Dynamics of US trade with Jamaica from 2012 to 2017

Published or Updated: Aug 12, 2018

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Jamaica from 2012 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Jamaica from 2012 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 2,545 2,426 2,495 2,032 1,978 2,442
Exports 1,989 1,980 2,182 1,706 1,651 2,092
Imports 555 446 313 326 326 350
Balance 1,434 1,533 1,869 1,379 1,325 1,742
Dynamics of the rank and share of Jamaica in US foreign trade from 2012 to 2017
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in US trade 75 79 75 77 76 75
Share in US trade, % 0.066 0.062 0.062 0.053 0.053 0.062
Rank in US exports 60 61 59 63 64 60
Share in US exports, % 0.129 0.126 0.135 0.113 0.114 0.135
Rank in US import 92 94 101 97 97 98
Share in US imports, % 0.024 0.019 0.013 0.014 0.015 0.015
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Jamaica by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 25.1 24.1 21.9 24.6 25.2 20.4
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 25.2 26.8 30.7 18.2 18.0 28.5
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 11.5 11.3 10.1 12.2 12.7 13.1
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 3.6 3.7 3.5 4.1 4.1 3.7
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.4 1.3 1.3
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 1.5 1.6 1.3 1.4 1.2 1.7
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 3.5 3.1 2.4 2.7 3.3 2.4
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 17.5 17.0 16.9 23.9 22.6 18.5
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Jamaica by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 54.6 37.2 34.5 38.8 39.7 43.8
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 30.0 33.6 48.3 46.0 35.7 24.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 2.3 13.5 1.8 1.8 14.6 20.1
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.4
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 7.6 5.4 5.3 3.5 2.6 2.4
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.0 0.3 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 0.3 0.4 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.7
Dynamics of US exports to Jamaica from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
01 Live animals 1.2 1.0 1.2 0.9 1.2 1.6
02 Meat and edible meat offal 46.1 43.8 43.5 43.9 39.6 41.3
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 5.1 5.5 6.4 9.1 8.4 8.9
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 29.4 29.6 31.9 31.1 36.1 36.2
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1.0 0.9 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.7
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.3
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3.8 4.4 5.0 6.1 4.7 5.9
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2.8 3.0 3.1 2.4 3.0 3.7
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2.3 2.2 2.5 2.9 2.6 2.6
10 Cereals 138.0 133.5 127.9 108.1 92.5 95.7
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2.4 1.8 1.8 1.7 2.4 2.6
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2.3 25.0 5.9 2.3 2.7 2.6
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.7 0.5
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 50.9 25.6 29.5 26.7 32.0 35.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 4.1 5.1 3.6 4.3 3.4 4.3
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 8.5 5.8 6.1 4.7 5.2 6.5
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5.3 4.9 4.0 2.5 3.3 2.9
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 24.1 25.2 23.3 24.2 27.8 25.7
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 12.7 10.9 10.7 11.8 15.9 16.4
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 36.7 36.1 35.6 35.7 34.0 32.7
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 55.1 44.8 67.9 44.0 46.8 47.9
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 61.7 64.7 65.2 54.0 51.1 50.3
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 4.6 3.1 2.4 1.9 1.9 2.2
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 13.5 9.1 11.0 10.8 2.5 2.8
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.9 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 487.6 522.3 659.3 299.4 293.7 593.5
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 66.9 62.2 58.5 51.6 61.7 124.1
29 Organic chemicals 9.6 8.8 5.7 5.7 6.1 7.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 10.9 11.6 11.0 9.9 9.3 12.0
31 Fertilizers 11.5 7.7 7.6 5.4 3.4 4.2
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13.0 12.3 12.6 12.2 12.8 12.4
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 29.3 30.4 27.4 26.0 25.1 24.7
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 8.5 9.3 9.8 12.1 12.5 10.6
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2.9 2.4 2.6 2.4 2.2 3.3
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.3 0.2 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.2
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2.2 2.1 1.8 1.4 1.4 0.8
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 14.4 15.8 17.5 17.5 17.4 15.6
39 Plastics and articles thereof 52.7 52.0 59.7 55.4 50.2 51.2
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6.6 8.4 5.7 7.5 7.8 8.3
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1.3 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.1
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 31.0 38.1 37.7 34.0 33.3 43.9
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 34.3 30.4 31.7 29.7 28.5 25.2
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 6.2 5.3 7.5 6.0 5.9 8.5
50 Silk 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
52 Cotton 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.3
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
54 Man-made filaments 0.3 0.6 0.5 1.4 1.0 1.0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.5 0.6 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.6
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.8 0.8 1.2
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.8 0.7 0.8 1.1 1.0 1.1
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.3 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3.2 2.6 1.8 2.8 2.0 1.9
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 3.1 2.6 2.2 2.3 2.0 2.5
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.5 1.7 2.4 2.2 2.4 4.5
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4.9 5.2 5.4 6.1 6.4 9.0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4.9 4.3 3.0 2.4 2.2 2.4
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.7
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.4
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2.0 1.6 1.7 2.6 1.3 0.8
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3.7 4.4 4.0 3.8 4.0 3.0
69 Ceramic products 3.1 3.5 3.6 3.8 5.1 3.4
70 Glass and glassware​ 3.9 4.1 5.1 3.7 4.2 4.6
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 29.4 31.2 27.5 23.1 19.6 36.4
72 Iron and steel 30.4 19.4 8.3 3.7 3.2 4.6
73 Articles of iron or steel 20.5 21.1 21.1 19.8 27.7 19.9
74 Copper and articles thereof 1.6 1.2 1.5 1.0 1.3 1.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10.8 11.7 12.5 12.7 12.0 15.3
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.1
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2.7 2.1 3.1 2.7 3.5 3.9
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4.3 5.1 5.6 5.8 5.7 5.6
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 167.4 156.1 170.5 191.9 188.9 194.7
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 97.0 104.6 131.5 132.0 101.0 101.6
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 1.0 1.5 1.7 5.7 1.3 1.4
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 39.4 37.6 36.9 34.8 39.4 47.2
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 12.4 3.8 1.9 6.9 1.0 4.3
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.7 1.4 1.4 5.7 1.9 4.7
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 29.7 31.5 25.2 30.8 39.9 33.4
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 9.7 10.5 9.8 7.4 7.3 8.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.9
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2.5 3.0 3.8 2.7 3.2 2.2
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 21.0 15.6 26.0 25.7 18.9 22.7
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4.0 2.6 4.6 5.4 5.5 6.1
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10.7 9.8 10.1 8.9 8.0 8.4
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.1 0.1 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.3
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 157.2 167.7 195.0 132.1 132.6 154.5
Dynamics of US imports from Jamaica from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 3.4 5.1 4.9 5.1 1.4 2.6
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3.3 2.9 4.1 4.5 3.8 3.7
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 20.1 21.9 22.2 24.9 26.0 28.1
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5.2 5.3 4.7 5.7 5.8 5.1
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6.0 6.8 6.8 10.1 9.1 11.0
10 Cereals 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.6
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.2 0.1 6.5 7.0 7.1 5.4
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7.0 7.4 7.8 8.4 10.3 12.9
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 11.1 10.3 9.3 11.8 15.5 13.4
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 13.9 15.4 17.1 19.5 19.6 20.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 231.4 89.7 22.3 26.3 29.4 49.8
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.1 1.3 1.8 0.2 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4.6 5.7 6.4 8.3 9.0 4.8
26 Ores, slag and ash 158.3 144.4 144.5 142.0 107.5 79.1
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3.6 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 10.1 58.0 2.9 2.9 45.0 67.3
31 Fertilizers 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2.0 1.3 2.0 1.8 1.4 1.3
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.5 0.5 0.4 1.1 1.0 1.3
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 1.0 1.4 1.4 1.4 0.9 1.2
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 42.4 23.9 16.6 11.5 8.4 8.4
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.4
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.1 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.1
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0.6 0.9 1.0 1.1 0.6 0.9
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 1.1 0.9 1.5 1.0 1.2 1.4
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.2
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.1 4.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 25.9 40.0 23.8 26.8 20.1 25.5
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce