STATIN says the economy grew by 4.8 per cent in the second quarter compared to same period last year

The Jamaican economy grew by 4.8 per cent over the second quarter of this year, when compared to the corresponding period in 2021.


Director General of the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) Carol Coy explained that growth in the economy from April to June resulted from several factors, including the removal of COVID-19 measures, and the re-opening of the entertainment sector.

Ms.Coy was speaking at a press conference this morning.


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