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  • Management and Staff of MIIC welcome Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill on his First Official Day
    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill (centre)...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce with responsibility for Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, addressing Tuesday’s (December 21) semi-virtual end-of-contract farewell meeting for 15 ISO Quality Systems Implementation Technicians (QSITs).

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce with responsibility for Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, addressing Tuesday’s (December 21) semi-virtual end-of-contract farewell meeting for 15 ISO Quality Systems Implementation Technicians (QSITs).

    More State Entities Being Targeted For ISO Certification
    The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is looking to expand the number of State...
  • Director of Communications, Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC), Latoya Halstead, speaks at a Jamaica Information Service (JIS) 'Think Tank' on Tuesday, (December 14) at the Agency's head office in Kingston.

    Director of Communications, Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC), Latoya Halstead, speaks at a Jamaica Information Service (JIS) 'Think Tank' on Tuesday, (December 14) at the Agency's head office in Kingston.

    CAC Calls On Consumers To Avoid Impulse Shopping This Christmas
    The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) is urging consumers to avoid impulse shopping this...
  • Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC), Dolsie Allen, addressing a JIS Think Tank on Tuesday (December 14).

    Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC), Dolsie Allen, addressing a JIS Think Tank on Tuesday (December 14).

    CAC Develops Buyers’ Guide To Help Consumers During Christmas
    The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) has developed a guide to assist consumers to make...
  • Consumer Alert!
    Consumer Affairs Commission - Survey of Grocery Items  December 8-9, 2021....

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

Judith Ramlogan, CEO and registrar of the Companies Office of Jamaica.

Judith Ramlogan, CEO and registrar of the Companies Office of Jamaica.

Published On: January 14th, 2022
Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ) says the numbers for business registration and company incorporation in 2021 significantly eclipsed that of the previous year by 33 per cent and 24 per cent respectively. In a statement Thursday, CEO Judith Ramlogan said she was not surprised at the 17,039 businesses and 4,878 companies registered in 2021 as the uptick in formalisation is “as a result of the economy and more...

Chief Executive Officer Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) Dolsie Allen, at a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) Think Tank in Kingston.

Chief Executive Officer Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) Dolsie Allen, at a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) Think Tank in Kingston.

Published On: January 5th, 2022
The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) in 2022, will continue to inform, educate and empower consumers, so that they will be better able to protect themselves in the marketplace. Speaking at a JIS Think Tank, Chief Executive Officer of the CAC Dolsie Allen, says special focus will be placed on consumers and the producers. “In terms of consumer education, we are targeting the providers for the coming financial...

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Published On: January 5th, 2022
It is with deep sadness that I learned of the unexpected passing of James Moss-Solomon, business-man extraordinaire and a true son of Jamaica. Jimmy’s contribution to the Jamaican business landscape spanned several decades, some of them the most unpredictable in Jamaica’s history. His continued success is testament to his exceptional business acumen and understanding of the local and global marketplace, as well...

A Jamaican ganja farm under cultivation for the global market.

A Jamaican ganja farm under cultivation for the global market.

Published On: December 31st, 2021
Medical ganja company The Pure Jamaican Group is expanding with the acquisition of the production and cultivation assets of Timeless Herbal Care. Timeless Herbal, founded in 2014 by Courtney Betty, is the first company in Jamaica to achieve Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certification for medical ganja extraction and production and the first company to export medical ganja from Jamaica to Canada legally....

Andre Williams, chief information officer and project manager for the JSWIFT Project.

Andre Williams, chief information officer and project manager for the JSWIFT Project.

Published On: December 30th, 2021
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) has simplified the scrap metal export process by utilising its single window electronic system. Chief information officer and project manager for the Jamaica Single Window for Trade (JSWIFT) Project Andre Williams said, “Exporters would previously have to fill out a physical form, take it down to the Trade Board Limited (TBL), have that approved and then of course take that...
Published On: December 24th, 2021
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), welcomed Her Excellency Elza Moreira Marcelino de Castro, Brazilian to his New Kingston offices on Tuesday 14th December, for conversations about the two countries’ partnerships. Jamaica and Brazil enjoy strong bilateral relations in areas including agriculture, energy and health.

Judith Ramlogan, CEO and registrar of the Companies Office of Jamaica.

Judith Ramlogan, CEO and registrar of the Companies Office of Jamaica.

Published On: January 14th, 2022
Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ) says the numbers for business registration and company incorporation in 2021 significantly eclipsed that of the previous year by 33 per cent and 24 per cent respectively. In a statement Thursday, CEO Judith Ramlogan said she was not surprised at the 17,039 businesses and 4,878 companies registered in 2021 as the uptick in formalisation is “as a result of the economy and more...

Chief Executive Officer Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) Dolsie Allen, at a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) Think Tank in Kingston.

Chief Executive Officer Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) Dolsie Allen, at a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) Think Tank in Kingston.

Published On: January 5th, 2022
The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) in 2022, will continue to inform, educate and empower consumers, so that they will be better able to protect themselves in the marketplace. Speaking at a JIS Think Tank, Chief Executive Officer of the CAC Dolsie Allen, says special focus will be placed on consumers and the producers. “In terms of consumer education, we are targeting the providers for the coming financial...

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Published On: January 5th, 2022
It is with deep sadness that I learned of the unexpected passing of James Moss-Solomon, business-man extraordinaire and a true son of Jamaica. Jimmy’s contribution to the Jamaican business landscape spanned several decades, some of them the most unpredictable in Jamaica’s history. His continued success is testament to his exceptional business acumen and understanding of the local and global marketplace, as well...

A Jamaican ganja farm under cultivation for the global market.

A Jamaican ganja farm under cultivation for the global market.

Published On: December 31st, 2021
Medical ganja company The Pure Jamaican Group is expanding with the acquisition of the production and cultivation assets of Timeless Herbal Care. Timeless Herbal, founded in 2014 by Courtney Betty, is the first company in Jamaica to achieve Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certification for medical ganja extraction and production and the first company to export medical ganja from Jamaica to Canada legally....

Andre Williams, chief information officer and project manager for the JSWIFT Project.

Andre Williams, chief information officer and project manager for the JSWIFT Project.

Published On: December 30th, 2021
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) has simplified the scrap metal export process by utilising its single window electronic system. Chief information officer and project manager for the Jamaica Single Window for Trade (JSWIFT) Project Andre Williams said, “Exporters would previously have to fill out a physical form, take it down to the Trade Board Limited (TBL), have that approved and then of course take that...
Published On: December 24th, 2021
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw (left), welcomed Her Excellency Elza Moreira Marcelino de Castro, Brazilian to his New Kingston offices on Tuesday 14th December, for conversations about the two countries’ partnerships. Jamaica and Brazil enjoy strong bilateral relations in areas including agriculture, energy and health.

The Ministry

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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