Cocoa Assets Back On The Market, Supply Agreements Continue

Published on 12/6/2018

Amid plans to sell off local cocoa assets to a private investor, the Jamaican Government continues to market the beans locally and overseas amid challenges...Continue Reading

GAP To Spend US$60m Over Three Years On NMIA

Published on 12/6/2018

Airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, GAP, announced plans to invest US$60 million in the first three years of operating the Norman Manley International Airport,...Continue Reading

Norman Manley Airport Divested

Published on 12/6/2018

The Government has divested the operation of the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) to Mexican entity, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico S.A.B. De C.V. (GAP). A 25-year...Continue Reading

State Assets Shortlisted for Privatisation

Published on 11/1/2018

MINISTER without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz says several additional State assets have been identified and shortlisted for...Continue Reading

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico wins bid for Norman Manley International Airport Public Private Partnership

Published on 9/17/2018

Press Release   Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico wins bid for Norman Manley International Airport Public Private Partnership   Kingston, September 11, 2018 – Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico S.A.B De C.V....Continue Reading

DBJ Annual Report 2016/17

Published on 8/8/2018

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DBJ Spending Millions To Turn Tide On Failed Asset Sales

Published on 7/30/2018

In accordance with its remit as divestment agent, Development Bank of Jamaica is keen to help the government put more of its assets into private...Continue Reading

Jamaica a Role Model for Public-Private Partnerships

Published on 7/30/2018

Jamaica in particular has been a role model for the region, and for other emerging markets, with PPPs, especially in the renewable energy sector. Since Jamaica...Continue Reading

The DBJ Assists in the Rise of Herboo Corporation

Published on 6/7/2018

After a scuffle with dandruff, a frustrated Javin Williams found that available hair products brought no permanent solution. Luckily, his grandmother shared with him the...Continue Reading


Published on 5/28/2018

She is a busy lady. When we interviewed her she was at the Tax Office. No wonder she needs a creative outlet. After leaving design...Continue Reading

Jamaican University Teams win big at International Business Model Competition

Published on 5/14/2018

News Release   Two student entrepreneur teams from Northern Caribbean University and the University of the West Indies have won the top two spots in the prestigious...Continue Reading

DBJ Closes Pilot Project and launches Round Two of IGNITE

Published on 5/11/2018

On Friday, April 27, 2018, the Development Bank of Jamaica held a ceremony at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston, to close the two-year...Continue Reading

Scotiabank Vision Achiever

Published on 2/15/2018

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Young Entrepreneurs to Compete for $4-m in Business Model Competition

Published on 2/13/2018

Fourteen teams of student entrepreneurs at the tertiary level will compete for cash prizes of up to $4 million and an all-expense paid trip for...Continue Reading

DBJ Provides $8b in Funding Support For Businesses

Published on 2/13/2018

KINGSTON, Jamaica  (JIS) — The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) has provided over $8 billion in funding support for...Continue Reading