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June 2021
 
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03 June 2021

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw (standing right), observes as Managing Director, National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica (EXIM Bank), Lisa Bell (seated right) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB), Jerome Smalling (seated left), prepare to affix their signatures to documents formalising partnership between the entities for execution of the Export Guarantee Loan Programme. The signing took place at EXIM's Hope Road offices in St. Andrew on June 2. Also looking on are Business Development Officer, EXIM Bank, Winston Lawson (standing left), and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Sancia Bennet Templer.

Minister Shaw Urges Businesses To Get Formal

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 03 Jun 2021    communications   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, is encouraging more entrepreneurs to formalise their businesses through registration in order to gain access to greater funding opportunities with lower interest rates. He said formalisation will also allow businesses to become more competitive in the local as well as the international marketplace. “Instead of going to borrow money at 20 and 30 per cent interest rate, ending up putting your business in more trouble than anything else and having lower productivity, low profit margins, get formal so that you can get money at less...


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Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) President, Richard Pandohie.

 

Business Leaders Optimistic Of Benefits From Madrid Protocol

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 03 Jun 2021    communications   
Business industry stakeholders are optimistic about the benefits to be derived from Jamaica’s impending accession to the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, also known as the Madrid Protocol. The global treaty, which is administered by the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), facilitates the process of registration by trademark owners in multiple member countries by virtue of filing a single application in any of those territories. This process will be facilitated locally through the Jamaica...


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The Ministry

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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