Jamaica Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 1,441
No. Of products 1,458
No. Of partners 110
Imports (in US$ Mil) 5,976
No. Of products 3,615
No. Of partners 133

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.23
Index of export market penetration2.11
World Growth12.59
Country Growth3.02

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)3,142,711,480.67
Service exports (BoP, current US$)2,919,909,882.03
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)45.82
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)27.53

Jamaica top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States730 50.70
Netherlands147 10.19
Canada98 6.83
United Kingdom64 4.42
Russian Federation44 3.07
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States2,439 40.81
Brazil514 8.61
China464 7.76
Japan206 3.45
Turkey190 3.18

Jamaica Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials152 10.57 988 16.54 4.08
Intermediate goods430 29.88 970 16.24 6.73
Consumer goods838 58.15 3,124 52.28 12.12
Capital goods15 1.01 886 14.82 5.19

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils, etc, ...419,323.28
Aluminium oxide, oth ...387,723.45
Aluminium ores and c ...71,830.14
Other fruit, etc, pr ...64,173.36
Rum and tafia56,087.20
Petroleum oils, etc, ...669,962.58
Petroleum oils and o ...580,889.97
Natural gas, liquefi ...222,775.63
Other food preparati ...141,955.17
Other medicaments of ...140,817.10

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Jamaica

Tariffs 2021

No. Of Tariff Agreement 8
Simple Average (%) 8.95
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 1,989,014.18
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 8.61
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 42.97

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff...
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff...

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All...

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2009

No Of NTM Measures (2009)1
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2009)1

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) 2013

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average (2013)0
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average (2013)0

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)14,658
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)5,190.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-2,680.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-18.28

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank71
Trading Across Borders Rank136

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.40
LPI Rank119