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Jamaica

Jamaica Chamber of Commerce

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization comprised of businesses and professionals working together to build and promote a healthy economy and to improve the quality of life in our country.

OUR MISSION
To facilitate the profitable growth of our businesses through leadership, advocacy and the provision of support services.

OUR VISION
Enhancing the Competitiveness and Profitability of our Membership.

OUR FOCUS
Micro issues at the firm level as a means of generating economic stability and the creation of wealth via competitive firms with tough visionary leaders embracing the concepts of free and fair trade.

Suite 13 – 15,
UDC Office Centre Bldg. 12 Ocean Blvd.,
Kingston,
Jamaica
Tel: (876) 922-0150~1
Fax: (876) 924-9056

The Small Businesses Association of Jamaica (SBAJ)

The Small Businesses Association of Jamaica (SBAJ) is an NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) business organization registered in 1974 to foster the growth and development of businesses and professional groups and to represent the entire small and micro business sector. The SBAJ represents businesses employing One to Fifty (1-50) employees and has an income turn over not exceeding five million US dollars per annum ($US5M). The business should not be a part of a conglomerate.

2 Trafalgar Road
Kingston 5
Jamaica
Tel: (876) 978-0168
Fax:- (876) 927-7071
Digicel:- 276-8021

Jamaica Exporters Association (JEA)

The Jamaica Exporters Association (JEA) is a non-government members association which was established in 1966 to promote and support the growth and development of the export sector. The JEA is committed to facilitating the growth of Jamaica's exports have established a network of Export Centres and Business Information Points (EC/BIPs) across the island as a centralized system of information to positively impact national export performance and competitiveness, while providing standardized exporting and business information in the parishes of St. Andrew, Portland, St. Mary, St. Thomas, St. Elizabeth, Clarendon and Manchester. The JEA ECBIPs have now become the central point for development of export market and other business opportunities. The Project was made possible through funding from the Private Sector Development Programme (PSDP) co-funded by the Government of Jamaica and the European Union. The project was valued at J $32,188,800.

The Association is aware that the export sector is critical to Jamaica economic development and the foreign exchange earned, continues to work with Jamaican businesses to seize export opportunities in non-traditional areas such as fresh produce, pharmaceuticals, herbs and herbal products, condiments, craft and giftware and in the area of services. The processed foods and fresh produce sector has been growing in key markets such as the USA, Canada, the U.K. and other areas in the European Community.

The Jamaica Exporters' Association and JAMPRO Jamaica Trade and Invest have partnered to develop a National Export Strategy for Jamaica. This strategy is a unified initiative which seeks to maximize the export sector's direct contribution to economic and social development with its vision to make Jamaica the place of choice for creative, innovative goods and services of exceptional quality.

The Association has used the celebration of its Anniversary month to highlight the importance of the role and contribution of exports to nation building and to encourage businesses to start thinking globally, as the demands increase for Jamaican exports and command a premium in the market place as it moves up the value chain. The JEA with The Competitiveness Company are working with companies on protection of brand of products and services.

1 Winchester Road, Kingston 10.
Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 960-4908 | 968-5812
Fax: (876) 960-9869