KINGSTON, January 14, 2022 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has told Bloomberg, that he expects more than 70% of the Jamaican population will be using the country’s CBDC digital currency within five years.
KINGSTON, November 22, 2021 - The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) is slated to commence national rollout of the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) platform during the first quarter of 2022.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 24, 2021 - The Government of Jamaica (GOJ) created history, on Friday July 23, with the successful completion of a catastrophe bond (CAT bond) issuance through the World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)) that secured US$185.0 million in financial protection against major hurricanes.
KINGSTON, January 13, 2022 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the major investment of US$60 million dollars into the redevelopment of Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) is a significant boost for the productive sector and the economy.
KINGSTON, January 1, 2022 - The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ)says it is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) pilot.
Nigeria is exploring opportunities for greater trade and business linkages with Jamaica, says Nigerian High Commissioner, Dr. Maureen Tamuno.
She was speaking at a virtual Service Excellence Conference held on Tuesday (October 5).
High Commissioner Tamuno said that since assuming duties in June, she has had several meetings with government ministers and businesspeople to explore opportunities for increased business between the two countries.
KINGSTON, Jamaica: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - The Ministry of Finance is to begin accepting applications for casino gaming resort development orders, and has opened Requests for Applications (“RFA”) effective October 6, 2021.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, August 30, 2021 - Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) is encouraging entrepreneurs to invest in vegetable cultivation for the hospitality sector.
KINGSTON, Jamaica June 19, 2021 - As the Cannabis Industry continues its struggle to find a foot-hold within the Jamaican economy, the formalization of the industry moved a step further last weekend, with the formation of the Cannabis Industry Stakeholders Council.