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Russian trade with Jordan in 2018

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 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jordan

In 2018, Russia’s trade with Jordan totaled $602,620,430, up 283.98% ($445,681,457) from 2017.

Russia’s exports to Jordan in 2018 totaled $588,306,462, up 339.15% ($454,340,417) from 2017.

Russia’s imports from Jordan in 2018 were $14,313,968, down 37.69% ($8,658,960) from 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Jordan in 2018 was $573,992,494, a 417.14% increase ($462,999,377) over 2017.

Jordan was Russia’s 78th largest trading partner in 2018 (up from 104th in 2017), accounting for 0.0876% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0269% in 2017).

Jordan was Russia’s 69th largest export market in 2018 (up from 93rd in 2017), accounting for 0.1307% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0375% in 2017).

Jordan was Russia’s 115th largest supplier in 2018 (down from 103rd in 2017), accounting for 0.0060% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0101% in 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Jordan

The major share of Russian exports to Jordan in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 26.30% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (63.99% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 12.62% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (1.33% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.11% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (15.83% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.72% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (4.74% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.77% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (4.75% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.43% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (1.55% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jordan in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $71,176,563;
  • 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 $35,996,605;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $26,444,364;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $26,333,307;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $15,333,479;
  • 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 $9,896,440;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $9,445,338;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $2,299,811;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,917,901;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,777,868.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jordan in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $3,877,443.
Russia’s exports to Jordan in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
01 Live animals 59,100 0.01 843,500-92.99
02 Meat and edible meat offal 417,964 0.07 565,695-26.11
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 1,739-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5,711 0.00 20,066-71.54
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 6,555,298 1.11 7,073,780-7.33
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 92 0.00 1,288-92.86
10 Cereals 135,229,178 22.99 64,052,615111.12
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 89,319 0.02 67,38332.55
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 703,689 0.12 127,796450.63
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 2,670,195 0.45 1,040,076156.73
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3,000 0.00 1,460105.48
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 788,130 0.13 14,0975,490.76
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,502,678 0.43 3,018,153-17.08
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 13,543 0.00 33,768-59.89
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 144,658 0.02 10,9041,226.65
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,498,818 0.25 959,91956.14
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 253,043 0.04 205,92322.88
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 228 0.00 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,807,291 0.65 7,684,734-50.46
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 539 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,519,077 0.43 2,079,11621.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 9,896,440 1.68 0
29 Organic chemicals 0 0.00 97-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 475,626 0.08 478,114-0.52
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 24,112-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 13,265 0.00 1,165,736-98.86
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 51,458 0.01 22,358130.15
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 387 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 6,600 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 21,167 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,598,075 0.78 4,438,6043.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 584,845 0.10 206,415183.33
40 Rubber and articles thereof 349,257 0.06 10,5143,221.83
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,872 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 350-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 6,749,673 1.15 4,449,86251.68
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,675,217 0.62 1,897,34993.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,472 0.00 14,028-82.38
52 Cotton 579 0.00 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 141-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,311,033 0.22 575,141127.95
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0 0.00 32,802-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 45,714 0.01 41,142,750.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 30 0.00 63-52.38
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,154 0.00 653,213.85
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 77,401 0.01 8,231840.36
65 Headgear and parts thereof 131,601 0.02 28469,903.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20,555 0.00 3,830436.68
69 Ceramic products 10 0.00 248-95.97
70 Glass and glassware 95,183 0.02 65,35545.64
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6 0.00 37-83.78
72 Iron and steel 47,592,719 8.09 21,148,355125.04
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,966,990 0.33 49,0893,906.99
74 Copper and articles thereof 15,334,320 2.61 8411,823,243.64
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 238,746 0.04 2,01611,742.56
80 Tin and articles thereof 315 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 97,964 0.02 53218,314.29
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 123,756 0.02 1,6777,279.61
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 27,220,376 4.63 887,0692,968.57
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 36,462,431 6.20 465,8267,727.48
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,000,566 0.17 360,071177.88
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 28,126 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,514,984 1.62 69,64613,561.92
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 10,694 0.00 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 774,764 0.13 57,7551,241.47
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 37,466-100.00
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 17,997 0.00 11815,151.69
SS Classified 262,548,543 44.63 9 690 0882,609.45

Russia’s Imports from Jordan

The major share of Russian imports from Jordan in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 62.97% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (74.38% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 26.75% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (12.05% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 8.36% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (12.79% in 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.56% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (0.38% in 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jordan in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $883,796;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $462,259;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $161,837;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $149,595;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $72,376.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Jordan in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $7,943,358;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $1,153,195;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $509,960;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $346,517;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $293,050;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - a decrease of $55,745.
Russia’s imports from Jordan in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2018
over 2017
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 736,350 5.14 1,889,545-61.03
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 70,150 0.49 580,110-87.91
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6,081 0.04 13,447-54.78
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 14,643 0.10 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 190,216 1.33 245,961-22.66
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,208 0.02 2,1502.70
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 71,445 0.50 59,96619.14
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,892 0.02 2,35222.96
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 103,196 0.72 144,917-28.79
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 16,002 0.11 18,825-15.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,195,195 8.35 1,541,712-22.48
30 Pharmaceutical products 6,812,162 47.59 14,755,520-53.83
31 Fertilizers 155,100 1.08 448,150-65.39
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 748,435 5.23 286,176161.53
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 30,249 0.21 55,590-45.59
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 0.00 305-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 72,376 0.51 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 38 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,287 0.02 832,655.42
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4,381 0.03 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 134 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 10,803 0.08 8,79622.82
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,149,783 22.00 2,265,98739.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 655,947 4.58 494,11032.75
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,599 0.08 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 138 0.00 0
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 316-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 54 0.00 0
73 Articles of iron or steel 0 0.00 42,870-100.00
74 Copper and articles thereof 152 0.00 2,863-94.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 221,687 1.55 72,092207.51
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 2,056 0.01 13,466-84.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 106-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 1,340-100.00
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 375 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 27,826 0.19 26,1736.32
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia