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October 2020
 
  • Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn (left) examines a door made from bamboo, while on a tour of the bamboo facility at the Factori… https://t.co/xqcTX4ESoG Posted: 3 days 4 hours ago
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26 October 2020

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw (3rd left), along with Minister of State in the Ministry, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn (2nd left); Managing Director, Sanmerna Paper Products, Robert White (4th left); Minister Plenipotentiary of the Nigerian High Commission, 'Manuel Oguntuyi (left); Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade (MFA&FT), Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith (2nd right); and Financial Controller, MFA&FT, Tanya Richards-Davis, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Friday, October 23, 2020. Sanmerna was invited to the Ministry to discuss its plans and accomplishments in light of the company’s intentions to set up a manufacturing plant in Nigeria and to acknowledge its accomplishments in light of Manufacturers’ Month 2020

Minister of Industry, Investment & Commerce Lauds Sanmerna Paper Products Limited

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 26 Oct 2020    communications   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw has lauded local paper products manufacturer Sanmerna Paper Products Limited for its zeal and innovativeness despite the challenges of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The company has announced plans to set up a manufacturing plant in Nigeria. Speaking at a meeting with the representatives of Sanmerna, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade and the Nigerian High Commission, held at the Ministry’s St. Lucia Avenue office yesterday, Minister Shaw praised the company’s fortitude in these challenging times. “What you are...


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Users of radioactive material and ionizing radiation emitting equipment require a Certificate of Registration or Licence

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 26 Oct 2020    communications   
The Hazardous Substances Regulatory Authority (HSRA), an Agency of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, is reminding its stakeholders that all users of radioactive material and ionizing radiation emitting equipment are required to possess a Certificate of Registration or Licence to possess, and use such materials and equipment. Director General of the HSRA, Maxine Russell, informed that “in accordance with the Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection, 2015 (NSRP Act), entities wishing to import or export such commodities must apply to the HSRA for the relevant permit, which can...


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Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Hon. Audley Shaw (2nd right), along with Minister of State in the Ministry, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn (2nd left); Chairman, National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica (EXIM Bank), Gary “Butch” Hendrickson (right); Managing Director, EXIM Bank, Lisa Bell (3rd left); and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dermon Spence, at a meeting at the at EXIM Bank Business Centre, Hope Road, Kingston, on Thursday, October 15, 2020. The meeting was held to discuss issues relating to the EXIM Bank and to introduce Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn to the management team.

EXIM Bank and agencies of the Ministry vital to Jamaica’s economic growth, says Minister Shaw

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 26 Oct 2020    communications   
Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Audley Shaw, says that the role of the National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica (EXIM Bank) and other key agencies of the Ministry is vital to Jamaica’s economic growth and development. “This Ministry is one of the vital Ministries, if we are going to restore the economy, and get the country back on a path of growth. With the challenges that we now have, we must return to a path of significant growth in the economy. If we don’t do it, we won’t be able to create the wealth that is necessary to move the country forward,” Minister Shaw said...


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Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, along with (from left) Chief Executive Officer, Cannabis Licencing Authority, Lincoln Allen; Chief Technical Director in the Ministry, Michelle Parkins; and Senior Director, Industry Division, Sophia Wellington, during a CanEx Webinar, at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Thursday, October 22, 2020. Other presenters at the webinar are Chief Executive Officer, Medicinal Cannabis Authority, Dr. Jerrol Thompson; CEO, Antigua and Barbuda Medicinal Cannabis Authority, Algernon Roberts; Lead, Cannabis Industry Group, Sandra Gogal; and Chief Knowledge Officer, New Frontier Data, John Kagia. The webinar explored the development in cannabis legislation, the approach to policy as well as the regulatory framework for trade and investment in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Minister Dunn calls for greater collaboration in the cannabis industry across the region

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 26 Oct 2020    communications   
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC), Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn, is calling for greater collaboration among stakeholders in the cannabis industry across the region. He noted that Jamaica is the lead country in the region, and is open for collaboration and partnership with our sister countries. “We are moving in the right direction. We are at a good place. We are open to the concept of a Caribbean brand. The time is now as a people across the region to work together to achieve that common goal of wealth creation for our respective countries,” he said...


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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.

Ministries of Industry, Investment & Commerce and Agriculture & Fisheries set to Launch Programme to Transition Informal Operators in Fisheries and Agriculture to the Formal Economy

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 26 Oct 2020    communications   
The Ministries of Industry, Investment and Commerce and Agriculture and Fisheries will soon launch a programme targeted at enterprises operating informally in agriculture and fisheries to aid their transition to the formal economy. The programme to Support the Transition to Formality in the Household Services, Agriculture and Fisheries Sectors in Jamaica, will be funded by grant funding of USD$500,000 from the International Labour Organization (ILO). The Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) and the Rural Agriculture Development Authority (RADA) as agencies of MIIC and MOAF tasked...


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

The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

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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  • Hon. Dr. Norman Dunn (left) examines a door made from bamboo, while on a tour of the bamboo facility at the Factori… https://t.co/xqcTX4ESoG Posted: 3 days 4 hours ago
  • Research & training critical in expanding & developing Bamboo industry- Min Dunn: More..https://t.co/I4H3Utko2Ihttps://t.co/sdoY0idpqv Posted: 3 days 4 hours ago
  • These doors made from bamboo by Superchard & Sons Furnishing Company Ltd., located at the Factories Corporation of… https://t.co/KbHMsloaQG Posted: 3 days 20 hours ago

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