Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Dermon Spence (right), converses with Executive Director, Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) Hopeton Heron, at the BSJ’s 50th Anniversary ceremony, at its Winchester Road offices in Kingston on Monday, July 15, 2019. The BSJ team was joined by representatives of the Ministry and its agencies, stakeholders, retirees, clients, friends and well-wishers at the ceremony. The anniversary celebrations will be used as an opportunity to celebrate the Bureau’s achievements and its continuous journey towards achieving greater effectiveness and efficiency in standardization.
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.