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26 June 2020

Minister Audley Shaw's message in recognition of International MSME Day 2020

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 26 Jun 2020    ICTAdmin   
Each year on International MSME Day, we pause to recognize the importance of our micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Globally, MSMEs account for 90% of businesses and 60-70% of employment. Here in Jamaica, our MSMEs contributed $80.4 billion in revenue in 2018 and account for 35% of the nation’s jobs. Additionally, there are approximately 220,000 registered small farmers operating on the island. The contribution of MSMEs to our national development cannot be overemphasized. Today, as the world rises from the ravages of a global pandemic, we must take stock of where we are...


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Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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