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March 2021
 

16 March 2021

Left-Right: Mrs. Sancia Bennett-Templer, Permanent Secretary MIIC, Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Mr. Francisco Aguilera, TCL Group Managing Director/New Regional President for Caribbean, Central & South America, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, Minister of State and Mr. Yago Castro, Managing Director, Caribbean Cement Company Limited (CCCL), pose for a group photo after their meeting.

Growth on the horizon for Carib Cement

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 16 Mar 2021    admin   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), the Honourable Audley Shaw recently convened a meeting at MIIC’s St. Lucia Avenue Head Office, with the team from Caribbean Cement Company Limited (CCCL) and their parent company Trinidad Cement Limited Group (TCL). The agenda of the meeting was two-fold: to introduce the new CEO of the parent company for the TCL Group, Managing Director and New Regional President for the Caribbean, Central & South America, Mr. Francisco Aguilera and to discuss plans for expansion in 2021. In 2020 Carib Cement Company Limited produced 950,000 metric...


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Government developing secondary market for movable assets to improve access to finance for MSMEs

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 16 Mar 2021    admin   
The government is a step closer to developing Jamaica’s secondary market for movable assets which will allow small businesses to access funding through asset-based lending (ABL) by using movable assets as collateral for loans. This, after the publishing of findings of an assessment of secondary markets for movable assets in Jamaica by the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC). The assessment, which is the first of its kind in the Caribbean to be commissioned by the IFC, is focused mainly on the operations of small manufacturers and agro-processors. It was conducted in 2020 and...


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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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