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Jamaica

 

National Accounts 2000 2005 2009 2010 2011
GDP
Real Annual Variations, in % 0.88 0.89 -3.08 -1.44 n/a
US$ Billions 8.93 11.20 12.21 13.42 n/a
National Currency, billions 384.77 699.99 1,080.17 1,173.47 n/a
Consumption
Real Annual Variation, in % n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
% of GDP 88.48 93.04 96.79 96.04 n/a
Investment
Real Annual Variation, in % n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
% of GDP 23.48 26.75 21.02 19.73 n/a
Unemployment Rate
in % n/a 10.90 11.60 12.00 n/a

* CAR-5: Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago


Price Indices 2000 2005 2009 2010 2011
CPI
12-month inflation, end of period 5.97 12.56 10.18 11.77 6.01
NXR bilateral vis a the US
Local currency per US, end of period 45.46 64.67 89.61 85.90 86.76
12-month variation, end of period, in % 10.18 4.56 12.72 -4.14 1.00
RXR bilateral vis a the US
12-month variation, end of period, in % 7.51 -3.95 5.07 -12.94 -1.91
Terms of Trade
12-month variation, period average, in % n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Export Prices
12-month variation, period average, in % 3.51 8.38 -24.40 7.90 n/a
Import Prices
12-month variation, period average, in % 11.14 14.77 -30.07 13.33 n/a

* CAR-5: Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica , Trinidad and Tobago


Fiscal Accounts 2000 2005 2009 2010 2011
Revenues
Real annual variation, in % 3.77 -5.20 -0.91 -5.91 n/a
% of GDP 25.64 25.89 27.20 26.12 n/a
Primary Expenditure
Real annual variation, in % -7.01 -2.50 -6.20 0.47 n/a
Total Expenditure
Real annual variation, in % -6.05 n/a 9.31 -17.17 n/a
% of GDP 26.44 28.81 38.19 32.28 n/a
Interest Payments
% of GDP 10.88 12.25 17.10 10.66 n/a
Primary Balance
% of GDP 10.08 9.33 6.11 4.50 n/a
Overall Balance
% of GDP -0.80 -2.92 -10.99 -6.16 n/a
Public Debt
% of GDP, end of period 82.46 117.81 101.63 126.73 n/a

* CAR-5: Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago


Balance of payments 2000 2005 2009 2010 2011
Current Account Balance
% of GDP -4.11 -9.57 -9.24 -6.96 n/a
Capital Account Balance + errors and omissions
% of GDP 9.98 11.61 8.95 10.25 n/a
Foreign Direct Investment
% of GDP 4.28 5.19 3.93 1.26 n/a
Variation of International Reserves
% of GDP 5.86 2.04 -0.36 3.29 n/a
Trade Balance
% of GDP -21.55 -28.59 -30.79 -28.75 n/a
Exports
% of GDP 17.50 14.86 11.36 10.32 n/a
Imports
% of GDP 39.06 43.45 42.16 39.07 n/a
Total External Debt
% of GDP, end of period 37.80 48.00 54.02 62.50 n/a

* CAR-5: Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago


Monetary Aggregates 2000 2005 2009 2010 2011
Monetary Base
Real annual variation, in % n/a 13.88 2.97 -6.14 1.67
M2
Real annual variation, in % 1.49 -2.49 -6.62 -4.92 -100.00
Total Deposits
Real annual variation, in % 6.31 -3.38 -3.80 -9.97 n/a
% of GDP, end of period 28.43 27.75 26.27 25.08 n/a
Deposit Dollarization
in %, end of period 27.94 37.43 40.14 37.15 n/a
Total Credit
Real annual variation, in % -1.53 -5.27 -0.16 -21.11 n/a
% of GDP, end of period 34.51 33.53 35.38 29.60 n/a
Credit to Private Sector
Real annual variation, in % 3.37 5.07 -8.42 -10.73 n/a
% of GDP, end of period 8.44 15.71 20.83 19.35 n/a
International Reserves
% of GDP, end of period 10.86 18.64 14.17 16.18 n/a
% of M2 43.75 86.87 71.52 81.02 n/a
U$S Dollars 969.52 2,087.43 1,729.35 2,171.41 1,966.11

* CAR-5: Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica , Trinidad and Tobago


Stock Market 2000 2005 2009 2010 2011
Stock Market Index
Real annual variation, in % 24.23 -17.50 -6.66 -8.16 6.22
EMBI Spreads
Basis points n/a n/a 766.39 419.48 619.68
Interbank Interest Rate
nominal rate, in % 19.34 12.42 8.64 4.14 n/a
Bank Deposit Rate
nominal rate, in % 10.82 7.38 9.03 4.58 3.53
Bank Lending Rate
Nominal rate, in % 22.12 17.32 21.06 20.40 18.03

* CAR-5: Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago
** Interest Rate Differential: Lending minus Deposit Rate, in %

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