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December 2021
 

01 December 2021

Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) – Government Support and Business Registration

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 01 Dec 2021    admin   
Medium, small and micro enterprises (MSMEs) are essential to the Jamaican economy, making up over 97% of the island’s taxpaying businesses. MSMEs are those that have between one and 50 employees and earn between $15 million and $425 million annually. The sector is responsible for the majority of employment in Jamaica and drives economic growth and development. As such, the Government of Jamaica (GOJ) continuously seeks to strengthen it through programmes that support MSMEs. Two of these are the Boosting Innovation, Growth, and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems (BIGEE) Programme , administered by...


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Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, speaking at the NCBJ Certificate Handover Ceremony that was held at the Bureau of Standards Jamaica headquarters in Kingston recently.

Minister Shaw Calls On Companies To Aim For Quality Certification

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 01 Dec 2021    admin   
The National Certification Body of Jamaica (NCBJ) has approved six companies for certification. The six are the Scientific Research Council – Food Pilot Plant; Newport-Fersan (Jamaica) Limited; IGL Limited; Caribbean Depot; the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited – System Protection and Control Department and Ket’s Organic Gourmet Farm. The NCBJ is the body responsible for ISO 9001:2015 Certification, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Organic Certification. The six companies recently certified were recognised at a recent NCBJ Certificate Handover Ceremony held at 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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