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New figures on rural economy

| October 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

New rural economy statistics for 2012 show that the value of milk produced in Jersey increased and more cider apple orchards were planted. The figures, published by the Department of the Environment, also include exports from the mail order and plug plant sector for the first time. Presented in a report by the Environmental Management […]

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Chief Minister to attend Conservative Party conference

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, will represent Jersey at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester from 29 September to 1 October 2013. He will be accompanied by the Treasury and Resources Minister, Senator Philip Ozouf. The conference will be attended by delegates from within the Conservative Party as well as those representing charities, the […]

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Locate Jersey launches FT Jersey report to London audience

Locate Jersey launches FT Jersey report to London audience

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

An audience of senior London professionals from a range of business sectors were told last week that Jersey is successfully diversifying its economy into new sectors. Over 100 people, including lawyers, aviation experts, mining professionals, financial services providers, business advisors, digital specialists and journalists attended the ‘Doing Business in Jersey’ lunch event, held at the […]

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Final decision on Channel Islands Aircraft Registry

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

At a recent meeting between Jersey’s Economic Development Minister, Senator Alan Maclean, and the Minister for Commerce and Employment in Guernsey, Deputy Kevin Stewart, a decision was made not to proceed with a joint Channel Islands Aircraft Registry. It became apparent over recent months – after a great deal of effort and having taken independent […]

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Jersey not a tax haven says PM David Cameron

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, has stated publicly in the House of Commons that he does not think it is fair to refer to Jersey as a tax haven. The Prime Minister’s comments follow the progress made on tax transparency at the G8 and G20 summits, and come just weeks after the publication of […]

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Chief Minister welcomes UK Prime Minister’s endorsement

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, has welcomed comments made in the House of Commons yesterday (9 September 2013) by the UK Prime Minister, the Rt Hon David Cameron, MP. Addressing fellow Members of Parliament, Mr Cameron recognised the positive steps taken by Jersey and the other Crown Dependencies. He said: “I do not think […]

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Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012 to be brought into force

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new Law will come into force from October 2013 that will modernise the process of bank lending and financing transactions in Jersey. An Appointed Day Act brought forward by the Minister for Economic Development to bring the Security Interests (Jersey) Law 2012 into force was adopted by the States Assembly on 17 July 2013. […]

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Treasury Minister speaks at launch of new report in London

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Treasury and Resources Minister, Senator Philip Ozouf, addressed an audience of senior finance industry professionals and trade bodies in London today at the launch of a new report by independent consultants Capital Economics. The report, commissioned by Jersey Finance, provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of the relationship between Jersey’s economy and that of […]

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Locate Jersey Confirms Launchpad in China

Locate Jersey Confirms Launchpad in China

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Locate Jersey is delighted to confirm that its business relations with China have been boosted further with the appointment of a project manager in Beijing using the services of China-Britain Business Council’s (CBBC) Launchpad scheme. Ms Nora Zhang will work on a project basis exclusively for Locate Jersey to develop its China business development activities, […]

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Digital Jersey: not a magic bullet, but a sprat to catch a mackerel

| April 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

Digital Jersey was only one part of the Economic Growth and Diversification Strategy published by The States in 2012, yet it’s received by far the most attention. Scott Nursten, COO of Greenlight, discusses why digital alone is not the answer to Jersey’s future economic success. It’s been a year since Digital Jersey was launched. The […]

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