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The Minister of Finance & the Public Service

The Honourable Minister Audley Shaw CD, MP, Minister of Finance and the Public Service. He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University (NIU) with a Bachelor of Arts and Master of...

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service

The Honourable Rudyard Spencer, CD, MP is Minister of State (Public Service), with the Ministry of Finance and Public Service. Minister Spencer studied Industrial Relations at Medg...

Financial Secretary

Mr. Everton McFarlane is charged with the responsibility of the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, under his stewardship he will continue the implementation of the reforms...

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service

The Honourable Fayval Williams, MP, is Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. Minister Williams is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and holds an M...

Economic Management

The primary focus of this Division is to assist with prudent fiscal policy management and the provision of sound economic analysis to the Government for development programmes.

The primary objectives of the Division are to:

  • To formulate sound fiscal policy that will generate sustainable fiscal balances;
  • To effectively manage the public debt consistent with fiscal objectives and the attainment of a sustainable debt profile;
  • To effectively manage project loan / grant activities consistent with fiscal objectives;
  • To effectively manage Jamaica’s relationship with international and regional financial institutions;
  • Formulate and negotiate with Multilateral Financial Institutions (MFIs) a programme to address fiscal and debt sustainability;
  • Submission of proposal for a Fiscal Responsibility Act (FRA); 
  • Effective management of the Economic Management Division

Mission Statement

To effectively manage the fiscal policy, formulate, and coordinate sound economic advice to Government.

Vision Statement

To achieve and maintain sustainable economic growth.