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CPIThe All Jamaica ‘All Divisions’ Consumer Price Index increased by 0.5 per cent for May, moving from 223.1 in April to 224.2 in May 2015.6/15/20157/20/2015
PPIFor the month of May 2015, the Producer Price Index showed a downward movement of 0.2 per cent for the Mining & Quarrying industry. This followed a 3.6 per cent increase by the industry for the previous month. The Manufacturing industry also showed an upward movement in its index of 1.0 per cent after a decline of 0.1 per cent was registered for the preceding month. This 1.0 per cent movement was due mainly to the increase of 6.5 per cent in the index for the major group ‘Refined Petroleum Products’. The movement however was tempered by the 0.2 per cent decline in the index for the highest weighted major group ‘Food, Beverage & Tobacco‘for the period under review.6/25/20157/30/2015
TradeDuring the January to March 2015 quarter, the merchandise trade deficit fell by 12.2 per cent to US$912.3 million compared to US$1,038.7 million in the similar 2014 period, due to a reduction in both imports and exports. Imports values for the current period were US$1,248.1 million, a decrease of 12.3 per cent or US$174.7 million, while total exports were valued at US$335.7 million, falling by US$48.4 million or 12.6 per cent.6/30/20157/31/2015

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