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Doing business in Jamaica

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Jamaica.

Useful links

Ease of Doing Business in Jamaica
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.

Guides

Exporting to Jamaica
Regularly updated guide produced by UK Trade and Investment for companies looking to do business in this country. Sections include:

  • challenges
  • growth potential
  • opportunities
  • start-up considerations
  • legal considerations
  • tax and customs considerations
  • entry requirements.

Doing Business in Jamaica
Guide prepared by a local firm within the UHY network which provides an overview of the relevant issues to consider when establishing a business in this country.

Import and export

Market Access Database
Useful guidance covering this region compiled by the European Commission aimed at EU countries exporting to the rest of the world. The Exporter's Guide to Import Formalities lists relevant import procedures, documents and requirements by product code and country or customs area.

Law and regulation

Doing Business Law Library: Jamaica
Links to business laws and regulations collated by the World Bank. Topics include:

  • banking and credit laws
  • bankruptcy and collateral laws
  • commercial and company laws
  • labour laws
  • land and building laws
  • securities laws
  • tax laws
  • trade laws.

Forums and support networks

British-Caribbean Chamber of Commerce
A support network for promoting business and trade between Britain and the Caribbean. The bilateral trade section provides brief trade statistics and market data on each of the islands (including Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia and Trinidad & Tobago).

Embassies and consulates

Publications

Buy books from Amazon on doing business in Jamaica

Articles and books in the Library collection

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