Development Bank of Jamaica

The Development Bank of Jamaica Limited (DBJ) can help you develop and upgrade your agricultural, agro-industrial, information technology, manufacturing, and tourism enterprise, within the Jamaican economy.

Get a development credit through medium-term and long-term funding in a timely and cost-effective manner, at competitive rates of interest. These loans are mainly channelled through DBJ's network of approved financial institutions, including commercial and merchant banks, people's co-operative banks and credit unions.

Loan Information

DBJ production sector loans are granted for:

  • Tourism
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Agro-industry

DBJ agricultural sector loans are granted1 for:

  • Working capital for long-term farm projects
  • Production of short-term crops (e.g., replanting costs for sugar cane and cash crops, pasture upgrading in dairy and beef production, and emergency needs, such as peat control and fencing)
  • Rearing livestock
  • Financing long-term crops, such as coffee and citrus
  • Purchase of new machines and equipment
  • Agro-industry projects

Scotiabank Jamaica is a DBJ-approved financial institution. We can help you access loans from DBJ through our island-wide network of branches.1


Please note that information on services offered through third party providers, such as DBJ, may change from time to time without notice and therefore information offered on our site may not reflect current DBJ services.

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