Jamaica

U.S. Trade with Jamaica in 2021

Export Market Rank
#39 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$548.9 Million
3-Year Average
$498.93 Million
Compound Average Growth
0.6% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Jamaica in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Corn $76.1 Million 295,429 $59.26 Million -0%
Forest Products $56.55 Million --- $40.52 Million 103%
Wheat $55.37 Million 182,162 $50.44 Million -4%
Soybean Meal $42.12 Million 106,052 $45.07 Million -13%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $35.11 Million --- $34.17 Million -11%
Eggs & Products $32.18 Million 17 $23.39 Million 79%
Soybean Oil $26.89 Million 24,514 $22.12 Million -16%
Baked Goods $26.07 Million 9,075 $21.24 Million 46%
Dairy Products $22.32 Million 4,682 $20.73 Million 11%
Poultry Meat & Prods. (ex. Eggs) $20.71 Million 18,258 $26.73 Million -33%

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Data and Analysis

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Jamaica: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

U.S. agricultural exports to Jamaica in 2021 totaled nearly $500 million, making the United States a key trading partner for the Caribbean nation. Currently, some U.S. exported livestock feed inputs and intermediate foods to Jamaica are produced using biotechnological methods. Jamaica recently approved a national Biosafety Policy which will guide how biotechnology and biosafety is utilized in the country.
This report outlines the requirement for exporting food and agricultural products to Jamaica. There were no major changes to these requirements in 2022.
This report outlines the major export certificates required by the government of Jamaica for imports of food and agricultural products.

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