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JAMAICA | US Dollar Shortage Negatively Impacting Economy says Golding

Kingston, Jamaica. October 28, 2019:  People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Finance, Mark Golding, says the people of Jamaica should hold the government accountable for the major economic management failures now taking place in the country, leaving taxpayers with higher debt service obligations and to find more money to pay for light bills, energy and other essential imports.

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JAMAICA | Opposition concerned about weak growth and increased poverty

KINGSTON, Jamaica. September 19, 2019: While the Opposition is pleased that Jamaica has completed its IMF Programme after six and a half years spanning two political administrations, it is concerned that the Programme’s significant fiscal and structural reforms are not delivering the higher levels of economic growth and reduction in poverty that were anticipated from the successful execution of the Programme.

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JAMAICA | Opposition wants Greater Investment in Jamaica’s Human Capital

KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 19, 2019: The Opposition PNP says it welcomes the fall in unemployment to 7.8% as at April 2019, and the continuation of this trend which began under the previous PNP Administration as a result of the transformational reforms which have placed Jamaica’s macro-economy on a sustainable positive trajectory.

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JAMAICA | Golding says Gov't failing to deliver Growth and Prosperity

KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 1, 2019: The fall in Jamaica's ranking, from 72 to 80 out of 161 countries, in the Forbes best countries for Business 2018 report, is yet another indication that the JLP Government cannot deliver sustained and inclusive economic growth and national prosperity.

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JAMAICA | Opposition bemoans devaluation of Jamaican dollar

Kingston, Jamaica, Aug. 24, 2018: The Parliamentary PNP Opposition is today lashing out at the Holness administration and expressing major concerns over its adoption of a new exchange rate policy, now being described as a “pure free float” of the Jamaican dollar, which is causing panic in the society.

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JAMAICA | PNP Insists: JLP Gov't Can't Justify Keeping The Gas Tax

Kingston, Jamaica, August 5, 2018:  Opposition Shadow Minister of Finance Mark Golding, says if the government had kept the oil hedge insurance in place, the county would now be in a position to collect on the insurance as the world oil price is now higher than the price which would have triggered payments to Jamaica under the insurance purchased in 2015.

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