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03 March 2023

Ratify the trade agreement, British high commissioner pleads

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 03 Mar 2023    admin   
ritish High Commissioner to Jamaica Judith Slater is urging the political directorate to ratify the Cariforum-United Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement (UK EPA) and entrench it in law as companies seek to deepen trade and investment ties between both countries. The Cariforum-UK EPA is a trade agreement signed between the UK and 14 Cariforum countries that came into effect on January 1, 2021 when the UK reclaimed autonomy of its trade and foreign policy and exited the European Union's (EU) political and economic bloc. As such, the agreement will be used in place of the Cariforum-EU EPA,...


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Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn, addresses the Jamaica Intellectual Property Office’s ‘Sounds of Success’ seminar, held at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA), on Monday, February 27.

Musicians Urged to Monetise Intellectual Property

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 03 Mar 2023    admin   
Individuals, particularly those in the music industry, are being encouraged to manage and monetise their intellectual property to secure their future. The call was made by Minister of State at the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Dr. the Hon. Norman Dunn, at the ‘Sounds of Success’ seminar, hosted by the Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA), on Monday, February 27. The State Minister pointed out that the country’s music is more than a cultural expression. “It is a valuable commodity that has the...


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Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill (left), converses with British High Commissioner to Jamaica, Her Excellency Judith Slater, at the United Kingdom-Jamaica Trade Business Forum, ‘Exploring Trade Opportunities for UK and Jamaica’, on March 2 at the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) in New Kingston.

Local Businesses Urged to Take Advantage of Opportunities Under CARIFORUM-UK EPA

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 03 Mar 2023    admin   
Local businesses are being encouraged to take advantage of opportunities under the CARIFORUM-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), designed to open up and enhance trade between the UK and signatory CARIFORUM States. This is a reciprocal trade and development partnership that facilitates duty-free, quota-free access for CARIFORUM exports, among other things. Addressing the United Kingdom-Jamaica Trade Business Forum, ‘Exploring Trade Opportunities for UK and Jamaica’, on March 2 at JAMPRO in New Kingston, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, encouraged...


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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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