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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 8 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

27 January 2021

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw.

Gov’t Strengthening Capacity Of Labs To Undertake COVID-19 Tests

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 27 Jan 2021    communications   
The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is working with the Ministry of Health & Wellness to improve the capacity of local laboratories to undertake coronavirus (COVID-19) tests and clamp down on unauthorised facilities. Portfolio Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, said that as part of the process, private laboratories will be assisted to secure accreditation through the proper channels, in order to ensure that testing standards are equivalent to those of government facilities. He was addressing a virtual press briefing on Thursday (Jan. 21) on the Jamaica National Agency for...


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CAC Implores Persons Not To Test For COVID-19 At Unauthorised Entities

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 27 Jan 2021    communications   
Chief Executive Officer of the Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC), Dolsie Allen, is cautioning the public against seeking coronavirus (COVID-19) testing from unauthorised entities. “We are appealing to consumers, don’t support entities that are offering services that are not authorised. These are labs that have not been accredited. At the end of the day, you are the ones that are going to suffer, so we are appealing to you, do not support this illegal trade,” she said. Mrs. Allen was speaking during a virtual press briefing on accreditation of private laboratories providing COVID-19 testing,...


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Taxpayer Education Officer at Tax Administration Jamaica, Rogerlene Miller.

Business Operators Encouraged To Maintain Proper Records

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 27 Jan 2021    communications   
Business operators and entrepreneurs are being encouraged by Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) to maintain proper records. Speaking at a ‘JBDC Virtual Biz Zone’ session, held recently under the theme: ‘Statutory Obligations For MSMEs During COVID-19’, Taxpayer Education Officer, Rogerlene Miller, explained that business records are to be maintained for a minimum of six years. “They are required by law to maintain proper records in English, to substantiate their income and expenses. We stress record-keeping, because what we find happening is that over the years, persons come and do their form...


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Minister Audley Shaw speaking at a virtual Food Security and Agribusiness Council meeting

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 27 Jan 2021    communications   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw (1st from top), speaking at a virtual Food Security and Agribusiness Council meeting organized by JAMPRO, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, January 26 2021. The meeting was Co-Chaired by Minister Audley Shaw, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (3rd from top) and Chairman, Agro-industry Committee, Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, Matthew Lyn (2nd from top); and President, JAMPRO, Diane Edwards.


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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 8 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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