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Jamaica Trade Summary

2011

Jamaica exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR JAMAICA 2011

Overall Exports and Imports for Jamaica 2011

Exports and imports of Jamaica in 2011 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 1,623 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 6,437 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,649 products were exported to 109 countries and 3,628 products were imported from 122 countries.

Jamaica top 5 Export and Import partners 2011

Top five countries to which Jamaica exported in 2011 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Jamaica exports to United States worth US$ 839 million, with a partner share of 51.72 percent.
  2. Jamaica exports to Canada worth US$ 264 million, with a partner share of 16.25 percent.
  3. Jamaica exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 112 million, with a partner share of 6.88 percent.
  4. Jamaica exports to Netherlands worth US$ 91 million, with a partner share of 5.63 percent.
  5. Jamaica exports to Slovenia worth US$ 52 million, with a partner share of 3.18 percent.

Top five countries from which Jamaica imported goods in 2011 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Jamaica imports from United States worth US$ 2,163 million, with a partner share of 33.61 percent.
  2. Jamaica imports from Venezuela worth US$ 959 million, with a partner share of 14.90 percent.
  3. Jamaica imports from Trinidad and Tobago worth US$ 831 million, with a partner share of 12.92 percent.
  4. Jamaica imports from Brazil worth US$ 324 million, with a partner share of 5.03 percent.
  5. Jamaica imports from China worth US$ 282 million, with a partner share of 4.39 percent.

Jamaica Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2011

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Jamaica along with trade value are:

  1. Jamaica exported Aluminium oxide, other than artificial corundum , worth 581,129.73 (US$ Thousands).
  2. Jamaica exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth 347,955.56 (US$ Thousands).
  3. Jamaica exported Aluminium ores and concentrates , worth 142,013.85 (US$ Thousands).
  4. Jamaica exported Raw cane sugar, in solid form , worth 62,012.75 (US$ Thousands).
  5. Jamaica exported Rum and tafia , worth 55,188.37 (US$ Thousands).

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Jamaica along with trade value are

  1. Jamaica imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth 1,331,532.61 (US$ Thousands).
  2. Jamaica imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth 901,614.49 (US$ Thousands).
  3. Jamaica imported Undenatured ethyl alcohol, of alcoholic strengt , worth 203,569.52 (US$ Thousands).
  4. Jamaica imported Ethyl alcohol and other denatured spirits of an , worth 136,812.85 (US$ Thousands).
  5. Jamaica imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth 121,409.27 (US$ Thousands).

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2011

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2011 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2011

Tariffs imposed by Jamaica in 2011 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 100 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 8.37 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 7.34 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 3,478,585.06 and duty free tariff line items share was 49.24 percent.

Development Indicators 2011

Key Development Indicators of Jamaica in 2011 are below

  • Jamaica GDP in current US dollar was 14,445 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 4,730.00 .
  • Jamaica Trade balance: as % of GDP was -23.08.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -3,334.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 83.82 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 31.61 .

Trade Indicators 2011

Trade Indicators for Jamaica in 2011 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.18.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.21.
  • World Growth in percentage was 9.25 and Jamaica Country Growth was 20.90 .