Jamaica Trade Summary

2008 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): 2,439
No. Of products: 1,586
No. Of partners: 117
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 8,465
No. Of products: 3,677
No. Of partners: 110

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Aluminium oxide, oth ...1,230,494.84
Petroleum oils, etc, ...435,381.69
Undenatured ethyl al ...151,522.85
Aluminium ores and c ...114,501.36
Raw cane sugar, in s ...104,262.75
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...2,496,696.79
Petroleum oils and o ...866,093.42
Printed books, broch ...175,816.08
Other medicaments of ...167,521.62
Sodium hydroxide in ...152,262.58

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States983 40.31
Canada259 10.62
United Kingdom225 9.24
Netherlands192 7.86
France136 5.56
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States3,333 39.37
Trinidad and Tobago1,478 17.45
Venezuela981 11.58
China320 3.77
Brazil224 2.64

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials218 8.95 1,291 15.25 ...
Intermediate goods1,542 63.21 1,360 16.07 ...
Consumer goods645 26.45 4,664 55.10 ...
Capital goods34 1.39 1,033 12.21 ...

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.13
Index of export market penetration: 2.18
World Growth: 7.47
Country Growth: 5.12

Tariffs

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Maximum Rate (%): ...
Simple Average (%): ...
Weighted Average (%): ...
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): ...
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Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 13,679
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 4,550.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -29.69
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -4,061.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 37.74
Trade (% of GDP): 113.58