CARICOM'S SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS: 1997-1999

Imports of Goods & Services($EC Mn) Imports of Goods & Services (% of Country's GDP)
             
CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES 1997 1998 1999 1997 1998 1999
             
CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY 38,828.1 40,267.1 39,462.7
The Bahamas 6,468.4 7,363.4 7,463.9
CARIBBEAN COMMON MKT. 32,359.7 32,903.6 31,998.8 59.0 57.8 55.7
MDCs 26,672.5 26,826.4 25,733.2 56.9 55.3 53.1
Barbados 3,406.9 3,496.5 3,695.0 57.2 55.1 55.0
Guyana 1,913.8 2,092.5 1,966.4 95.0 108.0 106.9
Jamaica 10,957.7 10,876.4 10,625.6 56.6 54.8 53.6
Suriname 1,510.4 1,549.3 1,275.5 39.3 40.2 72.9
Trinidad & Tobago 8,883.8 8,811.7 8,170.7 56.4 53.3 44.6
LDCs 5,687.2 6,077.3 6,265.6 71.6 72.1 69.7
Belize 997.1 1,049.2 1,175.3 59.8 61.7 63.3
OECS 4,690.1 5,028.0 5,090.3 74.7 74.7 71.4
Antigua & Barbuda 1,328.1 1,407.5 1,403.3 84.7 84.1 79.8
Dominica 419.4 438.3 461.1 63.4 62.6 63.8
Grenada 570.7 694.0 716.2 67.1 73.3 70.1
Montserrat 116.8 149.0 122.9 106.5 147.8 129.7
St. Kitts & Nevis 525.9 521.2 527.4 70.8 67.2 64.1
Saint Lucia 1,110.7 1,145.7 1,201.9 71.6 68.5 65.9
St. Vincent & G'dines 618.6 672.3 657.6 78.0 78.5 73.9
             

Published: October 2001
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Email: Stats1@Caricom.org or Stats2@Caricom.org