JMEA makes courtesy call on Japanese ambassador ahead of FOODEX Japan

The Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) took a significant step towards enhancing economic cooperation and bilateral trade between Jamaica and Japan with a courtesy visit to His Excellency Yasuhiro Atsumi, Japanese Ambassador to Jamaica.

Elizabeth Morgan | Christmas’ contribution to the economy

For the Church, Christmas is about salvation and the birth of Christ, but there is a business side to it. The celebrations, religious and secular, contribute to economies and are worth studying. In Bethlehem in the West Bank of Palestine this year, the usual hustle and bustle were absent as Christmas was canceled due to the war. It was not only the pilgrims who felt the loss but the business community in Bethlehem as well.

We are concerned

MEMBERS of Jamaica’s private sector say they are getting increasingly concerned that the border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela could soon start having an impact on companies that are either already doing business in Guyana or those which are only in the planning stages of going after opportunities in that market.