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

2802, 2020

U.S. Personal Income rose by $116.5 billion in January

February 28, 2020 In January, personal income rose by $116.5 billion (0.6%) in the U.S, according to estimates released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Disposable personal income (DPI) climbed $30.6 billion (0.2%) and personal

2702, 2020

Gas Price Movement- February 27, 2020

February 27, 2020 Brent Oil Brent oil prices decreased by 14.15% or US$8.39, as prices fell this week relative to the prior week. Oil traded on February 27, 2020 at a price of US$50.92 per

2502, 2020

PIOJ Press Briefing-: October- December 2019

February 25, 2020 The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) held their Media Briefing today, discussing the review of the economic performance of Jamaica for the October to December 2019 period. Dr. Wayne Henry, Director General

2402, 2020

Jamaica’s Imports Rose 3.9% While Exports Fell 15.6%

February 24, 2020 During the period January to November 2019 the Jamaica’s imports amounted US$5,905.5 million increasing by 3.9% relative to US$5,682.4 million for the corresponding period in 2018 based on data released by the

2102, 2020

Gas Price Movement-February 20, 2020

February 20, 2020 Brent Oil Brent oil prices increased by 5.27% or US$2.97, as prices rose this week relative to the prior week. Oil traded on February 20, 2020 at a price of US$59.31 per

2002, 2020

Monthly Economic Review- January 2020

Date: February 20, 2020 Monthly Economic Review - January 2020 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

1902, 2020

USA Monthly Economic Review-January 2020

Date: February 19, 2020 USA Economic Review -January 2020 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

1902, 2020

Bank of Jamaica holds policy rate

February 19, 2020   Bank of Jamaica announces its decision to hold the policy interest rate (the rate offered to deposit-taking institutions on overnight placements with Bank of Jamaica) at 0.50 per cent per annum,

1902, 2020

Monthly inflation rate of -1.1% for January 2020

February 19, 2020 The consumer price index for January 2020 was 267.5 resulting in an inflation rate of -1.1%, according to the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN). This downward movement was largely attributed to the

1302, 2020

Gas Price Movement-February 13, 2020

February 13, 2020 Brent Oil Brent oil prices increased by 2.55% or US$1.40, as prices fell this week relative to the prior week. Oil traded on February 13, 2020 at a price of US$56.33 per

Net International Reserves

Unemployment Rate

Monthly Inflation Rate

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Central Government Operations

J$ Millions Provisional –Apr-Dec 2019 Budget – Apr-Dec 2019
Revenue & Grants 468,426.20 458,753.40
Fiscal Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) 23,402.10 1,961.30
Primary Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) 111,980.10 93,845.60