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22 February 2024

MSME & Entrepreneurship Policy Consultation on February 20

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 22 Feb 2024    admin   
Members of the micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) sector are being invited to participate in the ‘National MSME & Entrepreneurship Policy Consultation’ at the AC Marriott Hotel in New Kingston on February 20. To be hosted by the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, alongside several key stakeholders, the session will facilitate the revision and crafting of the draft ‘Green Paper’ to ensure that the policy reflects and includes new and emerging trends. These include, but are not limited to, the need for increased digitisation and digitalisation; inclusion of...


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Director General of the Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), Dr. Cliff Riley, addresses a JIS Think Tank on Wednesday, February 7. 

HSRA Ensuring Compliance with Ionising Radiation Safety Standards Materials

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 22 Feb 2024    admin   
The Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA) is closely monitoring facilities that utilise ionising radiation materials in their operations, to ensure the highest standard of safety and regulatory compliance. Addressing a JIS Think Tank on Wednesday (February 7), Director General of the HSRA, Dr. Cliff Riley, explained that while “the ionising radiation sources that we look at are not very high risk, they [can] pose some risk to human health… if they are not utilised effectively or if there is overexposure”. As such, he said, the Authority has “put systems in place to regulate the...


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Develop research-driven products for max profits – JBDC

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 22 Feb 2024    admin   
WITH EASE of access to information on potential markets and industries brought about by rapid development in technology, the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) is urging micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to develop well-researched products for maximum profits. Underscoring the importance of research in product development, Keera Walters, assistant manager of the Business Advisory Services Unit at the JBDC, said, “Knowing exactly what the market lacks and what your customer needs are key to ensuring the type of product you develop. Product development shouldn’t be...


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Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen.

Expansion of Jamaica Business Gateway Continues

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 22 Feb 2024    admin   
Further expansion of the Jamaica Business Gateway continues with the addition of 29 processes targeted for the end of June 2024. The disclosure was made by Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, while delivering the Throne Speech during the 2024/25 Ceremonial Opening of Parliament at Gordon House, on Thursday (February 15). The Jamaica Business Gateway, the premier Business-to-Government (B2G) transaction platform, was launched in May 2023 with 14 government processes, thereby increasing the ease of doing business and productivity. Turning to the subject of...


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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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