KINGSTON, Jamaica March 20, 2015 - Industry, Investment, and Commerce Minister, Anthony Hylton, is encouraging regional private sector interests to embrace the proposed Services of the Caribbean (SOCA) initiative.
KINGSTON, January 24, 2015- Jamaica will again take centre stage as the preferred investment destination in the Caribbean, when approximately 150 local and overseas investors are expected to converge in the second city of Montego Bay in March, for second staging of the island's major investment event: Jamaica Investment Forum (JIF) 2015.
KINGSTON, January 14, 2015 - The Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton, has tabled a Green Paper on the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) which, he said, was aimed at creating a regime to grow local business and widen access to export markets.
MONTEGO BAY January 9, 2015 - Despite continued lament by the Jamaica’s Private Sector Organization that government is still standing in the way of business, the country can expect further improvements in its international business ranking this year, as result of continued moves by the Government to boost the business and investment climates.
The Ministry of Local Government and Community Development has officially launched a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle recycling project in the community of Riverton Meadows, in Western St. Andrew, which is expected to provide employment for hundreds of Jamaicans.
KINGSTON, Jamaica Oct. 29 - Members of the private sector and development partners are welcoming the news that Jamaica has made a remarkable leap in the just-released World Bank Ease of Doing Business ranking, from 94 last year to 58, out of 189 countries.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Oct. 8, 2014 - The long awaited Insolvency Bill, to repealing the bankruptcy Act and to creating new provisions to govern the regulation of bankruptcy and insolvency in Jamaica, was yesterday passed by the House of Representatives and goes to the Senate on Friday.