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The flip-flop tax rewards J Wray & Nephew, punishes Red Stripe

A few days after Finance Minister Audley Shaw attempted to level the playing field on alcohol tax in Jamaica by imposing a tax based purely on alcohol content by volume and ending the unfair advantage that the tonic wine market had enjoyed for seven years, executives at J Wray and Nephew were able to secure a meeting with the prime minister - on a Saturday.