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May 2021
 

26 May 2021

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC) the Hon. Audley Shaw, Minister of State MIIC the Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn and the MIIC team: Mrs. Sancia Bennett-Templer, Permanent Secretary; Ms. Daenia Ashpole, Director Trade Unit; Mr. Karl Hyatt, International Trade Specialist; Ms. Sophia Wellington, Senior Director, Industry Unit, Mr. Clifford Spencer, Director, Commerce Unit; Mr. Dennis Boothe, Senior Advisor/Consultant and Ms. Rochelle Mitchell, Acting Director, PR & Communication Unit now in a virtual Courtesy Call with His Excellency TiIan Qi, Chinese Ambassador; Ms. Wang Lijun, Economic & Commercial Office, Ms. Cao Lili, Economic & Commercial Office and Mr. Fan Jianghoug, Commercial Counsellor.

Strengthening Partnerships with China for Economic and Investment Cooperation in Bamboo and emerging industries

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 26 May 2021    communications   
On Thursday, May 20, 2021, the Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, the Hon. Audley Shaw, along with the Minister of State the Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn and the MIIC team, convened a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador, His Excellency Tian Qi, Economic and Commercial Counsellor, Mr. Fan Jianghoug and members of their Economic & Commercial Office, to discuss Economic and Investment Cooperation between the Governments of Jamaica and China. Among other matters, Minister Shaw advanced the discussions on further cooperation between the two countries in the development of Jamaica’s Bamboo...


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Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness.

 

WORKERS’ WEEK 2021

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 26 May 2021    communications   
The annual observation of Workers' Week signifies the importance of highlighting the historic contribution of the labour movement and workers’ rights to national development. Our predecessors have struggled, endured and fought hard-won battles to ensure every Jamaican can enjoy greater bargaining rights, improved working conditions and a more harmonious working relationship between workers and employers. Today, our workforce is guaranteed more rights and privileges because of the heroism, foresight and dedication of our forebears. Now, Jamaica has more labour laws to protect the rights of our...


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

Tabling THE TRADE MARKS (AMENDMENTS) ACT – House of Representatives

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 26 May 2021    communications   
The Hon. Audley Shaw Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce yesterday debated the Trade Marks Act in the House of Representatives which was tabled in Parliament on April 13, 2021. During his address the Minister stated “I am pleased that the Trade Mark Amendment Bill is finally, before Parliament, and look forward to greater protection for Jamaican products which will foster continued business expansion and create opportunities for Jamaica’s economic growth as a nation” The main element and implication of the Trade Marks (Amendments) Act is as follows: Jamaica’s Accession to the...


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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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