Increasing public satisfaction and Boosting GDP.
Providing better experiences for all citizens and supporting economic growth by facilitating faster movement of goods across our borders, increased value and volume of exports and shorter turnaround time from business start-up to operations.
Jamaica’s economy must grow if our society is to meet our development goals and the public sector must contribute to this growth by creating the environment for increasing the rate of trade and investment. Many potential investors use the country’s performance on the ‘Doing Business Indices’ to guide their investment decisions. Our aim is therefore to support Jamaica attaining a ranking #1 within the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region within the next 3 years. In 2015 the country was ranked 64 out of 189 countries on the international indices, and currently holds a position of 6th within the LAC region.
We are looking at the ways in which we can make it easier for our customers to do business with Public Sector institutions. The Public Sector has a responsibility to provide our citizens and their businesses with the products and services they need from us in the east burdensome way possible.
The projects under this area of the Programme address the large numbers of procedures, long delays and high transactional costs that our customers are faced with when doing business with the GoJ.
Three (3) priority strategies: