Chart Of The Week: Jamaica’s Trade Imbalance

This Week’s Chart is an image of the Current ‘Imbalance’ of Trade which exists in Jamaica.  The Blue Bar represents the Nation’s Exports.  While the Red Bar represents Jamaica’s Imports. The Red Bar is notably longer than the Blue Bar.  This is a representation of the Imbalance of Trade.

Trade Balance US$'000 - 2012

The Sunday Gleaner discussed this issue here.  The total Trade Deficit through August 2012 was in excess of US$3.2Bln. See diGJamaica.com/data for more interesting charts.

Data Courtesy of http://statinja.gov.jm