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2019
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Exports
: $2.56B, Rnk 58 / 218

2019
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Top Product
: $827M, Refined Petroleum

2019
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Exports
: $594M, Rnk 1 / 141

2019
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Top Product
: $246M, Refined Petroleum

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.63, Rnk 10 / 157

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -0.24, Rnk 86 / 157

2019
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GDP
: $21.4T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 1 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 48.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 96 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $16.5B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 119 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 35.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 116 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $65,298, CURRENT US$
Rnk 8 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 38.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 76 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $5,582, CURRENT US$
Rnk 101 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 28.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 94 / 187

United States-Jamaica: In 2019, United States exported $2.56B to Jamaica. The main products that United States exported to Jamaica are Refined Petroleum ($827M), Petroleum Gas ($97.3M), and Sodium or Potassium Peroxides ($85.5M). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to Jamaica have increased at an annualized rate of 2.72%, from $1.34B in 1995 to $2.56B in 2019.

In 2019, United States did not exported services to Jamaica.

Jamaica-United States: In 2019, Jamaica exported $594M to United States . The main products that Jamaica exported to United States were Refined Petroleum ($246M), Aluminium Oxide ($78.1M), and Aluminium Ore ($77.3M). During the last 24 years the exports of Jamaica to United States have decreased at an annualized rate of 1.42%, from $837M in 1995 to $594M in 2019.

In 2019, Jamaica did not exported services to United States.

Comparison: In 2019,  United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.63), and 2 in total exports ($1.51T). That same year, Jamaica ranked 86 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.24), and 140 in total exports ($1.85B).

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, United States exported $2.56B to Jamaica. The main products exported from United States to Jamaica were Refined Petroleum ($827M), Petroleum Gas ($97.3M), and Sodium or Potassium Peroxides ($85.5M). During the last 24 years the exports of United States to Jamaica have increased at an annualized rate of 2.72%, from $1.34B in 1995 to $2.56B in 2019.

In 2019, Jamaica exported $594M to United States. The main products exported from Jamaica to United States were Refined Petroleum ($246M), Aluminium Oxide ($78.1M), and Aluminium Ore ($77.3M). During the last 24 years the exports of Jamaica to United States have decreased at an annualized rate of 1.42%, from $837M in 1995 to $594M in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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United States
Top Destination
: Canada, $252B

Jamaica
Top Destination
: United States, $594M

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from United States than Jamaica were Canada ($252B), Mexico ($235B), and China ($103B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Jamaica than United States were Pitcairn Islands ($61.2k), Guam ($40.3k), and Bonaire ($9.57k).

Comparative Advantage United States - Jamaica

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

During 2019, United States had a large net trade with Jamaica in the exports of Mineral Products ($1B), Machines ($352M), and Foodstuffs ($234M).

During 2019, Jamaica had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Mineral Products ($335M), Foodstuffs ($134M), and Chemical Products ($80.6M).

Tariff Section

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

In 2018, the products from United States that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Jamaica were Tobacco: smoking, other than water pipe tobacco, whether or not containing tobacco substitutes in any proportion (350%) and Homogenized or reconstituted tobacco (350%).

In 2016, the products from Jamaica that paid the highest import tariffs to enter United States 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 United States and Jamaica are:
110: CBERA Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act
110: CBERA Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
385: United States - Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
385: United States - Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA)
388: United States Generalized System of Preference

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 United States has comparative advantage over Jamaica. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Jamaica has comparative advantage over United States.