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28 June 2018

Hon. Audley Shaw , Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, shares a light moment with Vice-President of the University of Technology(UTech) Prof Colin Gyles (right) and lecturer Meisha-Marie Paul at the Opening Ceremony of the 8th Caribbean Urban Forum, held at UTech’s Papine campus in St. Andrew on June 27.

Rural development, land management necessary for proper urban planning and development, says Shaw

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 28 Jun 2018    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Audley Shaw, says that the development of rural communities and land management are integral to the achievement of proper urban planning and urban development. Minister Shaw recommended the provision of agri-based business incentives as a viable method of achieving growth and development for rural communities and said this should be supported by the provision of the requisite infrastructure. “While we grapple with overcrowded urban centres, we have large acreages of underutilised arable lands in rural areas across the island...


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Hon. Audley Shaw speaking at the opening ceremony of the Arbitration Week 2018 Conference

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 28 Jun 2018    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the opening ceremony of the Arbitration Week 2018 Conference, at the UWI Regional Headquarters, Kingston, on June 28. Arbitration Week 2018 is part of an ongoing effort to support Jamaica’s development as an international arbitration centre, in the context of the country being an international business services centre. The conference, hosted by the Jamaica International Arbitration Centre, will run from June 24-30 and will include a number of round-table/panel discussions on arbitration.


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Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd left), in dialogue with (from left) President, Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards; Secretary General, Jamaica International Arbitration Centre (JAIAC), Dr. Christopher Malcolm; and Attorney General for Jamaica, Hon. Marlene Malahoo Forte; at the opening ceremony of the Arbitration Week 2018 Conference, at the UWI Regional Headquarters, Kingston, on June 28. Arbitration Week 2018 is part of an ongoing effort to support Jamaica’s development as an international arbitration centre, in the context of the country being an international business services centre. The conference, hosted by the JAIAC, will run from June 24-30 and will include a number of round-table/panel discussions on arbitration.

Minister Shaw calls for greater use of arbitration in resolving disputes

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 28 Jun 2018    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, is calling for greater use of arbitration in resolving commercial disputes, particularly in the context of international commercial transactions. He noted that arbitration should be the mechanism used to facilitate the settlement of commercial disputes because of its flexibility and efficiency in comparison to litigation. Minister Shaw, who was speaking at the opening ceremony of the Arbitration Week 2018 conference held at the University of the West Indies, Regional Headquarters, Mona, on June 28, said that “the...


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Minister Shaw views displays during a tour of exhibits at the opening ceremony of the Arbitration Week 2018 Conference

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 28 Jun 2018    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), views displays during a tour of exhibits at the opening ceremony of the Arbitration Week 2018 Conference, at the UWI Regional Headquarters, Kingston, on June 28. From left are Owner and Creative Director, Devine Treasures, Cheryl Whitehead; and Operations Manager, Indigo Soul Jamaica, Nickel Hayles. Arbitration Week 2018 is part of an ongoing effort to support Jamaica’s development as an international arbitration centre, in the context of the country being an international business services centre. The...


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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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  • (3/3) The meeting was held to further streamline the initiative which forms part of the HEART Trust’s existing trai… https://t.co/jKbVKW9Lzm Posted: 3 days 18 hours ago
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