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December 2020
 
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11 December 2020

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw (5th left), and Minister of State in the Ministry, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn(3rd left), along with (from left) Managing Director, Unicomer Jamaica, Dennis Harris; Managing Director, McKayla Financial Services, Delroy Josephs; incoming Chairman, Jamaica Micro Financing Association (JaMFA) and Chief Executive Officer, New Era Finance Ltd., Andrew Mais; Chairman, McKayla Financial Services, Sandra McDonald-Spence; CEO, Worldnet Investment, Hurshel Cyrus; Managing Director, LASCO Microfinance, Jacinth Hall Tracey; Executive Director, JaMFA, Raymond Gabbidon; and CEO, Dolla Financial Ltd., Gail Dixon; at the Ministry’s New Kingston Offices on Thursday, December 10, 2020. The occasion was an installation ceremony for JaMFA’s incoming Chairman.

MFISs critical to driving growth in Jamaica, says Minister Dunn

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 11 Dec 2020    admin   
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, says Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) are critical to driving growth and development in Jamaica. According to Minister Dunn, “a vibrant, responsive, safe and accessible micro-financing sector is key to putting the wherewithal into the hands of our people to enable them to lift themselves up from their social and economic circumstances and drive growth in the economy”. “Our ever changing world requires and demands that we keep pace with global shifts and trends in all sectors. The intricacy of the...


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Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn (centre), opening the kiln used for producing bamboo charcoal at the Peckham Bamboo Facility. The occasion was a tour of the facility at Peckham, Clarendon on Friday, December 4. Looking on from left are Technical Specialist, Socio-Economic Development, Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Charmaine Brimm and Member of Parliament, Clarendon North Western, Hon. Phillip Henriquez.

Projects being undertaken to drive the bamboo industry – Min. Dunn

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 11 Dec 2020    admin   
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, says that the Government has undertaken a number of initiatives to drive growth in the bamboo industry, noting that one such initiative is the charcoal factory in Peckham, Clarendon. According to Minister Dunn, 100,000 lbs. of bamboo charcoal was exported to the United State of America, the Cayman Islands and St. Maarten up to 2019. Minister Dunn, speaking at a tour of the Peckham Bamboo Facility in Peckham, Clarendon on Friday, December 4, said that the global bamboo industry, which values...


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Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce hands over the ISO 9001:2015 Certificate of Conformity to Chief Executive Officer of the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA), Mr. Andrew Wynter. Looking on is the Resident Representative of the World Bank, Ozan Sevimli. The handover ceremony was held on Wednesday, December 9 at the PICA’s head office, St. Andrew.

Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency Attains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

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 11 Dec 2020    admin   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, has lauded the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) on becoming ISO 9001:2015-certified, affirming the Agency’s position as one of the global leaders in border security and identity protection. “It is welcoming news that so many government entities have embarked on the journey of improving service and product levels. This certification will allow customers to be assured of the commitment to quality and service excellence as the standards outline a framework for continuous improvement on quality and services,” he...


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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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