Flag China / Jamaica Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $584M, Rnk 130 / 206

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $26.7M, Rubber Tires

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $66.1M, Rnk 7 / 98

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $52.7M, Aluminium Ore

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 0.89, Rnk 30 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -0.25, Rnk 79 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $13.6T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 196%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $15.7B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 14.9%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $9,771, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 182%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $5,354, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 8.88%, CURRENT US$
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China-Jamaica: In 2018, China exported $584M to Jamaica. The main products exported from China to Jamaica were Rubber Tires ($26.7M), Video Displays ($20.5M), and Semiconductor Devices ($16.5M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Jamaica have increased at an annualized rate of 15.4%, from $21.5M in 1995 to $584M in 2018.

Jamaica-China: In 2018, Jamaica exported $66.1M to China. The main products exported from Jamaica to China were Aluminium Ore ($52.7M), Aluminium Oxide ($10.7M), and Scrap Copper ($1.08M). During the last 23 years the exports of Jamaica to China have increased at an annualized rate of 13.1%, from $3.9M in 1995 to $66.1M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, China ranked 30 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.89), and 1 in total exports ($2.59T). That same year, Jamaica ranked 79 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.25), and 143 in total exports ($1.25B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, China was ranked 78 with a GDP Per Capita of $9,771, and Jamaica was ranked 107 with a GDP Per Capita of $5,354.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, China exported $584M to Jamaica. The main products exported from China to Jamaica were Rubber Tires ($26.7M), Video Displays ($20.5M), and Semiconductor Devices ($16.5M). During the last 23 years the exports of China to Jamaica have increased at an annualized rate of 15.4%, from $21.5M in 1995 to $584M in 2018.

In 2018, Jamaica exported $66.1M to China. The main products exported from Jamaica to China were Aluminium Ore ($52.7M), Aluminium Oxide ($10.7M), and Scrap Copper ($1.08M). During the last 23 years the exports of Jamaica to China have increased at an annualized rate of 13.1%, from $3.9M in 1995 to $66.1M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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China
Top Destination
: United States, $499B

Jamaica
Top Destination
: United States, $336M

This map shows whether countries import more from China or Jamaica. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from China and Jamaica or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2018, countries that imported more from China than Jamaica were United States ($499B), Hong Kong ($282B), and Japan ($155B).

In 2018, no countries were registered that imported more from Jamaica than from China.

Comparative Advantage China - Jamaica

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This chart compares trade between China and Jamaica by product, considering products traded by both, China and Jamaica.

During 2018, China had a large net trade with Jamaica in the exports of Machines ($145M), Plastics and Rubbers ($76.6M), and Metals ($68.7M).

During 2018, Jamaica had a large net trade with China in the exports of Mineral Products ($52.7M), Chemical Products ($10.7M), and Metals ($1.08M).

Tariff Section

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This sections shows import tariffs for products traded between China and Jamaica (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from China that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Jamaica were Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack < 2l (65%) and Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack > 2l (65%).

In 2016, the products from Jamaica that paid the highest import tariffs to enter China were Meat and edible offal: of fowls of the species Gallus domesticus, not cut in pieces, fresh or chilled (100%) and Meat and edible offal: of fowls of the species Gallus domesticus, not cut in pieces, frozen (100%).

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*The tariffs present between China and Jamaica are:
125: General duty rate
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between China and Jamaica. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Jamaica. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Jamaica has comparative advantage over China.