Economic Highlights 2017-09-16T16:03:33-05:00

2001, 2021


January 20, 2021 BOJ NEWS RELEASE: WHICH INFLATION RATE DOES BOJ TARGET? On Friday, 15 January 2021, the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) published its bulletin for the Consumer Price Index for December 2020. In

2001, 2021

USA Monthly Economic Review- December 2020

January 20, 2021 USA Economic Review -December 2020 Disclaimer: Analyst Certification -The views expressed in this research report accurately reflect the personal views of Mayberry Investments Limited Research Department about those issuer (s) or securities as

1401, 2021

U.S. unemployment claims increased for the week ended January 9

January 14, 2021 The seasonally adjusted initial claims, advance estimate, increased by 181,000 to 965,000 for the week ending January 9, from the prior week’s revised level, according to the U.S. Department of Labour (DOL). The prior week’s level

1301, 2021

U.S. CPI inches up 0.4% for December 2020

January 13, 2021 The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.4% for December 2020 after increasing 0.2% in November, on a seasonally adjusted basis according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

1101, 2021

U.S. Goods and Services Deficit was $68.1 billion in November

January 11, 2021 The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis indicated that, “the goods and services deficit was $68.1 billion in November, up $5.0 billion from $63.1 billion in October, revised.” November exports amounted to $184.2 billion, which was

701, 2021

BOJ Currency Issue 

January 7, 2021 News Release: Currency Issue  During the last eight work-days of December 2020 (21 to 31 December), Bank of Jamaica recorded net currency issue of $9.8 billion to financial institutions (commercial banks, building societies and

Net International Reserves

Unemployment Rate

Monthly Inflation Rate

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Central Government Operations

J$ Millions Provisional – April-November 2020 Budget – April-November 2020
Revenue & Grants 339,835.70 338,761.30
Fiscal Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) -76,487.30 -81,201.60
Primary Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) 5,559.60 -545.00