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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 […]

Supreme Ventures Group Reporting Record 2017 Revenues Of JA$56B, A 25% Increase Over 2016.

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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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IMF Gives High Marks For Jamaica’s Performance Under Stand-By Arrangement, Programme Implementation Remains Strong, Public Debt Firmly On A Downward Trajectory.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given high marks for Jamaica’s performance under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), saying programme implementation remains strong, with public debt firmly on a downward trajectory. In its recently released Executive Board Review, the Fund highlighted that strong programme implementation continues to anchor macroeconomic stability. All quantitative performance criteria and structural […]

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Tourism Sector Earned US$3B, And Placed US$1B In The Pockets Of Jamaicans

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says tourism has been the catalyst for the growth of the Jamaican economy, as it has enabled the value-added which lifted the gross domestic product and indeed the growth rate on an annual basis. Speaking at a Jamaica Centre of Tourism Innovation pilot review luncheon at the Montego Bay Convention […]

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Businessuite 2017 Top 10 JAMAICA CEO Junior Market by % change in US$ Profit after Tax

Nat Rank Nat Rank Carib Rank US$000 US$000 % 2017 2016 2017 Chief Executive Officer Listed Company 2016/17 2015/16 Change 1 NR 3 David Lowe Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited $2,589 $1,051 146.34% 2 NR 5 Andrew Jackson JETCON Corporation Limited $771 $336 129.66% 3 8 7 John Mahfood Jamaican Teas Limited $1,141 $600 89.96% 4 […]

Supreme Ventures Group Reporting Record 2017 Revenues Of JA$56B, A 25% Increase Over 2016.