Jamaica Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 1,218
No. Of products 1,582
No. Of partners 117
Imports (in US$ Mil) 4,698
No. Of products 3,633
No. Of partners 135

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.17
Index of export market penetration1.97
World Growth-3.91
Country Growth-13.82

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)52.07
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)37.90

Jamaica top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States568 46.60
Canada118 9.72
Netherlands98 8.07
Iceland84 6.89
Russian Federation68 5.55
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States1,864 39.68
China392 8.34
Brazil307 6.54
Japan206 4.38
Colombia138 2.93

Jamaica Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials157 12.87 689 14.66 3.49
Intermediate goods468 38.43 723 15.40 5.23
Consumer goods570 46.80 2,447 52.08 13.10
Capital goods19 1.58 828 17.62 4.66

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Aluminium oxide, oth ...426,469.04
Petroleum oils, etc, ...235,993.39
Aluminium ores and c ...88,794.27
Other fruit, etc, pr ...59,753.64
Rum and tafia54,449.61
Petroleum oils and o ...380,554.10
Petroleum oils, etc, ...350,049.23
Other medicaments of ...146,298.39
Automobiles with rec ...135,609.66
Other food preparati ...118,721.26

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Jamaica

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 7
Simple Average (%) 9
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 2,626,237.99
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 8.41
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 42.45

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)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)13,812
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)4,620.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-1,958.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-14.17

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