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Jamaica’s Economy Has Been Experiencing Consistent Growth For Almost 18 Consecutive Quarters – Holness

Prime Minister Hon. Andrew Holness, says the local economy has been experiencing consistent growth for almost 18 consecutive quarters. Speaking to participants at the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation’s Strategic Leadership Retreat at Moon Palace in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, last week, Mr. Holness said Jamaica is seeing a return to sustainable periods […]

Jamaica Reporting A Record Two Million Visitors For The First Five Months Of 2019.

The Ease Of Doing Business Plays A Crucial Role In The Country’s Economic Development As Well As Boosts Investor Confidence

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says the ease of doing business plays a crucial role in the country’s economic development as well as boosts investor confidence. Delivering the keynote address at the ceremony to break ground for the 800-room luxury Amaterra Resort in Stewart Castle, Trelawny, recently, Mr. Holness said that it is extremely important to […]

Jamaica Reporting A Record Two Million Visitors For The First Five Months Of 2019.

US$25M “Boosting Innovation, Growth And Entrepreneurship Ecosystem” Project Being Implemented By Development Bank Of Jamaica.

Over the next five years, a total of US$25 million will be invested in a project designed to finance and aid innovation, entrepreneurship and economic growth of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and business startups. Dubbed ‘Boosting Innovation, Growth and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem (BIGEE)’ the project is being implemented by the Development Bank of Jamaica […]

Jamaica Reporting A Record Two Million Visitors For The First Five Months Of 2019.

The Economic Progress Made By Jamaica In Recent Times Can Be Used As A Model For Other Countries To Follow

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says the economic progress made by Jamaica in recent times can be used as a model for other countries to follow. He noted that the economic successes gained came at great sacrifice by Jamaicans, but noted that there is social consensus among citizens about the changes that are needed for the […]

Jamaica Reporting A Record Two Million Visitors For The First Five Months Of 2019.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Launches The Social Enterprise Stock Market

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) has launched the Social Enterprise Stock Market, which is an additional market under the JSE and will join the main market, the junior market and the US dollar market which are trading stock daily. Five entities have so far been approved for trading on the exchange and these include, the […]

Jamaica Reporting A Record Two Million Visitors For The First Five Months Of 2019.

While Macro-Economic Indicators Continue To Have A Positive Outlook, The Country’s Micro-Economic Progress Remains Static.

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, has called for a collaborative approach to improve the country’s micro-economic standing, in order to attain economic growth above 2 per cent. According to the Prime Minister, while macro-economic indicators continue to have a positive outlook, the country’s micro-economic progress remains static. The Prime Minister noted that Jamaica has been doing […]

Jamaica Reporting A Record Two Million Visitors For The First Five Months Of 2019.

Jamaican Government To Save JA$2.4 Billion In Office Rental Costs From Development Of Government Circle Project

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says the Administration stands to save as much as $2.4 billion in annual office rental costs from development of the proposed Government Circle project in and around National Heroes Park in Kingston. Additionally, he envisages that the project will serve as a catalyst for other developments in the area, which will […]

Jamaica Reporting A Record Two Million Visitors For The First Five Months Of 2019.

National Water Commission To be listed on Jamaica Stock Exchange Via IPO As Jamaican Government Looks To Raise Equity Financing

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says the Government is exploring new business models for the National Water Commission (NWC), in an effort to transform and improve the water sector’s performance. Mr. Holness said this has become necessary following a review of the corporate governance and the business model of the water company. The Prime Minister noted […]

Jamaica Reporting A Record Two Million Visitors For The First Five Months Of 2019.

Government Focused On Developing Port Of Kingston Into A Modern Competitive Near-Port Logistics Centre.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says the Government is focused on developing the lands adjacent to the port of Kingston into a modern competitive near-port logistics centre. These include the lands lying between the Causeway and the terminal, referred to as the West Terminal Lands; those currently occupied by the Kingston Free Zone and the Jamaica […]

Jamaica Reporting A Record Two Million Visitors For The First Five Months Of 2019.

Government Has Created An Environment Where Entrepreneurs Can Take Calculated Risks On Investments

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has welcomed the launch of the Seprod Group’s new $3-billion state-of-the-art grains mill, Jamaica Grain and Cereals Limited, which has created employment for 300 more Jamaicans. Mr. Holness speaking at the ceremony to officially open the facility at Seprod, said it was an important signal when one of the largest food […]

Jamaica Reporting A Record Two Million Visitors For The First Five Months Of 2019.