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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
  • 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 7 hours ago

20 January 2021

JANAAC Awards First Testing And Calibrating Lab Accreditation To St. Lucia Standards Body

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 20 Jan 2021    communications   
The Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) created history Friday (January 15) by awarding its first testing and calibrating laboratory accreditation certificate to the St. Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS). The award validates the SLBS’ technical competence and conformity to the management system requirements of the ISO/IEC 1700254:2017 standards for testing and calibrating laboratories. The award was presented to the St. Lucian standards body during a virtual accreditation award ceremony hosted by JANAAC. Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, who was...


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State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn.

State Minister Highlights Significance Of National Quality Policy

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 20 Jan 2021    communications   
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn, says a national framework for the development of a sustainable standards-led market-driven economy is vital, supported by a culture of high value, to achieve global competitiveness and consumer protection. “This vision will be realised through the achievement of National Quality Policy goals,” he said, at a virtual awards ceremony, where the St. Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) was accredited for its technical competence and conformity to the quality management system requirements of the ISO/IEC...


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President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA), Richard Pandohie.

Manufacturers And Exporters Optimistic About Economic Recovery By September

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 20 Jan 2021    communications   
Stakeholders in the manufacturing and export sectors are optimistic that the economy will begin to rebound by September and are ready to invest in expanding their output. President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA), Richard Pandohie, tells JIS News that more than 40 per cent of the JMEA’s members believe that the economy will start to show recovery by the end of the third quarter of 2021. He says that more than 33 per cent have indicated that they will increase spending to boost production. He notes that the optimism is spurred by vaccine development, the easing of...


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State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn (centre), examines a chair made from bamboo by Superchard and Sons Furnishing Company, which is situated at the White Marl Complex, in St. Catherine, on January 8. Looking on (from left) are: Director of Special Projects, Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ), Gladstone Rose, and Managing Director of the entity, Superchard Singh.

Gov’t Pursuing Partnerships To Maximize The Bamboo Industry’s Potential

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 20 Jan 2021    communications   
The Government is looking to forge stakeholder partnerships aimed at maximizing the potential of Jamaica’s bamboo industry. State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn, says discussions are underway with several overseas investors with a view to securing their support to expand the sector. Additionally, he said the Government is looking to partner with a United States-based university to explore the possibility of manufacturing more products from the plant. These engagements, Dr. Dunn pointed out, are being spearheaded by the Ministry. He was...


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President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards, speaking at a recent JIS Think Tank.

Amber Academy Positions Jamaica To Tap Into Global Demand For Coders

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 20 Jan 2021    communications   
Public and private sector stakeholders have hailed the establishment of the Amber HEART Coding Academy as a groundbreaking development that will usher in a new age of digital transformation locally, and enable Jamaica to tap into the global demand for coders. The academy, which was officially launched on January 14 by Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, is a partnership between the HEART/NSTA Trust and the Amber Group, in collaboration with the Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) Programme and the Art of Living Foundation. It will train thousands of young...


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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
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