Flag Japan / Jamaica Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $238M, Rnk 80 / 207

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $177M, Cars

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $13.5M, Rnk 12 / 98

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $9.43M, Coffee

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 2.17, Rnk 1 / 137

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

GDP Flag (2018): $4.97T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -1.32%, 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): $39,290, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -0.13%, 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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Japan-Jamaica: In 2018, Japan exported $238M to Jamaica. The main products exported from Japan to Jamaica were Cars ($177M), Delivery Trucks ($23M), and Buses ($19.8M). During the last 23 years the exports of Japan to Jamaica have increased at an annualized rate of 2.89%, from $124M in 1995 to $238M in 2018.

Jamaica-Japan: In 2018, Jamaica exported $13.5M to Japan. The main products exported from Jamaica to Japan were Coffee ($9.43M), Hard Liquor ($3.41M), and Pepper ($443k). During the last 23 years the exports of Jamaica to Japan have decreased at an annualized rate of 3.99%, from $34.3M in 1995 to $13.5M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.17), and 4 in total exports ($713B). 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, Japan was ranked 27 with a GDP Per Capita of $39,290, and Jamaica was ranked 107 with a GDP Per Capita of $5,354.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, Japan exported $238M to Jamaica. The main products exported from Japan to Jamaica were Cars ($177M), Delivery Trucks ($23M), and Buses ($19.8M). During the last 23 years the exports of Japan to Jamaica have increased at an annualized rate of 2.89%, from $124M in 1995 to $238M in 2018.

In 2018, Jamaica exported $13.5M to Japan. The main products exported from Jamaica to Japan were Coffee ($9.43M), Hard Liquor ($3.41M), and Pepper ($443k). During the last 23 years the exports of Jamaica to Japan have decreased at an annualized rate of 3.99%, from $34.3M in 1995 to $13.5M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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Japan
Top Destination
: China, $139B

Jamaica
Top Destination
: United States, $336M

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

In 2018, countries that imported more from Japan than Jamaica were China ($139B), United States ($135B), and South Korea ($51.5B).

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

Comparative Advantage Japan - Jamaica

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

During 2018, Japan had a large net trade with Jamaica in the exports of Transportation ($226M), Machines ($6.78M), and Chemical Products ($2.6M).

During 2018, Jamaica had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Vegetable Products ($9.87M), Foodstuffs ($3.55M), and Machines ($24.9k).

Tariff Section

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

In 2018, the products from Japan that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Jamaica were Glucose including syrup of 20%-50% dry weight fructos (43.3%) and Fructose, syrup > 50% fructose, not pure fructose (43.3%).

In 2016, the products from Jamaica that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Japan 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 Japan and Jamaica are:
130: Japan Generalized System of Preference
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between Japan 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 Japan has comparative advantage over Jamaica. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Jamaica has comparative advantage over Japan.