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February 2024
 

21 February 2024

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, delivers the keynote address at a consultation workshop to update the National Entrepreneurship Policy. The session was held at the AC Marriott Hotel in New Kingston, on Tuesday, February 20.

MSME Representatives Engage in Consultation to Update National Entrepreneurship Policy

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 21 Feb 2024    admin   
Representatives from the micro, small, and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) sector convened at the AC Marriott Hotel in New Kingston on February 20 to actively engage in a consultation on updating the National Entrepreneurship Policy. The policy, which was first developed in 2013 and later revised in 2018, was designed to address issues facing Jamaica’s MSME sector. The revised policy was tabled in the Houses of Parliament as a ‘White Paper’ in 2018 and now in 2024, through this one-day consultation workshop, the intention is to facilitate the revision and crafting of the draft ‘Green Paper’ to...


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Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill (second left), shares a photo opportunity with participants during Thursday’s (February 15) ELEVATE Procurement Conference media launch, held at the AC Hotel by Marriott in New Kingston. Pictured (from left) are President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, Metry Seaga; Chief Procurement Policy Officer in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, Andrei Bennett; and Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Dr. Wayne Henry.

Three-Day Elevate Procurement Conference Set for April

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 21 Feb 2024    admin   
The inaugural staging of the ELEVATE Procurement Conference is slated for April 23 to 25 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, in St. James. An initiative of the Office of Public Procurement Policy in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, ELEVATE aims to create and advance a new procurement paradigm that responds to client needs and global changes. Addressing Thursday’s (February 15) media launch, held at the AC Hotel by Marriott, in New Kingston, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, underscored that procurement is vital to Jamaica and the...


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

Shaping Tomorrow's Economy: MIIC Hosts Successful National Entrepreneurship Policy Consultation and Micro Business Pitch Competition

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 21 Feb 2024    admin   
Kingston, Jamaica – The Ministry of Industry, Investment, and Commerce (MIIC) hosted the National Entrepreneurship Policy Consultation Workshop and Micro Business Pitch Competition yesterday, attracting over 140 attendees. The event, which took place at the AC Marriott Hotel in Kingston, aimed to foster collaboration, and share valuable insights for shaping the future of Jamaica's micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) sector. The workshop focused on revising the draft National Entrepreneurship Policy, providing a platform for stakeholders, including entrepreneurs, industry...


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The Ministry

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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