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: May 19th, 2017
The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is alerting Irish potato farmers to take precautionary measures to protect their crops in the wake of the recent torrential rainfall. In a release today ( May 19), RADA advised as follows: A trough influencing the weather conditions across the entire island has resulted in a high level of rainfall. Due to prolonged hours of wetness, conditions for rapid...
Published On: May 18th, 2017
On the invitation of the President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, the Anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission (the Commission) will participate in the Kingston and St. Andrew Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show (Agrofest) on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The event will be staged on the grounds of Jamaica College, 189 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6 from 8 o’clock a.m. to 5 o’clock p.m. The Staff of the Commission will...
Published On: May 18th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda has announced that an assessment is now being conducted on the extent of damage to the agricultural sector as a result of heavy rains this week. Teams from the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) are on the ground conducting damage assessments and as soon as accessibility permits in some areas, preliminary figures will be...
Published On: May 12th, 2017
Chief Technical Director, in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Stephen Wedderburn, says that Jamaica is on the cusp of economic growth and social transformation with the goal of achieving sustained economic growth prosperity, and high levels of job creation and that the MSME sector will be critical in achieving those goals. Mr. Wedderburn said that data from the Statistical...
Published On: May 12th, 2017
Government and the European Commission signed a consultancy agreement for the development of a financial and economic model for the sugar industry, including the feasibility of ethanol production, at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries’ New Kingston offices yesterday (May 10). This consultancy agreement forms part of the Accompanying Measures for Sugar Protocol (AMSP) 2013 Financing...
Published On: May 12th, 2017
Mr. Dwayne Mitchell, Director of Sales and Marketing, Jamsew Machine Sales and Services Ltd. (right), explains to Mr. Stephen Wedderburn, Chief Technical Director, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the intricacies of an embroidery machine. Jamsew Machines Sales...
Published On: May 19th, 2017
The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is alerting Irish potato farmers to take precautionary measures to protect their crops in the wake of the recent torrential rainfall. In a release today ( May 19), RADA advised as follows: A trough influencing the weather conditions across the entire island has resulted in a high level of rainfall. Due to prolonged hours of wetness, conditions for rapid...
Published On: May 18th, 2017
On the invitation of the President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, the Anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission (the Commission) will participate in the Kingston and St. Andrew Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show (Agrofest) on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The event will be staged on the grounds of Jamaica College, 189 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6 from 8 o’clock a.m. to 5 o’clock p.m. The Staff of the Commission will...
Published On: May 18th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda has announced that an assessment is now being conducted on the extent of damage to the agricultural sector as a result of heavy rains this week. Teams from the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) are on the ground conducting damage assessments and as soon as accessibility permits in some areas, preliminary figures will be...
Published On: May 12th, 2017
Chief Technical Director, in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Stephen Wedderburn, says that Jamaica is on the cusp of economic growth and social transformation with the goal of achieving sustained economic growth prosperity, and high levels of job creation and that the MSME sector will be critical in achieving those goals. Mr. Wedderburn said that data from the Statistical...
Published On: May 12th, 2017
Government and the European Commission signed a consultancy agreement for the development of a financial and economic model for the sugar industry, including the feasibility of ethanol production, at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries’ New Kingston offices yesterday (May 10). This consultancy agreement forms part of the Accompanying Measures for Sugar Protocol (AMSP) 2013 Financing...
Published On: May 12th, 2017
Mr. Dwayne Mitchell, Director of Sales and Marketing, Jamsew Machine Sales and Services Ltd. (right), explains to Mr. Stephen Wedderburn, Chief Technical Director, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the intricacies of an embroidery machine. Jamsew Machines Sales...

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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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