Getting your inputs in and your outputs out Liberia has completed the pavement of the main highway from Liberia to Ganta up to the Guinean border, thus linking the main horticulture areas in Lofa, Bong and Nimba to the Freeport of Monrovia , the port of Bassa, and the Monrovia-Bomi highway that links to the border of Sierra Leone. Travel time from Ganta to Monrovia is about 3 hours.
The government is improving the efficiency of trade logistics systems and services through:
A preliminary risk based inspections regime to reduce physical inspections
Asycuda World, an automated customs clearance/data system
It takes only 15 days to complete export procedures, compared to 30 days on average in Sub-Saharan Africa. It only costs US$1,300 per container, compared to US$2,000 in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Equipment and machinery, specialized vehicles, raw materials, capital spare parts, and other specialized capital goods to be used in the project are exempted from import duty up to 100 percent of their dutiable value and from goods and services tax (GST).