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

Jamaica recorded a trade deficit of 723200 USD Thousand in the second quarter of 2016. Balance of Trade in Jamaica averaged -869121.22 USD Thousand from 2003 until 2016, 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.

Jamaica Balance of Trade
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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2013-03-31 04:00 PM Q4 2012 $-9969K $-11272K
2013-06-28 09:30 PM Q1 2013 $-12641K $-9969K -9397.9K
2013-10-01 12:00 AM Q2 2013 $-856.9M $-1042M(R) -1016.2M




Jamaica Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -723200.00 -680800.00 -496609.00 -1417590.00 USD Thousand [+]
Exports 342000.00 267000.00 796360.00 267000.00 USD Thousand [+]
Imports 1065500.00 947800.00 2170160.00 826359.00 USD Thousand [+]
Current Account 6.00 -78.10 114.10 -453.80 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.30 -8.10 -2.30 -20.40 percent [+]
Remittances 2226.00 2157.00 2226.00 968.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.12 0.23 0.23 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 262461.00 320502.00 448784.00 102095.00 people [+]
Capital Flows -6.00 78.10 550.80 -277.20 USD Million [+]

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Jamaica Balance of Trade Notes

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 May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-723200.00 -680800.00 -496609.00 -1417590.00 2003 - 2016 USD Thousand Quarterly



balance of trade by Country

Last
Australia 3107.00 Mar/17
Brazil 6969.00 Apr/17
Canada -134.70 Mar/17
China 380.48 Apr/17
Euro Area 30899.90 Mar/17
France -5353.00 Mar/17
Germany 25385.00 Mar/17
India -13249.19 Apr/17
Indonesia 1238.30 Apr/17
Italy 5418.04 Mar/17
Japan 481.75 Apr/17
Mexico -183.00 Mar/17
Netherlands 6719.00 Mar/17
Russia 12598.00 Mar/17
South Korea 13254.00 Apr/17
Spain -1458000.00 Mar/17
Switzerland 1968.25 Apr/17
Turkey -4492.00 Mar/17
United Kingdom -4900.00 Mar/17
United States -43706.00 Mar/17