Jamaica Trade Summary

2012 Data

Jamaica exports, imports, tariff by year.

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Trade Summary for Jamaica

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 1,712
No. Of products: 1,572
No. Of partners: 107
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Imports (in US$ Mil): 6,580
No. Of products: 3,633
No. Of partners: 119

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Aluminium oxide, oth ...508,897.81
Petroleum oils, etc, ...365,590.95
Undenatured ethyl al ...179,193.54
Aluminium ores and c ...130,435.80
Raw cane sugar, in s ...92,483.23
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,361,951.58
Petroleum oils and o ...939,267.53
Undenatured ethyl al ...248,301.49
Automobiles with rec ...136,396.14
Ethyl alcohol and ot ...135,958.59

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States82348.10
United Arab Emirates694.04
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States2,34935.70
Trinidad and Tobago69910.62

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials22012.841,34520.435.93
Intermediate goods84449.331,14817.4413.84
Consumer goods62336.373,27249.7311.38
Capital goods181.0466010.038.45

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.19
Index of export market penetration: 2.05
World Growth: -0.83
Country Growth: -9.48


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No Of Tariff Agreement: 2
Maximum Rate (%): 40
Simple Average (%): 11.14
Weighted Average (%): 10.38
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 1,221,225.25
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 8.25

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 14,795
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 5,190.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -21.64
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -3,202.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 32.80
Trade (% of GDP): 82.23