rate Survey of the CBL for 2021 will commence on Monday, February 15, 2021 and expected to last for 22 days. Full story


Propose Design of the Regional Cash Hub in Gbarnga, Bong County
Wednesday, 3rd February 2021
  (MONROVIA, February 1, 2021): The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Saturday, January 29, broke grounds for the construction of a regional cash hub in Gbarnga, Bong County. Full story


Wednesday, 23rd December 2020
  Monrovia – December 22, 2020: The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) is fully aware of the current liquidity pressure in the banking system, particularly the limited supply of Liberian dollars. Full story


Tuesday, 22nd December 2020
MONROVIA – November 19, 2020:  The Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), during its November 17, 2020 sitting, approved to retain the monetary policy rate of 25. Full story


Tuesday, 24th November 2020
MONROVIA – November 19, 2020:The Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), during its November 17, 2020 sitting, approved to retain the monetary policy rate of 25. Full story


Monday, 16th November 2020
MONROVIA – 16 November 2020:The attention of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has been drawn to a story in the media inquiring as to whether taxes had gone missing from the Government of Liberia’s Consolidated Account at the Bank. Full story


Tuesday, 10th November 2020
MONROVIA – November 10, 2020:The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) announced that it is taking measures to ensure that adequate Liberian Dollars are available for easy access by the population in the country. Full story


Tuesday, 6th October 2020
Monrovia, October 1, 2020:  The Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Hon. Full story


Tuesday, 25th August 2020
  MONROVIA – 25 August 2020:The Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), during its 19 August 2020 sitting on Monetary Policy’s decision, agreed to retain the monetary policy rate of 25. Full story


Saturday, 11th July 2020
MONROVIA – 7 July 2020:The Central Bank of Liberia (“CBL”) is pleased to announce the arrival of additional LD4 Billion Liberian Dollar banknotes to ease the demand for currency, particularly during the upcoming July Independence celebrations. Full story


Monday, 1st June 2020
MONROVIA – 29 May 2020:The Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), during its 28 May 2020 sitting, approved a reduction in monetary policy rate to 25%. Full story


CBL Joins Fight Against Corona Virus Pandemic
Monday, 25th May 2020
Monrovia: 17 May 2020: The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) joined the fight against the deadly COVID-19 Pandemic on 16 May 2020 by making donation to the 14 Military Hospital in Margibi. Full story


CBL Executive Governor J. Aloysius Tarlue, Jr.
Wednesday, 6th May 2020
MONROVIA – 5 May 2020:The Central Bank of Liberia (“CBL”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a competitive bidding process for the printing of additional Liberian dollar banknotes aimed at providing the public increased access to Liberian Dollars. Full story


Tuesday, 31st March 2020
    MONROVIA – March 24, 2020: The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) Tuesday, March 24, 2020, instituted several policy measures to ease the negative impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the Liberian economy. Full story


Tuesday, 3rd March 2020
MONROVIA – 03 March 2020:The Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), during its 3 March 2020 meeting, has announced its decision to maintain the monetary policy rate of 30%. Full story


Executive Governor Hon. J. Aloysius Tarlue Meets Commercial Banks
Thursday, 30th January 2020
MONROVIA – January 28, 2020:The Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia, Hon. Full story


James Wilfred Named Director of Operations
Friday, 24th January 2020
MONROVIA – January 23, 2020: Mr. Full story


Central Bank of Liberia Launches Technical Assistance Program
Thursday, 23rd January 2020
Monrovia, January 23, 2020: The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) announced Thursday, January 23, 2020, that a team of experts from Kroll has arrived in the country to begin a program of technical assistance. Full story


Monday, 20th January 2020
MONROVIA, January 18, 2020: The Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), J. Full story


Monday, 20th January 2020
Extra-Ordinary Meeting of the Ministers of Finance and the Governors of the Central Banks of the West African Monetary Zone on the ECOWAS Single Currency Programme Full story


EG and DGO with visiting Federal Reserve Delegation
Thursday, 16th January 2020
MONROVIA – January 15, 2020:The Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Hon. Full story


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