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Russian trade in goods with Jordan in Q1 2017

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 first quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jordan

In the 1st quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Jordan was $27,953,356, down 62.16% ($45,917,798) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $23,670,863, down 66.51% ($47,006,979) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $4,282,493, up 34.11% ($1,089,181) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $19,388,370, a 71.27% decrease ($48,096,160) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Jordan was Russia’s 108th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 82nd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0217% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0761% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Jordan was Russia’s 94th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 70th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0284% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1153% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Jordan was Russia’s 105th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 104th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0095% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0089% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Jordan

The major share of Russian exports to Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 29.08% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (5.72% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.08% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (46.92% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.76% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (0.34% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 5.82% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (2.74% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.03% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (0.19% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,850,882;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,549,349;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1,253,755;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $325,599;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $176,228;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $124,734;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $107,926.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $30,445,293;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $978,520;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $562,603;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $283,414;
  • 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 $174,562.
Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
02 Meat and edible meat offal 122,652 0.52 154,440-20.58
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,693 0.03 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,268,809 5.36 1,092,58116.13
10 Cereals 0 0.00 30,445,293-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 20,379 0.09 10,30697.74
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 21,120 0.09 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 441,758 1.87 1,420,278-68.90
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 124,734 0.53 0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 35,069 0.15 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,291,474 5.46 37,7193,323.93
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 243,155 1.03 135,22979.81
30 Pharmaceutical products 11,745 0.05 19,141-38.64
31 Fertilizers 8,866 0.04 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 374,735 1.58 49,136662.65
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,652,388 6.98 103,0391,503.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 25,961 0.11 71,107-63.49
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 938,474 3.96 1,501,077-37.48
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 433,621 1.83 429,8770.87
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 5,186 0.02 2,83982.67
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 44,061-100.00
72 Iron and steel 6,879,932 29.06 4,029,05070.76
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,580 0.01 11,610-77.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 18,551 0.08 36,527-49.21
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 109,860 0.46 284,422-61.37
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 283,414-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 6,269-100.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 16,586 0.07 0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 427-100.00
SS Classified 9,616,535 40.63 30 510 000-68.48

Russia’s Imports from Jordan

The major share of Russian imports from Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 63.25% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (55.08% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 31.50% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (40.31% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 4.89% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (2.80% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (1.24% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $538,832;
  • 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 $277,149;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $101,550;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $69,997;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $65,094;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $56,222;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $55,892;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $49,612;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $17,976.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $64,319;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $41,145;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $37,741.
Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,115,497 26.05 1,179,816-5.45
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 150,197 3.51 80,20087.28
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 83,422 1.95 27,200206.70
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 236-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 362,702 8.47 85,553323.95
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,091,020 48.83 1,552,18834.71
31 Fertilizers 158,900 3.71 57,350177.07
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 75,336 1.76 19,444287.45
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 20,912 0.49 2,936612.26
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 0.00 185-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 41,145-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 0 0.00 1,994-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 37,741-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,238 0.12 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 109,476 2.56 59,86482.87
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 94,802 2.21 29,708219.11
69 Ceramic products 316 0.01 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 35 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 10,554 0.25 16,175-34.75
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 108 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,978 0.09 1,577152.25

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia