Jamaica: bonds

Jamaica is a country in Central Europe.
Area – 11 100 sq.km (166th).
Population – 2,8 mln. (133th)
The capital is Kingston.
Official language – English.
Local currency – Jamaican dollar (JMD).
Government – Constitutional monarchy.
Jamaica remains a Commonwealth realm with Queen Elizabeth II as Head of State.

Outstanding bond issues

Сurrency Outstanding bond issues Cumulative volume
sovereign
JMD 31 705 520 360 900
USD 12 5 641 324 731
corporate
USD 9 6 697 480 000
JPY 3 30 000 000 000

Sovereign rating

Rating AgencyRatingRating scaleDate
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) *** Country Risk Classifications ***
Moody's Investors Service *** LT- foreign currency ***
Moody's Investors Service *** LT- local currency ***
S&P Global Ratings *** Foreign Currency LT ***
S&P Global Ratings *** Local Currency LT ***
Fitch Ratings *** LT Int. Scale (foreign curr.) ***
Fitch Ratings *** LT Int. Scale (local curr.) ***
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Latest bond issues

issue ISIN coupon volume end of placement maturity date
Jamaica, 6.75% 28apr2028, USD - International bonds US470160CA80 6.75% 1 350 000 000  USD 07/23/2015 04/28/2028
Jamaica, 7.875% 28jul2045, USD - International bonds US470160CB63 7.875% 650 000 000  USD 07/23/2015 07/28/2045
Digicel Ltd, 6.75% 1mar2023, USD - International bonds USG27649AG04 6.75% 925 000 000  USD 02/24/2015 03/01/2023
Jamaica, 7.625% 9jul2025, USD - International bonds US470160BQ42 7.625% 800 000 000  USD 07/01/2014 07/09/2025
Digicel Group, 7.125% 1apr2022, USD - International bonds USG27631AF05 7.125% 1 000 000 000  USD 03/19/2014 04/01/2022
Digicel Group, 8.250% 30sep2020, USD - International bonds USG27631AD56 8.25% 2 000 000 000  USD 12/11/2013 09/30/2020
Jamaica, 8.50% 16nov2021, USD - International bonds US470160BP68 8.5% 161 904 731  USD 09/03/2013 11/16/2021
Digicel Ltd, 6% 15apr2021, USD - International bonds USG27649AE55 6% 1 300 000 000  USD 03/20/2013 04/15/2021
Digicel Ltd, 7.0% 15feb2020, USD - International bonds USG27649AD72 7% 250 000 000  USD 02/07/2012 02/15/2020
National Road Operating and Construction Company, 9.375% 10nov2024, USD - International bonds USP7080CAB02 9.375% 294 180 000  USD 11/03/2011 11/10/2024

World Bond market statistics

Quarterly indices

Type IV 2016 III 2016 II 2016 I 2016 IV 2015 III 2015 II 2015
BIS volume of international-bond market of emerging countries
Jamaican international bonds, USD bln 9.400 9.400 8.600 8.600 8.600 8.600 6.600
BIS net issues of international-bond market of emerging countries
International-bond net issue of Jamaica, USD bln   0.700   0.000 0.000 2.000 -0.300

Currencies

Daily indices

Type: 04/27/2017 04/26/2017 04/25/2017 04/24/2017 04/21/2017 04/20/2017 04/19/2017
Exchange Rates (Emerging Markets)
USD/JMD 128.5860 128.6210 128.5200 128.5200 128.5800 128.5220 128.2560
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Bonds prices

issue volume maturity date bid prices ask prices
date bid price yield date ask price yield
Jamaica, 10.625% 20jun2017, USD   USD 06/20/2017 05/18/2016 ***.*** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.*** *.**
Jamaica, 11.625% 15jan2022, USD   USD 01/15/2022 05/18/2016 ***.*** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.*** *.**
Jamaica, 6.75% 28apr2028, USD   USD 04/28/2028 05/18/2016 ***.* *.** 05/18/2016 ***.** *.**
Jamaica, 7.625% 9jul2025, USD   USD 07/09/2025 05/18/2016 ***.* *.* 05/18/2016 ***.* *.**
Jamaica, 7.875% 28jul2045, USD   USD 07/28/2045 05/18/2016 ***.** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.** *.**
Jamaica, 8.0% 15mar2039, USD   USD 03/15/2039 05/18/2016 *** *.* 05/18/2016 ***.* *.**
Jamaica, 8.0% 24jun2019, USD   USD 06/24/2019 05/18/2016 ***.*** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.*** *.**
Jamaica, 8.50% 16nov2021, USD   USD 11/16/2021 05/18/2016 ***.*** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.*** *.**
Jamaica, 8.50% 28feb2036, USD   USD 02/28/2036 05/18/2016 ***.** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.* *.**
Jamaica, 9.250% 17oct2025, USD   USD 10/17/2025 05/18/2016 *** *.** 05/18/2016 *** *.**
Air Jamaica, 8.125% 14jun2027, USD   USD 06/14/2027 05/18/2016 **.*** *.* 05/18/2016 **.** *.**
Digicel Group, 7.125% 1apr2022, USD   USD 04/01/2022 05/18/2016 **.** **.** 05/18/2016 ** **.**
Digicel Group, 8.250% 30sep2020, USD   USD 09/30/2020 05/18/2016 **.*** **.** 05/18/2016 **.*** **.**
Digicel Ltd, 6% 15apr2021, USD   USD 04/15/2021 05/18/2016 **.*** *.** 05/18/2016 **.*** *.**
Digicel Ltd, 6.75% 1mar2023, USD   USD 03/01/2023 05/18/2016 **.** *.* 05/18/2016 ***.** *.**
Digicel Ltd, 7.0% 15feb2020, USD   USD 02/15/2020 05/18/2016 **.*** *.** 05/18/2016 **.*** *.*
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