US trade (export - import) with Jordan in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 07, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Jordan in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Jordan

In 2014, US trade with Jordan totaled $3,483.0 million, up 5.18% ($171.5 million) from 2013.

US exports to Jordan in 2014 were $2,050.4 million, down 1.62% ($33.7 million) from 2013.

US imports from Jordan in 2014 totaled $1,432.6 million, up 16.71% ($205.1 million) from 2013.

US trade surplus with Jordan in 2014 was $617.8 million, a 27.88% decrease ($238.8 million) over 2013.

Jordan was the US 66th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 69th in 2013), accounting for 0.0864% of US total trade (up from 0.0848% in 2013).

Jordan was the US 64th largest export market in 2014 (down from 59th in 2013), accounting for 0.1266% of US total exports (down from 0.1321% in 2013).

Jordan was the US 71st largest supplier in 2014 (up from 73rd in 2013), accounting for 0.0594% of US total imports (up from 0.0528% in 2013).

US Exports to Jordan

The major share of US exports to Jordan in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 72.16% of US total exports to Jordan (52.05% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 11.17% of US total exports to Jordan (12.31% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.27% of US total exports to Jordan (4.41% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.56% of US total exports to Jordan (1.51% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.30% of US total exports to Jordan (1.25% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.00% of US total exports to Jordan (0.90% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.43% of US total exports to Jordan (19.20% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Jordan in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $599.0 million;
  • 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 $28.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $19.4 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $18.9 million;
  • 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 $15.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Jordan in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $391.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $240.8 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $39.8 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - a decrease of $25.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $10.0 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $8.8 million.
US exports to Jordan in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
01 Live animals 8,951.2 0.44 9,025.4-0.82
02 Meat and edible meat offal 24,417.7 1.19 49,980.5-51.15
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 449.8 0.02 515.8-12.79
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,422.0 0.31 7,465.7-13.98
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 687.4 0.03 169.1306.38
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 486.9 0.02 329.048.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,188.6 0.06 691.171.99
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 36,988.0 1.80 36,958.20.08
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 855.3 0.04 757.112.96
10 Cereals 73,222.4 3.57 82,021.0-10.73
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 223.0 0.01 373.3-40.25
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 18,469.2 0.90 16,289.913.38
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 66.8 0.00 44.051.62
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,461.4 0.27 3,060.978.43
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 123.4 0.01 261.1-52.72
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,669.8 0.13 2,931.7-8.93
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,485.7 0.22 3,461.429.59
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 4,344.5 0.21 4,911.0-11.54
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6,215.9 0.30 5,925.54.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 25,602.1 1.25 23,981.56.76
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,634.1 0.08 1,973.7-17.20
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4,104.3 0.20 4,787.6-14.27
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,057.8 0.10 541.9279.74
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,942.2 0.09 2,736.9-29.04
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,451.3 0.07 1,077.334.73
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5,371.1 0.26 396,331.4-98.64
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 852.2 0.04 415.8104.94
29 Organic chemicals 8,247.3 0.40 9,859.5-16.35
30 Pharmaceutical products 20,214.5 0.99 21,714.5-6.91
31 Fertilizers 1,834.2 0.09 1,777.43.20
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 615.4 0.03 1,436.4-57.16
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,653.9 0.32 7,403.2-10.12
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 2,536.6 0.12 3,329.4-23.81
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4,256.7 0.21 1,482.0187.23
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 5,269.7 0.26 1,951.5170.03
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 1,010.0 0.05 803.025.79
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 9,289.0 0.45 13,868.8-33.02
39 Plastics and articles thereof 21,529.9 1.05 23,722.2-9.24
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,329.2 0.26 4,161.328.07
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.4 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 886.9 0.04 591.549.94
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 4.2 0.00 5.5-24.21
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10,372.7 0.51 7,606.136.37
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 6,555.1 0.32 9,006.2-27.22
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 6,931.4 0.34 5,450.727.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,814.4 0.14 3,979.0-29.27
50 Silk 51.8 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 149.1 0.01 71.2109.40
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 14.2-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 71.1 0.00 351.3-79.76
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,655.0 0.13 1,832.844.86
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 240.6 0.01 268.2-10.30
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 275.4 0.01 339.5-18.87
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 80.0 0.00 31.3155.34
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 600.7 0.03 357.767.94
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 148.9 0.01 472.8-68.52
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,096.7 0.05 1,287.0-14.78
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,672.6 0.13 2,015.132.63
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9,648.9 0.47 7,855.422.83
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,705.8 0.13 3,566.0-24.12
65 Headgear and parts thereof 74.6 0.00 165.0-54.80
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 16.6 0.00 23.5-29.35
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 86.6 0.00 41.0111.06
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 667.5 0.03 1,091.5-38.84
69 Ceramic products 428.4 0.02 286.049.77
70 Glass and glassware 1,717.0 0.08 1,189.244.38
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 17,102.1 0.83 1,743.4880.98
72 Iron and steel 162.1 0.01 171.7-5.59
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,537.0 0.47 7,256.231.43
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,774.1 0.18 3,007.625.49
75 Nickel and articles thereof 97.9 0.00 87.811.54
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 15,155.9 0.74 15,411.1-1.66
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 46.2-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 22.7 0.00 0.0
80 Tin and articles thereof 85.7 0.00 27.5211.33
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 324.4 0.02 115.4181.18
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,409.5 0.07 4,789.2-70.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,323.6 0.06 654.4102.26
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 129,260.8 6.30 139,211.0-7.15
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 89,476.4 4.36 60,774.247.23
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 275.6 0.01 1,189.5-76.83
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 430,217.1 20.98 670,969.7-35.88
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 766,187.4 37.37 167,177.6358.31
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,836.0 0.19 4,517.9-15.09
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 60,283.4 2.94 40,929.747.28
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 309.0 0.02 281.89.66
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 28.1 0.00 56.3-50.12
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 65,567.3 3.20 46,681.340.46
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 17,301.7 0.84 14,786.817.01
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,699.5 0.28 10,788.6-47.17
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 794.9 0.04 1,445.9-45.03
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 94.8 0.00 89.65.73
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 55,576.6 2.71 95,411.3-41.75

US Imports from Jordan

The major share of US imports from Jordan in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 82.66% of US total imports from Jordan (89.37% in 2013);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 6.46% of US total imports from Jordan (5.78% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.14% of US total imports from Jordan (2.36% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.19% of US total imports from Jordan (1.23% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Jordan in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $134.8 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $88.1 million;
  • 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 $21.6 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Jordan in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $41.2 million;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $6.0 million.
US imports from Jordan in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 92.4-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 182.7 0.01 131.938.47
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 64.3 0.00 43.547.81
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 6.6 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,346.7 0.09 1,261.66.74
10 Cereals 5.0 0.00 5.1-2.38
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 42.1 0.00 53.9-22.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 709.0 0.05 523.735.39
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 492.2 0.03 467.85.23
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 380.6 0.03 429.3-11.34
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 116.2 0.01 30.8276.69
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,450.9 0.10 967.949.90
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 4,093.4 0.29 4,421.3-7.42
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,097.2 0.08 1,033.46.18
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 49.8 0.00 80.6-38.27
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 6,996.1 0.49 5,507.727.03
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 26.1-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,465.8 0.45 3,266.797.93
29 Organic chemicals 105.9 0.01 141.3-25.03
30 Pharmaceutical products 18,607.8 1.30 20,746.8-10.31
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 766.4 0.05 242.8215.66
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 1,707.7 0.12 1,806.5-5.46
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,894.2 0.20 2,703.17.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 165.7 0.01 34.2385.10
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 24.7 0.00 77.7-68.18
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 37.4 0.00 90.9-58.83
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 111.5 0.01 84.831.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 350.4 0.02 146.7138.81
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 3.2-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 43.2 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 22.8 0.00 2.4830.45
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,148.2 0.15 2,590.6-17.08
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 843,670.7 58.89 708,912.619.01
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 318,554.5 22.24 359,750.2-11.45
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 19,667.5 1.37 25,655.9-23.34
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.00 24.6-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 74.2 0.01 57.229.75
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 635.7 0.04 378.867.83
69 Ceramic products 36.3 0.00 250.4-85.51
70 Glass and glassware 37.3 0.00 25.744.91
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 92,596.7 6.46 70,988.130.44
73 Articles of iron or steel 11.6 0.00 184.9-93.74
74 Copper and articles thereof 4.3 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 25.8 0.00 686.7-96.24
78 Lead and articles thereof 111.5 0.01 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 73.6 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 407.7 0.03 4.39,422.85
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 6.3 0.00 98.2-93.54
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 7,631.1 0.53 3,740.5104.01
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 1,350.7 0.09 415.3225.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 81.3 0.01 54.050.68
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 15.1 0.00 6.7126.69
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 10.5-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 251.7 0.02 203.823.51
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 52.9 0.00 15.7236.68
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 8.7 0.00 2.6233.63
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 384.9 0.03 687.5-44.02
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 81.2 0.01 104.2-22.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 274.5 0.02 368.6-25.54
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 361.2 0.03 249.344.88
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 95,729.1 6.68 7,605.31,158.72
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce