Jamaica Balance of Trade  2003-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Jamaica recorded a trade deficit of 856100 USD Thousand in the first quarter of 2017. Balance of Trade in Jamaica averaged -867683.39 USD Thousand from 2003 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -496609 USD Thousand in the first quarter of 2003 and a record low of -1417590 USD Thousand in the third quarter of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2013-03-31 04:00 PM Balance of Trade $-9969K $-11272K
2013-06-28 09:30 PM Balance of Trade $-12641K $-9969K -9397.9K
2013-10-01 12:00 AM Balance of Trade $-856.9M $-1042M(R) -1016.2M


Jamaica Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -856100.00 -797300.00 -496609.00 -1417590.00 USD Thousand [+]
Exports 305400.00 302500.00 796360.00 271700.00 USD Thousand [+]
Imports 1161500.00 1099800.00 2170160.00 826359.00 USD Thousand [+]
Current Account -81.00 -52.30 139.00 -536.10 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.70 -3.00 -0.70 -20.40 percent [+]
Remittances 2291.50 2226.00 2291.50 968.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.12 0.23 0.23 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 304572.00 292381.00 448784.00 102095.00 people [+]
Capital Flows -68.80 -27.80 2714.30 -530.70 USD Million [+]

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Jamaica Balance of Trade

In Jamaica, trade accounts for around 50 percent of GDP. Yet, Jamaica imports most of the goods it consumes, leading to consistent trade deficits of around 20 percent of GDP. Jamaica is a major exporter of bauxite used for aluminium production. Other exports include ethanol, cane sugar, alcoholic beverages, coffee, scrap metal, cyclic compounds and manioc. Jamaica’s main trading partner is the United States (52 percent of total trade). Others include Venezuela, Trinidad & Tobago, Canada, China, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Japan. This page provides - Jamaica Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-856100.00 -797300.00 -496609.00 -1417590.00 2003 - 2017 USD Thousand Quarterly




balance of trade by Country

Last
Australia 989.00 Aug/17
Brazil 5178.00 Sep/17
Canada -3413.40 Aug/17
China 284.67 Sep/17
Euro Area 16086.90 Aug/17
France -4514.00 Aug/17
Germany 20000.00 Aug/17
India -8984.29 Sep/17
Indonesia 1760.00 Sep/17
Italy 2769.02 Aug/17
Japan 670.17 Sep/17
Mexico -2732.00 Aug/17
Netherlands 4073.00 Aug/17
Russia 6612.00 Aug/17
South Korea 13800.00 Sep/17
Spain -3226685.00 Aug/17
Switzerland 2917.62 Sep/17
Turkey -5873.11 Aug/17
United Kingdom -5626.00 Aug/17
United States -42395.00 Aug/17