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US$ 0.51mn
FDI inflows into India from April 2000 to March 2020

US$ 66.29mn

bilateral trade value for 2020-2021

80,000
Overseas Indian citizens in Jamaica

Concurrent Accreditation The Mission in Jamaica also handles India's bilateral relations with Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Turks & Caicos Islands and British Virgin Islands

Well-developed infrastructure

with world-class highways, airports and seaports and a robust telecommunications infrastructure

Agriculture

Opportunities in sugar, coffee, spices, pimentos, cocoa, citrus, and coconuts

Tourism

Jamaica’s strong value proposition and global brand equity combine to make it ideal for investors

Impressive sea connectivity

– #1 transhipment port in the region

Mining

The modern era of Jamaica's mining sector began with the discovery of high grade bauxite in 1938

India's Exports and Imports to Jamaica

Value in US$ Millions

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 37.8 40.21 43.01 52.24 55.42
2 %Growth 6.38 6.95 21.47 6.09
3 India’s Total Export 3,10,338.48 2,62,291.09 2,75,852.43 3,03,526.16 3,30,078.09
4 %Growth -15.48 5.17 10.03 8.75
5 %Share 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02
6 IMPORT 1.78 1.55 1.17 4.35 5.01
7 %Growth -12.7 -24.48 271.25 15.06
8 India’s Total Import 4,48,033.41 3,81,007.76 3,84,357.03 4,65,580.99 5,14,078.42
9 %Growth -14.96 0.88 21.13 10.42
10 %Share 0 0 0 0 0
11 TOTAL TRADE 39.58 41.76 44.18 56.59 60.43
12 %Growth 5.53 5.78 28.1 6.78
13 India’s Total Trade 7,58,371.89 6,43,298.84 6,60,209.46 7,69,107.15 8,44,156.51
14 %Growth -15.17 2.63 16.49 9.76
15 %Share 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01
16 TRADE BALANCE 36.02 38.66 41.83 47.89 50.41
17 India’s Trade Balance -1,37,694.93 -1,18,716.67 -1,08,504.60 -1,62,054.83 -1,84,000.33

 

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Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    Ethyl alcohol & oth. spirits, denatured, of any strength (220720)
    Non-alcoholic beverages other than waters of 2202.10 (not incl. fruit/veg. … (220290)

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    Maize (corn), other than seed (100590)
    Maize (corn), seed (100510)
    Semi-milled/wholly milled rice, whether or not polished/glazed (100630)

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    Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80% vol. (220710)

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    Cheese (excl. of 0406.10-0406.40) (040690)

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    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Soups & broths & preps. therefor (210410)

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    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Preparations for infant use, put up for RS (190110)
    Sauces & preps. therefor, n.e.s.; mixed condiments & mixed seasonings, n.e. … (210390)

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    Crustacean Preparation – Frozen, shrimps and prawns, prepared or preserved in air tight containers
    Fish frozen; other than fillet, liver, roes and other fish meat
    Fish preparation mackerel, prepared or preserved, whole or in pieces (but not minced)
    Fish preparation, sardines, sardinella and bristling or sprats, prepared or preserved, whole or in pieces (but not minced)
    Fish; dried, whether or not salted but not smoked, other than edible fish offal, other than cod (gadus morhua, gadus ogac, gadus macrocephalus)

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Minerals

priority sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Jamaica
  • Aluminium and lead articles
  • Electrical machinery and parts
  • Coffee
India's top export to Jamaica
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Medical devices,
  • Textiles
  • Vehicle parts and accessories,
  • Ceramic products,
  • Iron and steel products
  • Machinery

Bilateral Investors

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