Press Releases


FTC applauds move by the GOJ & the Bankers Association to adjust the requirements to open bank accounts

FTC applauds move by the GOJ & the Bankers Association to adjust the minimum requirements to open bank accounts for CARE & PATH beneficiaries.  This will allow more persons to access banking products thereby giving them greater choices while at the same time encourage banks to offer new and differentiated products.  It is hoped that […]

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FTCNewsLine – May 2020

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 03-20 we feature matters related to the period January 1, 2020 to March 31, 2020. FTCNewsLine – May 2020

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CARICOM Essay Competition – Winners

CARICOM Essay Competition – Winners

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Jamaica FTC joins CARICOM Competition Commission’s COVID-19 Steering Committee

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CARICOM Competition Commission formed the COVID-19 Steering Committee to formulate strategies and implement measures and initiatives that will address issues relating to commercial and consumer welfare during the period of the pandemic.  The Steering Committee comprises competition and consumer protection authorities and Government departments that have responsibility for […]

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Strategic Business Plan 2020-2024

This Strategic Plan covers the FTC’s core activities, such as those relating to the receiving and investigation of complaints, the undertaking of advocacy initiatives, inclusive of market studies, and public education activities. Support areas such as finance and administration, information, communication and technology, human resources, monitoring of internal processes and systems, and strategic planning serve […]

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FTCNewsLine – April 2020

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this special Issue: 02-20 we feature competition matters arising from COVID-19. FTCNewsLine – April 2020  

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FTCNewsLine – January 2020

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 01-20 we feature matters related to the period October 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. FTCNewsLine – January 2020

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FTCNewsLine – October 2019

FTCNewsLine is a quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 04-19 we feature matters related to the period July 1, 2019- September 30, 2019. FTCNewsLine – October 2019

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FTC WARNS CONSUMERS ABOUT ‘UNLIMITED’ PLANS

Consumers are being warned to be particularly vigilant when the word ‘unlimited’ is used in advertisements; and are encouraged to obtain full information from their telecommunications service providers on the details of calling plans prior to purchase. The Fair Trading Commission (FTC), having received several complaints regarding restrictions placed on unlimited calling plans by telecommunication […]

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FTCNewsLine – July 2019

FTCNewsLine is a quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue: 03-19 we feature matters related to the period April 1, 2019- June 30, 2019. FTCNewsLine – July 2019

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