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News Jamaica Business: Business leaders welcome Jamaica Survey of Establishments 2018

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
Business leaders welcome Jamaica Survey of Establishments 2018
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/article/20191001/ARTICLE/191009969/1009

BUSINESS leaders gave the 2018 Jamaica Survey of Establishments (JSE) the nod during a panel discussion on the findings of the survey held last week (September 25). Panellists commended the Planning ...

News Jamaica Business: VP Records Will Release 'Down in Jamaica' 40th Anniversary Box Set Oct. 25!

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
VP Records Will Release 'Down in Jamaica' 40th Anniversary Box Set Oct. 25!
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwmusic/article/VP-Records-Will-Release-Down-in-Jamaica-40th-Anniversary-Box-Set-Oct-25-20191010

Available October 25, 2019, Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records is a 94-track, multi-format limited edition (2,000 run) box set with a 24-page booklet and art cards detailing the hits, the rarities, and the history of the world's largest reggae label.

News Jamaica Business: Jamaica, first Caribbean country to sign FX Global Code

Published on: Thursday 08 August 2019
Jamaica, first Caribbean country to sign FX Global Code
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business-report/jamaica-first-caribbean-country-to-sign-fx-global-code_171731?profile=1056

“[Bank of Jamaica, local cambios and commercial bankers] arrived at a code of conduct that we would be able to not just say we have signed on to, but [able to] practice and demonstrate to the various ...

News Jamaica Business: Jamaica has come further, faster than anyone thought possible

Published on: Saturday 10 August 2019
Jamaica has come further, faster than anyone thought possible
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/jamaica-has-come-further-faster-than-anyone-thought-possible_172119?profile=1096

This programme has achieved significant results, including digitalisation of Jamaica's business registration process, which has helped Jamaica move up considerably on the World Bank's Doing Business ...

News Jamaica Business: Kristia Franklin – The business of fashion

Published on: Saturday 03 August 2019
Kristia Franklin – The business of fashion
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sunday-finance/kristia-franklin-the-business-of-fashion_171499?profile=1056

Jamaica graduate said perceptions of her and her brand have generally been positive and have opened up opportunities to work with other brands and to explore other related things Her journey into ...

News Jamaica Business: Jamaica Wants To Expand Agriculture But Agribusinesses Are Finding It Impossible to Access Capital

Published on: Wednesday 31 July 2019
Jamaica Wants To Expand Agriculture But Agribusinesses Are Finding It Impossible to Access Capital
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/daphneewingchow/2019/07/31/jamaicaagribusinesscapital/

His company, Farm Credibly, provides access to loans for unbanked farmers in Jamaica. Alternative credit scoring is provided to microlenders by assessing farms’ real economic activity, based on ...

News Jamaica Business: 'Olympic Manor' to showcase best of Jamaica at Tokyo 2020

Published on: Thursday 01 August 2019
'Olympic Manor' to showcase best of Jamaica at Tokyo 2020
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sports/-olympic-manor-to-showcase-best-of-jamaica-at-tokyo-2020_171405?profile=1499

It will be first and foremost a corporate forum in strategically showcasing our sporting talent and commercialising brand Jamaica. It will offer local and international media and business interests a ...

News Jamaica Business: Jamaica Strives to Stay Competitive as New BPO Destinations Emerge

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
News source: https://www.nearshoreamericas.com/jamaica-strives-to-stay-competitive-as-new-bpo-destinations-emerge/

As a well-established business process outsourcing (BPO) destination, Jamaica is now facing the challenge of remaining competitive as other countries in the region emerge as attractive options for ...

News Jamaica Business: Jamaica's Sutphin Boulevard Gets A Makeover

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
News source: https://patch.com/new-york/jamaica/jamaicas-sutphin-boulevard-gets-makeover

"Clean streets and sidewalks are part of building welcoming, vibrant communities," City Council Member Adrienne Adams, who represents Jamaica, said. "Business districts and residents deserve no less." ...

News Jamaica Business: Jamaica needs to find an answer to the problem of low labour productivity

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/opinion/jamaica-needs-to-find-an-answer-to-the-problem-of-low-labour-productivity_166563?profile=1444

Contract for services is on the rise not just in Jamaica, but worldwide, for good reason. At the strategic level it has proven to be an effective asset de-intensification strategy; allowing employers ...