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

406, 2020

Gas Price Movement- June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020 Brent Oil Brent oil prices increased by 11.62 % or US$4.10, as prices rose this week relative to the prior week. Oil traded on June 04, 2020 at a price of US$39.39

306, 2020

Jobless rates up over the year in all 389 metro areas

June 3, 2020 Unemployment rates trended upward for the month of April in all 389 metropolitan states compared to twelve months earlier. According to Bureau Labor Statistics (BLS), unemployment rates were, “A total of 52

106, 2020

Government Operations Results for April 2020

Government Operations Results for April 2020 For the period of April 2020, the GOJ reported Total Revenues & Grants of $36.77 billion. Furthermore, year over year, this represents a decrease of approximately 20.3% relative to

2905, 2020

U.S. Personal Income rose $1.97 trillion in April

May 29, 2020 In April, personal income rose $1.97 trillion (10.5%) in the U.S, according to estimates released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Disposable personal income (DPI) climbed $2.13 trillion (12.9%) and personal consumption

2805, 2020

Gas Price Movement-May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020 Brent Oil Brent oil prices decreased by 0.55% or US$0.20, as prices fell this week relative to the prior week. Oil traded on May 28, 2020 at a price of US$35.86 per

2805, 2020

Q1 2020 US GDP falls 5%

May 28, 2020 Real gross domestic product (GDP) declined at an annual rate of 5% for the first quarter of 2020 according to the second estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). However,

2105, 2020

Gas Price Movements- May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 Brent Oil Brent oil prices increased by 16.16% or US$5.03, as prices rose this week relative to the prior week. Oil traded on May 21, 2020 at a price of US$36.16 per

2105, 2020

Annual inflation fell to 0.3% in the euro area

May 21, 2020 In April 2020, a month marked by COVID-19 containment measures in all countries, the euro area annual inflation rate stood at 0.3%, a decrease from 0.7% in March, according to the statistical

Net International Reserves

Unemployment Rate

Monthly Inflation Rate

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Central Government Operations

J$ Millions Provisional – Apr 2020 Budget – Apr 2020
Revenue & Grants 36,765.30 36,765.30
Fiscal Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) -13282.9 -13,282.90
Primary Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) -2,185.40 -2,185.40