Jamaica Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 1,586
No. Of products 1,645
No. Of partners 116
Imports (in US$ Mil) 6,339
No. Of products 3,703
No. Of partners 124

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.13
Index of export market penetration2.00
World Growth-1.13
Country Growth-1.60

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)2,629,513,537.59
Service exports (BoP, current US$)4,336,240,517.13
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)52.07
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)38.04

Jamaica top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States615 38.80
Netherlands219 13.81
Canada140 8.81
Iceland118 7.42
Russian Federation70 4.40
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States2,868 45.24
China492 7.76
Colombia329 5.20
Japan299 4.71
Brazil196 3.09

Jamaica Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials159 10.05 996 15.71 5.48
Intermediate goods782 49.32 867 13.68 6.17
Consumer goods617 38.89 3,383 53.37 15.07
Capital goods23 1.44 1,082 17.07 5.54

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Aluminium oxide, oth ...734,545.66
Petroleum oils, etc, ...295,207.08
Aluminium ores and c ...90,053.31
Rum and tafia55,976.19
Other fruit, etc, pr ...50,819.17
Petroleum oils, etc, ...897,543.83
Petroleum oils and o ...634,620.53
Automobiles with rec ...199,274.36
Other medicaments of ...140,278.60
Other food preparati ...120,976.34

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)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)15,831
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)5,260.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-2,222.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-14.04

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