Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Jordan trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2020/7 - 2020/11

*) 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 November 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 November Jordan was USA's 65. largest foreign trade partner. Rise from the previous month 4 places. $253 million worth of trade was 20.9 per cent lower than in November of the previous year. During the month, the balance of trade with Jordan was $23 million of surplus.

The value of imports from Jordan decreased by 19.8 per cent compared to in November of the previous year, thus amounting to $115 million in November 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 23.4 percent of imports, 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)) 16.5 % and 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)) 15.4 % of the imports.

The value of exports to Jordan declined by 21.9 per cent compared to in November of the previous year, thus amounting to $138 million in November 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 20.4 per cent of total exports, Sitc343 (natural gas, whether or not liquefied) 16.8 % and Sitc342 (liquefied propane and butane) 12.5 % of the exports.

Development during January-November 2020

The trade in goods between January and November of 2020 was of lesser value than in the corresponding period of the previous year. The value of the trade was $3.0 billion, down 11.6 %. During January-November the value of imports was $1.7 billion. The export value was $1.2 billion. Compared to the corresponding period in 2019, the value of imports decreased by -13.1% and the value of exports by -9.4 %. The largest value in imports was in Sitc845 (articles of apparel, of textile fabrics, whether or not knitted or crocheted, n.e.s.), worth $491 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 $351 million. From USA's point of view, the trade balance between the countries in January-November remained in deficit. The trade deficit was $505 million. The trade deficit narrowed compared to the corresponding period in 2019. At that time, the deficit was $639 million.


Table: USA's export to Jordan (JO) during 2020/7 - 2020/11

2020 / 72020 / 82020 / 92020 / 102020 / 11
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 9,5 14.8 10,8 14.7 10,8 11.0 15,10 14.8 22,2 16.1
01. Meat and meat preparations 0,4 0.5 1,1 1.4 0,7 0.7 0,2 0.1 0,9 0.6
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 4,3 6.6 3,6 4.9 3,9 3.9 6,9 6.3 9,4 6.7
05. Vegetables and fruit 1,4 2.0 2,6 3.4 1,9 1.9 5,7 5.2 7,6 5.5
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 0,3 0.4 0,5 0.6 0,6 0.6 0,4 0.3 0,5 0.4
08. Feeding stuff for animals 1,2 1.8 0,4 0.5 0,8 0.8 0,6 0.5 0,8 0.5
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 1,7 2.5 2,4 3.2 2,4 2.4 2,3 2.1 2,8 2.0
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 1,7 2.6 1,6 2.2 2,1 2.1 1,8 1.6 2,1 1.5
25. Pulp and waste paper 0,6 0.8 0,9 1.2 0,10 0.9 0,7 0.6 0,10 0.7
26. Textile fibres and their wastes 0,4 0.5 0,6 0.7 0,4 0.3 0,5 0.4 0,2 0.1
3. Mineral fuels etc 0,5 0.7 6,9 9.4 29,4 29.8 16,4 15.2 44,7 32.3
32. Coal,coke and briquettes 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4,2 3.0
33. Petroleum and products 0,5 0.7 0,5 0.6 0,7 0.7 0,6 0.5 0,1 0.1
34. Gas,natural and manufactured 0,1 0.0 6,5 8.9 28,7 29.1 15,9 14.7 40,4 29.2
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 5,9 9.0 4,2 5.7 3,5 3.5 4,5 4.2 4,2 3.0
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 3,5 5.3 1,5 2.0 0,8 0.8 2,5 2.3 1,6 1.1
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 0,7 1.0 0,9 1.2 0,8 0.8 0,7 0.6 0,9 0.7
57. Plastics in primary forms 0,5 0.8 0,6 0.8 0,6 0.5 0,3 0.3 0,5 0.3
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 0,8 1.1 0,7 0.8 0,7 0.7 0,7 0.6 0,5 0.3
6. Basic manufactures 1,7 2.5 1,3 1.6 3,0 3.0 2,4 2.2 1,4 1.0
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 0,5 0.7 0,2 0.2 0,7 0.7 0,2 0.1 0,1 0.1
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 0,6 0.8 0,4 0.4 0,4 0.3 0,2 0.1 0,1 0.0
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 0,1 0.0 0,1 0.1 0,1 0.0 0,6 0.5 0,2 0.1
67. Iron and steel 0,1 0.1 0,1 0.0 0 0.0 0,8 0.7 0,5 0.3
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 0,4 0.6 0,4 0.4 1,8 1.8 0,4 0.3 0,5 0.4
7. Machinery,transport equipment 27,2 42.2 37,5 51.4 39,6 40.2 54,7 50.6 51,1 37.0
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 0,5 0.7 0,6 0.7 0,5 0.5 0,4 0.4 0,5 0.3
72. Machinery for specialized industries 0,8 1.1 1,2 1.6 0,9 0.9 1,7 1.5 1,8 1.3
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 1,9 2.8 2,8 3.8 4,2 4.2 2,9 2.7 2,1 1.5
75. Office machines and adp machines 0,7 0.9 0,7 0.9 0,3 0.2 0,7 0.6 0,9 0.6
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 1,3 2.0 1,0 1.3 0,5 0.5 1,3 1.2 2,1 1.5
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 1,1 1.6 1,6 2.1 0,8 0.8 0,7 0.6 2,9 2.0
78. Road vehicles 16,8 26.1 22,5 30.8 25,0 25.4 38,8 35.9 33,4 24.2
79. Other transport equipment 4,5 6.9 7,5 10.2 7,6 7.7 8,5 7.8 7,7 5.5
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 14,9 23.1 8,7 11.9 7,6 7.7 8,4 7.7 8,8 6.3
82. Furniture and parts thereof 0,9 1.4 0,2 0.1 0,5 0.4 0,4 0.3 0,3 0.2
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 7,6 11.8 1,4 1.9 2,5 2.5 1,9 1.7 2,10 2.1
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 5,7 8.8 6,8 9.2 4,4 4.5 5,8 5.3 5,1 3.7
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 3,2 4.8 1,10 2.7 2,4 2.4 3,7 3.4 3,6 2.6
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 1,10 3.0 0,6 0.8 0,6 0.5 1,7 1.5 0,10 0.7
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 1,2 1.8 1,4 1.9 1,9 1.9 2,1 1.9 2,7 1.9
0-9. All groups combined 64,4 100.0 73,0 100.0 98,5 100.0 107,9 100.0 138,2 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Jordan (JO) to USA during 2020/7 - 2020/11

2020 / 72020 / 82020 / 92020 / 102020 / 11
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 1,10 1.2 1,2 0.6 1,7 0.8 1,9 1.0 1,8 1.5
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 0,6 0.4 0,3 0.1 0,6 0.2 0,7 0.3 0,5 0.4
1. Beverages and tobacco 0,4 0.2 0,3 0.1 0,3 0.1 0,3 0.1 0,6 0.4
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 7,8 4.9 12,4 6.0 18,7 8.6 7,4 3.9 7,0 6.1
52. Inorganic chemicals 1,4 0.8 4,1 2.0 0,3 0.1 0,5 0.2 0,2 0.1
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 6,1 3.8 8,1 3.9 8,1 3.7 6,5 3.4 6,5 5.6
56. Fertilizers,manufactured 0 0.0 0 0.0 10,1 4.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
6. Basic manufactures 0,5 0.3 0,4 0.2 0,4 0.2 0,8 0.4 1,4 1.2
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 0,1 0.0 0,1 0.0 0 0.0 0,1 0.1 1,0 0.9
7. Machinery,transport equipment 3,4 2.1 5,5 2.6 5,3 2.4 2,3 1.2 1,8 1.5
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 3,0 1.9 4,4 2.1 4,8 2.2 2,0 1.0 1,1 0.9
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 0,2 0.1 0,9 0.4 0,1 0.0 0,1 0.0 0,4 0.3
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 137,2 86.4 182,1 88.6 187,4 86.1 172,7 90.9 96,8 84.3
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 125,8 79.2 172,6 84.0 176,1 80.9 161,0 84.7 83,5 72.7
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 11,4 7.2 9,5 4.6 11,1 5.1 11,6 6.1 13,4 11.6
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 7,6 4.8 3,9 1.9 3,9 1.8 4,8 2.5 5,7 4.9
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 7,5 4.7 3,8 1.8 3,7 1.7 4,6 2.4 5,5 4.8
0-9. All groups combined 158,8 100.0 205,6 100.0 217,6 100.0 190,1 100.0 114,8 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2020 January - November (Sitc)

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