JMEA expresses concerns after release of import-export figures

JMEA expresses concerns after release of import-export figures

…says they are particularly worried about Jamaica’s import bill which it says poses a clear and present danger to food security

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Following the issuing of the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) report on the state of the country’s imports and exports situation for the period January to September 2019, the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA) has expressed its concerns at the figures.

The report showed imports to Jamaica increasing, with a corresponding decrease in exports coming from the island.

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