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29 March 2022

Standards Revised For Transportable Gas Containers

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 29 Mar 2022    admin   
The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) has announced that it has made changes to two important guidelines that will help strengthen the petroleum sector. The announcement was made at the virtual launch of the Standards for Transportable Gas Containers held on Thursday (March 24) under the theme ‘Standards: Fueling Safety’. The launch focused on the revised JS 25:2018 Jamaican Standard Specification for Transportable Gas Containers and the JS 41:2021 Jamaican Standard Specification for Inspection, Retesting and Use of Transportable Containers. Vice Chair, Transportable Gas Containers Technical...


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Farmers Sensitised About Proposed Changes To FDA Produce Safety Rule

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 29 Mar 2022    admin   
Stakeholders in the agriculture sector are being sensitised about the possible changes that are coming to the United States (US) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Produce Safety Rule, which will require them to carry out assessments to ensure that water used to grow produce is free from contaminants. The FDA is proposing a revision to Subpart E of the FDA Food Safety Modernisation Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule that would change the pre-harvest agricultural water requirements for covered produce (other than sprouts). The objective is to protect public health. The Bureau of Standards Jamaica...


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Jamaicans Abroad Assured That The Island Is Ready For Business

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 29 Mar 2022    admin   
Jamaicans in the diaspora are being reassured of the country’s readiness to do business with them and wider global investors. Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, says with the announced removal of most of COVID-19 restrictions and some gradual reopening of all industries, “Jamaica is open for business, even as we remain cautious and careful. “Jamaica is ready to welcome your (diaspora members) investments. The Ministry that I lead and the agencies under my portfolio are prepared to fulfil the Government’s commitment to maintain a facilitating and...


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Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill (second right), with Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) President, John Mahfood (second left), and Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Managing Director, Dr. Marlene Street Forrest (centre), following their signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will facilitate JMEA micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) member companies listing on the Junior Stock Market. The signing took place at the JSE’s office in downtown Kingston on Thursday (March 24). Looking on (from left) are JMEA Executive Director, Kamesha Blake and and JSE Group Business Development Manager, André Gooden.

MOU Will Make Access To Capital Possible For Small Businesses

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 29 Mar 2022    admin   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, has endorsed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) forged between the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) and Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) to enable listing on the junior equities market by JMEA member companies. The MOU, which will target micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), aims to facilitate access to capital for these entities, thereby enabling their growth and that of the equities market and overall economy. Under the initiative, it is intended that over the next two years, the JSE...


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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.

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