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January 2021
 
  • Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn attended the official Opening Ceremony of the Sagicor Bank Business Centre on February 25. Mor… https://t.co/aFNCNStdQS Posted: 4 days 7 hours ago
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18 January 2021

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Hon. Norman Dunn, speaking at the virtual Quarterly Meeting of the MSME National Policy Implementation Committee (NPIC), at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Thursday, January 14, 2021. Others from left are Analyst/Researcher (Acting), Micro Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (MSME) Division, Regina Reynolds; Small Business Financing Specialist, MSME Division, Karen Hylton; Principal Director, MSME Division, Oral Shaw; Chief Financial Officer, Micro Investment Development Agency (MIDA), Beris Pitter; Promotions and Outreach Manager, MSME Division, Angela Hamilton; and Administrative Assistant (Actg), MSME Division, Shannika Gayle, of the MIIC. The meeting highlighted presentations showcasing loan opportunities for MSMEs, the vision of the new President of the Small Business Association of Jamaica, Government’s assistance in realizing the vision, updates on the activities of the NPIC Sub-Working Groups, and on the new developments within the MSME sector.

Minister Dunn commends NPIC work in developing the MSME Sector

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 18 Jan 2021    communications   
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Dr. the Honourable Norman Dunn has commended the work done so far by the National Planning Implementation Committee (NPIC) in realizing 23 per cent of its target in its first year of a 5-year programme to implement the MSME and Entrepreneurship Policy 2018. The NPIC was established by the MIIC to assist the government in developing the micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) sector in Jamaica. In its first year of operation in 2019/2020, the NPIC implemented 23 per cent or 44 of the 193 policy activities that are...


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Chief Executive Officer, Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC), Sharonmae Shirley (left); Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw (centre); and State Minister in the Ministry, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, at a virtual Accreditation Award Ceremony for the St. Lucia Bureau of Standards Metrology Laboratory, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Thursday, January 14, 2021.

Jamaica and the region must develop strong quality Infrastructures

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 18 Jan 2021    communications   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, is urging Jamaica and the region to develop strong quality infrastructures built on metrology, standards and accreditation to improve and confirm the competence of conformity assessment activities performed by public and private sector laboratories, inspection bodies and certification bodies. The minister noted that with the impact that COVID-19 has on the world of trade, engendering and ensuring accuracy and trust through conformity is vital to not just maintaining, but to improving the region’s access to trade and its ultimate...


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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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  • Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn attended the official Opening Ceremony of the Sagicor Bank Business Centre on February 25. Mor… https://t.co/aFNCNStdQS Posted: 4 days 7 hours ago
  • Minister Shaw Welcomes New Chairman of the Cannabis Licensing Authority – Tasks Board to Pick Up The Pace of Growth… https://t.co/justlp2mCi Posted: 6 days 7 hours ago
  • A virtual meeting was convened to introduce the new Board Chairman of the Cannabis Licensing Authority and to discu… https://t.co/qj8WcVICio Posted: 6 days 8 hours ago

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