Government of Jamaica


Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill


Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce


Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, MP


State Minister, Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce


Sancia Bennett Templer


Permanent Secretary

Latest News & Events

Paul Chin (left), manager of investor relationship at the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), and DBJ Managing Director Anthony Shaw in discussion at the launch of the DBJ’s loans for the entertainment and transport sectors at the AC Marriott in Kingston on Thursday.

Paul Chin (left), manager of investor relationship at the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), and DBJ Managing Director Anthony Shaw in discussion at the launch of the DBJ’s loans for the entertainment and transport sectors at the AC Marriott in Kingston on Thursday.

Published On: August 12th, 2022
The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) is making loans available to micro, small, and medium enterprises in the transport and entertainment sectors as they seek to rebound from the COVID-19 hit. The DBJ will make $500 million available for those in the entertainment sector through a network of financial and microfinance institutions. The businesses will be able to access up to $10 million with up to five years to...
Published On: August 3rd, 2022
As part of its thrust to create an enabling environment for Jamaican micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) has as one of its strategic goals "providing access to adequate and appropriate financing" for the businesses in that sector. The JBDC is Jamaica's premier business support organisation that helps local MSMEs through technical services,...

Lilyclaire Bellamy, Executive Director of JIPO meets with Daren Tang, Director General of WIPO. The meeting occured on the sidelines of the Asemblies of the Member States of WIPO held in Geneva, Switzerland.

Lilyclaire Bellamy, Executive Director of JIPO meets with Daren Tang, Director General of WIPO. The meeting occured on the sidelines of the Asemblies of the Member States of WIPO held in Geneva, Switzerland.

Published On: July 22nd, 2022
Lilyclaire Bellamy, Executive Director of the Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) participated in the Sixty-Third Series of Meetings of the Assembles of Member States of WIPIO, July 14-22, 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland. She shared that "the government of Jamaica has historically been committed to finding a way for persons in the MSME sector to have access to finance by using intellectual property as...

Copyright and Related Rights Manager, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Shantal English.

Copyright and Related Rights Manager, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Shantal English.

Published On: April 22nd, 2022
The Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) has announced its activities for Intellectual Property Week, which will be observed from Sunday, April 24 to Friday, April 29. On Sunday, April 24, there will be a church service at the Transformed Life Church on Hagley Park Road in Kingston, followed by the official launch of Intellectual Property Week on Monday (April 25) via Zoom. A round-table discussion will...

Executive Director of the Anti-Dumping and Subsidies Commission (ADSC), Andrea Marie Dawes (third left), with members of her staff, at the agency’s offices in New Kingston, St. Andrew.

Executive Director of the Anti-Dumping and Subsidies Commission (ADSC), Andrea Marie Dawes (third left), with members of her staff, at the agency’s offices in New Kingston, St. Andrew.

Published On: April 22nd, 2022
The Anti-Dumping and Subsidies Commission (ADSC) has been giving Jamaican producers protection against unfair trading practices for more two decades and is gaining local and international recognition. Established 21 years ago, its mandate is to administrate the trade remedies regime in Jamaica, with a core function to defend productive and manufacturing activity on the island under the rules of international...

Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority’s (JSEZA) Senior Director for Regulations, Policy, Monitoring and Enforcement, Ainsley Brown.

Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority’s (JSEZA) Senior Director for Regulations, Policy, Monitoring and Enforcement, Ainsley Brown.

Published On: April 22nd, 2022
The Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA) is positioning Jamaica to tap into the multi-trillion-dollar Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment market. ESG investing refers to putting money in companies, which, through their environmental performance, social impact and governance issues, are focused on balancing people, planet and profits. It is becoming increasingly popular as investors...

Paul Chin (left), manager of investor relationship at the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), and DBJ Managing Director Anthony Shaw in discussion at the launch of the DBJ’s loans for the entertainment and transport sectors at the AC Marriott in Kingston on Thursday.

Paul Chin (left), manager of investor relationship at the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), and DBJ Managing Director Anthony Shaw in discussion at the launch of the DBJ’s loans for the entertainment and transport sectors at the AC Marriott in Kingston on Thursday.

Published On: August 12th, 2022
The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) is making loans available to micro, small, and medium enterprises in the transport and entertainment sectors as they seek to rebound from the COVID-19 hit. The DBJ will make $500 million available for those in the entertainment sector through a network of financial and microfinance institutions. The businesses will be able to access up to $10 million with up to five years to...
Published On: August 3rd, 2022
As part of its thrust to create an enabling environment for Jamaican micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) has as one of its strategic goals "providing access to adequate and appropriate financing" for the businesses in that sector. The JBDC is Jamaica's premier business support organisation that helps local MSMEs through technical services,...

Lilyclaire Bellamy, Executive Director of JIPO meets with Daren Tang, Director General of WIPO. The meeting occured on the sidelines of the Asemblies of the Member States of WIPO held in Geneva, Switzerland.

Lilyclaire Bellamy, Executive Director of JIPO meets with Daren Tang, Director General of WIPO. The meeting occured on the sidelines of the Asemblies of the Member States of WIPO held in Geneva, Switzerland.

Published On: July 22nd, 2022
Lilyclaire Bellamy, Executive Director of the Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) participated in the Sixty-Third Series of Meetings of the Assembles of Member States of WIPIO, July 14-22, 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland. She shared that "the government of Jamaica has historically been committed to finding a way for persons in the MSME sector to have access to finance by using intellectual property as...

Copyright and Related Rights Manager, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Shantal English.

Copyright and Related Rights Manager, Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO), Shantal English.

Published On: April 22nd, 2022
The Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) has announced its activities for Intellectual Property Week, which will be observed from Sunday, April 24 to Friday, April 29. On Sunday, April 24, there will be a church service at the Transformed Life Church on Hagley Park Road in Kingston, followed by the official launch of Intellectual Property Week on Monday (April 25) via Zoom. A round-table discussion will...

Executive Director of the Anti-Dumping and Subsidies Commission (ADSC), Andrea Marie Dawes (third left), with members of her staff, at the agency’s offices in New Kingston, St. Andrew.

Executive Director of the Anti-Dumping and Subsidies Commission (ADSC), Andrea Marie Dawes (third left), with members of her staff, at the agency’s offices in New Kingston, St. Andrew.

Published On: April 22nd, 2022
The Anti-Dumping and Subsidies Commission (ADSC) has been giving Jamaican producers protection against unfair trading practices for more two decades and is gaining local and international recognition. Established 21 years ago, its mandate is to administrate the trade remedies regime in Jamaica, with a core function to defend productive and manufacturing activity on the island under the rules of international...

Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority’s (JSEZA) Senior Director for Regulations, Policy, Monitoring and Enforcement, Ainsley Brown.

Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority’s (JSEZA) Senior Director for Regulations, Policy, Monitoring and Enforcement, Ainsley Brown.

Published On: April 22nd, 2022
The Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA) is positioning Jamaica to tap into the multi-trillion-dollar Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment market. ESG investing refers to putting money in companies, which, through their environmental performance, social impact and governance issues, are focused on balancing people, planet and profits. It is becoming increasingly popular as investors...

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

The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

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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