Jamaica Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 1,310
No. Of products 1,655
No. Of partners 119
Imports (in US$ Mil) 5,818
No. Of products 3,764
No. Of partners 115

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.13
Index of export market penetration2.10
World Growth5.68
Country Growth6.56

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)2,512,249,070.90
Service exports (BoP, current US$)3,827,560,950.50
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)51.07
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)37.96

Jamaica top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States538 41.06
Netherlands157 12.00
Canada126 9.59
United Kingdom52 3.93
Iceland51 3.88
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States2,468 42.41
Japan366 6.29
China365 6.27
Trinidad and Tobago299 5.14
Colombia283 4.86

Jamaica Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials203 15.47 647 11.12 5.48
Intermediate goods546 41.71 822 14.12 6.17
Consumer goods509 38.87 3,314 56.95 15.07
Capital goods34 2.57 981 16.86 5.54

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Aluminium oxide, oth ...509,438.46
Petroleum oils, etc, ...231,509.02
Aluminium ores and c ...92,450.18
Rum and tafia41,236.10
Beer made from malt34,800.40
Petroleum oils, etc, ...836,317.04
Petroleum oils and o ...405,459.75
Automobiles with rec ...272,989.00
Other medicaments of ...166,792.29
Automobiles with rec ...125,585.72

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Jamaica

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 10.28
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 1,485,935.25
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 10.84
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 33.22

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)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)15,714
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)4,970.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-2,060.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-13.11

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