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

2004, 2018

Monthly Economic Review- April 20,2018

April 20,2018 Please click below to view March 2018's Economic Review. Monthly Economic Review - March 2018 The information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, however its accuracy and completeness

1904, 2018

USA Monthly Economic Review

Date: April 19, 2018 Please click below to view March 2018's USA Monthly Economic Review. USA Economic Review - March 2018 Disclaimer: Analyst Certification -The views expressed in this research report accurately reflect the personal

1904, 2018

Gas Price Movement- April 19, 2018

Brent Oil Brent oil prices increased by 3.58 % or US$2.57, as prices rose this week. Oil traded on April 19, 2018 at a price of $74.33 per barrel relative to US$71.76 last week. Brent

1904, 2018

Overseas Headlines – April 19,2018

April 19,2018 United States: China and the U.S. Seek Allies to Strengthen Sides in Trade Tussle The U.S. and China look to be preparing for a protracted confrontation over trade and investment as they each

1804, 2018

Overseas Headlines- April 18,2018

April 18,2018 United States: U.S. Stock Futures Climb on Earnings, Geopolitics: Markets Wrap U.S. stock futures rose, extending gains a third day as investors took heart from a solid start to the earnings season and signs of

1704, 2018

Monthly inflation rate of -0.1% for March 2018

April 17,2018 The inflation for the month of March 2018 declined for the second consecutive month with a contraction of 0.1% following the same movement in February 2018, according to The Statistical Institute of Jamaica

1704, 2018

Overseas Headlines – April 17,2018

April 17,2018 United States: Fed's Rosengren Digs In Over Warning U.S. Economy May Overheat Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren doesn’t buy the argument that the U.S. economy’s benign mix of low unemployment

1604, 2018

Overseas Headlines – April 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 United States: U.S. Stock Futures Rally, Bonds Fall After Syria: Markets Wrap U.S. stock futures rallied and bonds fell with crude oil as traders speculated there would be limited repercussions from the

1304, 2018

Overseas Headlines – April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018 United States: Stocks Gain as Focus Shifts From Trade to Earnings: Markets Wrap Stocks gained as investors took heart from further easing in trade tensions and started focusing on the U.S. earnings

Net International Reserves

Unemployment Rate

Monthly Inflation Rate

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Central Government Operations

J$ Millions Provisional – Feb 2018 Budget – Feb 2018
Revenue & Grants 476,144.40 465,093.40
Fiscal Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) -8,611.00 -34,871.90
Primary Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) 116,766.00 95,541.70