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February 2023
 

23 February 2023

Jordan Dawson (second left), owner and managing director of Dawson Trading Company, listens to a point being made by Herbert Chong (right), executive chairman of Honey Bun, while minister of state in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce Dr Norman Dunn (left), and president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry Oral Heaven, look on. 

Honey Bun Foundation helping SMEs bloom

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 23 Feb 2023    admin   
THE Honey Bun Foundation recently closed out its first cohort of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in its advisory committee model, with participants reporting exponential growth. The Honey Bun Foundation's Advisory Committee, which provides teams of expert advisers to help SMEs unlock their potential, has reaped impressive results, with one business reporting a 50 per cent increase in revenue, and another growing from being a small to a medium-sized company. The Honey Bun Foundation was founded in 2019 by Michelle Chong, CEO of Honey Bun bakery, to create business models for SMEs,...


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SVANTESSON... I warmly congratulate North Macedonia, Barbados, Jamaica and Uruguay as they successfully fulfilled their commitments and could be removed from the state of play document (Photo: Nordic Co-operation)

Jamaica removed from EU non-cooperative tax list

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 23 Feb 2023    admin   
JAMAICA has been removed from the European Union's (EU) list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes following amendments to the Special Economic Zones Act (SEZA). This was confirmed last Tuesday, with Barbados, North Macedonia and Uruguay also being removed from the Annex II state of play document. The amendment to the SEZA ensured Jamaica conformed with international standards of tax transparency which were related to preferential tax regimes as per the EU's October publication. Jamaica was mentioned in February 2021 as being one jurisdiction aiming to cooperate with the EU in...


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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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