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Credit Bureaus & You

On today’s programme, we explore Credit Bureaus and their function in Jamaica.

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PIOJ Economic Outlook

On today’s programme, we recap the Planning Institute of Jamaica’s recent press briefing examining Jamaica’s economic performance during last year, and projections for the current quarter.

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PSOJ & DBJ Sign Agreement

On today’s programme, we find out how a partnership between the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica and the Development Bank of Jamaica will help more micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSME’s) access numerous business support services.

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The Future Junior Stock Exchange

On today’s programme, Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips addresses concerns over the future of the Junior Stock Exchange in light of impending changes to the incentives provided to listed companies.

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Richard Byles Weighs In On Economy

On today’s programme, Co-Chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, Richard Byles, weighs in on Jamaica’s performance to date under the Government’s Economic Reform Programme.

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9th IMF Review

Jamaica is set to receive another payout of funds, some Forty million US dollars, under its Extended Fund Facility agreement with the International Monetary Fund. This, after the country passed its ninth IMF review.

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Public Sector Wage Agreement

On today’s programme, we examine the details of the public sector wage agreement signed between the Government and civil service groups last week.

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Debt Buy Back Transaction With Venezuela

On today’s programme, Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips discusses the Government’s decision to pursue a debt buy back transaction with Venezuela and its implications for Jamaica’s economy.

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Govt Moving To Regulate Micro-Financing Sector

The Government has announced plans to draft legislation to regulate the microfinance industry. We explore this issue in today’s programme.

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EPOC Press Conference

On today’s programme, the Economic Programme Oversight Committee provides a report on Jamaica’s economic performance under the Government’s Economic Reform Programme since the start of the new financial year.

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Government Resumes Net Billing

The Government has taken a decision to resume its net billing arrangement. We examine the significance of this initiative in today’s programme.

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COJ Extends Amnesty

The Companies Office of Jamaica has extended its amnesty initiative, we find out more on today’s programme.

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BGLC And Gaming Lounges

On today’s programme we examine the steps being taken by the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission to protect the integrity of the gaming industry.

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E Procurement System

On today’s programme we examine the coming implementation of the Electronic Government Procurement System (EGP) and its expected impact on local suppliers of goods and services.

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COJ Amnesty Initiative

On today’s programme we hear about the Companies Office of Jamaica’s amnesty initiative

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The Medicinal Ganja Industry

On today’s programme we explore the economic possibilities created by the decriminalization of marijuana for research and medicinal purposes.    

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Business Process Outsourcing

The term Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) in the news a lot in recent months, with several Government representatives announcing plans to develop the BPO industry into a major contributor to Jamaica’s economy. But what exactly is business process outsourcing and … Continued

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New Electricity Generating Capacity

The Government has planned major developments for the energy sector. What does this mean for the average consumer, and the price they pay for electricity?

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