PIOJ reports record decline in employment

The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) is reporting that approximately 135,800 fewer Jamaicans were employed at the end of July, against the same period last year. This is the largest decline on rec...

November 19, 2020
Jamaica News

Remittance inflows continue to outpace 2019

The freshly released Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) report for remittances for the month of July 2020 indicates that inflows continue to climb year over year. January to July 2020 remittance inflows totalle...

October 13, 2020
Business

Remittance inflows remain strong – BOJ data

The World Bank’s projection of a 40 per cent fall-off in remittances is yet to emerge in Jamaica, as net inflows remain above 2019, according to the latest Bank of Jamaica data. Net inflows climbed...

September 09, 2020
Business