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November 2015
 

07 November 2015

Customs to Implement Measures for Busy Christmas Season

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 07 Nov 2015    admin   
The Jamaica Customs Agency will be implementing a number of measures at the various ports of entry, in anticipation of the increase in activities during the upcoming Yuletide season. Commissioner of Customs, Major Richard Reese, said among the measures will be the deployment of additional personnel to the air and seaports. He also mentioned that the pool of customer service/information officers is to be increased. He was speaking at a customs seminar organised by the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce’s (JCC) Customs Tariff and Port Users Committee, which was held on September 24 at the Jamaica...


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Food Exporters Urged to Become Compliant with Global Labelling Standards

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 07 Nov 2015    admin   
The country’s food exporters are being urged to become compliant with global labeling requirements in order to increase access to international markets. Certified Food Scientist, Dr. André Gordon, said that roughly 10 per cent of Caribbean food products entering major markets over the past 10 years have been rejected due to improper product labelling. The markets include: the United States (US), Canada, United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU). “A wide range of food items that are exported are held at ports of entry and are assessed to see whether or not they comply with the label...


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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.

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