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How Much Can Jamaica Grow?

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor THE PLANNING Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) is targeting real GDP growth of three percent in the fiscal year 2015/16. This is against the previously targeted 1.5 to two percent, under the current IMF agreement. I have long …

Jamaica Receives $9.5 Million in Budget Support From EU

 Above: Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has received $9.46 million USD in budgetary support from the European Union. The funding, which is being provided through a grant agreement, will help in the “implementation of …

Is Business Confidence Up in Jamaica?

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Business confidence is rising in Jamaica. At least that’s the verdict from Jamaican Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips. The Minister, who was speaking at a Chamber of Commerce forum in Mandeville …

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 Above: Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips By the Caribbean Journal staff It is time for Jamaica to make “the hard financial decisions now,” to protect future generations, according to Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips. The Minister, who was speaking in …