Jamaica Current Account to GDP  1998-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Jamaica recorded a Current Account deficit of 7.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Current Account to GDP in Jamaica averaged -9.25 percent from 1998 until 2014, reaching an all time high of -2.80 percent in 1999 and a record low of -20.40 percent in 2008. Current Account to GDP in Jamaica is reported by the Bank of Jamaica.

Jamaica Current Account to GDP
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-7.60 -9.20 -2.80 -20.40 1998 - 2014 percent Yearly
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Jamaica Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2016.


Jamaica Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -832000.00 -770100.00 -496609.00 -1417590.00 USD Thousand [+]
Exports 317400.00 335800.00 796360.00 308215.00 USD Thousand [+]
Imports 1149400.00 1105900.00 2170160.00 826359.00 USD Thousand [+]
Current Account -85.50 39.40 39.40 -1182.90 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -7.60 -9.20 -2.80 -20.40 percent [+]
Remittances 2159.78 2038.00 2065.00 968.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.23 0.00 0.23 0.00 [+]




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