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May 2021
 

14 May 2021

Major Investment By Cement Company To Boost Construction Sector

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 14 May 2021    communications   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, says the Caribbean Cement Company Limited’s planned investment of another $1.75 billion, will contribute to the continued development of the construction sector. The company plans to invest this sum over the next three years to improve its efficiencies and continue to increase its capacity. “This expansion supports the growth in the construction sector, which is one of the few sectors that show consistent growth during this difficult period,” Mr. Shaw said, during his contribution to the 2021/22 Sectoral Debate in the House of...


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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.

Work Continues On National Five-Year Agribusiness Strategy

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 14 May 2021    communications   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, says the Government will continue to work towards implementing the National Five-Year Agribusiness Strategy. Making his contribution to the 2021/22 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives on Tuesday (May 11), Mr. Shaw said the Strategy aims to establish a modern and profitable agribusiness sector in Jamaica. It is also geared towards implementing social and economic transformation of the rural economy with relevant business models and supporting ecosystems that function to ensure food and nutritional security. Mr. Shaw...


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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.

CAC Secures $22 Million For Aggrieved Consumers

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 14 May 2021    communications   
The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) secured approximately $22 million in refunds and compensation on behalf of aggrieved consumers who transacted business with product and service providers during 2020/2021. Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, who made the disclosure while making his contribution to the 2021/22 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives on May 11, also noted that the Commission handled 1,851 complaints last year, resolving 80 per cent of those complaints. Significantly, Mr. Shaw said as at February 28, 2021, the Commission disbursed some $...


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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.

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