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Local Entrepreneurs Share Lessons In Growing And Strengthening Youth Entrepreneurship At MSBM’s Conference July 10-12, 2019

Kingston, Jamaica -July 6, 2019: Young entrepreneurs will get the opportunity to garner further knowledge on how to grow and strengthen their business during the Mona School of Business International Business & Management Conference scheduled for July 10-12, 2019 under the theme, Delivering on the Promise of Entrepreneurship: Critical Perspectives on Research, Practice, and Thinking […]

Jamaica Welcomes Two Million Visitors For The First Half Of 2019, Earning US$2 Billion In Revenues.

When You Go Around Jamaica There Is Evidence Of Things Taking Place…Everywhere You Go Something New Is Happening.

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, says the country is experiencing an unprecedented level of economic activity, with 17 consecutive quarters of growth, and unemployment now at the lowest rate in the nation’s history. The Minister pointed out that we have never had unemployment this low where more people […]

Jamaica Welcomes Two Million Visitors For The First Half Of 2019, Earning US$2 Billion In Revenues.

Mona School Of Business And Management To Host Entreprenurs’ Conference

Kingston, Jamaica, June 27, 2019: Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) will host the 4th International Business and Management Conference at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel from July 10 through 12, 2019, under the theme, Delivering on the Promise of Entrepreneurship: Critical Perspectives on Research, Practice, and Thinking in the Fourth Economy. Convenor of the […]

Jamaica Welcomes Two Million Visitors For The First Half Of 2019, Earning US$2 Billion In Revenues.

Richard Byles selected as New BOJ Governor

Today, Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr the Hon. Nigel Clarke announced the endorsement by the Cabinet of the selection of Mr. Richard Byles as the next Governor of the Bank of Jamaica. Minister Clarke stated, “In January of this year, I appointed a Search Committee chaired by Mr. David Marston to lead […]

Jamaica Welcomes Two Million Visitors For The First Half Of 2019, Earning US$2 Billion In Revenues.

Government of Jamaica Exploring Feasibility Of Utilizing Accounts Receivables Asset-Based Financing As A Funding Option For Micro, Small And Medium-Size Enterprises

The Government of Jamaica is exploring the feasibility of utilizing accounts receivables asset-based financing as a funding option for micro, small and medium-size enterprises (MSMEs). The concept allows business owners to access capital that is secured by outstanding invoices or money owed by clients procuring goods and services on credit. Minister of Finance and the […]

Jamaica Welcomes Two Million Visitors For The First Half Of 2019, Earning US$2 Billion In Revenues.

National Export-Import (EXIM) Bank Of Jamaica Loans To Productive Sector Projected To Increase To JA$9.3 Billion For Upcoming Fiscal Year.

National Export-Import (EXIM) Bank of Jamaica loans to the productive sector is projected to increase to $9.3 billion for the upcoming fiscal year. This is according to the 2019/20 Public Bodies’ Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure, which was tabled in the House of Representatives by Finance and the Public Service Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke. The […]

Jamaica Welcomes Two Million Visitors For The First Half Of 2019, Earning US$2 Billion In Revenues.

Jamaica’s Economic Growth Projected in the Range of 1.5 To 2.9 % Over the Next Four Fiscal Years.

Economic growth is projected in the range of 1.5 to 2.9 per cent over the next four fiscal years. This is according to the Government’s 2019/20 Fiscal Policy Paper, which was tabled in the House of Representatives on February 14, by Finance and Public Service Minister, Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke. The document indicates that […]

Jamaica Welcomes Two Million Visitors For The First Half Of 2019, Earning US$2 Billion In Revenues.

Bank Of Jamaica Designing New Reporting Forms To Capture Vital Information On The Extent Of Private-Sector Credit Being Provided To Micro, Small, And Medium-Sized Enterprises

Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Governor, Brian Wynter, has advised that the BOJ is designing new reporting forms to capture vital information on the extent of private-sector credit being provided to micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). The value of loans disbursed to MSMEs by deposit-taking institutions as a percentage of total private-sector credit, is among […]

Jamaica Welcomes Two Million Visitors For The First Half Of 2019, Earning US$2 Billion In Revenues.

Enhancing The BOJ’s Governance Structure Through Clear Demarcation And Assignment Of Roles For Policy Decision-Making And Daily Management.

The proposed amendments relate to the Bank of Jamaica Act, Banking Services Act, and the Public Bodies Management and Accountability Act. The changes are intended to enhance the BOJ’s governance structure through clear demarcation and assignment of roles for policy decision-making and daily management. The objective is to ensure that strong systems of accountability are […]

If We Are To Have Real Growth And Development Nationally …. We Must Grow Our SME Sector.

Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”

Economic independence is not the freedom to do whatever we want; It is about implementing the right economic policies for Jamaica without prompting from anyone. Economic independence is not an absence of interdependence. Jamaica is a small, open economy where trade in goods and services as a percentage of GDP is very high, at over […]

Jamaica Welcomes Two Million Visitors For The First Half Of 2019, Earning US$2 Billion In Revenues.