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September 2021
 
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17 September 2021

JAMPRO assists producers

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 17 Sep 2021    communications   
Over the years, Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) has been assisting various companies from different sectors to gain access to overseas markets for their products. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency has had to pivot and change the way it assists these businesses. Manager, Sales and Promotions Division, with a focus on agribusiness at JAMPRO, Marlene Porter, said that the agency’s role is not only about attracting investments into the country and supporting the investments here in Jamaica. “We also have to help our producers to get their products into markets, to...


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Acting Chief Executive Officer, Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA), Faith Graham, speaking at a JIS Think Tank.

Increased Demand For Local Cannabis

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 17 Sep 2021    communications   
There has been an increased demand for local cannabis in the global market space, as buyers from various countries seek to acquire the product for medicinal and research purposes. The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) is reporting that since the start of the year, 19 export authorisations have been issued to allow companies to ship cannabis overseas and another 21 requests are being processed. “So, several products [are being shipped] into several jurisdictions [such as] Canada, Australia, Israel, Zimbabwe, Cayman, Germany, Switzerland, and Portugal,” Acting Chief Executive Officer of the...


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Trade Board goes digital, launches Online Certificates of Origin

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 17 Sep 2021    communications   
The TBL is Jamaica's designated certifying authority for products or produce which comply with the Rules of Origin of a given preferential trade scheme. The process of certifying goods for export requires an analysis of the products/produce, application for a CO and approval. A release on Monday states that the TBL will no longer accept manual applications for CO and exporters who need this service will be required to apply via the Jamaica Single Window for Trade (JSWIFT) at www.jswift.gov.jm . The board said the digital milestone forms another part of the suite of services being offered...


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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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  • Hon. Audley Shaw observing the first shipment of the Spring Gardens Processors to export markets identified in Cana… https://t.co/d7a0n6rakt Posted: 1 week 1 day ago
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