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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 7, 2014

Jamaican Farmer Produces Turmeric Capsules. A local farmer has gone a step further than the Ministry Of Agriculture’s push to export turmeric to the international market and has begun processing the root into capsules and tea bags… Read more at

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Chart of the Week: 3% Decline In MSEs Based On Returns

diG Deeper Business Update: Doing Business Report 2014 – Jamaica’s Ranking Continues To Decline Doing Business Report 2014

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 9, 2014

Jamaicans Evenly Split On Boycott Of T&T Goods. Jamaicans appear evenly split on calls for a boycott of goods made in Trinidad and Tobago, but an overwhelming majority are up in arms over the decision by that country to refuse entry

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 28, 2013

Uncle Sam To Get Rough – US Seeks To Halt Filing For Siblings. The much-sought-after United States (US) Green Card, the path to American citizenship for thousands of Jamaicans, could become much more difficult to acquire if proposed changes to that

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Economy Contracts in 2012

As predicted by the PIOJ in February, data from STATIN revealed that the Jamaican economy contracted in 2012 as GDP fell by 0.35%. This marks Jamaica’s fourth year of contraction in the past five calendar years. Ranking Of Contribution to GDP:

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List: Discretionary Waivers

From the Ministry of Finance website, find below each report for monthly report for discretionary waivers since October 2010 to latest month available. In each report find individual waivers by: Tariff Code, Applicant, Brief Description of Items, CET waived, SCT

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