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: April 18th, 2017
Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, the Hon Dr Horace Chang has stressed the critical role of the agricultural sector to Government’s agenda to achieve economic growth and job creation. Speaking Easter Monday, April 17, at the annual Montpelier Agricultural Show in St James, Minister Chang said that in order for the country to achieve the targeted 5 per cent growth in...
Published On: April 13th, 2017
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, the Hon. Karl Samuda is calling for an expansion of the services currently provided to the small business sector. To this end, Mr Samuda said, the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) should “establish locations in every parish, where prospective young players in the small business sector can get advice.” The Minister was speaking this morning,...
Published On: April 10th, 2017
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon J.C. Hutchinson, has reiterated the importance of working together as a group as he addressed bee farmers at a forum held in Montego Bay on April 6. Noting the growth of the beekeeping industry, which stands at 3,000 beekeepers and 48,000 registered beehives, Minister Hutchinson emphasised the importance of the bee...
Published On: April 10th, 2017
Group sales manager at Guardsman Group Limited, Crista Sirjue (centre), showing chief technical director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Stephen Wedderburn, (right) the company’s new Smart Safe machine during a tour of the exhibits at the opening of the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association’s Trade Show held at the Spanish Court hotel in Kingston, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. At...
Published On: April 10th, 2017
Director of Masterlube Distributors Limited, William Rennalls (left), showing chief technical director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Stephen Wedderburn some of the products on display by the company during a tour of the exhibits at the opening of the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association’s Trade Show held at the Spanish Court hotel in Kingston, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.
Published On: April 10th, 2017
Representative of Digi View Security Limited, Alicia Gayle, showing a demonstration of the S20 camera to chief technical director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Stephen Weddeburn, during a tour of the exhibits at the opening of the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association’s Trade Show held at the Spanish Court hotel in Kingston, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.
Published On: April 18th, 2017
Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, the Hon Dr Horace Chang has stressed the critical role of the agricultural sector to Government’s agenda to achieve economic growth and job creation. Speaking Easter Monday, April 17, at the annual Montpelier Agricultural Show in St James, Minister Chang said that in order for the country to achieve the targeted 5 per cent growth in...
Published On: April 13th, 2017
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, the Hon. Karl Samuda is calling for an expansion of the services currently provided to the small business sector. To this end, Mr Samuda said, the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) should “establish locations in every parish, where prospective young players in the small business sector can get advice.” The Minister was speaking this morning,...
Published On: April 10th, 2017
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon J.C. Hutchinson, has reiterated the importance of working together as a group as he addressed bee farmers at a forum held in Montego Bay on April 6. Noting the growth of the beekeeping industry, which stands at 3,000 beekeepers and 48,000 registered beehives, Minister Hutchinson emphasised the importance of the bee...
Published On: April 10th, 2017
Group sales manager at Guardsman Group Limited, Crista Sirjue (centre), showing chief technical director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Stephen Wedderburn, (right) the company’s new Smart Safe machine during a tour of the exhibits at the opening of the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association’s Trade Show held at the Spanish Court hotel in Kingston, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. At...
Published On: April 10th, 2017
Director of Masterlube Distributors Limited, William Rennalls (left), showing chief technical director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Stephen Wedderburn some of the products on display by the company during a tour of the exhibits at the opening of the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association’s Trade Show held at the Spanish Court hotel in Kingston, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.
Published On: April 10th, 2017
Representative of Digi View Security Limited, Alicia Gayle, showing a demonstration of the S20 camera to chief technical director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Stephen Weddeburn, during a tour of the exhibits at the opening of the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association’s Trade Show held at the Spanish Court hotel in Kingston, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

The Ministry

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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