Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Jordan trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2020/4 - 2020/8

*) Standard International Trade Classification (classification system is maintained by the United Nations)


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USA's foreign trade with Jordan, exports to Jordan and imports from Jordan in August 2020


The text of the following analysis is produced by a computer program. The program is a test version and its rule base at this stage is still quite limited.

In August Jordan was USA's 63. largest foreign trade partner. Decrease from the previous month was 4 places. $278 million worth of trade was 16.7 per cent lower than in August of the previous year. In August the trade balance with Jordan was $133 million in deficit for United States of America.

The value of imports from Jordan decreased by 9.3 per cent compared to in August of the previous year, thus amounting to $206 million in August 2020. Major product categories of imports from Jordan were Sitc845 (articles of apparel, of textile fabrics, whether or not knitted or crocheted, n.e.s.), representing 33.0 percent of imports, Sitc844 (women's or girls' coats, capes, jackets, suits, trousers, shorts, shirts, dresses and skirts, underwear, nightwear and similar articles of textile fabrics, knitted or crocheted (other than those of subgroup 845.2)) 20.0 % and Sitc843 (men's or boys' coats, capes, jackets, suits, blazers, trousers, shorts, shirts, underwear, nightwear and similar articles of textile fabrics, knitted or crocheted (other than those of subgroup 845.2)) 16.0 % of the imports.

The value of exports to Jordan declined by 32.3 per cent compared to in August of the previous year, thus amounting to $73 million in August 2020. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc781 (motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars), which represented a share of 26.6 per cent of total exports, Sitc792 (aircraft and associated equipment; spacecraft (including satellites) and spacecraft launch vehicles; parts thereof) 10.2 % and Sitc342 (liquefied propane and butane) 8.9 % of the exports.

Development during January-August 2020

The trade in goods between January and August of 2020 was of lesser value than in the corresponding period of the previous year. The value of the trade was $2.1 billion, down 10.7 %. During January-August the value of imports was $1.2 billion. The export value was $883 million. Compared to the corresponding period in 2019, the value of imports decreased by -12.5% and the value of exports by -8.1 %. The largest value in imports was in Sitc845 (articles of apparel, of textile fabrics, whether or not knitted or crocheted, n.e.s.), worth $338 million. In export the largest value had Sitc781 (motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars), worth being $269 million. From USA's point of view, the trade balance between the countries in January-August remained in deficit. The trade deficit was $327 million. The trade deficit narrowed compared to the corresponding period in 2019. At that time, the deficit was $422 million.


Table: USA's export to Jordan (JO) during 2020/4 - 2020/8

2020 / 42020 / 52020 / 62020 / 72020 / 8
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 15.4 21.8 17.8 15.4 14.0 15.8 9.5 14.8 10.8 14.7
01. Meat and meat preparations 1.5 2.1 1.6 1.3 1.2 1.3 0.4 0.5 1.1 1.4
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.5
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 7.9 11.2 6.3 5.4 4.2 4.7 4.3 6.6 3.6 4.9
05. Vegetables and fruit 3.4 4.7 8.2 7.1 5.4 6.1 1.4 2.0 2.6 3.4
08. Feeding stuff for animals 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.5 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.8 0.4 0.5
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 1.1 1.5 1.0 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.7 2.5 2.4 3.2
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 2.0 2.8 2.2 1.8 1.5 1.6 1.7 2.6 1.6 2.2
25. Pulp and waste paper 1.4 1.9 1.4 1.2 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.2
26. Textile fibres and their wastes 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7
3. Mineral fuels etc 0.5 0.6 18.7 16.1 6.4 7.2 0.5 0.7 6.9 9.4
34. Gas,natural and manufactured 0.1 0.0 18.5 15.9 6.1 6.9 0.1 0.0 6.5 8.9
4. Animal and vegetable oils and fats 0.3 0.3 0 0.0 1.1 1.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
42. Fixed vegetable fats and oils 0.3 0.3 0 0.0 1.1 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 3.0 4.3 3.3 2.8 5.2 5.8 5.9 9.0 4.2 5.7
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 1.1 1.5 1.5 1.2 2.0 2.2 3.5 5.3 1.5 2.0
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.9 0.9 0.7 1.0 0.9 1.2
57. Plastics in primary forms 0.2 0.3 0.7 0.6 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.8
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 0.8 1.1 0.4 0.3 0.8 0.9 0.8 1.1 0.7 0.8
6. Basic manufactures 1.6 2.3 2.0 1.7 3.2 3.5 1.7 2.5 1.3 1.6
63. Wood and cork manufactures 0 0.0 0 0.0 1.2 1.3 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.4
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 0.7 1.0 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.4
7. Machinery,transport equipment 39.9 56.7 62.2 53.6 33.6 37.8 27.2 42.2 37.5 51.4
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 0.7 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.7
72. Machinery for specialized industries 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.5 1.3 1.4 0.8 1.1 1.2 1.6
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 4.9 6.9 3.4 2.9 2.4 2.7 1.9 2.8 2.8 3.8
75. Office machines and adp machines 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.9
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 0.4 0.5 4.5 3.9 1.2 1.3 1.3 2.0 1.0 1.3
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 0.8 1.0 0.5 0.4 2.2 2.4 1.1 1.6 1.6 2.1
78. Road vehicles 29.3 41.7 27.1 23.4 18.10 21.4 16.8 26.1 22.5 30.8
79. Other transport equipment 3.4 4.7 25.5 22.0 6.9 7.7 4.5 6.9 7.5 10.2
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5.9 8.3 6.9 5.9 21.7 24.4 14.9 23.1 8.7 11.9
82. Furniture and parts thereof 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.9 1.4 0.2 0.1
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 1.5 2.1 3.4 2.9 2.10 3.3 7.6 11.8 1.4 1.9
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 3.6 5.0 3.0 2.6 18.2 20.5 5.7 8.8 6.8 9.2
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 1.10 2.7 3.1 2.6 2.3 2.6 3.2 4.8 1.10 2.7
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.7 1.10 3.0 0.6 0.8
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 1.3 1.8 2.3 1.9 1.7 1.9 1.2 1.8 1.4 1.9
0-9. All groups combined 70.3 100.0 115.9 100.0 88.7 100.0 64.4 100.0 73.0 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Jordan (JO) to USA during 2020/4 - 2020/8

2020 / 42020 / 52020 / 62020 / 72020 / 8
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 1.2 1.0 0.5 0.6 1.3 1.4 1.10 1.2 1.2 0.6
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.1
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 7.7 6.6 3.6 4.4 4.2 4.4 7.8 4.9 12.4 6.0
52. Inorganic chemicals 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.4 1.4 0.8 4.1 2.0
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 7.3 6.3 3.3 4.0 3.6 3.8 6.1 3.8 8.1 3.9
6. Basic manufactures 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.2
7. Machinery,transport equipment 2.4 2.1 1.8 2.2 2.1 2.2 3.4 2.1 5.5 2.6
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 1.8 1.5 1.6 2.0 1.7 1.8 3.0 1.9 4.4 2.1
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.9 0.4
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 102.3 88.5 68.1 85.1 83.1 89.1 137.2 86.4 182.1 88.6
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 102.1 88.3 67.1 83.9 77.2 82.8 125.8 79.2 172.6 84.0
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 0.2 0.1 0.8 1.0 5.9 6.2 11.4 7.2 9.5 4.6
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 1.6 1.3 5.8 7.2 1.8 1.9 7.6 4.8 3.9 1.9
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 1.5 1.2 5.7 7.1 1.7 1.8 7.5 4.7 3.8 1.8
0-9. All groups combined 115.6 100.0 80.0 100.0 93.2 100.0 158.8 100.0 205.6 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2020 January - August (Sitc)

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