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February 2017
 

10 February 2017

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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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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The Ministry

Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
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