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Jamaica Trade

Latest trade data available from various sources.

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

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Jamaica

Overall Exports and Imports for Jamaica 2017

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 1,310 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 5,818 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,655 products are exported to 119 countries and 3,764 products are imported from 115 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Jamaica along with trade value are:

  • Jamaica exported Aluminium oxide, other than artificial corundum , worth US$ 509,438.46 million.
  • Jamaica exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 231,509.02 million.
  • Jamaica exported Aluminium ores and concentrates , worth US$ 92,450.18 million.
  • Jamaica exported Rum and tafia , worth US$ 41,236.10 million.
  • Jamaica exported Beer made from malt , worth US$ 34,800.40 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Jamaica along with trade value are

  • Jamaica imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 836,317.04 million.
  • Jamaica imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 405,459.75 million.
  • Jamaica imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 272,989.00 million.
  • Jamaica imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 166,792.29 million.
  • Jamaica imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 125,585.72 million.

Jamaica top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

The top five countries to which Jamaica exported 2017 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Jamaica exports to United States worth US$ 538 million, with a partner share of 41.06 percent.
  2. Jamaica exports to Netherlands worth US$ 157 million, with a partner share of 12.00 percent.
  3. Jamaica exports to Canada worth US$ 126 million, with a partner share of 9.59 percent.
  4. Jamaica exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 52 million, with a partner share of 3.93 percent.
  5. Jamaica exports to Iceland worth US$ 51 million, with a partner share of 3.88 percent.

The top five countries to which Jamaica imported goods 2017 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Jamaica imports from United States worth US$ 2,468 million, with a partner share of 42.41 percent.
  2. Jamaica imports from Japan worth US$ 366 million, with a partner share of 6.29 percent.
  3. Jamaica imports from China worth US$ 365 million, with a partner share of 6.27 percent.
  4. Jamaica imports from Trinidad and Tobago worth US$ 299 million, with a partner share of 5.14 percent.
  5. Jamaica imports from Colombia worth US$ 283 million, with a partner share of 4.86 percent.

Jamaica Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2016

Tariffs imposed by Jamaica in 2016 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 100.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 10.28.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 10.84.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 1,485,935.25 and duty free tariff line items share is 33.22.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year is not available.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year is not available.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is 1.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is 1.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) 2013.

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year 2013 is 0.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year 2013 is 0.

Jamaica World Development Indicators (WDI) 2018

Key Development Indicators of Jamaica in 2018 are below

WDI

Jamaica Doing Business 2019

  • The ease of doing business rank for Jamaica is 71.
  • The trade across border rank is 136.
Doing Business

Jamaica Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA),

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for is not available.
CPIA

JamaicaLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Jamaica in 2016 is 2.40.
  • The LPI rank is 119.
LPI

Jamaica Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Jamaica is not available.
SPRD