Equal Treatment for Local and Foreign Firms

Domestic contractors, contrary to what some might want to believe, are not asking for any special favours or to ban foreign contractors. What we ask is to be given an opportunity to carry out our business in a fair way in our country.

The construction industry has played a vital role in Jamaica's development. From the bauxite boom of the 1960s to the development of agriculture, manufacturing, housing, tourism and information technology, the industry has provided the infrastructure necessary to enable the development of these and all other sectors of the economy.  As Jamaica strives to improve competitiveness, grasp economic opportunities, and to create a better life for its people, the industry must continue to provide the infrastructure that will enable success of the sectors.

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