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

1607, 2018

Overseas Headlines – July 16, 2018

Date: July 16, 2018  United States: Fed's Powell Says the U.S. Economy in ‘Good Place’ But Trade Is a Risk Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell gave an upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy but warned

1307, 2018

New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: 2017

July 13, 2018 New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: 2017 The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis indicated that, “Expenditures by foreign direct investors to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses amounted to $259.6

1307, 2018

Overseas Headlines- July 13,2018

Date: July 13, 2018  United States: U.S. Stock Futures Drift as Traders Weigh Earnings: Markets Wrap U.S. equity-index futures struggled for traction as investors focused on second-quarter earnings, and as China’s record trade surplus with

1207, 2018

Gas Price Movement – July 12, 2018

Brent Oil Brent oil prices decreased by 6.32% or US$4.93, as prices fell this week. Oil traded on July 12, 2018 at a price of $73.13 per barrel relative to US$78.06 last week. Brent oil

1207, 2018

Industrial Production Up By 1.3% In Euro Area

July 12, 2018 Industrial production up by 1.3% in euro area and Up by 1.2% in EU28 According to the latest report published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, “In May 2018,

1207, 2018

Overseas Headlines – July 12, 2018

Date: July 12, 2018 United States:  U.S. Yield Curve to Invert in Mid-2019, Morgan Stanley Says  The Federal Reserve next March will probably map out an end to the contraction in its balance sheet, helping

1107, 2018

A Statistical Portrait Of The European Union

July 11, 2018 EU’s share of world population has almost halved over last 50 years According to the latest report published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, “Between 1965 and 2015, the

1107, 2018

Overseas Headlines- July 11, 2018

Date: July 10, 2018  United States: U.S. Producer Prices Rise From Year Ago by Most Since 2011 U.S. wholesale prices rose in the 12 months ended in June by the most since November 2011 as

1007, 2018

House Prices Up By 4.5% In The Euro Area

July 10, 2018 House prices up by 4.5% in the euro area and up by 4.7% in the EU According to the latest report published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, “House

Net International Reserves

Unemployment Rate

Monthly Inflation Rate

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Central Government Operations

J$ Millions Provisional –Apr-May 2018 Budget – Apr-May 2018
Revenue & Grants 84,593.60 84,120.90
Fiscal Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) -2,459.30 -3,449.00
Primary Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) 15,752.40 14,228.10