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Jamaica Current Account Value and percent from GDP

Jamaica Current Account Data

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP -1.9 % 2019
Current Account 38.4 USD Million | 0.038 B USD 3Q/20


Latest data on Current Account to GDP (%)

Current Account to GDP
                     Jamaica - Historical Data (%)

What is ratio of Jamaica Current Account to GDP?

  • The deficit of Current Account to GDP in Jamaica decreased to 1.9 % in 2019. The maximum surplus was -1.2 % and deficit was -20.4 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-1.9 2019 27.07.2020
-2.8 2018 15.04.2019
-3 2017 14.03.2018
-0.7 2016 11.08.2017
-3 2015 31.12.2015
-8 2014 31.12.2014
-9.6 2013 31.12.2013
-9.8 2012 31.12.2012


Historical Chart by governors (%)

Current Account to GDP in Jamaica by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Patrick Allen 26.02.2009 - -9.4000 -3.0000 -0.7000 -13.3000 -68.09%
Kenneth O. Hall 15.02.2006 - 26.02.2009 -10.4000 -20.4000 -10.4000 -20.4000 96.15%
Howard Cooke 01.08.1991 - 15.02.2006 -4.2000 -9.6000 -2.8000 -11.1000 128.57%


Latest data on Current Account (USD Million)

Current Account
                     Jamaica - Historical Data (USD Million)

What is Jamaica Current Account Deficit?

  • The deficit of Current Account in Jamaica increased to 38.4 USD Million (0.038 B USD) in the third quarter of 2020. The maximum value was 153 USD Million and minimum was -536 USD Million.
  • Data published Quarterly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (USD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
38.4 3Q/20 03.03.2021
-106 2Q/20 23.11.2020
40.69 1Q/20 08.08.2020
-20.56 4Q/19 09.05.2020
-142 3Q/19 12.02.2020
-51.88 2Q/19 29.10.2019
-109.27 4Q/18 11.05.2019
-306.36 3Q/18 05.01.2019


Historical Chart by governors (USD Million)

Current Account in Jamaica by governors

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Patrick Allen 26.02.2009 - -43.4000 -302.0000 139.0000 -536.1000 595.85%
Kenneth O. Hall 15.02.2006 - 26.02.2009 -143.3000 -170.3000 32.6000 -453.8000 18.84%
Howard Cooke 01.08.1991 - 15.02.2006 -9.8000 -111.6000 75.4000 -155.4000 1038.78%

Other trade indicators in Jamaica

Index Updated Actual Previous
Balance of Trade 3Q/20 -0.791 B USD -0.724
Capital Flows 3Q/20 -0.149 B USD -0.189
Exports 3Q/20 0.298 B USD 0.261
Foreign Exchange Reserves Feb/21 3.749 B USD 3.713
Imports 3Q/20 1.089 B USD 0.984
Tourist Arrivals Dec/20 0.09 Million Persons 0.049

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Colombia 2020 -3.4 % -4.3
Panama 2019 -4.7 % -8.2
Honduras 2019 0.7 % -3.1
Brazil 2020 -0.72 % -2.7
Chile 2020 1.4 % -3.9
Paraguay 2019 -1.2 % 0.7
Argentina 2020 1 % -0.9
Canada 2020 -1.9 % -2.1
Ecuador 2019 -0.1 % -1.2
Mexico 2020 2.4 % -0.3
Peru 2019 -1.5 % -1.7
United States 2020 -3.1 % -2.2
Uruguay 2019 1.5 % -0.5
Jamaica 2019 -1.9 % -1.8
Suriname 2019 -6.1 % -2.9
Venezuela 2019 9.8 % 8.8
Belize 2019 -9.5 % -8.1
Cameroon 2020 -5.2 % -3.1
Cape Verde 2019 -0.2 % -4.5
Cuba 2019 1.4 % 2.5
Dominican Republic 2019 -1.4 % -1.4
El Salvador 2019 -2.1 % -4.7
Guyana 2019 -32.79 % -27.6
Haiti 2019 0.5 % -4.1
Nicaragua 2019 6 % -1.9
Trinidad and Tobago 2019 6.3 % 5.8