Government of Jamaica

  • Equipment Unveiling & Factory Tour at SEPROD (International Biscuits Limited), Valentine Drive, Kingston, Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

    Look to Overseas Markets – Industry Minister
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture...
  • Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson (fourth left), makes a point to Cuban Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Bernardo Guanche Hernandez (fifth left), at a demonstration of agricultural implements, manufactured in Cuba, at the Bodles Research Station, in Old Harbour, St. Catherine, on April 19. Others (from left) are: Director General in the Ministry, Don McGlashan; Chief Executive Officer at the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), Lenworth Fulton; Chief Technical Director in the Ministry, Dermon Spence; and Principal Research Director at the Ministry, Dr. Lisa Myers-Morgan. (JIS PHOTO)

    Hutchinson Seeks Increased Agricultural Cooperation between Cuba and Jamaica
    Processing machines, irrigation systems for small farmers, windmills and greenhouses are...
  • Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda (right), exchanges greetings with Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Donovan Stanberry, during the opening ceremony for the annual St. Mary Agri-Expo on March 28, at the Gray’s Inn Sports Complex in Annotto Bay. (JIS Photo)

    AGRO-PARKS PROJECT TO BE EXPANDED – MINISTER SAMUDA
    The agro-parks project is being expanded, with some 3,000 acres of irrigated lands at Ebony...
  • “Agriculture offers one of the greatest opportunities to earn foreign exchange and to make our contribution to the creation of wealth.”

    Focus on Exports – Minister Urges Young Farmers
    “Agriculture offers one of the greatest opportunities to earn foreign exchange and to make...
  • Industry Minister Calls for Removal of Trade Barriers between Jamaica and Cuba
    Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, is calling for...

Hon. Karl Samuda


Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries


Hon. J. C. Hutchinson


Minister without Portfolio


Donovan Stanberry


Permanent Secretary

Latest News & Events

Published On: April 29th, 2016
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture...
Published On: April 22nd, 2016
The agricultural sector is expected to realize significant growth this year, with a recovery from the harsh drought conditions of the past year. Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Karl Samuda, says unless there is a repeat of similar conditions, the onset of hurricane or other prohibitive actors, “we are going to see real economic growth in this country (being spurred by agriculture...
Published On: April 22nd, 2016
Efforts are now underway by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries to complete repairs at the Long Pond Sugar Factory in Trelawny. Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, addressing a press conference at his New Kingston offices recently, said the Government-owned Sugar Company of Jamaica (SCJ) Holdings will temporarily take over the operations of the...
Published On: April 22nd, 2016
Hon. Karl Samuda, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, yesterday (April 21) met with Ms. Arancha Gonzalez, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC), in the margins of the 42nd Regular Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED), which is currently underway this week (April 21-22) in Georgetown, Guyana. Among the issues discussed were several priority...
Published On: April 7th, 2016
The Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit (PLPU) of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture...
Published On: March 30th, 2016
More resources are to be made available to the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), to assist local farmers. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, says RADA will now be the sole agency through which assistance is provided for farmers, thereby making accountability an easier task. Addressing the 2016 Montpelier...
Published On: April 29th, 2016
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture...
Published On: April 22nd, 2016
The agricultural sector is expected to realize significant growth this year, with a recovery from the harsh drought conditions of the past year. Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Karl Samuda, says unless there is a repeat of similar conditions, the onset of hurricane or other prohibitive actors, “we are going to see real economic growth in this country (being spurred by agriculture...
Published On: April 22nd, 2016
Efforts are now underway by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries to complete repairs at the Long Pond Sugar Factory in Trelawny. Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, addressing a press conference at his New Kingston offices recently, said the Government-owned Sugar Company of Jamaica (SCJ) Holdings will temporarily take over the operations of the...
Published On: April 22nd, 2016
Hon. Karl Samuda, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, yesterday (April 21) met with Ms. Arancha Gonzalez, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC), in the margins of the 42nd Regular Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED), which is currently underway this week (April 21-22) in Georgetown, Guyana. Among the issues discussed were several priority...
Published On: April 7th, 2016
The Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit (PLPU) of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture...
Published On: March 30th, 2016
More resources are to be made available to the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), to assist local farmers. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, says RADA will now be the sole agency through which assistance is provided for farmers, thereby making accountability an easier task. Addressing the 2016 Montpelier...

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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