Jamaica Trade Summary

1996 Data

Jamaica exports, imports, tariff by year.

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Year
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Imports/Exports

Products

TRADE SUMMARY FOR Jamaica

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 1,387
No. Of products: 991
No. Of partners: 88
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,916
No. Of products: 2,770
No. Of partners: 126

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Aluminium oxide, oth ...607,013.25
T-shirts, singlets a ...110,355.09
Raw cane sugar, in s ...109,228.83
Aluminium ores and c ...78,350.14
Panty hose, etc, of ...74,578.58
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Parts of garments or ...142,296.37
Petroleum oils and o ...89,631.06
Panty hose, etc, of ...66,061.73
Automobiles with rec ...63,979.66
Automobiles with rec ...62,054.87

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States514 37.09
United Kingdom184 13.24
Canada164 11.79
Netherlands124 8.91
Norway91 6.54
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States1,526 52.34
Trinidad and Tobago243 8.33
Japan164 5.61
United Kingdom116 3.98
Canada88 3.01

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials202 14.57 260 8.92 13.60
Intermediate goods782 56.37 682 23.39 14.47
Consumer goods378 27.28 943 32.34 19.17
Capital goods19 1.35 617 21.16 16.08

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.22
Index of export market penetration: 2.04
World Growth: 3.55
Country Growth: 5.21

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 1
Maximum Rate (%): 40
Simple Average (%): 21.07
Weighted Average (%): 17.85
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 158,929.45
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 5.58

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 6,504
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 2,260.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -11.50
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -748.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 42.30
Trade (% of GDP): 99.07