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16 March 2022

$50m to Support Community Enterprises

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 16 Mar 2022    admin   
Approximately 200 micro and small enterprises in eight marginalised communities are set to benefit from grant support totalling $50 million. This, under the Government’s Integrated Community Development Project Phase 2 (ICDP II) being implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF). This will be facilitated under the ICDP II Enterprise Development Grant Project Cycle 2, which will directly benefit some 53,234 residents in August Town, Denham Town and Greenwich Town in Kingston and St. Andrew; Treadlight in Clarendon; and Anchovy, Mount Salem, Norwood, and Salt Spring in St. James...


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BSJ Revises Standards For Building Blocks And Ready-Mixed Concrete

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 16 Mar 2022    admin   
The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) has revised two Standards that stipulate specifications for building blocks and ready-mixed concrete, two key construction components. The JS 25 2011 Jamaican Standard Specification for hollow concrete blocks and the JS 133 2015 Jamaican Standard Specification for ready-mixed concrete were launched during a digital ceremony on Tuesday (March 15), under the theme ‘Building Solid Foundations with Standards’. Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, who has portfolio responsibility for the BSJ, said the launch was timely,...


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Protection For Consumers

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 16 Mar 2022    admin   
The Government has taken several steps to protect and educate consumers, says Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn. Among the initiatives is a National Consumer Policy, coordinated by the Consumer Affairs Commission, that establishes a formal structure to enhance consumer protection policies among government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) and other stakeholder groups who work directly or indirectly with consumers. Speaking at today’s (March 15) World Consumer Rights Day online forum, under the theme ‘Fair Digital Finance...


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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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