MSMEs Should Take Advantage of Help Offered by Funding Agencies – Industry Minister  

  • Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon. Aubyn Hill, says micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) should take advantage of the assistance being offered by local funding agencies, to broaden their appeal overseas.
  • Senator Hill, who was addressing the MSME Business Roadshow at the Half Moon Conference Centre in Montego Bay, St. James, on October 26, said his Ministry and all its relevant agencies will be targeting small business operators, offering expert help and guidance to better prepare them for the export market.
  • The MSME sector constitutes 60 to 70 per cent of all jobs and contributes 44 per cent to GDP, noting that their importance cannot be overstated. There are approximately 64,000 people employed in the MSME sector.

(Source: JIS News)