Trinidad and Tobago’s Top 10 Exports

A twin island country near South America’s northern coast, the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago shipped US$7.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a -22.3% drop since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and a larger -42.4% drop from 2015 to 2016. Trinidad and Tobago’s top […]

Dominican Republic’s Top 10 Exports

A sovereign state sharing its northern coast with the North Atlantic Ocean and its southern shores overlapping the Caribbean Sea, the Dominican Republic shipped US$8.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. The above dollar amount results from a 103.7% gain since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and a 6.3% improvement […]

Most Valuable Cuban Export Products

Sugar, cigars and alcoholic beverages were among the 20 highest value Cuban export products in 2016. The most valuable Cuban exports also include nickel, iron/steel products and copper scrap. Natural honey also appears among Cuba’s highest value exports. The following list shows which product categories provide Cuban exporters with the most cashflow. Unlike most information […]

Jamaica’s Top 10 Exports

An island country in the Caribbean Sea, Jamaica shipped US$1.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, down by -20.2% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and down by -16.8% from 2015 to 2016. Jamaica’s top 10 exports accounted for 88.6% of the overall value of its global shipments. Based on […]

Cuba’s Top 10 Exports

Located at the confluence of the northern Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, the Republic of Cuba shipped US$1.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a -37% decline since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and a -19.8% drop from 2015 to 2016. […]

Barbados Top 10 Exports

Exports comprise a tiny–but growing–share of the Barbadian economy. During 2016, Barbados shipped US$543.2 million worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 68.3% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 12.5% from 2015 to 2016. Barbados’s top 10 exports account for three-quarters (74.9%) of the overall value of […]

Fastest-Growing Jamaican Export Products

All 15 of Jamaica’s fastest-growing export products increased in value by over 150% from 2011 to 2015. Gains ranged from 168.9% for Jamaica’s oil seeds shipments to 20,200% for exported cotton from the island nation. Overall, Jamaican exports declined by an average -31.8% over the 5-year period. Please note that this analysis is at the […]

Fastest-Growing Barbadian Export Products

Six of the 15 fastest-growing Barbadian export products posted a gain in value exceeding 500% from 2010 to 2014. Increases range from 600% for artificial flowers and hair to 11,315% for oil shipments. Overall, Barbadian exports rose 53.3% over the 5-year period. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code […]