Growth Momentum to Continue

Finance and Planning Minister, Dr. the Hon. Peter Phillips, says the economic growth momentum is expected to continue through to the end of the September …

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Senate Passes 40 Bills in 2013

The Senate passed a total of 40 Bills during 2013, nearly double the average number approved each year over the previous four years. In a …

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IMF Approves US$30.8 Million for Jamaica

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a disbursement of some US$30.8 million (SDR 19.97 million) for Jamaica. The allocation follows …

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House Passes Charities Act

A Bill to introduce a single piece of legislation to regulate all charitable organisations, whether intending to, or already operating in the country, was passed …

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Junior Market Given Transition Period

Government has introduced a transition period for the phasing out of the special scheme of income tax incentives now enjoyed by companies listed on the …

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First Tranche of IMF Funds Due Today

The first tranche of US$207 million from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to be deposited into the Jamaican account May 3. Confirmation came …

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