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Russian trade with Jordan in 2013

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Jordan in 2013: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jordan

In 2013, Russia’s trade with Jordan was $180,685,462, down 57.63% ($245,743,312) from 2012.

Russia’s exports to Jordan in 2013 were $170,400,884, down 58.00% ($235,282,562) from 2012.

Russia’s imports from Jordan in 2013 were $10,284,578, down 50.42% ($10,460,750) from 2012.

Russia’s trade surplus with Jordan in 2013 was $160,116,306, a 58.40% decrease ($224,821,812) over 2012.

Jordan was Russia’s 100th largest trading partner in 2013 (down from 85th in 2012), accounting for 0.0215% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0506% in 2012).

Jordan was Russia’s 90th largest export market in 2013 (down from 67th in 2012), accounting for 0.0323% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0773% in 2012).

Jordan was Russia’s 120th largest supplier in 2013 (down from 107th in 2012), accounting for 0.0033% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0065% in 2012).

Russia’s Exports to Jordan

The major share of Russian exports to Jordan in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 38.87% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (40.51% in 2012);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 25.24% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (21.27% in 2012);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.96% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (20.92% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 6.54% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (2.20% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.18% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (0.33% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.06% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (0.59% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jordan in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $3,578,447;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2,365,446;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $1,170,354;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $940,093;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $731,385;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $728,014.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jordan in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $104,108,754;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $64,321,911;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $43,290,610;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - a decrease of $545,641.
Russia’s exports to Jordan in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 227,610 0.13 495,315-54.05
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,398,756 1.41 1,228,40295.27
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 14,816 0.01 0
10 Cereals 56,204,113 32.98 160,312,867-64.94
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 3,916 0.00 888340.99
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 86,849 0.05 40,625113.78
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 176 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 940,923 0.55 830113,264.22
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 732,176 0.43 79192,463.34
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,836 0.00 8,066-40.04
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 503 0.00 57,301-99.12
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 10,540 0.01 10,0844.52
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,055 0.00 4,52111.81
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 266,846 0.16 424,534-37.14
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 5,336,945 3.13 1,758,498203.49
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 129 0.00 152-15.13
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 43,009,910 25.24 86,300,520-50.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 73,907 0.04 146,619-49.59
29 Organic chemicals 137,434 0.08 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 198,760 0.12 621,847-68.04
31 Fertilizers 191,436 0.11 56,052241.53
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 91,630 0.05 57,48859.39
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 10,946 0.01 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,977 0.00 2,89172.15
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 808,471 0.47 80,457904.85
39 Plastics and articles thereof 491,674 0.29 374,92231.14
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 12,275-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 165-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 8,179,189 4.80 5,813,74340.69
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,962,539 1.74 3,108,023-4.68
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,752 0.00 22,020-78.42
52 Cotton 0 0.00 2,070-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 76,699 0.05 34,223124.12
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,469 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 7,759 0.00 5961,201.85
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 1,053-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 3,284-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 35-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 40-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0 0.00 76,270-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 406,553 0.24 141,207187.91
72 Iron and steel 20,114,899 11.80 84,436,810-76.18
73 Articles of iron or steel 155,915 0.09 372,899-58.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 258-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 23,102-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 99,616 0.06 19,950399.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 11,773 0.01 9,92518.62
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 387,882 0.23 881,403-55.99
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 564,018 0.33 296,98689.91
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 19,395-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 830,625 0.49 703,88418.01
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 30,342 0.02 493,653-93.85
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 578-100.00
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 0 0.00 545,641-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1,849-100.00
SS Classified 25,312,515 14.85 56 678 439-55.34

Russia’s Imports from Jordan

The major share of Russian imports from Jordan in 2013 (and in 2012) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 47.80% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (79.83% in 2012);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 38.94% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (15.43% in 2012);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.00% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (2.17% in 2012);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.21% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (1.82% in 2012);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.49% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (0.14% in 2012).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jordan in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $409,810;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $288,868;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $273,251;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $202,911;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $171,826;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $167,154;
  • Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement (HS code 25) - an increase of $80,439;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $75,854;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $70,065;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $68,206;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - an increase of $57,369;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $32,700.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Jordan in 2013 over 2012 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $11,775,635;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $314,931;
  • Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 14) - a decrease of $119,621;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $102,807;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $68,012.
Russia’s imports from Jordan in 2013 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2013,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2012,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2013
over 2012
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 4,299,642 41.81 16,075,277-73.25
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 68,012-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,018 0.03 1,222146.97
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 49,797 0.48 23,451112.34
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 8,083 0.08 127,704-93.67
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 146,407 1.42 119,52722.49
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 94,783 0.92 24,718283.46
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 5,376 0.05 1,046413.96
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 4,228-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 11,052-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 54,450 0.53 21,750150.34
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0 0.00 9-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 254,418 2.47 82,592208.04
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 90,605 0.88 10,166791.26
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,904,580 18.52 1,494,77027.42
30 Pharmaceutical products 910,270 8.85 1,225,201-25.70
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 275,423 2.68 2,17212,580.62
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 672,894 6.54 384,02675.22
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 49,780 0.48 43,03315.68
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 115,290 1.12 39,436192.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 77,024 0.75 8,818773.49
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0 0.00 3,149-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 670 0.01 34494.77
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 24,269 0.24 1,2291,874.69
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 475 0.00 206130.58
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 230,863 2.24 27,952725.93
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 1,318-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 384,331 3.74 217,17776.97
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 129,709 1.26 232,516-44.22
65 Headgear and parts thereof 26 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 1,005-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 97 0.00 1,479-93.44
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6,537 0.06 24,160-72.94
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 58-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 647-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 180-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 352,857 3.43 377,374-6.50
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 57,653 0.56 28420,200.35
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,642 0.08 3152,643.49
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,786 0.13 0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 1,912 0.02 1,7658.33
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 60,911 0.59 85,960-29.14
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia