Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ)

The Development Bank of Jamaica Limited (DBJ) is a wholly owned, self-financing Government institution and its only shareholder is the Accountant-General. It is currently the only development financing organisation in the country and provides funding and technical assistance to projects in the productive sectors (agriculture, agro-processing, manufacturing, information technology, mining and quarrying, services and tourism. The Bank is also responsible for the divestment of publicly owned companies that can be more efficiently and profitably run by the private sector.