The Trade Unit ensures coordination across the Ministry and its trade-related agencies in the use of trade policy as a tool for economic development, in keeping with the Government’s growth strategy. This requires the Unit to provide technical advice and policy recommendations on trade issues and negotiations and their implications for the Ministry’s portfolio.
The Unit’s primary functions are to:
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.