The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (Jampro) is reporting that 16,540 new jobs were created in the 2018-2019 fiscal year within the fields of energy and information technology-enabled services (outsourcing), film, animation and music.

Senator Don Wehby chairman of Jampro made the comments while announcing Jampro’s achievements for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, where the agency also recorded $646.5 million in capital expenditure for Jampro-facilitated projects and US$ 837.5 million in export sales.

He said 93 per cent of the agency’s clients are happy with its services.

He further added that of the 132 clients that were surveyed, the vast majority were impressed with Jampro’s services and the quality of the team. This group included investors, overseas buyers, and exporters who have used the Jampro’s services in the past financial year.