Press Releases


World Competition Day 2021

On December 5, 2021, the Jamaica Fair Trading Commission (FTC) joins the world in commemorating World Competition Day under the theme, “Competition Policy for an Inclusive and Resilient Economy”.  The FTC’s response to various challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has been robust, through increased dialogue with the private sector, collaboration with sector regulators and […]

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UNCTAD Global Policy Dialogue – “Post COVID-19 Resurgence of MSMEs and Competition Policy”

During the period December 1-3, 2021,  UNCTAD in partnership with ESCAP-ECLAC-ESCWA will co-host a Global Policy Dialogue, which is an interactive discussion that will bring together representatives and officials of government MSME bodies, as well as competition agency representatives from across the world to discuss how competition policy could support MSMEs.  See the agenda and […]

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19th Annual Shirley Playfair Lecture

On December 8, 2021, the FTC will host its 19th Shirley Playfair Lecture, under the theme, “Integrating Competition Law and Consumer Protection Law: Optimizing Consumer Welfare”. The Guest Speaker is Mr. Stephen Calkins, Law Professor at the Wayne State University. Register here

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FTC Presents at the 20th Annual ICN Conference

The 20th Annual Conference of the International Competition Network was held virtually over the period October 13-15, 2021. The conference provided insight into the intersection of competition, consumer and data protection policies. Mr. David Miller, Executive Director presented on “Re-thinking the Advocacy Toolkit” in the Advocacy Working Group Break out Session #1. Mr. Miller’s presentation […]

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FTC Participates in Annual ICN Conference

For the second consecutive year, the Technical Staff of the FTC benefitted from a rich discourse on competition issues by attending the 20th Annual Conference of the International Competition Network (ICN), held virtually over the period October 13-15, 2021. The Technical Staff attended different sessions hosted by the Cartel, Advocacy, Agency Effectiveness, Merger and Unilateral […]

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FTCNewsLine – October 2021

FTCNewsLine is an online quarterly newsletter of the Fair Trading Commission. In this Issue we feature matters arising during the period July 1 through September 30, 2021. FTCNewsLine – October 2021

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Competition Law Virtual Seminar

The FTC will host a Competition Law Virtual Seminar on October 14, 2021. Dr. Kevin Harriott, Competition Bureau Chief, will present on the topic “Competition Advocacy During and in the Aftermath of the COVID-19 Crisis.” Click here to register for the Seminar. Competition Law Virtual Seminar

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Magazine Cover Design Competition

The FTC’s Magazine Cover Design Competition has been extended to October 22, 2021.

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FTC hosts Merchant’s Seminar

On August 26, 2021, the FTC hosted the first of two scheduled Merchant’s Seminars for the 2021/2022 Financial Year, where Ms. Michelle Phillips, Legal Officer, presented on the topic “Is the Pricing Right?” The FTC Merchant’s Seminar aimed to educate merchants on pricing practices and disclosure of information that may contravene sections of the Fair […]

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Job Vacancy – Competition Analyst

Job Vacancy – Competition Analyst

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