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Few microfinance companies have finalised their review of the legislation that will soon police their business practices, but those who have are worried. One of the top companies in the field, Access Financial Services Limited, warned this week...

Jamaican Teas is looking to tap into a more sophisticated market for its teas and expand its portfolio of ­manufactured products beyond beverages, a decision that Marketing Manager Charles Barrett says was driven by ­consumption surveys. The push...

Jamaican Teas Limited has hived off its investment portfolio, inclusive of the KIW International holdings, into a new subsidiary that is to be listed on the stock market. Jamaican Teas chairman John Jackson says the preparations are ongoing for an...

MARCH 25 Caribbean Policy Research Institute public forum PATH Police...

Few microfinance companies have finalised their review of the legislation that will soon police their business practices, but those who have are worried. One of the top companies in the field, Access Financial Services Limited, warned this week...

Norbrook Equity Partners is working on a plan that aims to develop ice supply into a regional market. It starts with the $350 million that the investment holding company Norbrook and its joint-venture partners in Pure National Limited, PNL, are...

Insurance company Guardian Life broke ground for its second high-rise development in two years, a 176-unit luxury apartment complex costing $4 billion, to be known as The Cambridge. Its first, the 66-unit Hampshire, located in proximity to the...

There was a time when Jamaica was producing nearly 40 million litres of milk per year, but that was nearly three decades ago. Now the dairy sector is doing 12-13 million litres annually, on average, a level it has been stuck at since around 2010....

A shortlist of candidates for the post of governor of the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, and possibly a selection, is expected by September so that enough time will be available to make the transition in November this year when the incumbent Brian Wynter...

Jamaica has benefited from, or is in the process of cashing in on, loans and other public- and private-sector development financing from the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB, amounting to more than US$5.1 billion for the 50 years of the bank’s...
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