Liberia
US banks on Boakai to let miners use railway monopolised by ArcelorMittal

The newly elected Liberian president, Joseph Boakai.
The newly elected Liberian president, Joseph Boakai. © Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA/MaxPPP
President George Weah failed to break ArcelorMittal's monopoly on the rail line linking Liberia's mining region to the port of Buchanan. A US consultancy is now hoping to carry out a study on the state of the strategic railway, which is destined to become "multi-user". [...]
Published on 19.12.2023 at 05:40 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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