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Russian trade in goods with Jordan in Q2 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 second quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jordan

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Jordan was $33,163,227, down 10.47% ($3,877,725) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $25,386,553, down 20.97% ($6,736,761) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $7,776,674, up 58.14% ($2,859,036) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Jordan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $17,609,879, a 35.27% decrease ($9,595,797) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Jordan was Russia’s 109th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 97th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0237% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0340% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Jordan was Russia’s 97th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 86th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0302% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0483% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Jordan was Russia’s 95th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 100th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0139% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0116% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Jordan

The major share of Russian exports to Jordan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 75.08% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (66.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.63% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (2.12% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 8.17% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (7.86% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.17% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (17.29% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.89% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (5.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1,027,230;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $806,546;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $621,781;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $360,945;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $207,932.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $4,455,437;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $2,426,582;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $896,346;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $796,509;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $589,747;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $416,377;
  • 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 $104,290;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $83,226.
Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 2,000 0.01 4,060-50.74
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,739 0.01 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 861,647 3.39 1,451,394-40.63
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,288 0.01 0
10 Cereals 16,082,418 63.35 18,509,000-13.11
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 26,237 0.10 5,866347.27
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 7,498 0.03 10,000-25.02
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 338,543 1.33 1,135,052-70.17
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 1,460 0.01 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 13,340 0.05 1,1931,018.19
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 813,393 3.20 6,84711,779.55
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 28,918 0.11 10,818167.31
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5,044 0.02 2,500101.76
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 364,727 1.44 3,7829,543.76
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 52,978 0.21 55,864-5.17
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 457,937 1.80 250,00583.17
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 229,411 0.90 252,098-9.00
29 Organic chemicals 97 0.00 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 229,680 0.90 164,70039.45
31 Fertilizers 15,246 0.06 9,24065.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 687,554 2.71 65,773945.34
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 8,215 0.03 2,442236.40
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,390,620 5.48 363,390282.68
39 Plastics and articles thereof 109,565 0.43 53,559104.57
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,333 0.01 21,969-84.83
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0 0.00 150-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,484,505 5.85 1,900,882-21.90
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 589,857 2.32 623,788-5.44
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 1,635-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 11,527-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 63 0.00 75-16.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 65 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 125 0.00 30316.67
65 Headgear and parts thereof 28 0.00 35-20.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,357 0.01 472,787.23
69 Ceramic products 248 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 35,922 0.14 30119,640.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 37 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 1,050,796 4.14 5,506,233-80.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,172 0.02 47,314-89.07
74 Copper and articles thereof 67 0.00 100-33.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 960 0.00 154523.38
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 120 0.00 60100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 296 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 308,460 1.22 374,330-17.60
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 140,261 0.55 244,551-42.65
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 29,188 0.11 925,534-96.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,488 0.01 85,714-97.10
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 20-100.00
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 1,102 0.00 21,533-94.88
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,490 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 56 0.00 20180.00

Russia’s Imports from Jordan

The major share of Russian imports from Jordan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 71.83% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (67.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.38% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (25.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 12.06% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (1.42% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.44% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (3.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.00% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (1.78% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,929,797;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $768,768;
  • 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 $354,784;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $101,897;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $68,640.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $149,969;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $90,177;
  • Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans (HS code 49) - a decrease of $87,729;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $64,686;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $39,274.
Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 605,592 7.79 695,769-12.96
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 474,911 6.11 539,597-11.99
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2,718 0.03 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 95,765 1.23 27,125253.05
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 16,400 0.21 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 840 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 18,825 0.24 6,327197.53
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 440,439 5.66 85,655414.20
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,995,771 64.24 3,065,97462.94
31 Fertilizers 63,000 0.81 48,70029.36
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 73,818 0.95 55,72432.47
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 12,605 0.16 15,100-16.52
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 305 0.00 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0 0.00 39,274-100.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 87,729-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 2,965-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 800,451 10.29 31,6832,426.44
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 137,256 1.76 35,359288.18
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0 0.00 17-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 23,670 0.30 173,639-86.37
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 10,677 0.14 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,631 0.05 7,001-48.14

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia