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

310, 2019

Gas Price Movement- October 03, 2019

Brent Oil Brent oil prices decreased by 8.64% or US$5.42, as prices decreased this week relative to the prior week. Oil traded on October 03, 2019 at a price of US$57.32 per barrel relative to

3009, 2019

Bank of Jamaica holds policy rate

September 30, 2019   Bank of Jamaica announces its decision to hold the policy interest rate (the rate offered on overnight balances at Bank of Jamaica) unchanged at 0.50 per cent per annum. The decision

2309, 2019

USA Monthly Economic Review- August 2019

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2009, 2019

Monthly Economic Review- August 2019

Date: September 20, 2019 Please see attached Monthly Economic Review. Monthly Economic Review - August 2019 The information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, however its accuracy and completeness cannot

2009, 2019

IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Jamaica

September 20, 2019   The IMF team congratulates Jamaica for the successful completion of the country’s economic reform program supported by the IMF’s Stand-By Arrangement. The authorities’ exemplary program implementation has resulted in a stronger

Net International Reserves

Unemployment Rate

Monthly Inflation Rate

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Central Government Operations

J$ Millions Provisional –Apr-Aug 2019 Budget – Apr-Aug 2019
Revenue & Grants 250,630.80 245,944.90
Fiscal Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) -2,156.20 -10,489.00
Primary Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) 54,257.60 49,663.10