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Commerce Minister: Liberia Has Only One Week of Gasoline Left

Commerce Minister: Liberia Has Only One Week of Gasoline Left

Liberia’s commerce minister, Wilson Tarpeh, has informed the House of Representatives that there will be a serious shortage of gasoline on the Liberian market in the coming weeks.

Government Admits to Acute Shortage of Gasoline Following Weeks of Denial and Blame-Shifting

For the first time since the crisis began, the Liberian government has officially acknowledged that there is an acute shortage of gasoline in the country following weeks of denial and shifting blames. Across the country, fillings stations have run dry, and long queues of motorists have formed everywhere petroleum products used to be sold.

As Gasoline Shortage Lingers, Officials Insist Enough Petroleum is in Country

Liberia’s commerce and industry minister, Wilson Tarpeh, and the managing director of the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Corporation, Marie Urey Coleman, appeared together on Tuesday, Feb. 4 before the House of Representatives to explain the ongoing gasoline shortage on the market.

Although Gas Prices Lowered, Transport Fares Remain the Same

The Liberian government, through the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Corporation and Ministry of Commerce, has dropped the prices of gasoline and fuel oil on the local market by US$0.10.