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Russian trade with Jordan in the 4th 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 fourth quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jordan

In the 4th quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Jordan was $39,228,301, down 65.43% ($74,254,707) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 4th quarter of 2016 were $33,689,539, down 68.92% ($74,709,436) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 4th quarter of 2016 totaled $5,538,762, up 8.94% ($454,729) from the 4th quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Jordan in the 4th quarter of 2016 was $28,150,777, a 72.75% decrease ($75,164,165) over the 4th quarter of 2015.

Jordan was Russia’s 104th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 78th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0288% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0868% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Jordan was Russia’s 93rd largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 64th in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0402% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1315% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Jordan was Russia’s 105th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2016 (down from 102nd in the 4th quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.0106% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0105% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Jordan

The major share of Russian exports to Jordan in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 64.82% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (40.73% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 25.63% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (5.70% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.93% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (2.21% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.17% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (0.86% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.31% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (1.07% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.69% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (2.34% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,466,492;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $374,305;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $194,045;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $184,040;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $163,061;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $160,808.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $17,481,830;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,073,370;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $1,934,425;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $1,249,789;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,233,269;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $1,046,493;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $1,011,488;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $717,975;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $352,002;
  • 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 $159,520.
Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
01 Live animals 2,880 0.01 1,049,373-99.73
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0 0.00 87,082-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,791 0.01 2,069-13.44
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12,234 0.04 4012,950.87
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,957,156 5.81 2,968,644-34.07
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 30,414 0.09 0
10 Cereals 18,564,892 55.11 36,046,722-48.50
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 9,711 0.03 361,713-97.32
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5,238 0.02 24,980-79.03
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 654 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 357,882 1.06 1,607,671-77.74
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 461 0.00 1,541-70.08
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 689 0.00 1,935,114-99.96
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 192,618 0.57 8,5782,145.49
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 7,321 0.02 2,616179.85
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 7,818 0.02 8,569-8.76
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 201,724 0.60 7,6792,526.96
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 109,848 0.33 33,991223.17
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 374,305 1.11 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 299 0.00 17867.98
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 442,195 1.31 1,160,170-61.89
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 36,212 0.11 25144,748.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 441,644 1.31 430,5472.58
31 Fertilizers 65,910 0.20 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 253,787 0.75 90,726179.73
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 23,375-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 1,769-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 224,440 0.67 262,325-14.44
39 Plastics and articles thereof 39,808 0.12 120,354-66.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,670 0.01 1,980135.86
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 100 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 922,565 2.74 2,155,834-57.21
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 399,323 1.19 238,51567.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,152 0.01 1,07899.63
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 2,847-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 15,059-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 276 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 63-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 799 0.00 3,025-73.59
70 Glass and glassware 888 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 8,624,987 25.60 6,158,49540.05
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,770 0.03 17,147-37.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 258 0.00 76239.47
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.00 322-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 10 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 152,740 0.45 244,125-37.43
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 1,532 0.00 161,052-99.05
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 33,836 0.10 2,107,206-98.39
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 43,821 0.13 20,432114.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 8,235 0.02 907807.94
SS Classified 140,646 0.42 51 034 600-99.72

Russia’s Imports from Jordan

The major share of Russian imports from Jordan in the 4th quarter of 2016 (and in the 4th quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 91.09% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (92.82% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 5.85% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (2.79% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.06% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (1.50% in the 4th quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (1.62% in the 4th quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 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 $192,677;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $182,310;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $132,607;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $42,503;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $39,862;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $35,501;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $20,599.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 4th quarter of 2016 over the 4th quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $82,111;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $44,092;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $26,050;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $22,728.
Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 4th quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2016
over Q4 2015
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,119 0.04 24,847-91.47
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 71,862 1.30 51,26340.18
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 39,862 0.72 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 15,514 0.28 14,3008.49
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 192,677 3.48 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,755,626 85.86 4,623,0192.87
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 48,506 0.88 74,556-34.94
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,925 0.11 20,944-71.71
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 0 0.00 358-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0 0.00 48-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 42,532 0.77 29146,562.07
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 144 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 82,111-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 245,504 4.43 63,194288.49
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 78,219 1.41 78,869-0.82
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 79 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 250 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 36,401 0.66 9003,944.56
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 1,961-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,542 0.06 47,634-92.56
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