Jamaica: Trade balance, in dollars

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 Jamaica

Trade balance, billion USD

 Latest value -3.3
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1976 - 2022
 Average -1.31
 Min - Max -4.37 - 0.09
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Jamaica from 1976 to 2022. The average value for Jamaica during that period was -1.31 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of -4.37 billion U.S. dollars in 2008 and a maximum of 0.09 billion U.S. dollars in 1986. The latest value from 2022 is -3.3 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 153 countries is 3.66 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Jamaica - Trade balance, in dollars - recent values

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Jamaica - Trade balance, in dollars - historical chart - 1976-2022




Definition: Net trade in goods and services is derived by offsetting imports of goods and services against exports of goods and services. Exports and imports of goods and services comprise all transactions involving a change of ownership of goods and services between residents of one country and the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars.


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 Terms of trade 102.48 2021 percent
 Trade openness 90.11 2019 percent
 Exports, percent of GDP 27.97 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 6.02 2019 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 3.63 2019 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 45.21 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 8.24 2019 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 1.86 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 0.32 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities -32.69 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -0.76 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars -0.13 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -14.04 2019 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -3.30 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 4.52 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 21.57 2022 percent
 Remittances 3,440.15 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -398.01 2022 million USD
 External debt 105.74 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 12.69 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 49.28 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 4.85 9/2023 billion
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