Jamaican patent application

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Release time:2016-05-31

JamaicaOverview

Jamaica (English: Jamaica) is one of the Caribbean island countries. Originally an Indian-Taino settlement, Columbus came to Jamaica in 1494 and became a Spanish colony in 1509. It was occupied by the British in 1655 and became a British colony in 1866. It declared its independence on August 6, 1962 and is currently a member of the Commonwealth.

Jamaica is also a sports power and is excellent in track and field. It won the 18th place with 4 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze medals at the London Olympics. From the first time to participate in the Olympic Games to achieve 1 silver, 2012 has reached 10 gold, 18 silver, 15 bronze results. Most of it was achieved in athletics. Bolt is the country's most famous athlete. As of the end of 2012, the famous Jamaican sprinter Bolt has won 17 gold medals, including 6 Olympic gold medals and broke 7 world records.

More than 90 per cent of the people of Jamaica are black Africans, the rest are mainly mixed race and have a general tendency to become younger, with about 60 per cent of the population under the age of 29.

 

Relations with China

China established diplomatic relations with Jamaica on November 21, 1972. In February 2005, the two countries established a "friendly partnership for common development". The friendly and cooperative relations between China and Jamaica have developed smoothly, with continuous high-level exchanges and good cooperation in international affairs.

In April 2008, China and Jamaica established and launched a meeting mechanism between officials of the two foreign ministries, and two meetings have been held.

On February 26, 2014, the Prime Minister's Office of Jamaica held a press conference to announce that Chinese citizens will be granted visa-free treatment to travel to Jamaica. Chinese citizens with valid passports will be exempted from visas to travel to Jamaica for a maximum stay of 30 days.

On May 27, 2014, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Jamaica issued a notice announcing that the country's visa-free policy for Chinese tourists was officially implemented. According to the implementation plan of the visa-free policy, Chinese citizens can enter Jamaica without a visa with a valid passport, return ticket or ship ticket, hotel check-in information and sufficient travel expenses, and the stay time does not exceed 30 days. However, the purpose of entry is limited to tourism, and visas are still required in advance for residence, work, study, and business in Jamaica.

Jamaica recognizes China's full market economy status and is one of China's largest trading partners among the English-speaking Caribbean countries. In 2012, the bilateral trade volume between China and Jamaica was 0.817 billion billion US dollars, of which China exported 0.786 billion US dollars and imported 30.69 million US dollars, up 117.9 percent, 111.9 percent and 672.8 percent respectively. I mainly export textiles, clothing, food, chemicals, light industrial products and mechanical and electrical products, and import bauxite and alumina.

exchanges and cooperation between the two countries in culture, education, journalism, and other fields are progressing smoothly. China has a cultural agreement. Yangzhou Puppet Troupe, China Acrobatic Troupe, China Tianjin Song and Dance Theater, Chongqing Art Troupe, etc. have visited and performed in Tooth. The Tooth Song and Dance Ensemble has visited China to perform.

The University of the West Indies at Mona has a Confucius Institute. In 2011, the hospital ship "Peace Ark" of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy visited Kingston, the capital of Jamaica.

Shenzhen, Guangdong, has sister-city relations with Kingston, the capital of Tooth, and Yiwu, Zhejiang, with Montego Bay.