Government of Jamaica


Hon. Karl Samuda, CD, MP


Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries


Honourable J.C. Hutchinson, CD, MP


Minister without Portfolio


Donovan Stanberry


Permanent Secretary

Latest News & Events

Published On: August 12th, 2017
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Donovan Stanberry, has said that agriculture is critical to rural development. He was speaking at an appreciation function held at the Crooked River Skills Training Centre in Clarendon on Friday, August 12. Noting the migration of people from rural areas to urban centres, the Permanent Secretary said that Jamaica needs a renewed...
Published On: July 25th, 2017
Industry and Commerce Minister Reiterates Call for Banks to be More Flexible with Lending Requirements for MSMEs Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda has reiterated his call for financial lending institutions to make changes to the way they assess loan applications from Micro, Small and Medium Sized Entities (MSME’s). Minister Samuda, who was speaking at the opening of the...
Published On: July 21st, 2017
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Published On: July 21st, 2017
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Published On: July 19th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, has welcomed the entry of CB Group into the fresh produce market in Jamaica through its new company, Imagination Farms. Speaking at the launch of the new company at Hope Zoo on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, the agriculture minister applauded the CB Group on its “bold initiative”. “What we are witnessing here tonight has not taken place just...
Published On: July 19th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Karl Samuda has said that in order to ensure a structured and transparent distribution of funds from the Productivity Incentive Scheme, an allocation will be made to members of parliament for distribution to farmers within their constituency with the largest allocation going to those in rural farming constituencies. “We have decided that we will not engage...
Published On: August 12th, 2017
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Donovan Stanberry, has said that agriculture is critical to rural development. He was speaking at an appreciation function held at the Crooked River Skills Training Centre in Clarendon on Friday, August 12. Noting the migration of people from rural areas to urban centres, the Permanent Secretary said that Jamaica needs a renewed...
Published On: July 25th, 2017
Industry and Commerce Minister Reiterates Call for Banks to be More Flexible with Lending Requirements for MSMEs Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda has reiterated his call for financial lending institutions to make changes to the way they assess loan applications from Micro, Small and Medium Sized Entities (MSME’s). Minister Samuda, who was speaking at the opening of the...
Published On: July 21st, 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iekRP48Maaw
Published On: July 21st, 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AH3ASTO-g88
Published On: July 19th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, has welcomed the entry of CB Group into the fresh produce market in Jamaica through its new company, Imagination Farms. Speaking at the launch of the new company at Hope Zoo on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, the agriculture minister applauded the CB Group on its “bold initiative”. “What we are witnessing here tonight has not taken place just...
Published On: July 19th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Karl Samuda has said that in order to ensure a structured and transparent distribution of funds from the Productivity Incentive Scheme, an allocation will be made to members of parliament for distribution to farmers within their constituency with the largest allocation going to those in rural farming constituencies. “We have decided that we will not engage...

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Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce.

As the "business" Ministry, we are the key driver and thought leader for facilitating investments in the economy and preparing local businesses and entreprenuers to take advantage of Jamaica's entry into the global supply chain.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiam into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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