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February 2024
 

23 February 2024

Senator Aubyn Hill, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce

Aubyn Hill commits to fixing issues impacting growth of MSMEs

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 23 Feb 2024    admin   
In furthering its support for the development of a flourishing micro, small and medium-size enterprise (MSME) sector, the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC) staged both the consultations for the new National MSME Entrepreneurship Policy and Micro Business Pitch Competition on February 20. Senator Aubyn Hill, minister of industry, investment and commerce, in delivering the keynote address, highlighted the improvements to the economy and business sectors under the Andrew Holness administration. Specifically, he pointed out that in October 2023, Jamaica recorded the lowest ever...


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Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, delivers remarks during Thursday’s (February 15) ELEVATE Procurement Conference media launch, held at the AC Hotel by Marriott in New Kingston. (Photo: JIS) 

Senator Aubyn Hill | Getting Behind MSMEs & Entrepreneurship

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 23 Feb 2024    admin   
Minister of Industry, Investment & Commerce, Senator Aubyn Hill spoke fulsomely on the importance of MSMEs to the Jamaican economy at the launch of the National MSME & Entrepreneurship Policy Consultation and Micro Business Pitch Competition held at the AC Marriott Hotel in Kingston on Tuesday (February 20). Jamaica has achieved remarkable change economic growth in the last seven years. In October 2023, the unemployment rate stood at a historically low 4.2 per cent, representing a decrease from the 4.5 per cent recorded in April and July 2023. From January 2023 to August 2023, Jamaica...


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Director General, Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), Dr. Cliff Riley, displays a copy of the certification of authorisation provided to facilities that use ionising radiation sources in their operations, while speaking during a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’ at the Agency’s head office in Kingston.  

HSRA Urges Regulatory Compliance by Facilities Utilising Ionising Radiation Resources

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 23 Feb 2024    admin   
The Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA) is urging facilities utilising equipment and material that emit ionising radiation to obtain the requisite authorisation. This call comes from Director General, Dr. Cliff Riley, who discloses that of the total number of Jamaican entities that are engaged in activities involving the use of inputs emitting radiation, “just about 39 per cent are licensed to be in possession and use of those resources”. Dr. Riley, who spoke during a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’ at the Agency’s head office in Kingston, explained that “...


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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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