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Liberia and Foreign Investments 21st c.
Rubber - Firestone


Firestone Deal could mark return of private investors
22 February 2005
Source: IRIN
Liberia's transitional government has extended the land concession granted to Firestone, the country's biggest rubber producer, for a further 36 years. More...

Government ministries, agencies to appear on controversial Firestone concession agreement
17 February 2005
Source: The Analyst
Several government officials to explain  controversial concession agreement signed between the National Transitional Government of Liberia (NTGL) and Firestone. More...

Firestone is a unit of Bridgestone of Japan

As from 1926 Firestone was the largest investor in Liberia until the emergence of the mining sector in the 1950's.



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