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16 May 2024

President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (Jampro) Shulette Cox makes a point in discussion with EY Caribbean’s Executive Chairman Wade George at the Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall hotel in Montego Bay, St James, on Thursday. (Photo: Karl Mclarty)

Jamaica woos foreign investors at EY conference

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 16 May 2024    admin   
Overseas businesses displaying optimism about island, say execs FOREIGN investors are displaying optimism about Jamaica’s business environment against the background of an economic reform programme that, among its highlights, has reduced the nation’s debt at a pace that ranks among the world’s fastest over the last decade. According to Ernst & Young (EY) Caribbean, the high level of investor interest is reflected in the fact that around 120 companies, representing more than 10 countries, are now gathered at its Strategic Growth Forum in Montego Bay to network and possibly make deals with...


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

 

Online Platform Launched to Facilitate Training on Beneficial Ownership

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 16 May 2024    admin   
Jamaica continues to fortify its position as a responsible player in the global financial landscape, with the recent launch of the Online Beneficial Ownership Training (OBOT) programme. Developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Companies Office of Jamaica (COJ) and local educational company One-on-One, the platform possesses key features, such as a user-friendly interface, engaging multimedia content, customised learning paths, and real-time progress tracking. Speaking at the launch, held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Kingston on May 7,...


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Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, and Member of Parliament for St. Catherine Central, Hon. Olivia Grange (centre) and Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill (second right), cut the ribbon to open the new R.A. Williams Distributors Limited facility in the New Brunswick Village in St. Catherine, recently. Observing (from left) are Chief Operations Officer, R.A. Williams Distributors Limited, Jewel Reid; Founder and Chief Quality Officer, Evelyn Williams; and Chief Executive Officer, Audley Reid.

Pharmaceutical Market Expected to Earn US$97 Million This Year

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 16 May 2024    admin   
The recent expansion of local pharmaceutical giant R.A. Williams Distributors Limited into Spanish Town, St. Catherine, is expected to contribute to the growth of the pharmaceutical market in Jamaica, which is projected to achieve US$97 million this year. Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, in his address at the recent opening of the company’s new complex in the New Brunswick Village, said the projection was taken from the Statistics Portal for Market Data (STATISTA). “[The industry] is expected to grow by about five or six per cent in the next year,” the...


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Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator Aubyn Hill will lead a delegation of businessmen to Guyana and Suriname later this month. (Photo: JIS)

Hill to lead J’can business mission to Guyana, Suriname

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 16 May 2024    admin   
Minister of Industry and Investment Senator Aubyn Hill is readying a delegation of businessmen and representatives from agencies within his ministry to participate in an export and investment business mission to Guyana and Suriname later this month. The mission, which will cover both countries, is slated for May 12-18. Shullette Cox, president of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) confirmed to Our Today in a telephone interview that 48 companies have so far expressed interest in Guyana and 38 for Suriname. The companies that confirmed their participation are from the technology,...


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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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