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December 2023
 

04 December 2023

Chief Executive Officer, Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC), Sharonmae Shirley, outlines the entity’s various accomplishments over its 15 years of operations, during a Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’ on Tuesday (November 28).

JANAAC Pivotal in Advancing Quality and Standards Over 15 Years

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 04 Dec 2023    admin   
For the past 15 years, the Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) has been playing a pivotal role in advancing quality and standards across various industries. Speaking during a Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’ on Tuesday (November 28), JAMAAC’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sharonmae Shirley, shared that “our commitment to excellence has contributed to the growth and reputation of and has benefited several laboratories, inspectorates and certification services in national standard bodies within CARICOM”. Key among its accomplishments is the Agency being a signatory...


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Newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority, Kelli-Dawn Hamilton.

 

Kelli-Dawn Hamilton Appointed CEO of JSEZA

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 04 Dec 2023    admin   
Kelli-Dawn Hamilton is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA). Mrs. Hamilton, who assumed office on October 26, will lead the entity into its next phase of growth and development. She served as the Authority’s most recent Interim CEO. Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, in his congratulatory statement, said that Mrs. Hamilton will “bring significant experience to the role”. He noted that she has an acute sense of leadership that will propel Jamaica’s export agenda and attract foreign investments to...


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

Bills to Integrate NFPB and NCDA into Health Ministry Tabled in Senate

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 04 Dec 2023    admin   
Two pieces of legislation that will integrate the National Family Planning Board and the National Council on Drug Abuse into the Ministry of Health and Wellness were laid before the Senate today (November 17). The National Council on Drug Abuse (Repeal) Bill 2023 and the National Family Planning Board (Repeal) Bill 2023 were piloted by Acting Leader of Government Business in the Senate and Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill. The integration is part of the Government’s thrust to rationalise public bodies under the Public Sector Transformation Programme...


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PHOTOS: Things Jamaican 60th Anniversary Christmas Expo

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 04 Dec 2023    admin   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, and Chief Executive Officer of the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), Valerie Veira (centre), listen as Managing Director of Sage Delights, Shaun Grant, speaks about her company’s Old Time Christmas Cake. Occasion was the Things Jamaican 60th anniversary Christmas trade show held recently at the JBDC’s South Camp Road premises in Kingston.


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PHOTOS: World Quality Week Certificate Handover Ceremony

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 04 Dec 2023    admin   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill (second right) presents a certificate to Chief Executive Officer of the Cannabis Licensing Authority, Farrah Blake, during the National Certification Body of Jamaica (NCBJ)World Quality Week Certificate Handover Ceremony at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on November 9. Sharing the moment (from left) are Manager, NCBJ, Navenia Wellington Ford and Executive Director of the Bureau of Standards Jamaica, Dr. Velton Gooden.


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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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