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16 November 2023

Building Codes Being Revised by Bureau of Standards Jamaica

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 16 Nov 2023    admin   
The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) is undertaking a revision of the building codes, through government funding of $100 million. This was disclosed by Director of Standards, BSJ, Julia Bonner Douett, during a meeting of the National Disaster Risk Management Council on Tuesday (October 31) at the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, on Hagley Park Road, in Kingston. She said that through the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), the BSJ is also receiving funding to update the codes. Mrs. Bonner Douett stated that a total of 11 codes are being, and it includes 10 subject...


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MSME BUSINESS ROADSHOW - KINGSTON

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 16 Nov 2023    admin   
The MSME Business Roadshow continues! Are you a MSME business operator? Catch us in Kingston at The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. Here’s your invitation to register for the MSME Business Roadshow brought to you by the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The MSME Business Roadshow provides MSMEs with an opportunity to access business development services and financing opportunities at the event. Entrepreneurs will also have the opportunity to win J$300,000 towards supporting their business through...


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Acting Chief Technical Director, Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Karl Hyatt, addresses the opening ceremony of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) Best Practice Symposium in Social and Community Development 2023 on November 8 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston.

MSME Business Roadshow Stops in Kingston on November 21

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 16 Nov 2023    admin   
The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce will be hosting the fourth instalment of its highly successful Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Business Roadshow in Kingston on November 21 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. Acting Chief Technical Director in the Ministry, Karl Hyatt, said that the entities in the Corporate Area will be able to actively engage with the 20 agencies operating under the Ministry’s umbrella, as well as other external government agencies and financial institutions. They can benefit from business advisory services provided by the Jamaica...


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CEO/Commissioner at the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA), Velma Ricketts Walker (left); Sean Barrow, ISO Project Director (centre); and Celia Russell-Henry, ISO Project Manager, examine the ISO 9001:2015 Certificate awarded to Jamaica Customs – the country's trade, revenue and border regulatory agency, at its Kingston head office.

Jamaica Customs Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification: First English-Speaking Customs Administration to Attain Status

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 16 Nov 2023    admin   
Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) has received ISO 9001:2015 certification from the National Certification Body of Jamaica (NCBJ), making Jamaica Customs the first English-speaking Customs administration to receive the global stamp of approval. With this accreditation, the trade, revenue, and border protection agency has proven that its quality management systems are in line with internationally recognised standards. Commenting on the certification, CEO/Commissioner of Customs, Mrs. Velma Ricketts Walker, said the agency’s certification will strengthen the mandate of trade facilitation,...


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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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