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: December 7th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon. Karl Samuda, has signalled his commitment to explore the possibilities of pursuing cooperation with the Government of Argentina in several areas of agriculture and, in particular, assistance with the redevelopment of the livestock industry. The Minister exchanged ideas on the matter with Argentinian Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Ariel...
Published On: December 6th, 2017
Under the theme ‘Caring for the planet starts on the ground,’ Jamaica will celebrate World Soil Day 2017 on December 5 with an expo at the Ebony Park HEART Academy spearheaded by the Agricultural Land Management Division (ALMD) of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. Joan Morrison Brown, head of the ALMD, says the exposition is geared towards building awareness of the importance of soil...
Published On: November 24th, 2017
Celebrating champion farmer Jacqueline Pink - November 29, 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqgbE5d67d4...
Published On: November 24th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda (left), converses with Managing Director, ARC Manufacturing Limited, Norman Horne, at the launch and commissioning of ARC’s new Fabric Mesh Plant, held at its facility located on Bell Road, Kingston, on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. The new Fabric Mesh Plant is positioned to boost the fabric mesh industry. The investment in the plant is...
Published On: November 23rd, 2017
November is Eat Jamaican month... Eat What We Grow, Grow What We Eat... http://www.moa.gov.jm/EatWhatWeGrow/index.php
Published On: November 23rd, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, says that there needs to be a review of Jamaica’s competitiveness in the manufacturing sector, because the country’s competitiveness has not been where it should have been over the years. ‘We find that we have the distributive trade, which is the largest contributor to GDP, growing, and it is too large in relation to the manufacturing...
Published On: December 7th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon. Karl Samuda, has signalled his commitment to explore the possibilities of pursuing cooperation with the Government of Argentina in several areas of agriculture and, in particular, assistance with the redevelopment of the livestock industry. The Minister exchanged ideas on the matter with Argentinian Ambassador to Jamaica, His Excellency Ariel...
Published On: December 6th, 2017
Under the theme ‘Caring for the planet starts on the ground,’ Jamaica will celebrate World Soil Day 2017 on December 5 with an expo at the Ebony Park HEART Academy spearheaded by the Agricultural Land Management Division (ALMD) of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. Joan Morrison Brown, head of the ALMD, says the exposition is geared towards building awareness of the importance of soil...
Published On: November 24th, 2017
Celebrating champion farmer Jacqueline Pink - November 29, 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqgbE5d67d4...
Published On: November 24th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda (left), converses with Managing Director, ARC Manufacturing Limited, Norman Horne, at the launch and commissioning of ARC’s new Fabric Mesh Plant, held at its facility located on Bell Road, Kingston, on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. The new Fabric Mesh Plant is positioned to boost the fabric mesh industry. The investment in the plant is...
Published On: November 23rd, 2017
November is Eat Jamaican month... Eat What We Grow, Grow What We Eat... http://www.moa.gov.jm/EatWhatWeGrow/index.php
Published On: November 23rd, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda, says that there needs to be a review of Jamaica’s competitiveness in the manufacturing sector, because the country’s competitiveness has not been where it should have been over the years. ‘We find that we have the distributive trade, which is the largest contributor to GDP, growing, and it is too large in relation to the manufacturing...

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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.

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