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November 2015
 
  • Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (left), purcha… https://t.co/yG9RD1E9cQ Posted: 1 day 12 hours ago
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07 November 2015

Food Exporters Urged to Become Compliant with Global Labelling Standards

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 07 Nov 2015    admin   
The country’s food exporters are being urged to become compliant with global labeling requirements in order to increase access to international markets. Certified Food Scientist, Dr. André Gordon, said that roughly 10 per cent of Caribbean food products entering major markets over the past 10 years have been rejected due to improper product labelling. The markets include: the United States (US), Canada, United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU). “A wide range of food items that are exported are held at ports of entry and are assessed to see whether or not they comply with the label...


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Customs to Implement Measures for Busy Christmas Season

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 07 Nov 2015    admin   
The Jamaica Customs Agency will be implementing a number of measures at the various ports of entry, in anticipation of the increase in activities during the upcoming Yuletide season. Commissioner of Customs, Major Richard Reese, said among the measures will be the deployment of additional personnel to the air and seaports. He also mentioned that the pool of customer service/information officers is to be increased. He was speaking at a customs seminar organised by the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce’s (JCC) Customs Tariff and Port Users Committee, which was held on September 24 at the Jamaica...


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The Ministry

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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  • Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (left), purcha… https://t.co/yG9RD1E9cQ Posted: 1 day 12 hours ago
  • Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green (right), discu… https://t.co/XIntxC1nk2 Posted: 1 day 12 hours ago
  • Jamaica National Agency For Accreditation Commemorates World Accreditation Day June 9, 2020. https://t.co/0OdMm1O9ox Posted: 1 day 12 hours ago

4 St. Lucia Avenue, Kingston 5, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
Fax: (876) 960-7422 

Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
Fax: 876-927-1904
Email: psecoffice@micaf.gov.jm

Opening hours: 
Mondays-Thursdays: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Fridays: 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.