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July 2019
 
  • Hon. Audley Shaw observing the first shipment of the Spring Gardens Processors to export markets identified in Cana… https://t.co/d7a0n6rakt Posted: 1 week 1 day ago
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11 July 2019

Hon Audley Shaw (left), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, greets Opposition Spokesman on Agriculture, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, at the 124th Annual General Meeting of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) at the Denbigh Showground in Clarendon on July 10. Seated at centre is the Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

Home Grown School Feeding Programme to be established

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 11 Jul 2019    communications   
Discussions are under way for the establishment of a Home Grown School Feeding Programme in Jamaica. This was disclosed by the Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, who stated that during discussions at the recently held FAO meeting in Rome, the FAO had expressed an interest in sending a representative to Jamaica to assist in creating a model school-feeding programme. Minister Shaw was addressing farmers at the 124th Annual General Meeting of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) at the Denbigh Showground in Clarendon on July 10. The agriculture...


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Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson.

Hutchinson calls for removal of GCT on imported seeds

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 11 Jul 2019    communications   
Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, has reiterated his call for the removal of GCT on imported seeds and refrigerated trucks. Lamenting the high food import bill of approximately US$902 million in 2018, Minister Hutchinson said the removal of GCT on these items was necessary to facilitate increased production and modernisation of the agricultural sector. Speaking at the 124th Annual General Meeting of the Jamaica Agricultural Society on July 10, held at the Denbigh Showground in Clarendon, Minister Hutchinson...


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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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  • Hon. Audley Shaw observing the first shipment of the Spring Gardens Processors to export markets identified in Cana… https://t.co/d7a0n6rakt Posted: 1 week 1 day ago
  • Caribbean Export urges greater use of technology to build regional food security https://t.co/QxEmvXwKh4 Posted: 1 week 1 day ago
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