Jamaica News, March 9, 2018 – JAMPRO Hosts Investment Briefing
Kingston, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) hosted an investment briefing at the Agency’s Head Office in Kingston yesterday, March 6th, 2018, for a Mexican government delegation led by Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Luis Videgaray Caso.
The briefing, which included government minister Honourable Daryl Vaz, Executive Director of the Economic Growth Council Senator Aubyn Hill, and JAMPRO Deputy Chairman Metry Seaga, focused on areas for cooperation between both countries and the business opportunities available in Jamaica.
Specific areas like Medical Tourism, Agribusiness, Energy, and Manufacturing were seen as highlights in the Jamaican economy for investment from Mexico, as the country has a high interest in these sectors. Mexico has already made significant investments in Jamaica, especially in Tourism and Mining, with noted projects including the Karisma Hotel and Resorts, Moon Palace and CEMEX Jamaica. The Secretary of Foreign Affairs expressed gratitude that Mexican companies have been welcomed by the Jamaican government and have experienced success locally.
During their presentations at the briefing, the Jamaican delegation also expressed that Jamaica was committed to working with Mexico to encourage more investments and increased business between Jamaica and Mexico, with Senator Hill emphasizing the need to increase opportunities for small businesses as a key area to receive focus. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz, assured the Mexican Delegation that his Ministry and JAMPRO were ready to work with Mexico to facilitate investments and other business opportunities.