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About our company

Founded in 2008, United Commodities, Inc. (UCI) is an international soft commodities trading company with its headquarters in Monrovia (Liberia). The company has an extensive knowledge of the Liberian and other neighbouring markets.

UCI’s vision is to establish a company that forges close bonds with main suppliers and offers quality goods at affordable prices. This lays the foundation for our business code of conduct; close collaboration, exchange of information and transparency, risk management, allocation and shared growth.

Since its inception, UCI has enjoyed continuous and sustainable growth at all levels, and boasts of being a leading importer of key commodities in the country.


The United Commodities’ team is headed by Mr Anwar Ezedine, the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

United Commodities’ team has extensive field knowledge, giving it the flexibility and capacity to adapt to the customers’ specific situations and requirements. The United Commodities’ team aims to provide effective services and offer innovative solutions to the challenges that each day brings.

With more than 100 employees representing 5 different nationalities, UCI has a diverse and proficient team of employees all levels in the company.


The company’s assets and ensuing customer satisfaction places UCI at a competitive adge in the rapidly transforming Liberian market place. This advantage promotes diversifying activities and the range of products we offer.

UCI, which originally specialised in rice trading, now has a presence in the Liberian wheat flour, sugar, cooking oil, cement and steel rod markets.

Our workforce has also grown substantially, from an original staff of five to more than a hundred employees. Constant development of our turnover demonstrates a successful business model.

UCI plans to develop its position as a first-class partner by increasing and diversifying commodity trading operations from and to the emerging economies of the Mano River Union (Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea and Sierra Leone).

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