A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Jamaica.
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.
Jamaica company registration
Comprehensive guide produced by Healy Consultants explaining company structures and business entity types, fees and timelines for incorporation, accounting and tax in this jurisdiction and comparisons with other countries in the region.
Exporting to Jamaica
Regularly updated guide produced by UK Trade and Investment for companies looking to do business in this country. Sections include:
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. Published in January 2016.
Jamaica: Guide to Doing Business
Guide published by legal firm Lex Mundi, providing an overview of the legal and business environment in Jamaica.
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.
European Corporate Governance Institute: Index of codes
The ECGI provides a listing of corporate governance codes from Jamaica, with links to downloadable PDFs and useful organisations. You can also search the codes database by country, title, language and year of publication.
Doing Business Law Library: Jamaica
Links to business laws and regulations collated by the World Bank. Topics include:
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).
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