Government of Jamaica

  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, addresses Thursday’s (February 29) Women Entrepreneurship Support (WES) Project public forum at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Regional Headquarters in St. Andrew.

     

     

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, addresses Thursday’s (February 29) Women Entrepreneurship Support (WES) Project public forum at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Regional Headquarters in St. Andrew.

     

     

    61 Business Owners Participate in Women Entrepreneurship Support Project Workshop
    Some 61 female business owners participated in a workshop staged on Thursday (February 29)...
  • Senator Aubyn Hill, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce

    Senator Aubyn Hill, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce

    Aubyn Hill commits to fixing issues impacting growth of MSMEs
    In furthering its support for the development of a flourishing micro, small and medium-size...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, delivers remarks during Thursday’s (February 15) ELEVATE Procurement Conference media launch, held at the AC Hotel by Marriott in New Kingston. (Photo: JIS) 

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, delivers remarks during Thursday’s (February 15) ELEVATE Procurement Conference media launch, held at the AC Hotel by Marriott in New Kingston. (Photo: JIS) 

    Senator Aubyn Hill | Getting Behind MSMEs & Entrepreneurship
    Minister of Industry, Investment & Commerce, Senator Aubyn Hill spoke fulsomely on the...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill.

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

    Shaping Tomorrow's Economy: MIIC Hosts Successful National Entrepreneurship Policy Consultation and Micro Business Pitch Competition
    Kingston, Jamaica – The Ministry of Industry, Investment, and Commerce (MIIC) hosted the...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, delivers the keynote address at a consultation workshop to update the National Entrepreneurship Policy. The session was held at the AC Marriott Hotel in New Kingston, on Tuesday, February 20.

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, delivers the keynote address at a consultation workshop to update the National Entrepreneurship Policy. The session was held at the AC Marriott Hotel in New Kingston, on Tuesday, February 20.

    MSME Representatives Engage in Consultation to Update National Entrepreneurship Policy
    Representatives from the micro, small, and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) sector convened at...

Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill


Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce


Sancia Bennett Templer


Permanent Secretary

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In this 2018 photo, Samantha Forrester is seen at a display with local agro-processed products in St James.

In this 2018 photo, Samantha Forrester is seen at a display with local agro-processed products in St James.

Published On: February 27th, 2024
In this 2018 photo, Samantha Forrester is seen at a display with local agro-processed products in St James. Local agro processors and food and beverage manufacturers are being encouraged to explore the many prospects for exporting Jamaican food products. “We continue to see demand for ready-to-eat products, not just from our diaspora members, but also from mainstream consumers,” said Agri-Business Exports...

Director General, Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), Dr. Cliff Riley, displays a copy of the certification of authorisation provided to facilities that use ionising radiation sources in their operations, while speaking during a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’ at the Agency’s head office in Kingston.  

Director General, Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), Dr. Cliff Riley, displays a copy of the certification of authorisation provided to facilities that use ionising radiation sources in their operations, while speaking during a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’ at the Agency’s head office in Kingston.  

Published On: February 23rd, 2024
The Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA) is urging facilities utilising equipment and material that emit ionising radiation to obtain the requisite authorisation. This call comes from Director General, Dr. Cliff Riley, who discloses that of the total number of Jamaican entities that are engaged in activities involving the use of inputs emitting radiation, “just about 39 per cent are licensed to be in...
Published On: February 22nd, 2024
Members of the micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) sector are being invited to participate in the ‘National MSME & Entrepreneurship Policy Consultation’ at the AC Marriott Hotel in New Kingston on February 20. To be hosted by the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, alongside several key stakeholders, the session will facilitate the revision and crafting of the draft ‘Green Paper’ to...

Director General of the Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), Dr. Cliff Riley, addresses a JIS Think Tank on Wednesday, February 7. 

Director General of the Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), Dr. Cliff Riley, addresses a JIS Think Tank on Wednesday, February 7. 

Published On: February 22nd, 2024
The Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA) is closely monitoring facilities that utilise ionising radiation materials in their operations, to ensure the highest standard of safety and regulatory compliance. Addressing a JIS Think Tank on Wednesday (February 7), Director General of the HSRA, Dr. Cliff Riley, explained that while “the ionising radiation sources that we look at are not very high risk, they...
Published On: February 22nd, 2024
WITH EASE of access to information on potential markets and industries brought about by rapid development in technology, the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) is urging micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to develop well-researched products for maximum profits. Underscoring the importance of research in product development, Keera Walters, assistant manager of the Business Advisory...

Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen.

Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen.

Published On: February 22nd, 2024
Further expansion of the Jamaica Business Gateway continues with the addition of 29 processes targeted for the end of June 2024. The disclosure was made by Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, while delivering the Throne Speech during the 2024/25 Ceremonial Opening of Parliament at Gordon House, on Thursday (February 15). The Jamaica Business Gateway, the premier Business-to-...

In this 2018 photo, Samantha Forrester is seen at a display with local agro-processed products in St James.

In this 2018 photo, Samantha Forrester is seen at a display with local agro-processed products in St James.

Published On: February 27th, 2024
In this 2018 photo, Samantha Forrester is seen at a display with local agro-processed products in St James. Local agro processors and food and beverage manufacturers are being encouraged to explore the many prospects for exporting Jamaican food products. “We continue to see demand for ready-to-eat products, not just from our diaspora members, but also from mainstream consumers,” said Agri-Business Exports...

Director General, Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), Dr. Cliff Riley, displays a copy of the certification of authorisation provided to facilities that use ionising radiation sources in their operations, while speaking during a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’ at the Agency’s head office in Kingston.  

Director General, Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), Dr. Cliff Riley, displays a copy of the certification of authorisation provided to facilities that use ionising radiation sources in their operations, while speaking during a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’ at the Agency’s head office in Kingston.  

Published On: February 23rd, 2024
The Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA) is urging facilities utilising equipment and material that emit ionising radiation to obtain the requisite authorisation. This call comes from Director General, Dr. Cliff Riley, who discloses that of the total number of Jamaican entities that are engaged in activities involving the use of inputs emitting radiation, “just about 39 per cent are licensed to be in...
Published On: February 22nd, 2024
Members of the micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) sector are being invited to participate in the ‘National MSME & Entrepreneurship Policy Consultation’ at the AC Marriott Hotel in New Kingston on February 20. To be hosted by the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, alongside several key stakeholders, the session will facilitate the revision and crafting of the draft ‘Green Paper’ to...

Director General of the Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), Dr. Cliff Riley, addresses a JIS Think Tank on Wednesday, February 7. 

Director General of the Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), Dr. Cliff Riley, addresses a JIS Think Tank on Wednesday, February 7. 

Published On: February 22nd, 2024
The Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA) is closely monitoring facilities that utilise ionising radiation materials in their operations, to ensure the highest standard of safety and regulatory compliance. Addressing a JIS Think Tank on Wednesday (February 7), Director General of the HSRA, Dr. Cliff Riley, explained that while “the ionising radiation sources that we look at are not very high risk, they...
Published On: February 22nd, 2024
WITH EASE of access to information on potential markets and industries brought about by rapid development in technology, the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) is urging micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to develop well-researched products for maximum profits. Underscoring the importance of research in product development, Keera Walters, assistant manager of the Business Advisory...

Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen.

Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen.

Published On: February 22nd, 2024
Further expansion of the Jamaica Business Gateway continues with the addition of 29 processes targeted for the end of June 2024. The disclosure was made by Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, while delivering the Throne Speech during the 2024/25 Ceremonial Opening of Parliament at Gordon House, on Thursday (February 15). The Jamaica Business Gateway, the premier Business-to-...

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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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