President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters’ Association, JMEA, Richard Pandohie, says the nation needs more innovation to increase productivity.
He supports Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ plans to build at least six academies soley dedicated to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM education.
Mr Pandohie notes that the Jamaican economy has seen improvements, due to fiscal discipline exercised over the last few years.
But he says that trend must continue.
Richard Pandohie, President Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters’ Association, speaking this morning on OPM Connects broadcast live on social media website Facebook.
Meanwhile, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, Dr Wayne Robinson, is urging all Jamaicans to examine how they can become more productive.
And Economic and Research Officer at the Economic Growth Council, EGC, Keenan Falconer, says the entity is exploring ways to ensure more of the monies earned in Jamaica remains here.
They were speaking this morning on OPM Connects, broadcast live on Prime Minister Andrew Holness Facebook account.