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The Jamaica of the western imagination is different from the Jamaica citizens know and live. Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, the Jamaican economy was on a slow growth curve at 1.6%. With tourism almost brought to a halt, analysts believe the island nation – one of the largest in the Caribbean in terms of geography and population – won’t see growth again until 2022.
Strong mobile adoption and use of large ecommerce marketplaces. Jamaicans tend to purchase consumer electronics, beauty and personal care items, and grocery/hard goods items from large marketplaces. Most commonly used ecommerce platforms include Magento and Shopify.
The Jamaican payments infrastructure is underdeveloped, with sources noting that many banks on the islands lack relationships with payment vendors like PayPal. There are signs that Jamaicans are moving beyond cash, cash on delivery, and the use of mobile payments, with the greater adoption of regional solutions like WiPay Caribbean.
Cross-Border Fulfillment: Landed Cost is Available.
In-Country Fulfillment: Not available