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 […]

Fastest-Growing Cuban Export Products

Four of the 15 fastest-growing Cuban export products posted a gain in value exceeding 1,000% from 2010 to 2014. Increases range from 1,144% for Cuba’s rubber to 69,900% for the base metal cobalt. Overall, Cuban exports declined in value by 16.8% over the 5-year period. Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized […]