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MSME Resources Search Tool

The MSME Resources Search Tool provides entrepreneurs of Jamaican micro, small and medium enterprises a digital resource to access up-to-date information on initiatives, programmes and services available to them through various entities who focus on the growth and development of the MSME. Inside users will find relevant initiatives, programmes and services from both private and public sectors… all in one concise location and categorised across the following nine (9) subject areas:
  • Empowering Business Environment
  • Business Development Support & Training
  • Affordable MSME Financing
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation & Technology in Business
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Women in Business
  • Youth in Business
  • Supporting Persons with Disability in Business
  • Supporting the Creative Sector in Business
A search can also be filtered by specific criteria including by:
  • Audience
  • Industry
  • Purpose
  • Type of Financing
Please check back often. New initiatives are added and updates are made as soon as they arise. See tool below:

NCB Business Grow Loan Facility

The National Commercial Bank (NCB) Jamaica is the first commercial bank to establish a structured framework to provide loan offerings to MSMEs. The Bank has an established framework to provide access to loans for MSMEs. The framework includes:

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NCB Merchant Advance Credit Facility

This facility enables SME card merchants to use their future debit and credit card receivables to access affordable financing on an unsecured basis, to be utilized primarily for working capital support.

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NCB Quick Biz Loan

This facility provides unsecured financing to the Bank’s existing SME customers for short-term business needs.

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Nutraceutical Training Programmes

The offering of this programme is aimed at enhancing MSMEs involvement in agriculture through training and the production of nutraceutical plants. Participants are exposed to the agronomical practices in agriculture and it is hoped that they will see agriculture as a viable career option.

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Partial Credit Guarantee Enhancement Facility

The Credit Enhancement Facility (CEF) gives a helping hand to Small & Medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs).

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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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Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
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Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
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