Government of Jamaica

  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw addresses attendees of a virtual meeting with the International Labour Organization (ILO). The meeting was held to discuss the Technical and Financial Assistance for Priority Actions Under the Jamaica Transition to Formality Action Plan held on October 23, 2020. On screen are: Director, ILO Caribbean Office - Mr. Dennis Zulu and National Project Coordinator (ILO Resilience Project) - Ms. Resel Melville.

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw addresses attendees of a virtual meeting with the International Labour Organization (ILO). The meeting was held to discuss the Technical and Financial Assistance for Priority Actions Under the Jamaica Transition to Formality Action Plan held on October 23, 2020. On screen are: Director, ILO Caribbean Office - Mr. Dennis Zulu and National Project Coordinator (ILO Resilience Project) - Ms. Resel Melville.

  • Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (left), receives a carton of eggs and agricultural produce from President of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education, Dr. Derrick Deslandes, at the listening tour at the institution on October 21.

    Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (left), receives a carton of eggs and agricultural produce from President of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education, Dr. Derrick Deslandes, at the listening tour at the institution on October 21.

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  • US Ambassador holds introductory meeting with Ministers Audley Shaw and Dr. Dunn
    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw and Minister of State...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd left, 1st row), Bridged, High-Impact Diaspora Entrepreneurs to Efficient Diaspora Markets (BIDEM) - International Caribbean Diaspora Entrepreneurs’ Conference & Trade Show at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. The Conference and Trade Show is being held under the theme “Connecting the Roots, Building Networks Together for Profit and Purpose” in Toronto, Canada from October 13-15. Other presenters at BIDEM are Hon. Minister Mary NG (4th,1st row), Canada’s Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade; and (from left) Meegan Scott- Conference Chair; Dr. Mariama Williams – Coordinator Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Gender Programme at the South Centre; Laleta Davis Mattis – University Counsel, UWI; Phillip Bedward, Stephen Wedderburn, Dr. B. Roy Davidson, Dr. Ann Ingraham, Andrew Sharpe. Minister Shaw is representing the Most Hon. Prime Minister Andrew Holness.

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd left, 1st row), Bridged, High-Impact Diaspora Entrepreneurs to Efficient Diaspora Markets (BIDEM) - International Caribbean Diaspora Entrepreneurs’ Conference & Trade Show at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. The Conference and Trade Show is being held under the theme “Connecting the Roots, Building Networks Together for Profit and Purpose” in Toronto, Canada from October 13-15. Other presenters at BIDEM are Hon. Minister Mary NG (4th,1st row), Canada’s Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade; and (from left) Meegan Scott- Conference Chair; Dr. Mariama Williams – Coordinator Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Gender Programme at the South Centre; Laleta Davis Mattis – University Counsel, UWI; Phillip Bedward, Stephen Wedderburn, Dr. B. Roy Davidson, Dr. Ann Ingraham, Andrew Sharpe. Minister Shaw is representing the Most Hon. Prime Minister Andrew Holness.

    Government to Work More Closely with Diaspora Members Toward Wealth Creation
    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, the Hon. Audley Shaw, says the government...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), along with Minister of State in the Ministry, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn ((4th right), at a virtual meeting with the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Others (from left) are Senior Director, Industry Division, Sophia Wellington; Chief Technical Director in the Ministry, Michelle Parkins; International Trade Specialist, Daenia Ashpole; and Director, Commerce Division, Krishna Badaloo. The JCC was represented by President, Lloyd Distant and 4th Vice-President, Keith Collister. Minister Shaw met with the JCC to formally introduce the new Minister of State, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, and to discuss areas of collaboration between the JCC and MIIC towards the growth of commerce in Jamaica. The Ministry will be working closely with the JCC to pursue the development of businesses, the growth of our MSMEs and commerce in general.

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), along with Minister of State in the Ministry, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn ((4th right), at a virtual meeting with the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Others (from left) are Senior Director, Industry Division, Sophia Wellington; Chief Technical Director in the Ministry, Michelle Parkins; International Trade Specialist, Daenia Ashpole; and Director, Commerce Division, Krishna Badaloo. The JCC was represented by President, Lloyd Distant and 4th Vice-President, Keith Collister. Minister Shaw met with the JCC to formally introduce the new Minister of State, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, and to discuss areas of collaboration between the JCC and MIIC towards the growth of commerce in Jamaica. The Ministry will be working closely with the JCC to pursue the development of businesses, the growth of our MSMEs and commerce in general.

    Ministry and JCC pledge to deepen collaboration for economic growth
    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Hon Audley Shaw, has committed to...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw addresses attendees of a virtual meeting with the International Labour Organization (ILO). The meeting was held to discuss the Technical and Financial Assistance for Priority Actions Under the Jamaica Transition to Formality Action Plan held on October 23, 2020. On screen are: Director, ILO Caribbean Office - Mr. Dennis Zulu and National Project Coordinator (ILO Resilience Project) - Ms. Resel Melville.

  • Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (left), receives a carton of eggs and agricultural produce from President of the College of Agriculture, Science and Education, Dr. Derrick Deslandes, at the listening tour at the institution on October 21.

    Agriculture Minister says CASE is critical to Jamaica’s agricultural development
    Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Floyd Green, says the Portland-based College of...
  • US Ambassador holds introductory meeting with Ministers Audley Shaw and Dr. Dunn
    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw and Minister of State...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd left, 1st row), Bridged, High-Impact Diaspora Entrepreneurs to Efficient Diaspora Markets (BIDEM) - International Caribbean Diaspora Entrepreneurs’ Conference & Trade Show at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices, on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. The Conference and Trade Show is being held under the theme “Connecting the Roots, Building Networks Together for Profit and Purpose” in Toronto, Canada from October 13-15. Other presenters at BIDEM are Hon. Minister Mary NG (4th,1st row), Canada’s Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade; and (from left) Meegan Scott- Conference Chair; Dr. Mariama Williams – Coordinator Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Gender Programme at the South Centre; Laleta Davis Mattis – University Counsel, UWI; Phillip Bedward, Stephen Wedderburn, Dr. B. Roy Davidson, Dr. Ann Ingraham, Andrew Sharpe. Minister Shaw is representing the Most Hon. Prime Minister Andrew Holness.

    Government to Work More Closely with Diaspora Members Toward Wealth Creation
    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, the Hon. Audley Shaw, says the government...
  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Hon. Audley Shaw (centre), along with Minister of State in the Ministry, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn ((4th right), at a virtual meeting with the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Others (from left) are Senior Director, Industry Division, Sophia Wellington; Chief Technical Director in the Ministry, Michelle Parkins; International Trade Specialist, Daenia Ashpole; and Director, Commerce Division, Krishna Badaloo. The JCC was represented by President, Lloyd Distant and 4th Vice-President, Keith Collister. Minister Shaw met with the JCC to formally introduce the new Minister of State, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, and to discuss areas of collaboration between the JCC and MIIC towards the growth of commerce in Jamaica. The Ministry will be working closely with the JCC to pursue the development of businesses, the growth of our MSMEs and commerce in general.

    Ministry and JCC pledge to deepen collaboration for economic growth
    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Hon Audley Shaw, has committed to...

Hon. Audley Shaw, CD, MP


Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce


Hon. Floyd Green, MP


Minister of Agriculture & Fisheries


Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, MP


State Minister, Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce


Dermon Luke Spence, JP


Permanent Secretary

Latest News & Events

Published On: October 14th, 2020
Kingston, Jamaica: Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, has delivered on a commitment to clear the import/export permit backlog at the Trade Board Limited (TBL) by Friday, October 9, 2020. Earlier this month, Minister Shaw issued a directive for the Trade Board Limited to move swiftly to clear the permit backlog which was due in part to hiccups related to the start-up of the Jamaica...
Published On: October 9th, 2020
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (second left), along with farmer from New Works, Westmoreland, Pamela Robinson (second right), at the handover of water tanks at the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Parish Office in Llandilo, Westmoreland, on October 8. Others from left are Central Westmoreland Member of Parliament, George Wright, and RADA Chief...
Published On: October 9th, 2020
 Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (right) responds to questions from farmers and other stakeholders as he continues his islandwide listening tour. He is joined by Rural Agricultural Development Authority Chief Executive Officer, Peter Thompson. 
Published On: October 9th, 2020
The Ministry joins in saluting all our egg farmers on World Egg Day! Click HERE to learn why you should consume more eggs.
Published On: October 8th, 2020
To our Valued Customers: Please be advised that the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is currently experiencing technical difficulties with the phone lines at its corporate Office located at Hope Gardens, Kingston 6. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and kindly ask for your patience as we work to resolve the matter.  

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn.

Published On: October 2nd, 2020
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, has lauded the Honey Bun Foundation’s New Business Curriculum and training programme. Under the programme, the Honey Bun Foundation partnered with private entities that provided scholarships to 18 small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). The 18 SMEs were able to access training in the ‘Create your Strategic Roadmap’...
Published On: October 14th, 2020
Kingston, Jamaica: Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, has delivered on a commitment to clear the import/export permit backlog at the Trade Board Limited (TBL) by Friday, October 9, 2020. Earlier this month, Minister Shaw issued a directive for the Trade Board Limited to move swiftly to clear the permit backlog which was due in part to hiccups related to the start-up of the Jamaica...
Published On: October 9th, 2020
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (second left), along with farmer from New Works, Westmoreland, Pamela Robinson (second right), at the handover of water tanks at the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) Parish Office in Llandilo, Westmoreland, on October 8. Others from left are Central Westmoreland Member of Parliament, George Wright, and RADA Chief...
Published On: October 9th, 2020
 Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (right) responds to questions from farmers and other stakeholders as he continues his islandwide listening tour. He is joined by Rural Agricultural Development Authority Chief Executive Officer, Peter Thompson. 
Published On: October 9th, 2020
The Ministry joins in saluting all our egg farmers on World Egg Day! Click HERE to learn why you should consume more eggs.
Published On: October 8th, 2020
To our Valued Customers: Please be advised that the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is currently experiencing technical difficulties with the phone lines at its corporate Office located at Hope Gardens, Kingston 6. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and kindly ask for your patience as we work to resolve the matter.  

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn.

Published On: October 2nd, 2020
State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, has lauded the Honey Bun Foundation’s New Business Curriculum and training programme. Under the programme, the Honey Bun Foundation partnered with private entities that provided scholarships to 18 small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). The 18 SMEs were able to access training in the ‘Create your Strategic Roadmap’...

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Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.

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.

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