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March 2021
 

30 March 2021

Minister Shaw charges JAMPRO Board of Directors to fast-track diversified investment to drive economic recovery from COVID-19

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 30 Mar 2021    communications   
The Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, the Hon. Audley Shaw, recently met with the new board of directors of the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), to communicate his priorities for the organisation to drive the overall national COVID-19 recovery agenda. “JAMPRO is called to be even more strategic, creative…and agile,” Minister Shaw said, adding that the agency’s aim “should be to achieve even faster turnaround time in the thrust to increase Jamaica’s economic growth and take advantage of every new opportunity. Keen interest must be paid to the fortification and development...


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Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) President, Lloyd Distant Jr.

Business Leaders Call for Greater Adherence to COVID-19 Measures

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 30 Mar 2021    communications   
Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) President, Richard Pandohie, is urging greater adherence by more Jamaicans to the Government’s coronavirus (COVID-19) infection prevention and control measures. He says this is imperative to stem the current surge in COVID-19 cases, which have spiraled past 36,000 with more than 530 deaths, and eventually flatten the local outbreak. Mr. Pandohie tells JIS News that based on the hospitalisation caseloads being reported, the public health system “is under pres sure [and] pretty much near breaking point”, stressing that “this can’t be...


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Jamaica Employers’ Federation (JEF) President, David Wan.

BUSINESS SECTOR STAKEHOLDERS OPTIMISTIC OF GROWTH IN 2021/22

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 30 Mar 2021    communications   
Business sector stakeholders remain optimistic that Jamaica can rebound from the economic fallout sparked by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, to record growth, beginning in fiscal year 2021/22. Industry leaders say their positive outlook is based on key provisions in the Government’s $830.8-billion Budget for the upcoming fiscal year and developments with COVID-19 vaccinations in Jamaica and main trading partners and tourism source markets, such as the United States of America (USA). They contend that these can provide the requisite impetus to kick-start economic recovery and propel the...


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