Government of Jamaica


The focus of the Investment Unit is to foster investment opportunities in Jamaica.

This Unit performs a critical role in achieving the Government’s stated goal of creating a modern business environment conducive to local and international investments. At the heart of its mandate is the provision of technical support in the formulation of policies and the creation of implementation strategies and programmes, which maximizes the benefits of existing investments whilst fostering the expansion of investment opportunities within Jamaica.

Objectives include:

  • Maximize benefits of existing investments and foster the expansion of investment opportunities.
  • Develop improved modalities for infrastructure and MSME financing.
  • Improve investment opportunities through bi-lateral and international negotiations and cooperation.
  • Facilitate and support the implementation of the Logistics Hub Initiative.
  • Develop and support stakeholder working groups that facilitate designated investment projects.
  • Facilitate the development of new business opportunities and rapid growth start-up firms.
  • Design policies that improve the business environment for increased investment.
  • Design policies that improve the linkages between FDI and the domestic economy.
  • Facilitate investment in targeted sectors.

Agencies under the supervision of the Investment Unit include:

  • Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)
  • Factories Corporation of Jamaica
  • Jamaica International Financial Services Authority


PDF icon National Investment Policy Statement
Document Category: Policies
Date Published: 02 Nov 2015
PDF icon Remarks- Opening Ceremony for the Jamaica Investment Forum 2015
Document Category: Speeches
Date Published: 02 Nov 2015

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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Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
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