1 Chart of the Week: Diesel continues to move up. The recent announcement of new gas prices prompted us to zoom in on the price for the petroleum product, diesel.
2 Trans-shipment cargo volumes continue to decline. Jamaica's trans-shipment cargo volume has declined by 40 per cent in only two years. We also look at the reasons for China's interest in Jamaica as a shipping hub.
3 Economy update: August 2013 NIR - is it enough to pass September IMF test? Jamaica's net international reserves (NIR) at the end of August 2013 were US$881.60m. At current exchange rates, this amount represents enough reserves to purchase less than 15 weeks of imported goods.
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