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May 2021
 

13 May 2021

Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, making his 2021.22 Sectoral Debate presentation in the House of Representatives on Tuesday (May 11), under the theme ‘Overcoming Challenges: Recovering Stronger and Faster’. At left is State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn.

Minister Shaw To Open Debate On Trademarks Act Amendment

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 13 May 2021    communications   
Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, is slated to open debate on the proposed amendment to the Trademarks Act during today’s (May 12) sitting of the House of Representatives. The amendment, which was tabled in the House by Mr. Shaw on April 13, will support Jamaica’s accession to the Madrid Protocol, which will allow interested parties to protect their trademarks in multiple jurisdictions by filing a single registration in participating countries. “So, let’s say you had a product that you wanted to target [in] 20 countries… under the old system, you have to register...


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Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, delivering his 2021/22 Sectoral Debate presentation in the House of Representatives on Tuesday (May 11), under the theme: ‘Overcoming Challenges: Recovering Stronger and Faster’. At left is State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn.

EXIM Bank To On-Lend $5.5 Billion To Productive Sector

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 13 May 2021    communications   
The EXIM Bank plans to on-lend approximately $5.5 billion to the productive sector during the financial year. Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Audley Shaw, made the disclosure during his 2021/22 Sectoral Debate presentation in the House of Representatives on Tuesday (May 11), under the theme ‘Overcoming Challenges: Recovering Stronger and Faster’. In addition, he said that the Ministry has earmarked $600 million to provide affordable financing for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), which will be channeled through the EXIM Bank. Mr. Shaw advised that just over...


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Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking during his contribution to the 2021/22 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives on May 11. Seated at left is Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn.

BPO Industry Returning To Pre-COVID Peak

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 13 May 2021    communications   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, says the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry is on the way to returning to its pre-coronavirus (COVID-19) peak. Speaking during his contribution to the 2021/22 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives on May 11, Mr. Shaw said there is indication that the sector will pick up on its previous trajectory of 16 to18 per cent growth per year and create numerous jobs for Jamaicans in the near future and beyond. “Jamaica’s advantage as a prime BPO location is secure, and the performance of local talent continues to...


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