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September 2023
 

11 September 2023

Newly appointed Film Commissioner at the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Jacqueline Jackson.

AI Can Be Seen as an Opportunity – Film Commissioner

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 11 Sep 2023    admin   
Local filmmakers and creatives are being encouraged to capitalise on the opportunities that exist from Artificial Intelligence (AI) while educating themselves about the associated threats. Speaking with JIS News, newly appointed Film Commissioner at the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Jackie Jacqueline Jackson, said that the industry will have to contend with AI. “AI is coming and whether or not we want to accept it, it’s here. And so, there are the pros and the cons,” she noted. She pointed out that to navigate these new times, creatives must ensure that they are properly informed...


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Industry Ministry Removing Barriers to Push Exports

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 11 Sep 2023    admin   
The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is seeking to remove barriers to get small businesses to increase exports. Portfolio Minister, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, said the Ministry has several programmes designed to assist small business operators to export their goods and services. Senator Hill was speaking on the Nationwide News Network (NNN) radio segment ‘Ask the Minister’, on August 15. “Some of those barriers are, frankly, financial barriers, so we developed a programme in the ministry called the Productive Inputs Relief (PIR),” the Minister pointed out. The PIR scheme...


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Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill.

 

Businesses Urged to Sign Up for New York, London Trade Missions

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 11 Sep 2023    admin   
Businesses interested in participating in two upcoming overseas missions being organised by the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce are encouraged to complete and submit the relevant application forms by Monday, August 21. Portfolio Minister, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, will be leading the trade missions to New York and London that are slated for September 24 to 26 and September 26 to 30, respectively. They are geared towards positioning Jamaica as a destination of choice for sourcing quality goods and services. The application form can be accessed at https://forms.office.com/r/...


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Government has said that while it looks to make adjustments to existing trade agreements, the outlook was to look beyond these long-standing arrangements, to engage new strategies for export growth.

Government to review trade deals as it explore new export opportunities

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 11 Sep 2023    admin   
Government, in its push to sell more local products to the international market, says its strategy isn't to settle with any one approach but to engage a myriad of strategies as it seeks to drive exports and to settle perennial trade imbalances. While acknowledging data which point to an underutilisation of a number of trade deals, Senator Aubyn Hill, Jamaica's minister of industry, investment and commerce, told the Jamaica Observer that even as the Government moves to make adjustments where it can to ramp up growth in some areas, the outlook was to look beyond these long-standing arrangements...


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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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