How is Jamaica performing in the latest ‘Doing Business’ Ranking

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Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. It measures and tracks changes in regulations affecting 11 areas in the life cycle of a business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting minority investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, resolving insolvency and labor market regulation.

World Bank Doing Business Report 2016 Jamaica

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The Jamaica Import/ Export Inspection Centre (JIEIC) has reduced turnaround time for the inspection of commercial goods coming into the country from an average of twenty-four (24) hours to an average of four hours. The

The Ministry of Local Government, with the support of the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA), and the Office of the Cabinet, has completed installation of the Application Management and Data Automation (AMANDA) system in

Veteran journalist Ian Boyne speaks with Mrs. Veniece Pottinger-Scott-Director General Public Sector Transformation and Modernisation. Watch below.  

A few examples of transformation in service delivery in the Jamaican public sector including examples of how transaction times and costs are being reduced: