Jamaica recorded a Current Account deficit of 109.27 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018. Current Account in Jamaica averaged -68.89 USD Million from 1987 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 137.40 USD Million in the first quarter of 2016 and a record low of -536.10 USD Million in the third quarter of 2012.

Current Account in Jamaica is expected to be -170.00 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Jamaica to stand at -150.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Current Account is projected to trend around -350.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Jamaica Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1099466.48 -1058627.56 -121925.00 -1682375.00 USD Thousand [+]
Current Account -109.27 -306.36 137.40 -536.10 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.80 -2.60 -1.20 -20.40 percent [+]
Imports 1617530.53 1634190.28 2437559.00 395093.00 USD Thousand [+]
Exports 518064.00 575563.00 796371.00 244067.00 USD Thousand [+]
Remittances 2305.20 2291.50 2305.20 968.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 1.09 0.06 1.09 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 448151.00 422876.00 487651.00 102095.00 people [+]
External Debt 13751.56 13433.89 14754.06 8782.88 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -676.34 -115.78 761.10 -676.34 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 187.00 177.00 273.82 68.70 USD Million [+]

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Jamaica Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides - Jamaica Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-109.27 -306.36 137.40 -536.10 1987 - 2018 USD Million Quarterly




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