Jamaica Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.

Please note: The data from various sources are not from the same year.

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 1,202
No. Of products 1,620
No. Of partners 114
Imports (in US$ Mil) 4,767
No. Of products 3,689
No. Of partners 123

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.16
Index of export market penetration1.87
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth-10.37

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)2,166,861,319.30
Service exports (BoP, current US$)3,218,018,952.30
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)47.25
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)31.13

Jamaica top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States498 41.47
Canada145 12.09
Netherlands124 10.35
Russian Federation71 5.87
United Kingdom50 4.15
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States1,881 39.46
Trinidad and Tobago347 7.27
China311 6.53
Japan300 6.30
Mexico197 4.12

Jamaica Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials202 16.79 565 11.86 5.61
Intermediate goods499 41.53 658 13.80 7.73
Consumer goods431 35.87 2,638 55.35 14.31
Capital goods57 4.73 842 17.67 5.38

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Aluminium oxide, oth ...446,787.10
Petroleum oils, etc, ...172,879.19
Aluminium ores and c ...92,154.25
Rum and tafia39,803.58
Roots and tubers wit ...27,916.81
Petroleum oils, etc, ...567,362.85
Petroleum oils and o ...324,239.64
Automobiles with rec ...244,803.81
Other medicaments of ...127,306.52
Other food preparati ...87,373.62

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Jamaica

Tariffs 2015

No. Of Tariff Agreement 1
Simple Average (%) 9.70
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 1,613,511.09
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 10.52
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 35.52

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)14,027
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)4,660.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-2,261.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-16.12

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank70
Trading Across Borders Rank130

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.40
LPI Rank119