Business

Shaw tells IMF/World Bank forum of billions in new investments

MINISTER of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw says Jamaica will see an injection of more than US$20 billion of new investments that will help to drive the economy and increase job creation. Read More

Two ganja licences issued
THE Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has issued two of the five licences granted for legal operation in the cannabis industry.The licences were issued to Epican and Everyting Oily, a tier one cultivator and a tier one processor, respectively.... Read More

Devon House to cover own operating costs by 2020, says Bartlett
POPULAR St Andrew heritage site Devon House is expected to start covering its own operating costs by 2020.... Read More

RUBiS opens modernised service station in St Ann's Bay
Petroleum marketing company RUBiS Energy Jamaica opened its newly refurbished service station and C Store in St Ann's Bay on September 25, saying that it is a part of a larger modernisation project in which the company is investing as it looks to roll out similar facilities across the...... Read More

Jamaica to benefit from US$7.52-m grant funding

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Jamaica is set to benefit from an initial US$7.52 million in grant funding under the ninth cycle of the Caribbean Development Bank's (CDB) Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF 9). Read More

Search on for best start-up in Jamaica

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) has partnered with Swiss based-company, Seedstars World, to assist in identifying the best start-up to represent Jamaica in a regional competition. Read More

FHC Investments partners with Oppenheimer Asset Management

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

FHC Investments Limited (FHCIL) has entered a partnership with top-tier New York-based firm, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.It's a deal that FHCIL reckons will expand its list of global investments. Read More

Wehby says national honour will push him to work harder for Jamaica

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Group Chief Executive Officer of GraceKennedy Limited and Government Senator Don Wehby on Monday received the Order of Distinction (commander class) for sterling contribution to the public and private sectors at the National Honours and Awards Ceremony. Read More

Jamaica World plans $267.5-m trade centre in St Ann

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Local developer Jamaica World in a deal worth US$2.09 million ($267.5 million) has acquired 570 acres of land in Discovery Bay, St Ann, with plans for the development of a commerce and trade centre. Read More

MORE SLICES — Little Caesars expands

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Plans are now under way for the opening of a Little Caesars Hot-N-Ready pizza store in the Half-Way-Tree Transport Centre, the first of three new locations in the franchise that already has restaurants in Cross Roads and Manor Centre in Kingston, and Portmore in St... Read More

The Authorised Economic Operator Programme: Procedures and process

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA), in keeping with international standards, established the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) as part of its strategy to ensure that the process involving the importation and exportation of goods are done efficiently and effectively along the supply... Read More

How to get your marketing budget approved

Herman Alvaranga | Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Should I approve this expenditure? Read More

A strong financial foundation is key to entrepreneurial success

by Vintoria Bernard | Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

For many Jamaicans, the decision to be our own bosses did not come easily. Like many of our peers, we left university wanting to find a great company, work hard and aim for the top. We were assured of a monthly cheque, and as we climbed the corporate ladder, status and recognition would... Read More

Multi-billion-dollar firms push Guangdong province's GDP to US$1.2 trillion in 2016

BY PETE SANKEY Senior associate editor sankeyp@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

BEIJING, China — Guangdong province in this Asian country is home to some of China's fastest-growing companies which are becoming household names in several countries across the globe. Read More



ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT