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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

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

Jamaican Business Executives Expect Inflation To Average 4.1 Percent In The Next 12 Months.

A Statistical Institute of Jamaica survey conducted among 306 Chief Executives, Managing Directors and Financial Controllers across Jamaica, has revealed an expectation for inflation in the next 12 months to average 4.1 percent. The expectation of higher inflation was accompanied by the perception among the business leaders that the Bank of Jamaica‘s control of price […]

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