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10 February 2017

Courtesy Call

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 10 Feb 2017    communications   
Shaun Baugh (right), principal director in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, greets Daniel Mellsop, New Zealand High Commissioner in Canada, during a courtesy call on the Ministry at its Hope Gardens’ office in Kingston on February 9. At centre is Jan Henderson, New Zealand High Commissioner in Barbados.


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Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda.

Industry Minister Halts Export of Copper

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 10 Feb 2017    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda has announced that effective immediately no copper will be exported from the island. The move is intended to discourage the theft of copper cables. The Trade Scrap Metal Regulation 2013 provides for the prohibition in the export of any material made of copper except with written permission from the Minister. Minister Samuda has indicated that no such permission will be granted going forward. The Jamaica Constabulary Force and the Jamaica Customs Agency have been notified of the decision. Minister Samuda has also...


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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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