The Trade Board Limited is a regulatory agency of the Government under the auspices of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) headed by the Trade Administrator who operates under the legal authority of the Trade Act. The agency serves as Jamaica’s certifying authority for goods exported under the various trade agreements.
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is the key agency that facilitates trade and border protection and optimized revenue collection, through collaborative border management and delivery of high-quality customer service.
The Ministry of Tourism is responsible for the management and promotion of Jamaica’s tourism product. Its mission is grounded in creating unique tourism experiences that will transform Jamaica’s landscape, the talents of its people and vibrant culture into opportunities for a better Jamaica.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade is responsible for the implementation of Jamaica’s foreign policy, the management of Jamaica’s international relations and the promotion of its interests overseas. The consular activities of the Ministry’s Service are buttressed by the support of over 80 Honorary Consuls in various cities. There are approximately 400 officers in the Foreign Service – all of whom provide direct or indirect service to Jamaica and international communities at home and abroad.
The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) was established in 1976. It is a national organisation of private sector associations, companies and individuals working together to promote a competitive and productive private sector.
The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) is the national standards body of Jamaica. They are primarily responsible for promoting the implementation of standards for goods, services and processes.
The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization that facilitates the profitable growth of businesses through leadership, advocacy and the provision of support services by promoting higher standards in commodities, processes, and practices.
The Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) is a key business support organizations in Jamaica. The JBDC initiative is a cooperative arrangement among Government Agencies and the private sector, associations, academic and research communities.
Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) is an Agency of the Government of Jamaica that promotes business opportunities in export and investment to the local and international private sector.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) is tasked with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.