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February 2023
 

08 February 2023

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, shares the results of the second trade mission to Guyana, which took place from January 23 to 28 during a JIS Think Tank on Wednesday, February 8.

Construction, Technology Contracts Secured from Trade Mission to Guyana

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 08 Feb 2023    admin   
Jamaica’s recent trade mission to Guyana was a success, with several contracts established, especially in construction and technology, to supply Guyana with building materials and technological support. The construction supplies, which are soon to be exported, will aid in the development of roads, hospitals, schools and lower- to upper-income housing solutions. In addition, local information and communications technology (ICT) companies will lend support to Guyanese financial institutions to improve their customer experience. Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon...


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Aubyn Hill, the industry minister.

Exporters urged to see Guyana as emerging trade frontier

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 08 Feb 2023    admin   
<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Around 60 business operators and managers recently returned to Jamaica after embarking on a mission in Guyana to scout more trade opportunities.</p> <p>The delegation, which visited between January 24 and 27, was one of the first major initiatives after the rebrand of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce as Jamaica’s Business Ministry.</p> <p>“We’re going to have to export more … . If we are only selling to Jamaicans, we will never become well-developed … . It is so vital to the country,” Industry Minister Aubyn Hill...


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Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn, addresses the British Council’s Investment Climate Reform (ICR) Facility Project Closeout Ceremony, held on (February 3) at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston.

Developing Social Enterprise Legislation

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 08 Feb 2023    admin   
<p>The Government is moving closer to developing legislation to regulate and guide the social enterprise sector in Jamaica.</p> <p>Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn, said that consultations are being undertaken with the relevant stakeholders to finalise a submission to Cabinet “after which we will continue to robustly pursue its completion through the stages of the legislative process, to its passage”.</p> <p>Dr. Dunn noted that the legislation, when implemented, will allow players in the sector to...


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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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