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: November 15th, 2017
The MSME & Entrepreneurship Policy was first tabled in 2013, as a comprehensive document of initiatives for addressing the major issues confronting the growth and development of the MSME sector in Jamaica; In 2016 MICAF began a limited review of the 2013 Policy to make it more relevant and current to the changing economic landscape for MSMEs. This review sought to:  Amend the definition for MSMEs, bringing...
Published On: November 15th, 2017
The updated MSME...
Published On: November 15th, 2017
Chief veterinary officer in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dr Osbil Watson, has joined the call for the prudent use of antibiotics not only by humans, but also in livestock production. This, he said, was because of the inextricable link between human and animal health and their interaction in the environment. The chief vet, who was among the speakers at Jamaica’s launch of World...
Published On: November 15th, 2017
Sounding a “breaking news” warning against the widespread abuse of antibiotics, which has led to an increase in antibiotic resistance, Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the UWI, Mona, Dr Tomlin Paul, has issued a call for a comprehensive national plan of action to address public misuse of antimicrobial drugs. Dr Paul issued the call at the local launch of World Antibiotic Awareness Week held Tuesday,...
Published On: November 15th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Karl Samuda, has called on the Jamaica Veterinary Medical Association and the Caribbean Veterinary Medical Association to work more closely together and to be united in their approach to the work of veterinary science. He was speaking at the opening ceremony of the 30th Annual Caribbean Veterinary Medical Association in Kingston on November 6....
Published On: November 10th, 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 15th, 2017
The MSME & Entrepreneurship Policy was first tabled in 2013, as a comprehensive document of initiatives for addressing the major issues confronting the growth and development of the MSME sector in Jamaica; In 2016 MICAF began a limited review of the 2013 Policy to make it more relevant and current to the changing economic landscape for MSMEs. This review sought to:  Amend the definition for MSMEs, bringing...
Published On: November 15th, 2017
The updated MSME...
Published On: November 15th, 2017
Chief veterinary officer in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dr Osbil Watson, has joined the call for the prudent use of antibiotics not only by humans, but also in livestock production. This, he said, was because of the inextricable link between human and animal health and their interaction in the environment. The chief vet, who was among the speakers at Jamaica’s launch of World...
Published On: November 15th, 2017
Sounding a “breaking news” warning against the widespread abuse of antibiotics, which has led to an increase in antibiotic resistance, Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the UWI, Mona, Dr Tomlin Paul, has issued a call for a comprehensive national plan of action to address public misuse of antimicrobial drugs. Dr Paul issued the call at the local launch of World Antibiotic Awareness Week held Tuesday,...
Published On: November 15th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Karl Samuda, has called on the Jamaica Veterinary Medical Association and the Caribbean Veterinary Medical Association to work more closely together and to be united in their approach to the work of veterinary science. He was speaking at the opening ceremony of the 30th Annual Caribbean Veterinary Medical Association in Kingston on November 6....
Published On: November 10th, 2017
November is Eat Jamaican month... Eat What We Grow, Grow What We Eat... http://www.moa.gov.jm/EatWhatWeGrow/index.php

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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