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: January 16th, 2017
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) is advising its stakeholders and the general public that effective Monday, January 16, 2017 its Fisheries Division will be conducting business from the former Jamaica Livestock Association building located at Newport East, Kingston 15. The move follows the closure of the Division’s Marcus Garvey Drive offices in the wake of the flooding...
Published On: January 13th, 2017
In an effort to stem the significant loss in income resulting from the burning of approximately 1,001 hectares of sugar cane since the start of 2017, Government will be launching a public education campaign aimed at highlighting the importance of protecting the sugar cane industry. Speaking at a meeting with CEO of Pan Caribbean Sugar Company Liu Chaoyu and farmers at the Frome Sugar Company in Westmoreland on...
Published On: January 13th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda says there is no indication of contamination in the samples of rice submitted by Member of Parliament for South East St. Ann, Lisa Hanna earlier this week. Ms. Hanna submitted separate samples of cooked and uncooked rice to the National Compliance and Regulatory Authority (NCRA) on Wednesday, January 11 and Thursday, January 12. Minister...
Published On: January 13th, 2017
The seed production capacity of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), which is operated at its facility at the Bodles Research Station in Old Harbour, was today (Wednesday, January 11) given a boost with the provision of equipment and materials valued at some $2.5 million. The equipment and material were presented to the Ministry by the Caribbean Agricultural Research and...
Published On: January 6th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda in dialogue with Chairman of the Hazardous Substances Authority, Professor Kah who made a courtesy call at the Ministry's New Kingston office on Friday, January 6, 2017.
Published On: January 5th, 2017
Government is seeking investors to take over the Monymusk Sugar Factory in Clarendon, following the decision of Pan Caribbean Sugar Company to cease operations of the estate in 2018. This announcement was made by the Hon Karl Samuda, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, while speaking with journalists at a briefing on December 30 at his New Kingston offices. Minister Samuda said the...
Published On: January 16th, 2017
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) is advising its stakeholders and the general public that effective Monday, January 16, 2017 its Fisheries Division will be conducting business from the former Jamaica Livestock Association building located at Newport East, Kingston 15. The move follows the closure of the Division’s Marcus Garvey Drive offices in the wake of the flooding...
Published On: January 13th, 2017
In an effort to stem the significant loss in income resulting from the burning of approximately 1,001 hectares of sugar cane since the start of 2017, Government will be launching a public education campaign aimed at highlighting the importance of protecting the sugar cane industry. Speaking at a meeting with CEO of Pan Caribbean Sugar Company Liu Chaoyu and farmers at the Frome Sugar Company in Westmoreland on...
Published On: January 13th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda says there is no indication of contamination in the samples of rice submitted by Member of Parliament for South East St. Ann, Lisa Hanna earlier this week. Ms. Hanna submitted separate samples of cooked and uncooked rice to the National Compliance and Regulatory Authority (NCRA) on Wednesday, January 11 and Thursday, January 12. Minister...
Published On: January 13th, 2017
The seed production capacity of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), which is operated at its facility at the Bodles Research Station in Old Harbour, was today (Wednesday, January 11) given a boost with the provision of equipment and materials valued at some $2.5 million. The equipment and material were presented to the Ministry by the Caribbean Agricultural Research and...
Published On: January 6th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda in dialogue with Chairman of the Hazardous Substances Authority, Professor Kah who made a courtesy call at the Ministry's New Kingston office on Friday, January 6, 2017.
Published On: January 5th, 2017
Government is seeking investors to take over the Monymusk Sugar Factory in Clarendon, following the decision of Pan Caribbean Sugar Company to cease operations of the estate in 2018. This announcement was made by the Hon Karl Samuda, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, while speaking with journalists at a briefing on December 30 at his New Kingston offices. Minister Samuda said the...

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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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