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February 2024
 

07 February 2024

Manager, Jamaica Social Stock Exchange (JSSE), Nora Blake (second right), presents the JSSE Rule Book to Project Director of Project STAR (Social Transformation and Renewal), Saffrey Brown (left), during the ceremony for the listing of Project STAR on the Jamaica Social Stock Exchange (JSSE), at the offices of the Jamaica Stock Exchange in downtown Kingston, on February 6. Sharing the moment (from second left) are Co-Chair, Project STAR, Keith Duncan and Chairman, JSSE, Professor Neville Ying.

 

Project STAR Listed on Jamaica Social Stock Exchange

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 07 Feb 2024    admin   
Project STAR (Social Transformation and Renewal) is now listed on the Jamaica Social Stock Exchange (JSSE). The JSSE provides a platform to assist social-sector organisations to attract long-term funding to make their projects sustainable. Project STAR is a social and economic transformation programme created by the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), in partnership with the Jamaica Constabulary Force and driven by communities, to bring about societal transformation through targeted interventions in under-resourced areas of Jamaica. Speaking at the official listing ceremony, at the...


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Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, addresses the media launch of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s 20th Biennial Trade Expo 2024, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St. James, on February 1.  

 

Big Businesses Urged to Support MSME Sector

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 07 Feb 2024    admin   
Large Jamaican companies are being implored to do all they can to support local micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, in making the call, said that the MSME sector is a key contributor to the economy and must be protected at all costs. He noted that the island’s 422,000 MSMEs are the cornerstone of the country’s workforce, employing 60 to 70 per cent of workers and accounting for 90 per cent of private-sector employment. “That’s huge,” he noted. “Thanks to the role of the MSMEs, the Jamaican economy is...


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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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