Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw says its paramount that the government creates an ecosystem for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to thrive.

He says MSMEs contribute significantly to the gross domestic product, GDP, of the country and the region.

Mr Shaw says the reality in Jamaica is no different.

He says in an effort to remove trade barriers, a team from his ministry is currently eliminating a raft of outdated measures to expedite the trade revolution.