DBJ to fund $9b in business opportunities – ICT sector targeted for thousands of jobs

The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) has targeted more than 6,000 potential jobs in the information communication and technology (ICT) sector for the financial year 2013-2014 and it aims to make available J$6.3 billion to facilitate an estimated J$9 billion in business activities.

Responding to questions from The Sunday Gleaner, the DBJ said an estimated 13,000 jobs have been targeted between 2013-2018, with the ICT sector targeted to provide the majority of the jobs, and the remainder being distributed across agriculture, tourism, and services sectors. More