The SEZ Regime
The Special Economic Zone (SEZ) regime ushers in a new era of economic growth and industry development in Jamaica. SEZ refers to designated geographical areas with special economic regulations that differ from the general trade, tax and investment rules of a country. The passing of the SEZ Regulations in Jamaica on September 2017 gives the Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA) a clear structure within which to operate, to
facilitate existing Free Zone businesses and those seeking to set-up under the SEZ regime.
The SEZ Act was enacted on February 15, 2016, and came into force on August 1, 2016, effectively repealing the Jamaica Export Free Zone Act. Under the SEZ Act the Jamaica