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Forbes ranks Jamaica best country in Caribbean to do businessForbes Best Countries for Business Report has ranked Jamaica 64 out of 146 nations making it the best country in the Caribbean region to do business and third in Latin America and the Caribbean. Forbes, a leading international business magazine, determined the Best Countries for Business by grading 146 nations on 11 different factors: property rights, innovation, taxes, technology, corruption, freedom (personal, trade and monetary), red tape, investor protection and stock market performance. Forbes said each category was equally weighted. (December 23, 2014, Forbes)
Jamaica’s reputation as one of the premier global destinations for investment continues to rise, as discerning entrepreneurs increasingly seek to capitalize on the exciting business opportunities that abound in the country. Beyond its vibrant culture and natural beauty, Jamaica’s value proposition is underpinned by its business-friendly environment, educated and trained workforce, stable democracy, solid infrastructure and strategic location. (JAMPRO Report)
Jamaica is the 144th largest export economy in the world and the 73rd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2014, Jamaica exported $1.43B and imported $5.8B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $4.38B. In 2014 the GDP of Jamaica was $13.9B and its GDP per capita was $8.88k. (MIT, creative commons)
The top exports of Jamaica are Aluminum Oxide ($626M), Aluminum Ore ($127M), Refined Petroleum ($101M), Hard Liquor ($64.4M) and Raw Sugar ($55.6M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.2B), Crude Petroleum ($598M), Cars ($165M), Packaged Medicament ($121M) and Petroleum Gas ($99M). (MIT, creative commons)
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- Jamaica Cpi TransportationThe transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Jamaica increased to 211.20 Index Points in February of 2019 from 210.84 Index Points in January of 2019. Cpi Transportation in Jamaica averaged 169.46 Index Points from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 217.03 Index Points in October of 2018 and a record low […]
- Jamaica Cpi Housing UtilitiesCpi Housing Utilities in Jamaica decreased to 243.80 Index Points in February from 250.03 Index Points in January of 2019. Cpi Housing Utilities in Jamaica averaged 191.87 Index Points from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 259.10 Index Points in September of 2018 and a record low of 96.30 Index Points in […]
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Under the EPA, Jamaican professionals will be able to offer their services to the EU, whether virtually or if granted temporary work permits to work in the region. The EPA provides duty-free/quota-free market access to all CARICOM goods into the EU except sugar.
CARIBBEAN is a preferential arrangement guaranteeing duty free access to Canada for a wide range of products excluding textiles and apparel, footwear, luggage and handbags, leather garments, lubricating oils and methanol.