President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) John Mahfood is stressing the need for the National Compliance and Regulatory Authority (NCRA) and the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) to ensure that informal manufacturers across the country are registered.
Richard Pandohie appointed to BOJ Board
Businessman Richard Pandohie has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Bank of Jamaica.
The appointment took effect on January 31 and will continue until to April 15, 2025.
Pandohie is the Chief Executive Officer of the Seprod Group and the recently acquired AS Brydens & Sons Holdings Limited (Trinidad & Tobago).
BSJ to target stakeholders in food, construction and tourism sectors
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ), over the next few months, will target stakeholders in the food, construction and tourism sectors as part of its new public relations campaign to increase awareness about its services.
New and reviewed standards will also be launched to focus on important commodities, such as rice and fuel, as well as technology products, to include solar panels.
JMEA President Says Country on Right Track
Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) President, John Mahfood, says the country is on the “right track” towards achieving higher levels of sustainable economic growth and development.
He tells JIS News that the Government’s record trillion-dollar budget for fiscal year 2023/24, represents the culmination of significant economic reforms undertaken over the past eight years.
Country on right track for higher levels of sustainable economic growth – Mahfood
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) president, John Mahfood, says the country is on the “right track” towards achieving higher levels of sustainable economic growth and development.
He said that the Government’s record trillion-dollar budget for fiscal year 2023/24, represents the culmination of significant economic reforms undertaken over the past eight years…
Speed Networking on March 16
The annual Speed Networking, hosted by the Tourism Linkages Network, will be held on Thursday (March 16) at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
The event will feature a series of 15-minute pre-scheduled meetings among managing directors, general managers and chief executive officers of local supplier companies…
JMEA execs attend Foodex Japan
three-member delegation from the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) will be among participants at the Foodex Japan 2023 Observation Tour in Tokyo.
The team, which includes JMEA President John Mahfood, Immediate Past President Richard Pandohie, and Executive Director Kamesha Blake, over the next four days will engage with and gain insights from the sponsors and exhibitors as the JMEA prepares to attend Foodex Japan as a full exhibitor in 2024…
Growth & Jobs | Leighton Davis: From Project2Project
Leighton Davis wears many hats. During the course of a busy week, he wears the hat of chief executive office, pastor, counsellor, co-worker, brother, father, husband and friend.
Sometimes these hats are stacked so high, that trying to balance them all can seem overwhelming. But Davis, who describes himself as a serial entrepreneur, is passionate about his life, his family and his projects…
Tell us your problems, Dunn urges SMEs
MEMBERS OF micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) have been challenged to share any and all problems they are encountering in terms of red tape, which might be hindering their business progress, with the Ministry of Industry, Investment, and Commerce.
Last week Thursday, State Minister Dr Norman Dunn said the ministry’s technical team had been reviewing the processes that…
Mahfood: Business prospects look good
JAMAICA IS on track to continue to enjoy good economic prospects for 2023, according to president of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA), John Mahfood, who shared his outlook for the future during last Thursday’s signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding between the JMEA and the Caribshopper.
This partnership is projected to provide excellent opportunities for export market expansion for local micro, small and medium sized enterprises manufacturing quality and authentic products….