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IDB Invest To Finance A Number Projects Throughout The Region- Marks

Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States and Chairman of the CARICOM Caucus of Ambassadors, Audrey P. Marks, has welcomed the announcement of IDB funds to be made available for projects in Jamaica. This latest expanded financial framework from IDB Invest, which will allow projects as small as US$1 million to be included, will help tremendously […]

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Inter-American Development Bank Making US$50M A Year Available For Investment In Jamaica Through Investment Arm, IDB Invest.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is making more than US$50 million a year available for investment in a number of projects in Jamaica, through its investment arm, IDB Invest. IDB Invest General Manager, James P. Scriven, who made the disclosure on Friday (October 19), said that tourism, infrastructure, transportation, ports, roads, as well as the […]

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Jamaica Ready For Investments and Development Of Sports Infrastructure.

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica is ready for investment in the development of sports infrastructure. Such investment, he said, will enable the country to attract mega sporting events and capitalise on that lucrative segment of the global tourism market. Minister Bartlett noted that while the island has hosted several major sporting events, it […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Jamaica Broilers Group Reporting 6% Increase In Revenues For Quarter Ending July 2018

The Directors of Jamaica Broilers Group Limited have released their unaudited financial results for the quarter ended July 28, 2018, reporting Group revenues of JA$12.2 billion, a 6% increase over the JA$11.5 billion achieved in 2017. Gross profit for the quarter was reported at JA$3.2 billion, a 19% increase over the previous year. In his […]

Stanley Motta Reporting 300% Increase In Revenues For 9 Months Ended September 2018

Manufacturing Industry’s Out-turn Mainly Attributed to Increase in Index For Refined Petroleum Products Group- STATIN

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) is reporting that the July 2018 producer price indices for the mining and quarrying, and manufacturing industries grew by 4.4 and one per cent, respectively. This was noted by STATIN’s Deputy Director General, Leesha Delatie-Budair, during the Institute’s media sensitisation seminar at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St. […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Our Vision Is To See Jamaica Grow To 100 Per Cent Internet Penetration

“Our vision is to see Jamaica grow from 60 per cent Internet penetration today, to 100 per cent; which means that this journey of LTE coverage expansion gives us a tremendous opportunity to use increased broadband penetration as one of the drivers of economic growth. This is about taking Jamaica to the next level and […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

STATIN Reporting Jamaican Economy Grew By 1.4% In Q1 Of 2018

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica is reporting that the Jamaican economy grew by 1.4 percent in the first quarter of 2018 when compared to the similar quarter of 2017. This the report said was the result of improved performance in both the Goods Producing and the Services Industries, which grew by 2.8 and 0.9 percent […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

China Now The Biggest Source Of Foreign Direct Investments For Jamaica.

Bilateral trade between Jamaica and the People’s Republic of China increased from US$58 million in 2000, to US$382 million in 2017. This, according to Commercial Counsellor, Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Jamaica, Jianghong Fan. He notes that Jamaica remains his country’s largest trading partner in the English-speaking […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M

Jamaica’s ICT Knowledge Services Sector Accounted For 58% Of Jobs Created During Last Financial Year – Vaz

Jamaica’s Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz is reporting that the Information Communication Technology (ICT)/Knowledge Services sector accounted for approximately 58 per cent of jobs created during the last financial year. He noted that over 60 companies currently offer call centre and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, […]

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Jamaica To Tackle Issue Of Food Imports In Tourism Industry Head-On

Jamaica’s Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, says the Ministry intends to tackle the issue of food imports in the tourism industry head-on. The majority of the island’s total food imports, about 60 per cent, are directed to the hotel, restaurant and institutional (HRI) sector. Mr. Shaw said it should not be […]

Salada Foods To Purchase 25,000 Boxes Of Cherries From Jamaican Coffee Farmers in deal Worth JA$200M