Jamaica Balance of Trade  1992-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Jamaica recorded a trade deficit of 716957.17 USD Thousand in the first quarter of 2018. Balance of Trade in Jamaica averaged -745252.83 USD Thousand from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of -121925 USD Thousand in the second quarter of 1992 and a record low of -1682375 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 -716957.17 -1288249.45 -121925.00 -1682375.00 USD Thousand [+]
Exports 273717.50 330519.00 796371.00 244067.00 USD Thousand [+]
Imports 990674.67 1618768.00 2437559.00 395093.00 USD Thousand [+]
Current Account -302.54 -305.56 137.40 -536.10 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.00 -1.20 -1.20 -20.40 percent [+]
Remittances 2291.50 2226.00 2291.50 968.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.06 0.12 0.23 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 450011.00 404242.00 460012.00 102095.00 people [+]
External Debt 13646.40 13941.75 14722.04 8782.88 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -183.21 -110.00 761.10 -595.70 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 263.66 240.95 273.82 68.70 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-716957.17 -1288249.45 -121925.00 -1682375.00 1992 - 2018 USD Thousand Quarterly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 977.00 Apr/18
Brazil 5981.00 May/18
Canada -1902.20 Apr/18
China 249.22 May/18
Euro Area 16704.70 Apr/18
France -4954.00 Apr/18
Germany 20413.00 Apr/18
India -14620.00 May/18
Indonesia -1629.30 Apr/18
Italy 2937.96 Apr/18
Japan -578.32 May/18
Mexico -289.15 Apr/18
Netherlands 3841.00 Apr/18
Russia 15316.00 Apr/18
South Korea 6732.00 May/18
Spain -3050045.00 Apr/18
Switzerland 2255.00 May/18
Turkey -6690.00 Apr/18
United Kingdom -5280.00 Apr/18
United States -46199.00 Apr/18


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