Finance minister says he will review tax measures

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Minister of Finance Peter Phillips, while addressing a meeting with a number of trade union leaders Thursday morning, indicated that he will be "conducting a review of the announced revenue measures and will shortly announce if any adjustments will be made". A release from the ... Read more

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Gov't extends NDX deadline

Friday, February 22, 2013 | 3:15 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Government will extend the National Debt Exchange (NDX) for another week to allow additional bondholders to subscribe. 

The new deadline for submission is Thursday, February 28, a release from the Ministry of Finance and Planning said today.

The success of the debt exchange, which was announced on February 12, is one of the nation’s prior actions needed to move forward with a new deal with the International Monetary Fund.

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