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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, 10th January 2022
MONROVIA – January 4, 2022--The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) reassures the public that the introduction of the new family of Liberian currency remains on course. Full story


Wednesday, 22nd December 2021
MONROVIA – December 14, 2021:President George Manneh Weah, Sr. Full story


Monday, 13th December 2021
  THIS IS TO INFORM THE GENERAL PUBLIC THAT THE CENTRAL BANK OF LIBERIA (CBL) HAS NOT AUTHORIZED THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE BUREAU OF LIBERIA (NAFEBOL) TO COLLECT A REGISTRATION FEE OF THIRTY-TWO UNITED STATES DOLLARS (US$32. Full story


Central Bank of Liberia cash hub in Gbarnga, Bong County
Friday, 10th December 2021
(MONROVIA, December 8, 2021): The services of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) will be enhanced and more inclusive, following the dedication of a regional Cash Hub in Gbarnga, Bong County. Full story


Friday, 3rd December 2021
MONROVIA – 18 November 2021:The Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), agreed at its quarterly Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting to retain the Monetary Policy Rate at 20% with an upper band of 500 basis points for standing credit facility as well as maintain the existing monetary policy measures of Reserved Requirement at 25% for Liberian dollars and 10% for United States dollars. Full story


New CBL 100 Liberian dollar banknote
Tuesday, 30th November 2021
MONROVIA – November 26, 2021:The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) announces the safe arrival of the first 4 billion new 100 Liberian Dollar banknotes, commencing the introduction of the L$48. Full story


Friday, 26th November 2021
MONROVIA – November 17, 2021: The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has launched an awareness campaign intended to inform and educate the public on the printing of a new family of Liberian dollar currency. Full story


UNDP Resident Rep. making a point at stakeholders forum as CBL EG and other panelists look on
Tuesday, 23rd November 2021
  MONROVIA – 27 October 2021:The Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Mr. Full story


Thursday, 2nd September 2021
MONROVIA – August 26, 2021:Barely days after turning over the chairmanship of the West African Bureau of the Association of African Central Bank Governors to the Governor of the Central Bank of Guinea, Executive Governor J. Full story


CBL Board of Governors deliberating on monetary policy
Friday, 20th August 2021
MONROVIA – 20 August 2021: Following its quarterly meeting of 18th and 20th August 2021, the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has cut the Monetary Policy Rate by 500 basis points to 20 %, with an upper band of +500 basis points for standing credits and the maintenance of the reserve requirement thresholds at 25 %for Liberian dollars and 10 %for United States dollars for the next quarter. Full story


New USAID Mission Director with EG Tarlue and Deputies
Monday, 9th August 2021
  MONROVIA – August 6, 2021:The new Mission Director for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Mr. Full story


001_CBL Board of Governors (L-R) EG Chairman Tarlue; Governors Brown; Dorley; Thomas; Dennis; DGO Pearson and DGEP Dr. Dukuly
Friday, 30th July 2021
MONROVIA – July 29, 2021:The Central Bank of Liberia’s (CBL) Executive Governor, J. Full story


L- R EG Tarlue, DGO Pearson and DGEP Dukuly
Thursday, 29th July 2021
MONROVIA – July 27, 2021:CBL Executive Governor, J. Full story


CBL Monetary Policy Committee in session
Tuesday, 29th June 2021
MONROVIA – June 29, 2021:The Central Bank is living up to its billing  as the People’s Bank by extending membership of its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to individuals from the private sector and academia. Full story


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


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