Doing business in Jamaica
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.
Overseas Business Risk: Jamaica
Report from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office looking at potential risks for UK businesses operating in this country. It gives a political and economic overview, and guidance on business and human rights, bribery and corruption, security threats, IP, and organised crime.
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.
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 in 2015, providing an overview of the legal and business environment in Jamaica.
On our Exporting to Jamaica page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.
European Corporate Governance Institute
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) aims to provide 'a forum for debate and dialogue between academics, legislators and practitioners, focusing on major corporate governance issues and thereby promoting best practice'. The ECGI website also provides a directory of national Corporate Governance Codes, Principles & Recommendations.
Law and regulation
Doing Business law library
Collection of business laws and regulations from economies around the world, linking to official government sources. Topics include company law, labour, tax and trade.
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).
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