Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Audley Shaw (3rd left), along with (from left) Trade Administrator, The Trade Board Limited (TBL), Douglas Webster; Chief Information Officer, TBL, Carl Morgan; Principal Investment Officer & Head, English-Speaking Caribbean, International Finance Corporation, Judith Green; Programme Manager, Trade Facilitation Secretariat, Sharifa Powell; Team Leader, Jamaica Trade Information Portal Implementation Project, Trevor O’Regan; at the launch of the Jamaica Trade Information Portal (JTIP) , at the Terra Nova Hotel on Thursday, May 16, 2019. The JTIP is being developed through support from the World Bank Group. The launch signals Jamaica’s improved readiness for trade, and will ensure that the requisite information is easily accessible by all, which will make it easier and more efficient to conduct the business of trade.
16 May 2019
The business community will now have quick access to the country’s trade rules with the launch of the Jamaica Trade Information Portal (JTIP), the first of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean, by Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Audley Shaw. The portal, which aims to improve trade facilitation and generate more trade and investment, is a one-stop shop for information on import-export regulations and procedures and will be hosted by the Trade Board Limited. Speaking at the launch held at the Terra Nova Hotel in Kingston today (May 16), Minister Shaw...