Jamaica stands firm in face of global decline in FDI



Jamaica stands firm in face of global decline in FDI


Kingston, Jamaica, June 24, 2015 - The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) today announced the country’s steady performance in attracting investments at the launch of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 2015 World Investment Report, at its headquarters in Kingston. The report, titled “Reforming International Investment Governance: Exploring International Investment Agreements and International Tax Regimes”, sparked discussions on Jamaica’s trajectory for growth among attendees which included the local diplomatic community, multilateral organizations, private and public sector agencies and academia.


The detailed press release and complete overview of the World Investment Report 2015 published today by UNCTAD are found in the attachments. The full report can be accessed here: http://unctad.org/en/PublicationsLibrary/wir2015_en.pdf .



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Diane Edwards, President of JAMPRO (right) speaks to International Monetary Fund (IMF) Representative in Jamaica, Dr. Bert Van Selm (centre) and Economic and Commercial Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Kingston, Jeremy Slezak (left) at this morning's launch of UNCTAD’S 2015 edition of the World Investment Report held at JAMPRO's Business Auditorium in Kingston. The report focused on the theme "Reforming International Investment Governance”, with discussions on two key pillars of the global investment policy framework: the regime of international investment agreements and international tax regimes.

Published Date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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