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on February 4, 2019

Tax break promised for Jamaica’s shell egg sector

Several factors hindered Jamaican egg production in 2018, including including oversupply in the market, low prices, high costs and the General Consumption Tax

At the annual meeting in January, members of the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association (JEFA) welcomed the news of a promised removal by the government of the General Consumption Tax (GCT) levied on eggs.

Several factors were blamed for an operating loss of JM$4.2 million (US$31,000) suffered by the sector in…

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