Jamaica is the place to do business on a global scale, and JAMPRO – the national investment and export promotion agency – is the gateway that connects the world to Jamaica. In extending Jamaica’s image beyond that of a tourist destination, the agency works closely with entrepreneurs from around the globe to enable them to tap into the wealth of investment and trade opportunities available in the country. Operating under the direction of the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (MEGJC), JAMPRO promotes investments in a number of targeted sectors, which include film, animation, music, manufacturing, tourism, agri-business, information technology enabled services (ITES), logistics, mining and energy.
In facilitating both local and foreign direct investment, JAMPRO guides investors through the necessary processes and offers support even after their investments are operational. As it relates to exports, JAMPRO is committed to the national effort to grow the Jamaican economy by increasing the export of Brand Jamaica goods and services. The agency works closely with local businesses to make them more competitive and export-ready, providing practical support, expert advice, important market intelligence and access to technical assistance that will enable them to expand their operations into new and existing markets. JAMPRO’s cadre of knowledgeable and professional business facilitators stands ready to assist all potential business interests, who can also access pertinent information on trade and investment prospects through the agency’s website at www.tradeandinvestjamaica.org. JAMPRO remains dedicated to stimulating, promoting and facilitating the development of industry and trade in Jamaica, with a view to improving the nation’s business climate and fostering economic relationships with key players in international markets.