Jamaica seems a bit Jealous…

 

Richard Browne, Business Reporter

If Jamaica looks to Haiti, it, too, could produce high-tech tablet computers for the local and export markets, according to Brian Pengelley, president of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA).

….Jamaica’s nearest neighbour to the east is still recovering from its devastating earthquake of 2010, but it is now seeing its small manufacturing sector move up the value chain from simple products such as T-shirts to one of the world’s most technologically advanced consumer products.

 

Read more: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140103/business/business6.html

Jamaica can “very easily” follow Haiti’s lead, Pengelley said. “We certainly have the skills and the capabilities here.”

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