US trade with Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 07, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Jordan

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Jordan totaled $902.3 million, up 8.24% ($68.7 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $394.0 million, up 32.59% ($96.9 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $508.3 million, down 5.26% ($28.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $114.3 million, a 52.24% decrease ($125.0 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Jordan was the US 67th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0914% of US total trade (down from 0.1017% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Jordan was the US 65th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 72nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1033% of US total exports (up from 0.0858% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Jordan was the US 66th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0839% of US total imports (down from 0.1133% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Jordan

The major share of US exports to Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 65.27% of US total exports to Jordan (54.62% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.50% of US total exports to Jordan (14.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 4.71% of US total exports to Jordan (14.21% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.14% of US total exports to Jordan (5.07% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.15% of US total exports to Jordan (1.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 0.90% of US total exports to Jordan (2.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $62.3 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $33.4 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $8.5 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $6.6 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 $4.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $4.6 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $3.7 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations (HS code 36) - an increase of $2.2 million;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 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 $23.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $7.9 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $2.2 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.4 million.
US exports to Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 13.1 0.00 32.5-59.58
02 Meat and edible meat offal 6,025.3 1.53 2,320.0159.71
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 331.8 0.08 255.929.67
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,332.1 0.34 710.487.52
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 24.9 0.01 100.4-75.19
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 507.0 0.13 154.9227.25
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 10,578.2 2.68 3,949.4167.85
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 141.6 0.04 223.6-36.68
10 Cereals 21,623.1 5.49 21,054.62.70
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4.4 0.00 36.5-87.81
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,494.4 0.38 3,733.9-59.98
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 842.5 0.21 476.176.96
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 11.1 0.00 39.5-71.93
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 437.9 0.11 339.029.18
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 545.5 0.14 240.7126.65
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 568.2 0.14 654.3-13.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,025.7 0.26 1,577.0-34.96
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 5,249.8 1.33 3,930.333.57
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 467.7 0.12 790.0-40.80
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,586.5 0.40 1,555.42.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 382.9 0.10 25.71,388.77
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 248.2 0.06 387.8-36.01
26 Ores, slag and ash 54.0 0.01 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 18,255.6 4.63 41,833.1-56.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 303.7 0.08 168.280.60
29 Organic chemicals 1,587.9 0.40 1,324.519.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,157.9 1.06 4,176.7-0.45
31 Fertilizers 81.6 0.02 101.8-19.90
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 186.7 0.05 192.9-3.21
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,601.7 0.41 882.381.55
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 847.9 0.22 609.639.09
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 416.1 0.11 652.8-36.26
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,198.9 0.56 11.219,476.92
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 246.8 0.06 137.080.15
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 965.4 0.25 1,009.2-4.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,601.3 0.66 4,007.2-35.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,128.4 0.29 1,802.6-37.40
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 27.4-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 47.0 0.01 198.6-76.32
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 21.4 0.01 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,090.8 0.28 740.847.24
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,874.9 0.48 1,185.758.12
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 932.3 0.24 1,060.3-12.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 652.4 0.17 392.366.32
52 Cotton 19.2 0.00 126.6-84.82
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 98.2-100.00
55 Man-made staple fibers 499.4 0.13 533.3-6.36
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 156.8 0.04 21.9615.07
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 27.3 0.01 59.5-54.15
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 24.7-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 120.0 0.03 168.6-28.83
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 15.5 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 173.9 0.04 1,920.9-90.95
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 551.8 0.14 1,153.5-52.17
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,892.8 0.48 1,276.948.23
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 63.1 0.02 527.9-88.05
65 Headgear and parts thereof 31.8 0.01 36.8-13.83
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3.6 0.00 36.3-90.15
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 351.6 0.09 171.1105.53
69 Ceramic products 73.7 0.02 34.8111.85
70 Glass and glassware 93.4 0.02 247.6-62.28
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,358.3 0.34 689.796.94
72 Iron and steel 94.8 0.02 198.4-52.19
73 Articles of iron or steel 758.5 0.19 834.0-9.05
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,552.7 0.39 886.575.14
75 Nickel and articles thereof 17.9 0.00 13.235.38
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 554.6 0.14 88.6526.25
79 Zinc and articles thereof 62.9 0.02 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 11.6 0.00 27.5-58.02
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 233.0 0.06 177.231.48
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 422.7 0.11 157.7167.96
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 14,763.1 3.75 15,749.7-6.26
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 15,049.4 3.82 10,166.148.03
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 638.5 0.16 47.51,243.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 113,947.5 28.92 80,532.941.49
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 96,548.0 24.50 34,225.5182.09
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,986.8 0.76 447.7567.20
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,227.0 3.36 21,148.3-37.46
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 67.8 0.02 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 11.4 0.00 133.4-91.49
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 15,111.7 3.84 6,628.8127.97
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 4,263.9 1.08 2,707.057.51
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,503.2 0.38 2,337.1-35.68
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 177.2 0.04 157.912.18
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 28.3 0.01 986.0-97.13
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 13,856.1 3.52 9,280.449.31

US Imports from Jordan

The major share of US imports from Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 85.50% of US total imports from Jordan (86.40% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 5.37% of US total imports from Jordan (5.27% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.73% of US total imports from Jordan (2.47% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.07% of US total imports from Jordan (1.71% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $5.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $19.4 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $9.2 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) - a decrease of $2.4 million.
US imports from Jordan in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 12.0 0.00 4.0200.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 41.9 0.01 49.1-14.70
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 4.3 0.00 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 5.0 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 740.1 0.15 420.875.89
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2.4 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 213.8 0.04 189.712.70
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 5.5 0.00 6.9-21.32
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 107.0 0.02 112.4-4.88
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 3.7 0.00 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 43.3 0.01 64.9-33.25
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 47.4 0.01 15.5204.92
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 557.7 0.11 1,185.7-52.97
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 328.6 0.06 427.7-23.18
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 368.1 0.07 310.518.55
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 43.3 0.01 132.9-67.44
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,210.5 0.43 1,563.841.36
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,389.5 0.86 2,994.646.58
29 Organic chemicals 77.3 0.02 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 7,908.3 1.56 8,763.9-9.76
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 7.1-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 126.1 0.02 8.51,392.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 97.9 0.02 221.6-55.81
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 558.9 0.11 640.8-12.77
39 Plastics and articles thereof 699.8 0.14 626.711.67
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2.4 0.00 12.0-79.76
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.6 0.00 1.4-53.79
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 20.8 0.00 10.2104.02
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 12.4 0.00 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 67.1 0.01 37.678.37
52 Cotton 51.6 0.01 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 15.4 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.6 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 76.4 0.02 9.6696.33
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2.8 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 6.6-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 342,775.2 67.43 362,185.0-5.36
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 90,937.8 17.89 100,135.7-9.19
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 774.7 0.15 1,238.2-37.43
65 Headgear and parts thereof 12.2 0.00 4.4175.31
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 49.8 0.01 105.6-52.87
69 Ceramic products 6.9 0.00 21.4-67.85
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 27,296.9 5.37 28,300.3-3.55
73 Articles of iron or steel 283.9 0.06 710.3-60.03
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 40.2 0.01 11.0263.43
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12.0 0.00 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,666.4 0.92 5,895.2-20.84
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 238.5 0.05 2,592.1-90.80
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 191.0 0.04 625.5-69.47
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 330.1 0.06 37.1790.66
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 97.0 0.02 57.768.17
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6.9 0.00 9.1-24.44
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 123.5 0.02 50.0147.07
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 19.1 0.00 151.1-87.37
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 21,626.4 4.25 16,553.030.65
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce