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Russian trade in goods with Jordan in Q1 2020

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 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Jordan

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Jordan was $44,692,626, down 27.25% ($16,742,968) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $24,008,289, down 59.51% ($35,285,424) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $20,684,337, up 865.71% ($18,542,456) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $3,323,952, a 94.18% decrease ($53,827,880) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Jordan was Russia’s 96th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 90th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0314% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.0390% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Jordan was Russia’s 94th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 81st in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0270% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.0568% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Jordan was Russia’s 84th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 115th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.0389% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0040% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Jordan

The major share of Russian exports to Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 37.28% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (83.15% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 28.81% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (7.51% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 11.58% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (3.48% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 11.42% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (2.99% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.08% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (2.81% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.72% of Russia’s total exports to Jordan (0.06% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,434,047;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - an increase of $1,267,200;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $1,208,772;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $971,390;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $821,649;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $673,450;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $646,413;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $451,858;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $312,325;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $165,597;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $109,474;
  • 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 $102,232;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $73,284.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $44,192,663;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $415,934.
Russia’s exports to Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
01 Live animals 1,267,200 5.28 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,607,971 10.86 2,156,11320.96
10 Cereals 1,641,541 6.84 45,834,204-96.42
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0 0.00 32,912-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 250,950 1.05 85,353194.01
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,927,492 8.03 718,720168.18
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 374,230 1.56 264,75641.35
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 57,937 0.24 74,684-22.42
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 16,319 0.07 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 807,602 3.36 134,152502.01
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,742,362 11.42 1,770,97254.85
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 106,479 0.44 4,2472,407.16
30 Pharmaceutical products 330,203 1.38 17,8781,746.98
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 4,416-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,230 0.02 2,419116.21
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,132,359 4.72 1,548,293-26.86
39 Plastics and articles thereof 124,578 0.52 89,57839.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 79 0.00 187-57.75
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 39 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,483,483 6.18 1,410,1995.20
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,297,340 5.40 650,92799.31
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 263 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 24,995 0.10 0
70 Glass and glassware 9 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 6,884,056 28.67 4,450,00954.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,700 0.05 5,062150.89
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 19,530 0.08 0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0 0.00 199-100.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 852,992 3.55 31,3432,621.48
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 13,864 0.06 2485,490.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,671 0.01 4,632-42.34
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 23,008 0.10 2,210941.09
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 807 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Jordan

The major share of Russian imports from Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 89.73% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (0.00% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.69% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (30.76% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.26% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (31.78% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.66% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (35.68% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.19% of Russia’s total imports from Jordan (1.68% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $18,559,751;
  • 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 $287,769;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $174,031;
  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $143,491;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $107,418;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $105,489;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $94,303.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $688,743;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $261,577.
Russia’s imports from Jordan in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 144,539 0.70 37,121289.37
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0 0.00 688,743-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 1,821-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 23,922 0.12 25,459-6.04
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 10,937-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.00 222-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 174,031 0.84 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 405,369 1.96 117,600244.70
30 Pharmaceutical products 46,818 0.23 99,024-52.72
31 Fertilizers 438,791 2.12 295,30048.59
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 252,394 1.22 146,90571.81
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 34,480 0.17 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,345 0.02 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 261,119 1.26 522,696-50.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 148,196 0.72 149,891-1.13
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 54,766 0.26 8,119574.54
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 18,559,751 89.73 0
74 Copper and articles thereof 94,303 0.46 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38,758 0.19 36,0837.41
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,755 0.02 1,96091.58
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia