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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 […]

GraceKennedy CEO Don Wehby Announces Senior Management Changes

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 […]

Jamaica’s Pattern Of Studying, Consulting, Re-Consulting And Updating Its Studies, Have Impeded The Country’s Own Progress.

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 […]

GraceKennedy CEO Don Wehby Announces Senior Management Changes

Jamaica Must Be Disciplined In The Management Of Its Economic Affairs

Finance and the Public Service Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, says Jamaica must be disciplined in the management of its economic affairs in order to ensure that there will be no need to return to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), once the current programme relationship ends. The Government’s Precautionary Stand-By Agreement with the international financial institution […]

GraceKennedy CEO Don Wehby Announces Senior Management Changes