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

906, 2020

GDP down by 3.6% in Euro Area and 3.2% EU28

June 09, 2020 During the first quarter of 2020, GDP, seasonally adjusted, declined by 3.6% in the euro area and by 3.2% in the EU, according to the statistical office of the European Union (Eurostat). Notably, In

806, 2020

Volume of retail trade down by 11.7% in the Euro Area

In April 2020, the COVID-19 containment measures widely introduced by Member States had a significant impact on retail trade, as the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade declined by 11.7% in the euro area and

506, 2020

USA Unemployment Rate fell to 13.3% in May

June 5, 2020 Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 2.5 million in May, as the rate of unemployment decreased to 13.3%, according to a report by the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics (BLS). This improvement

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, $3.70 million more than the Government’s projection. Furthermore, year over year, this represents

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,

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 36,761.60
Fiscal Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) -13,282.90 -13,286.60
Primary Balance (Surplus +/ Deficit -) -2,185.40 -2,189.10