Certificates of Accreditation and Re-Accreditation were presented to the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) Certification Division and the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards Implementation Division, respectively, by the Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC), during a Trinidad & Tobago Trade Mission breakfast meeting, held at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad, on March 9. Participating (from left) are Manager, Implementation Division, Gerard Maxwell; Chief Executive Officer at JANAAC, Sharonmae Shirley; Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill; Chairman of the TTBS, Lawford Dupres; Minister of Trade and Industry, Trinidad & Tobago, Senator the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon; TTBS Executive Director, José Trejo and Manager, TTBS Certification Division, Rodney Ramnath.
The two-day trade mission to Trinidad and Tobago, led by Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, is currently under way.
The mission, which will take place from March 9 to 10, will seek to expand co-operation in trade affairs between the two countries, with great focus being placed on creating and strengthening partnerships in the technology, finance, manufacturing and distribution, logistics and consulting services sectors.
It will also seek to strengthen the more than 59 years of diplomatic relationship between the two countries, through continued business engagements and government collaboration.
Through collaboration with the Jamaican High Commission in Trinidad, the Trinidad & Tobago Chamber of Industry & Commerce, Invest TT and the Trinidad & Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA), participants will be provided the opportunity to meet with key players within the various business sectors of both countries to expand networks and grow business.
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.