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May 2020
 

04 May 2020

Annual Spiny Lobster Close Season

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 04 May 2020    communications   
The annual spiny lobster close season runs from April 1-June 30. The National Fisheries Authority wishes to remind the public that anyone who sells lobster during this period could be fined up to $3million.


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Hand-sanitiser products should contain a minimum of 60 per cent alcohol.

Entrepreneurs Encouraged To Focus On Their Brand

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 04 May 2020    communications   
The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) and National Compliance and Regulatory Authority (NCRA) are encouraging manufacturers, distributors and importers of hand sanitisers to take in a sample of their product for conformity testing and validation of the integrity of product content. They are being requested to share samples with the BSJ and NCRA by the close of business today (April 29). According to the BSJ, more local manufacturers have now entered the market in response to the demand for hand sanitiser products as a result of the efforts to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-...


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State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green.

Small Business Operators Encouraged To Access Funds And Training

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 04 May 2020    communications   
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, is encouraging small business operators to access funds and training that the Government is providing, to ease the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. He told JIS News that there is a commitment to ensure the “sustainability and survival” of small businesses, as they account for the majority of commerce, and the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service has made provisions for them in its COVID-19 stimulus package. “All of our small businesses can get a grant of up to $100,000 to help...


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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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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. - 3:30 p.m.
Fridays: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.