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Jamaica’s Macroeconomic Achievements, To Date, Have Been Extremely Impressive – World Bank

Newly appointed World Bank Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, Axel van Trostenburg, says Jamaica’s macroeconomic achievements, to date, have been extremely impressive. he said that he didn’t know any country that has achieved, over a sustained period of time, the fiscal adjustments and reforms as Jamaica has done, and produced a most […]

JMMB Group Limited Announces US$200 Million Investment in Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (New Sagicor)

April Shaping Up To Be Another Good Month For Visitor Arrivals in Jamaica As Out-Turn Expected To Boost Stopover Arrivals To 900,000 For The First Four Months Of The Year.

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says that April is shaping up to be another good month for visitor arrivals, noting that he was expecting this to be a huge month as April is trending at eight per cent over the same period last year and that the numbers for Easter and Carnival are yet to […]

JMMB Group Limited Announces US$200 Million Investment in Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (New Sagicor)

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 […]

JMMB Group Limited Announces US$200 Million Investment in Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (New Sagicor)

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 […]

JMMB Group Limited Announces US$200 Million Investment in Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (New Sagicor)

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 […]

JMMB Group Limited Announces US$200 Million Investment in Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (New Sagicor)

Five Networks – Gastronomy, Sports & Entertainment, Health & Wellness, Shopping, & The Knowledge Economy, Diversifying Jamaica’s Tourism Offerings And Creating Business Opportunities

Director of the Tourism Linkages Network, Carolyn McDonald-Riley, has emphasised the importance of the five networks in further diversifying the country’s tourism offerings and creating business opportunities among various sectors. The five networks – Gastronomy, Sports and Entertainment, Health and Wellness, Shopping, and the Knowledge economy – which were officially launched in December 2016 as […]

JMMB Group Limited Announces US$200 Million Investment in Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (New Sagicor)

Ian Dear Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Express Catering Limited Is Businessuiteonline.com’s 2018 Top Caribbean CEO, Ranking #1 And #4 On The List Of Top 50

Businessuiteonline.com, positioned as the Caribbean’s leading source for SME business news and features, has named Ian Dear, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Express Catering Limited (ECL) as its 2018 Top Caribbean CEO, ranking #1 and reporting a 320% improvement in net profit after tax for 2018 over 2017. Dear who is also Chief Executive […]

JMMB Group Limited Announces US$200 Million Investment in Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation (New Sagicor)

Businessuite 2018 Top Caribbean CEO – Ian Dear, Chairman and CEO Express Catering Limited

Ian Dear is a Jamaican-born businessman with more than 25 years’ experience in Caribbean tourism and real estate development. He is an original founder, and the current Chairman and CEO of Margaritaville Caribbean group (MCg). In addition to purchasing local goods and services, MCg provides employment for more than 1,000 Jamaicans; providing significant economic impact […]

Cargo Handlers’ Increased Q2 Revenue Mainly Attributed To Baggage Handling And Provisioning Activities Associated With Home-Porting Cruise Vessels

Businessuite 2018 Top 10 Jamaica Main Market Companies By US$ Profit After Tax

NR NR NR LC$000 US$000 2018 2017 2016 Company 2017/18 2017/18 1 1 1 JA National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd. $19,107,818 $152,863 2 2 2 JA Scotia Group Jamaica Ltd. $12,407,290 $99,258 3 3 3 JA Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited $12,069,823 $96,559 4 4 4 JA GraceKennedy Limited $4,772,100 $38,177 5 5 5 JA PanJam […]

Businessuite 2018 Top Barbados CEO – Diane Payne, The West India Biscuit Company Limited (WIBISCO)

Businessuite 2018 Top 10 Jamaica Main Market Companies By US$ Revenue

NR NR NR LC$000 US$000 2018 2017 2016 Company 2017/18 2017/18 1 1 1 JA GraceKennedy Limited 92,475,652 739,805 2 2 3 JA Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited 70,443,809 563,550 3 3 2 JA National Commercial Bank Jamaica Ltd. 59,474,588 475,797 4 4 5 JA Supreme Ventures Limited 56,186,633 449,493 5 5 6 JA Jamaica Broilers […]

Businessuite 2018 Top Barbados CEO – Diane Payne, The West India Biscuit Company Limited (WIBISCO)