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JCC President’s Statement at the Meeting of the Board of Directors Tuesday March 28, 2017

The 2017-2018 Tax Measures The recent tax measures announced in the 2017-2018 Budget Debate have not found favor with some and it is all the more reason why the Jamaican business community should step up its efforts in support of comprehensive taxation reform. As Chamber members know, this has been ...
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PRESS RELEASE – JCC STATEMENT ON CORNED BEEF IMPORT BAN

KINGSTON, Jamaica: Tuesday March 28, 2017. The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce notes the Government of Jamaica’s quick action in response to reports out of Brazil concerning the quality of some meat products processed in specific facilities. We recognize that the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries takes its role ...
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A WARM WELCOME TO OUR NEW MEMBERS

The Chamber welcomed two new Members at their Board of Directors Meeting on March 28, 2017. Pictured above left, JCC President Larry Watson presents a membership certificate to Joan Thompson, Acting General Manager of Jamaica Co-operatives Insurance Agency Ltd. (JCIA).  At right, President Watson presents a membership certificate to Nathalie ...
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LABOUR MARKET REFORM COMMISSION MAKES A PRESENTATION AT JCC BOD

Dr. Marshall Hall, Chairman of the Labour Market Reform Commission made a presentation to the Board of Directors of the Chamber at their meeting on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The presentation provided a summary of proposed recommendations by the government which is aligned to Vision 2030 Jamaica. The main task ...
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A WARM WELCOME TO OUR NEW MEMBERS

The Chamber welcomed two new members at their Board of Directors Meeting on January 31, 2017 - Ian K. (Agencies) Ltd. and Technology Innovation Centre - Joan Duncan School of Entrepreneurship, Ethics and Leadership ...
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JCC Annual Awards Ceremony – Call For Nominations

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) is pleased to advise that the 2016 Awards Ceremony is scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. We invite you to submit your nominations for awards to be presented to entities in the following categories.  Open the ...
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SERVICES SECTOR TO RECEIVE BOOST FROM MOU BETWEEN JCC AND JAMPRO

The services sector is slated for additional attention from leaders of the private sector with the transition of responsibility for the Jamaica Coalition of Service Industries (JCSI) from JAMPRO to the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce.  An MOU to this effect was signed between the two parties at the Chamber’s Secretariat ...
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Guest Speaker of JCC’s ‘Young Entrepreneur: Own Your Future’ Conference met with Prime Minister

Prime Minister Andrew Holness (pictured right) met with Thione Niang, Social Entrepreneur, Youth Advocate, Political Strategist and International Motivational Speaker (left) at Jamaica House on Friday, January 20th, 2017.  Mr. Niang was in Jamaica as the Guest Speaker for the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce ‘Young Entrepreneur: Own Your Future’ Conference ...
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