Press Releases


FTC celebrates 25 years

The Fair Trading Commission will celebrate 25 years of existence in September 2018 and there will be a series of activities and events to commemorate this milestone. A special 25th Anniversary newspaper supplement will be published on Sunday, September 9, 2018.  The purpose of the supplement is to provide a brief history of the Commission […]

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FTCNewsLine – July 2018

FTCNewsLine is a quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 03-18 we feature matters related to the period April 1, 2018- June 30, 2018. FTCNewsLine – July 2018

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Dr. McKoy reappointed Chairman

Dr. Derrick McKoy, an Attorney-at-Law was reappointed as Chairman of the Fair Trading Commission for the period May 21, 2018 to May 20, 2020 by the Honourable Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. Dr. McKoy previously served as Chairman from June 2016 to May 2018.

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FTCNewsLine – April 2018

FTCNewsLine is a quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 02-18 we feature matters related to the period January 1, 2018- March 31, 2018. FTCNewsLine – April 2018

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FTCNewsLine – January 2018

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 01-18 we feature matters related to the period October 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. FTCNewsLine – January 2018

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FTC hosts stakeholder consultation

On October 23, 2017, the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) together with the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) hosted a high level stakeholder consultation with senior representatives of several Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, to discuss the framework for Jamaica’s Merger Review Regime, which is being created with the assistance of a team of consultants. The […]

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FTCNewsLine – October 2017

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 04-17 we feature matters related to the period July 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017. FTCNewsLine – October 2017

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FTC cleared to challenge Digicel Claro merger

In a landmark judgment the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has ruled that the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has jurisdiction over the 2011 acquisition by Digicel Jamaica Limited (Digicel) of Oceanic Digital Jamaica Limited (Claro). The Law Lords considered three main issues and ruled in favour of the FTC on all three issues. In particular, the Privy […]

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FTCNewsLine – July 2017

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 03-17 we feature matters related to the period April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017. FTCNewsLine – July 2017

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FTCNewsLine – April 2017

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission.  In this Issue: 02-17 we feature matters related to the period January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017. April 2017 Issue

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