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Jamaica Trade Summary

2017

Jamaica exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR JAMAICA 2017

Overall Exports and Imports for Jamaica 2017

Exports and imports of Jamaica in 2017 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 1,310 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 5,818 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,655 products were exported to 119 countries and 3,764 products were imported from 115 countries.

Jamaica top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

Top five countries to which Jamaica exported in 2017 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Jamaica exports to United States worth US$ 538 million, with a partner share of 41.06 percent.
  2. Jamaica exports to Netherlands worth US$ 157 million, with a partner share of 12.00 percent.
  3. Jamaica exports to Canada worth US$ 126 million, with a partner share of 9.59 percent.
  4. Jamaica exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 52 million, with a partner share of 3.93 percent.
  5. Jamaica exports to Iceland worth US$ 51 million, with a partner share of 3.88 percent.

Top five countries from which Jamaica imported goods in 2017 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Jamaica imports from United States worth US$ 2,468 million, with a partner share of 42.41 percent.
  2. Jamaica imports from Japan worth US$ 366 million, with a partner share of 6.29 percent.
  3. Jamaica imports from China worth US$ 365 million, with a partner share of 6.27 percent.
  4. Jamaica imports from Trinidad and Tobago worth US$ 299 million, with a partner share of 5.14 percent.
  5. Jamaica imports from Colombia worth US$ 283 million, with a partner share of 4.86 percent.

Jamaica Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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 US$ 509,438.46 million.
  2. Jamaica exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 231,509.02 million.
  3. Jamaica exported Aluminium ores and concentrates , worth US$ 92,450.18 million.
  4. Jamaica exported Rum and tafia , worth US$ 41,236.10 million.
  5. Jamaica exported Beer made from malt , worth US$ 34,800.40 million.

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 US$ 836,317.04 million.
  2. Jamaica imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 405,459.75 million.
  3. Jamaica imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 272,989.00 million.
  4. Jamaica imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 166,792.29 million.
  5. Jamaica imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 125,585.72 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2017

Tariffs imposed by Jamaica in 2017 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was not available percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was not available percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was not available .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were not available and duty free tariff line items share was not available percent.

Development Indicators 2017

Key Development Indicators of Jamaica in 2017 are below

  • Jamaica GDP in current US dollar was 14,806 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 4,740.00 .
  • Jamaica Trade balance: as % of GDP was -14.22.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -2,106.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 83.55 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 39.45 .

Trade Indicators 2017

Trade Indicators for Jamaica in 2017 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.13.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.10.
  • World Growth in percentage was 5.68 and Jamaica Country Growth was 6.56 .