Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (right), congratulates cattle farmer of Colley Mountain, Manchester, Okeito Thompson, for being the recipient of the Prime Minister's Award for Agriculture, during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Thursday, May 21, 2020. Among the matters discussed at the meeting was access to farm lands. Ministers Shaw and Green explored the possibility of accessing mined lands that could be used for cattle rearing and other farming activities.
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.