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JAMPRO Hosts Business Opportunities Seminar

Jamaica Promotions Corporation’s (JAMPRO) capacity targeting increased exports has been significantly boosted by its acquisition of market research data relating to the United States, one of the country’s largest trading partners. The research, commissioned by American airline, Delta, was undertaken across the Caribbean during the latter half of 2013 by…

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Logistics Hub to Improve Competitiveness

Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) President, Diane Edwards, says implementation of the Global Logistics Hub Initiative is expected to significantly improve Jamaica’s global competitiveness by, among other things, providing greater access to markets and reducing attendant costs in this process. Against this background, she underscores the need for a change in…

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State Minister Ffolkes-Abrahams Welcomes Growth of Franchises

State Minister for Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Sharon Ffolkes-Abrahams, has welcomed the growth of overseas-owned franchises in Jamaica, particularly entities partnering with local stakeholders. Such development, she said, is testament of the “attractiveness” of Jamaica’s market, and is a “positive signal to prospective investors, who may be considering Jamaica…

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JAMPRO Congratulates Tessanne Chin

The Board and Staff of JAMPRO join a grateful and proud nation in thanking God for the talent and victory of Tessanne Chin. Tessanne Chin’s triumph in being selected as “The Voice” for 2013 is an exceptional international achievement that throws into extremely sharp focus the almost limitless dividends that…

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Gov’t Facilitates US$8.5 Million Investment in BPO Project

Jamaica is well on the way to meetings its target of doubling the size of the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector by 2016. The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, through JAMPRO, and the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), have facilitated a US$8.5 million investment project between the owners of…

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Local Entrepreneur Launches Brand of Condiments

A hot new brand of delicious Jamaican sauces and jams intended for the local and export markets, was launched at the offices of Jamaica Promotions (JAMPRO) in Kingston on Thursday, October 31. Heneka Watkis-Porter, who also owns the Patwa Apparel Company, is producing a line of condiments under the ‘10…

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