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September 2021
 
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28 September 2021

Chief Executive Officer of JANAAC, Sharonmae Shirley.

JANAAC Seeking FDA Approval as a Third-party Accreditation Body

Above Body

 28 Sep 2021    admin   
The Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) has announced that it will be seeking United States (US) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval as a third-party accreditation body. “We are again in expansion mode, adding new programmes in support of trade facilitation. Later this year we will be audited by the FDA in our quest to become a recognised FDA third-party accreditation body,” Chief Executive Officer of JANAAC, Sharonmae Shirley told JIS News. She explained that such a partnership is expected to facilitate ease of exportation to the United States and will greatly benefit...


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Okeeto DaSilva

Greater International Protection for Jamaican Companies

Above Body

 28 Sep 2021    admin   
The Trade Marks Amendment Act of 2021 (TMA 2021) is a major development in Jamaica’s trade mark law. Jamaican company brands, logos, as well as Brand Jamaica are now able to obtain global protection. Under Section 69 of the Trade Marks Act, it is a criminal offence to use a sign or logo similar or identical to a registered trade mark. Prior to the passage of the TMA 2021, this provision was only enforceable in Jamaica. Therefore, in order to receive legal protection for a company trade mark beyond the shores of Jamaica, local companies had to register a trade mark in the country where...


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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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