Government of Jamaica

  • State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn (right) listens as Factory Manager, Seprod, Fredy Graell explains the process of testing samples of finished products during a tour of Seprod’s Milk and Dairy Production Plant in St. Catherine on November 18.

    State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn (right) listens as Factory Manager, Seprod, Fredy Graell explains the process of testing samples of finished products during a tour of Seprod’s Milk and Dairy Production Plant in St. Catherine on November 18.

    Dr. Dunn Tours Seprod’s Milk and Dairy Production Plant
    Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman...
  • Minister of state in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce Dr Norman Dunn (left) addressing a recent meeting of the Jamaica Observer Press Club. Looking on are Martin Brassell, co-founder and CEO of the British firm Inngot, which is advising the Jamaican Government; and Kelsea Chambers, manager, programmes and public education at Jamaica Intellectual Property Office. (Photo: Garfield Robinson)

    Minister of state in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce Dr Norman Dunn (left) addressing a recent meeting of the Jamaica Observer Press Club. Looking on are Martin Brassell, co-founder and CEO of the British firm Inngot, which is advising the Jamaican Government; and Kelsea Chambers, manager, programmes and public education at Jamaica Intellectual Property Office. (Photo: Garfield Robinson)

    BOLD MOVE: Gov't pushing plan allowing MSMEs to use intellectual property as collateral for loans
    MINISTER of state in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce Dr Norman Dunn has...
  • Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn, addressing the recent Young Entrepreneurs Association (YEA) Young Entrepreneur Success Summit and Expo, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston.

    Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn, addressing the recent Young Entrepreneurs Association (YEA) Young Entrepreneur Success Summit and Expo, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston.

    More Persons Encouraged to Become Entrepreneurs
    As Jamaica’s resilience against the COVID-19 pandemic continues to fuel the economy’s...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill (left), greets High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to Jamaica, His Excellency Deryck Lance Murray (right), during the Doing Business with Jamaica trade mission at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on November 21. Looking on (from second left) are President of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA), Tricia Coosal and Minister of Trade and Industry, Trinidad and Tobago, Paula Gopee-Scoon.

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill (left), greets High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to Jamaica, His Excellency Deryck Lance Murray (right), during the Doing Business with Jamaica trade mission at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on November 21. Looking on (from second left) are President of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA), Tricia Coosal and Minister of Trade and Industry, Trinidad and Tobago, Paula Gopee-Scoon.

    Delegation from Trinidad on Four-Day Trade Mission to Jamaica
    A delegation comprising 17 companies from the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago is...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill.

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill.

    Industry Minister Urges Business Collaboration with Muslim Community
    Members of the country’s Muslim business community are being urged to seek collaboration and...
  • State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn (right) listens as Factory Manager, Seprod, Fredy Graell explains the process of testing samples of finished products during a tour of Seprod’s Milk and Dairy Production Plant in St. Catherine on November 18.

    Dr. Dunn Tours Seprod’s Milk and Dairy Production Plant
    Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman...
  • Minister of state in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce Dr Norman Dunn (left) addressing a recent meeting of the Jamaica Observer Press Club. Looking on are Martin Brassell, co-founder and CEO of the British firm Inngot, which is advising the Jamaican Government; and Kelsea Chambers, manager, programmes and public education at Jamaica Intellectual Property Office. (Photo: Garfield Robinson)

    BOLD MOVE: Gov't pushing plan allowing MSMEs to use intellectual property as collateral for loans
    MINISTER of state in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce Dr Norman Dunn has...
  • Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn, addressing the recent Young Entrepreneurs Association (YEA) Young Entrepreneur Success Summit and Expo, at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston.

    More Persons Encouraged to Become Entrepreneurs
    As Jamaica’s resilience against the COVID-19 pandemic continues to fuel the economy’s...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill (left), greets High Commissioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to Jamaica, His Excellency Deryck Lance Murray (right), during the Doing Business with Jamaica trade mission at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on November 21. Looking on (from second left) are President of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA), Tricia Coosal and Minister of Trade and Industry, Trinidad and Tobago, Paula Gopee-Scoon.

    Delegation from Trinidad on Four-Day Trade Mission to Jamaica
    A delegation comprising 17 companies from the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago is...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill.

    Industry Minister Urges Business Collaboration with Muslim Community
    Members of the country’s Muslim business community are being urged to seek collaboration and...

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

Jamaica Intellectual Property Office Project Manager Kayanne Anderson addressing a recent Jamaica Observer Press Club.

Jamaica Intellectual Property Office Project Manager Kayanne Anderson addressing a recent Jamaica Observer Press Club.

Published On: November 25th, 2022
The Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) is upbeat about the prospect of commercial banks accepting intellectual property (IP) as collateral to provide financing to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). At the most recent Jamaica Observer Press Club where the concept of IP-backed financing to access business loans was discussed, JIPO's Project Manager Kayanne Anderson stressed that as the...

Deputy Chief Executive Officer (JBDC) Harold Davi.

Deputy Chief Executive Officer (JBDC) Harold Davi.

Published On: November 25th, 2022
The Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) will be launching a creative voices survey later this month to obtain empirical data on the cultural and creative industries (CCI). Deputy Chief Executive Officer (JBDC) Harold Davis said that the survey will help to provide an economic impact assessment of the sector. “It’s important to understand that if you cannot count it, it doesn’t exist. If you cannot...

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, addresses the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Jamaica launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2022, on November 15, at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus.

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, addresses the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Jamaica launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2022, on November 15, at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus.

Published On: November 18th, 2022
Agribusiness operators are being encouraged to utilise the EXIM Bank’s ‘Energy Loan’ product to retrofit their operations to accommodate energy efficiency fixtures, energy conservation and alternative energy projects. Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, made the call during his address at the launch of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Jamaica Global...

<h2>Acting Deputy Director at the HEART/NSTA Trust, Dr. Marcia Rowe-Amonde, speaks at the Global Services Sector Apprenticeship Programme Graduation Ceremony for Batch Two trainees, held at the Jamaica Promotions Corporation in Kingston, on November 3.</h2>

<h2>Acting Deputy Director at the HEART/NSTA Trust, Dr. Marcia Rowe-Amonde, speaks at the Global Services Sector Apprenticeship Programme Graduation Ceremony for Batch Two trainees, held at the Jamaica Promotions Corporation in Kingston, on November 3.</h2>

Published On: November 9th, 2022
The Global Services Sector (GSS) is boasting a 270 per cent increase in the number of jobs created over a five-year period, moving from 17,000 in 2016 to more than 46,000 jobs that were created in 2021. This was disclosed by Acting Deputy Director at the HEART/NSTA Trust, Dr. Marcia Rowe-Amonde, at the GSS Apprenticeship Programme Graduation Ceremony for Batch Two trainees, on November 3, at the Jamaica...
Published On: November 4th, 2022
Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) recently hosted a networking reception at the Jamaican High Commission in London to introduce four locally based filmmakers to potential British financiers, investors, and distributors. The delegation from Jamaica comprised filmmaker and storyteller, Ina Sotirova; Producer, ‘Have a Bawl Productions’, Analisa Chapman; writer, filmmaker and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of...

Inspector in charge of the Food Safety Inspectorate at the National Compliance and Regulatory Authority (NCRA), Janiese Pinnock, speaks at a recent JIS ‘Think Tank’.

Inspector in charge of the Food Safety Inspectorate at the National Compliance and Regulatory Authority (NCRA), Janiese Pinnock, speaks at a recent JIS ‘Think Tank’.

Published On: November 4th, 2022
The National Compliance and Regulatory Authority (NCRA) is reminding food manufacturers to ensure basic requirements are met to be registered. Inspector in charge of the Food Safety Inspectorate of the NCRA, Janiese Pinnock, said manufacturers must ensure that sanitation and security needs are satisfied. “The place needs to be clean and windows and doors must be secure. It has to be pest-proof. Doorways...

Jamaica Intellectual Property Office Project Manager Kayanne Anderson addressing a recent Jamaica Observer Press Club.

Jamaica Intellectual Property Office Project Manager Kayanne Anderson addressing a recent Jamaica Observer Press Club.

Published On: November 25th, 2022
The Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) is upbeat about the prospect of commercial banks accepting intellectual property (IP) as collateral to provide financing to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). At the most recent Jamaica Observer Press Club where the concept of IP-backed financing to access business loans was discussed, JIPO's Project Manager Kayanne Anderson stressed that as the...

Deputy Chief Executive Officer (JBDC) Harold Davi.

Deputy Chief Executive Officer (JBDC) Harold Davi.

Published On: November 25th, 2022
The Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) will be launching a creative voices survey later this month to obtain empirical data on the cultural and creative industries (CCI). Deputy Chief Executive Officer (JBDC) Harold Davis said that the survey will help to provide an economic impact assessment of the sector. “It’s important to understand that if you cannot count it, it doesn’t exist. If you cannot...

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, addresses the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Jamaica launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2022, on November 15, at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus.

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, addresses the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Jamaica launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2022, on November 15, at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus.

Published On: November 18th, 2022
Agribusiness operators are being encouraged to utilise the EXIM Bank’s ‘Energy Loan’ product to retrofit their operations to accommodate energy efficiency fixtures, energy conservation and alternative energy projects. Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, made the call during his address at the launch of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Jamaica Global...

<h2>Acting Deputy Director at the HEART/NSTA Trust, Dr. Marcia Rowe-Amonde, speaks at the Global Services Sector Apprenticeship Programme Graduation Ceremony for Batch Two trainees, held at the Jamaica Promotions Corporation in Kingston, on November 3.</h2>

<h2>Acting Deputy Director at the HEART/NSTA Trust, Dr. Marcia Rowe-Amonde, speaks at the Global Services Sector Apprenticeship Programme Graduation Ceremony for Batch Two trainees, held at the Jamaica Promotions Corporation in Kingston, on November 3.</h2>

Published On: November 9th, 2022
The Global Services Sector (GSS) is boasting a 270 per cent increase in the number of jobs created over a five-year period, moving from 17,000 in 2016 to more than 46,000 jobs that were created in 2021. This was disclosed by Acting Deputy Director at the HEART/NSTA Trust, Dr. Marcia Rowe-Amonde, at the GSS Apprenticeship Programme Graduation Ceremony for Batch Two trainees, on November 3, at the Jamaica...
Published On: November 4th, 2022
Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) recently hosted a networking reception at the Jamaican High Commission in London to introduce four locally based filmmakers to potential British financiers, investors, and distributors. The delegation from Jamaica comprised filmmaker and storyteller, Ina Sotirova; Producer, ‘Have a Bawl Productions’, Analisa Chapman; writer, filmmaker and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of...

Inspector in charge of the Food Safety Inspectorate at the National Compliance and Regulatory Authority (NCRA), Janiese Pinnock, speaks at a recent JIS ‘Think Tank’.

Inspector in charge of the Food Safety Inspectorate at the National Compliance and Regulatory Authority (NCRA), Janiese Pinnock, speaks at a recent JIS ‘Think Tank’.

Published On: November 4th, 2022
The National Compliance and Regulatory Authority (NCRA) is reminding food manufacturers to ensure basic requirements are met to be registered. Inspector in charge of the Food Safety Inspectorate of the NCRA, Janiese Pinnock, said manufacturers must ensure that sanitation and security needs are satisfied. “The place needs to be clean and windows and doors must be secure. It has to be pest-proof. Doorways...

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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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