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Russian trade with Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2016

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 the third quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jordan

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Jordan was $23,832,864, down 28.61% ($9,550,001) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $19,699,401, down 37.80% ($11,969,746) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $4,133,463, up 141.20% ($2,419,745) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $15,565,938, a 48.04% decrease ($14,389,491) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Jordan was Russia’s 114th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 109th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0195% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0263% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Jordan was Russia’s 101st largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 93rd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0274% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0398% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Jordan was Russia’s 107th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (up from 122nd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0083% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0036% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Jordan

The major share of Russian exports to Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 69.68% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (71.16% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.07% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (3.11% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.95% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (11.52% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.74% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (12.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.01% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (0.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,240,532;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $830,101;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $429,852;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $150,473;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $146,490;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $118,995;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $64,246.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $7,846,271;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $2,846,160;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,437,686;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,089,214;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $665,231;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $510,000;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $447,736;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $383,350;
  • 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) - a decrease of $273,141;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $159,553;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $112,700;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $89,100;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $85,029;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - a decrease of $71,521.
Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
01 Live animals 0 0.00 383,350-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 89,100-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 871,457 4.42 441,60597.34
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 71,521-100.00
10 Cereals 11,536,194 58.56 19,382,465-40.48
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 2,600-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 168,161 0.85 1,605,847-89.53
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 510,000-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 118,995 0.60 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,044 0.01 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 199,850 1.01 49,377304.74
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 830,101 4.21 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 65,155 0.33 177,855-63.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.00 8,895-100.00
31 Fertilizers 104,746 0.53 40,500158.63
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 33,200 0.17 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,326 0.03 6,706-20.58
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 14 422-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 55,481 0.28 49,42912.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 642 0.00 1,651-61.11
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 5,340-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 651,219 3.31 3,497,379-81.38
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 478,611 2.43 332,12144.11
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 131 0.00 85,160-99.85
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 425 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 4,550-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 15,090-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,645 0.01 29,480-91.03
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 4,700-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 3,210-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 238 0.00 2,228-89.32
69 Ceramic products 15,063 0.08 0
70 Glass and glassware 2,618 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 3,162,162 16.05 921,630243.11
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,404 0.01 42,949-94.40
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,311 0.01 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 417 0.00 17,725-97.65
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 2,840-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 50-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 208,321 1.06 873,552-76.15
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 53,337 0.27 326,478-83.66
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 910,689 4.62 1,999,903-54.46
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 673 0.00 448,409-99.85
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 58,740-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 187 0.00 159,740-99.88
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,009 0.02 2,55018.00
SS Classified 214,589 1.09 0

Russia’s Imports from Jordan

The major share of Russian imports from Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 82.19% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (77.49% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.16% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (16.42% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.98% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (4.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.07% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (0.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.41% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (1.65% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,121,033;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $386,442;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - an increase of $85,388;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $57,606;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - an increase of $33,769;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $17,924.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $229,656;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $61,014.
Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 386,442 9.35 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 303 0.01 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 66 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 120 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 53,035 1.28 51,3133.36
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 330 0.01 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 435 0.01 0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,631 0.04 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 453 0.01 230,109-99.80
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 655 0.02 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 17,924 0.43 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3 0.00 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 201,193 4.87 200,8010.20
30 Pharmaceutical products 3,101,360 75.03 980,327216.36
31 Fertilizers 34,000 0.82 27,70022.74
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 50,736 1.23 111,750-54.60
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 9,700 0.23 7,40431.01
39 Plastics and articles thereof 208 0.01 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 144 0.00 478-69.87
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 85,388 2.07 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,531 0.04 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 85,815 2.08 28,209204.21
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 43,276 1.05 44,535-2.83
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 33,769 0.82 0
69 Ceramic products 13 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 119 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 22 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 246 0.01 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 16,817 0.41 28,254-40.48
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 256 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7,473 0.18 2,838163.32

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia