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Hylton: Jamaica Exploring “Digital Economy” for Job Creation

 Above: Sameer Younis, chairman of the inner-city development committee of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce and Industry Minister Anthony Hylton (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is eyeing the “digital economy” as a potential source for job creation, …

Jamaica Could Resume Scrap Metal Trade

 Above: Industry Minister Anthony Hylton (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s scrap metal trade could resume soon, nearly a year after it was banned in the country. The Ministry of Industry is “committed” to reinstating the trade in the …

Jamaica to Amend Copyright Act

 Above: Industry Minister Anthony Hylton By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government is working to complete amendments to the country’s Copyright Act, according to Industry Minister Anthony Hylton. The changes would make Jamaica compliant with its treaty obligations, including the …

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 Above: Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips and Industry Minister Anthony Hylton (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s small business sector is a critical part of the country’s economic recovery, according to Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips. The Minister …

 Above: Minister Anthony Hylton (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A “vibrant” export sector is vital to the Jamaica’s growth and forms a major pillar of long-term economic stability, according to Jamaican Industry Minister Anthony Hylton. Hylton was speaking …

 Above: the Montego Bay Convention Centre, the scene of the Jamaica Investment Forum Photo: Ken Wiliams) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jamaican will be offering loans of up to $5 million for investment projects in the ICT sector, according …

 Above: the Kingston Container Terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica showed a 26 percent year-over-year increase in export earnings between January and September 2011, according to Vitus Evans, president of the Jamaica Exporters’ Association. Total exports for the period …

 Above: Investment Minister Anthony Hylton By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is looking to become a Caribbean logistics hub, according to Investment Minister Anthony Hylton. “There is tremendous benefit in Jamaica moving as quickly as possible to seize the opportunity …

 Above: Industry Minister Anthony Hylton By the Caribbean Journal staff Manufacturing is a “major area of growth potential” for Jamaica, and it will regain its status as a critical driver of growth, according to Industry Minister Anthony Hylton. Manufacturing is …

 Above: Industry Minister Anthony Hylton By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica must address the issue of business ethics, given a “serious problem with corruption,” according to Industry Minister Anthony Hylton. “The issue of business ethics must be addressed in order …