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Jamaica’s Unemployment Rate Has Fallen To A New Record Low Of 8.4 Per Cent

Jamaica’s unemployment rate has fallen to a new record low of 8.4 per cent, according to the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) Labour Force Survey for July 2018. This out-turn is 1.3 per cent lower than the 9.7 per cent recorded for the April 2018 Survey. It is also 2.9 percentage points lower than the […]

Corportate Movements – December 2018

EPOC Remains Supportive Of The BOJ’s Accommodative Monetary Policy Stance – Duncan

Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Co-Chairman, Keith Duncan, said members are optimistic that the economic growth momentum will be sustained. Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) data has indicated that the economy grew by 2.2 per cent during the April to June quarter. Mr. Duncan said that as growth levels continue to rise quarter over quarter, […]

Corportate Movements – December 2018

Manufacturing Industry’s Out-turn Mainly Attributed to Increase in Index For Refined Petroleum Products Group- STATIN

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) is reporting that the July 2018 producer price indices for the mining and quarrying, and manufacturing industries grew by 4.4 and one per cent, respectively. This was noted by STATIN’s Deputy Director General, Leesha Delatie-Budair, during the Institute’s media sensitisation seminar at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St. […]

Corportate Movements – December 2018

STATIN Reporting Record 1,216,200 Persons Employed As At July 2017

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) is reporting that a record 1,216,200 persons were employed as at July 2017. Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Dr. Wayne Henry, said the figure, contained in STATIN’s Labour Force Survey, represents an increase of 29,200 persons relative to July 2016, and is the highest ever […]

Corportate Movements – December 2018

Jamaican Economy Grew By 0.1% In Real Terms For The First Quarter Of 2017

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (Statin) is reporting that the Jamaican economy grew by 0.1 per cent in real terms for the first quarter of 2017 when compared to the similar quarter of 2016. This growth was due mainly to a 0.4 per cent increase in the Services industries. While there were improved performances in […]

Corportate Movements – December 2018

Jamaica’s Calendar Year Inflation Rate For 2016 Measured At 1.7%

The movement in the All Jamaica ‘All Divisions’ Consumer Price Index (CPI) for December 2016 was 0.3 per cent bringing the calendar year inflation rate for 2016 to 1.7 per cent. This was 2.0 percentage points below the 3.7 per cent recorded for the calendar year 2015. The division recording the highest movement for the […]

Corportate Movements – December 2018