More Work To Be Done Despite Latest Doing Business Rankings – Vaz


Investment Minister and Chairman of the National Competitive Council, Daryl Vaz, says a lot of work is left to be done despite Jamaica’s move up the latest World Bank Doing Business Report rankings.

The 2020 report which was released yesterday shows Jamaica moving up four places on the rankings.

Jamaica’s improved ranking on the 2020 World Bank Doing Business Report comes following three consecutive years of decline.

Minister Vaz is crediting several stakeholders, including the private sector and a number of government agencies, for the improvement.

The Investment Minister says he’s pleased that of the territories assessed in the English Speaking Caribbean, Jamaica, which is ranked 71, has achieved the best score on the World Bank ranking.

Daryl Vaz, Investment Minister and Chairman of the National Competitiveness Council, speaking on Friday afternoon with Nationwide News.

Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.

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