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  • Title: Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)
    Descriptive info: .. Film Jamaica.. JBOS.. jExporter.. Sounds of Jamaica.. Business Library Online Catalogue.. Home.. Invest In Jamaica.. Manufacturing.. At-a-glance.. Incentives.. Success story.. Agro-Processing / Agri-Business.. ICT/Knowledge Services.. Creative Industries.. Film.. Tourism.. Statistics.. Bauxite and Mining.. Trade with Jamaica.. Non-Traditional Export Industries.. International Trade Services.. Business Opportunities.. Infrastructure.. Business Incentives.. Publications.. Tender Opportunities.. Funding.. Related Agencies.. Career Opportunities.. JAMPRO's INVESTMENT MAP.. WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING.. JAMPRO wins IPA Innovation Award for Diaspora Initiatives.. The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) has been  ...   Initiatives'.. READ MORE.. SUCCESS STORY.. Jamaica's Potent Creative Industries.. Jamaica is more complex and has more fiery spirit than any place else.. read more.. INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY :.. Lease of Government of Jamaica - owned Beachfront Properties.. Learn more.. ADD YOUR AVAILABLE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY TO OUR ICT SPACE DATABASE.. To add space now.. CLICK HERE.. © 2010 Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) |.. How to reach us.. |.. Site map.. Privacy Policy.. Terms of Use.. Design & Application Programming:.. Chrysalis Communications..

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  • Title: Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)
    Descriptive info: ACS Jamaica - Reaping The Benefits of Investing in Jamaica.. For the formidable Fortune 500 company like Affiliated Computer S..

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  • Title: Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)
    Descriptive info: Manufacturing Incentives.. The Government of Jamaica has put several measures in place to encourage new investments in the manufacturing sector, and has implemented mechanisms to improve the international competitiveness of local manufactured goods.. This includes attractive incentives to investors, skills training, technology upgrading, and promotion of innovation through research and development.. These programmes impact the economy by supporting and creating opportunities for linkages to other sectors such as tourism and agriculture.. Significant incentives are made available to investors in the manufacturing sector through:.. The Export Industry Encouragement Act.. This incentive offers to qualified firms 10 years\\\\\\\' income tax relief plus exemptions on duty for imported machinery and raw materials.. To benefit from this incentive, a manufacturer must be a full exporter of manufactured goods (that is 100% of the goods manufactured are exported) or a  ...   The.. Jamaica.. Export Free Zone Act.. 'Free zone status enables manufacturers to benefit from income tax relief on profits and exemption from import duties and licensing.. Manufacturers must be located within the designated free zones but firms located outside of the designated free zones may be allowed to benefit under the single entity free zone incentive.. Firms are permitted to sell up to 15% of their production on the domestic market.. Accelerated Depreciation/Special Capital Allowance.. This allowance provides for the writing off of the cost of new capital equipment within a two-year period.. A certified business is allowed to deduct 50% of the full cost of any new machinery in the year of purchase and a further 50% in the following year.. More from this sector.. Download the New Investors.. Guide.. Incentives and Oportunities.. Success Stories..

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  • Title: Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)
    Descriptive info: Agro-Processing / Agri-Business Incentives.. The Government of Jamaica has extended numerous incentives to investors in the sector, including Income Tax relief, duty concessions on production-related imports, and industry modernization incentives.. Farmers who engage in the production of certain crops qualify for Approved Farmer status, and enjoy related benefits.. Most agricultural products grown and produced in.. qualify under this provision..  ...   attainment of Approved Farmer status entitles farmers to relief from income tax.. and customs duties for up to ten years, after which the status may be renewed.. Investors in the agricultural sector have benefited from duty concessions on imports related to production and modernization of industry incentives for equipment, which have contributed to the technological advancement of the industry..

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  • Title: Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)
    Descriptive info: Information Communication & Technology Incentives.. The Jamaican Government has provided a number of incentives for persons operating in this industry.. Some of these include:.. Export Free Zone Act:.. This allows for tax exemptions, duty-free import, repatriation of earnings, and minimized customs procedures for companies operating within specified export processing zones in the country.. These benefits are also available to companies operating as single entity free zones outside of designated free zones.. This status can be granted for any location on the island.. Duty free Imports:.. These include capital goods, raw materials, components or articles used in the manufacturing process, and specified articles for the construction, alteration, extension, repair or equipping of premises in the free zone.. Exemption from taxes on income and profits in perpetuity.. Freedom from import/export licensing or quantitative restrictions.. Free repatriation of profits  ...   Telecommunications Licenses.. Companies in the ICT sector with single entity free zone status can apply for licenses to provide their own telecommunications.. This provision may allow them to achieve significant cost savings using technology such as Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT).. Qualified businesses must be certified by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Technology.. For data processing/system development businesses, at least 20% of their gross income must be derived from exports.. Upon qualification, certified businesses are granted a special allowance of capital expenditure for 50% of the full cost of any new machinery in the year of purchase, and a further 50% in the second year.. Tax holidays for industrial enterprises and more specifically, for investors located in free-trade zones and special development areas.. Duty exemptions on capital goods, raw materials, and building materials for approved investments..

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  • Title: Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)
    Descriptive info: The Creative Industries Incentives.. Investors wishing to produce films in the country would benefit from incentives under the.. Motion Picture Industry Encouragement Act.. Under this Act, a recognised film producer is entitled to relief from income tax for a period not exceeding nine years, after the first release of the motion picture.. The investor would also benefit from an investment allowance of 70% of the total expenditure on the production facilities, and this may be carried forward.. The investor would also be exempt from the payment of import duty on equipment, machinery and materials for the building of studios or for use in motion picture production.. Jamaica's Film Industry.. Jamaica is committed to the continued growth of its film industry, and offers  ...   Law.. These include:.. Tax-free profits from overseas release of film and video for nine years;.. Duty-free and tax-free concessions on equipment, machinery and materials for the building of film studios and support facilities;.. An investment allowance of 70% of sums spent on investment in infrastructure is provided, with a carry-forward of the unused portion;.. No withholding tax on dividends is paid to resident shareholders with investments in film companies (non-resident shareholders earn dividends are taxed according to the provisions of the Double Taxation Treaty with their respective countries, for example, USA, and UK are Treaty members thus eliminating the payment of taxes in Jamaica);.. Discount on Government-owned locations.. Benefits under existing co-production treaties.. Waiver of duty on temporary importation for the creative industries..

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  • Title: Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)
    Descriptive info: Tourism Incentives.. Hotels (Incentives).. Act.. The Hotels (Incentives) Act provides income tax relief and import duty concessions for up to ten years for approved hotel enterprises, and 15 years for convention-type hotels having an aggregate number of not less than 350 bedrooms and facilities for the holding of conferences.. Approved hotel enterprises must have ten or more bedrooms with facilities for meals and accommodation for transient guests, including tourists.. Resort Cottages (Incentives) Act.. The Resort Cottages (Incentives) Act provides recognized resort cottages with income tax relief for up to seven years and import duty concessions on imported building materials and furnishings.. A recognized resort cottage must have at least two furnished bedrooms, a furnished living room, bathroom facilities and facilities for the preparation  ...   not less than ten bedrooms, situated in the same area and owned by the same person.. The Act offers income tax.. relief and duty concessions for up to 15 years for convention-type hotels, that is, hotels with at least 350 bedrooms, and ten years for regular hotels.. For a hotel to benefit under this Act, it must contain not less than ten bedrooms and facilities for meals and the accommodation of transient guests, including tourists.. Attractions Incentive Regulation.. The Government of.. has instituted an attractions incentive to stimulate growth in the attractions industry.. Benefits under the regulation include the importation of specific items free of general consumption tax and customs duty for five years and a five-year exemption from corporate taxes for investors..

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  • Title: Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)
    Descriptive info: Incentives in the Bauxite and Mining Sector.. Bauxite and Alumina Industries Encouragement Act.. Under this Act, a business engaged in the mining of bauxite or the production of alumina in Jamaica automatically qualifies for import duty concessions on capital goods, lubricating oils, grease and other chemicals.. Petroleum Refinery Encouragement Act.. This Act provides a registered oil  ...   tax on imported articles used in the construction, manufacture and operation of the refinery.. In addition, the company is entitled to relief from income tax, including that on dividends paid to shareholders for a period of up to seven years.. After this, the company has six years to carry forward net losses incurred during that period..

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  • Title: Jamaica Trade and Invest
    Descriptive info: Funding Oasis.. Jamaica Trade Point.. Please enable Javascript in your browser for the site to load.. PUBLICATIONS.. JAMPRO PUBLICATIONS.. Investment Opportunities in Jamaica.. Investing In Jamaica 2012.. Investing in Jamaica's Agricultural Industries.. Jampro Annual Report 2010/2011.. 'The Facilitator'.. JAMPRO Newsletter.. Jamaica Exporter Directory 2012.. Frozen Prepared Meals.. Jamaican Pepper.. WORLD INVESTMENT REPORT.. 2013 World Investment Report.. 2011 World Investment Report.. Sancia Bennett-Templer : World Investment Report Launch Presentation.. WIR2010 Presentation - Investing in a Greener Future (Prof.. Anthony Clayton, UWI).. WIR2010 Presentation - Green Investment Opportunities (Sancia Bennett Templer,  ...   Forum.. Sancia Bennett-Templer : Local Investment Forum.. Ms.. Joy Douglas : Investment Opportunities.. UDC Post Presentation.. OTHER PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS.. Doing Business with Martinique April, 24th 2012.. "The FSMA and You".. Market Opportunites in the Caribbean.. Energy Line Of Credit DBJ PETROCARIBE SME Energy Fund.. Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards Facilitating Trade.. Doing Business in Trinidad & Tobago : Kelvin Mahabir.. Trends and Opportunities for Doing Business in China (June 2011).. Marketing Manual for Organic Spices Culinary Herbs Essential Oils.. The Global Competitiveness Report 2009-2010.. Doing Business Report 2010..

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  • Title: Jamaica Trade and Invest
    Descriptive info: JAMPRO'S TENDER / INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES.. Invitation to Bid : Renewable Energy Generation Projects..

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  • Title: Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)
    Descriptive info: Source Funding and Technical Assistance.. The Technical Assistance Unit.. JTI s Technical Assistance Unit located at its Head Office (18 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10, Jamaica) seeks to mobilize technical assistance funds and expertise to enhance the competitiveness of Jamaican enterprises.. The primary functions of the Unit include:.. 1.. Identifying technical assistance needs and promoting available sources.. 2.. Assisting in the preparation of technical assistance requests/proposals, monitoring and managing the project s implementation, and preparing technical reports for funding agencies.. 3.. Playing an expert Project Management role for the Centre for the Development of Enterprise (CDE) and other technical assistance programmes.. 4.. Managing and maintaining an interactive database of sources of  ...   Corporate Finance Broker (CFB) Unit was established through Private Sector Development funding to provide micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) with access to financing from the formal banking sector and other financial sources.. The Unit offers its services at a subsidized cost and covers: financial planning, management and restructuring; identifying financial sources; and liaising with financial institutions on companies behalf.. The CFB also schedules financial management workshops for MSMEs throughout the calendar year.. Contact the CFB Unit at.. Corporate Finance Broker Unit.. c/o Jamaica Trade and Invest 18 Trafalgar Road.. Kingston 10.. T +1(876) 978-7755 / 978-3337 ext.. 2250 or 2254.. F +1(876) 946-0090.. Visit the Corporate Finance Broker Unit site..

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