OECD Investment Policy Reviews Caribbean Rim Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and Jamaica: Jamaica
Investor perceptions of Jamaica as a location for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) have improved within the last decade and investors are generally supportive of the Jamaican government's efforts to attract FDI. Political stability and democratic government rank high among the factors drawing investors to Jamaica. This report looks at areas which need to be improved as well as concrete measures to be implemented by the government (often with the support of international organisations) to further enhance Jamaica's investment climate. Jamaica's main objective is to transform itself into a knowledge‐based economy, using foreign private investment as a strategic tool to meet its development goals of human capital improvement, increased productivity, job creation, transfer of technology and export diversification ...
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Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: March 1, 2004