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Jordan

Jordan ranked No. 68 in total trade value through February with a total of $577.86 million. Exports totaled $255.2 million and Imports totaled $322.66 million, a deficit of $67.46 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $577.86 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Savannah, Ga. $127,258,182
2Port of Newark $110,587,170
3John F. Kennedy International Airport $55,446,895
4Port of Oakland, Calif. $34,795,433
5Port of Virginia $29,087,903
6Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $28,972,643
7Port of Charleston $22,528,923
8Port of Long Beach $18,810,867
9Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas $17,502,285
10Port of Houston $14,867,606

U.S. trade with Jordan rose to $577.86 million through February

Jordan’s trade with the United States rose to $577.86 million through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 7.5 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Jordan’s exports increased 1.76 percent while imports rose 12.53 percent. The U.S. deficit with Jordan was $67.46 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport; No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif.; and No. 5 Port of Virginia. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Newark No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga. No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport No. 4 Sabine Pass, Texas Port Authority Marina and No. 5 Port of Wilmington, Dela.. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 61.81 percent of Jordan’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 46.8 percent to $127.26 million.
    Exports fell 26.34 percent to $10.06 million. Imports rose 60.47 percent to $117.2 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark fell 15.48 percent to $110.59 million.
    Exports rose 45.92 percent to $16.62 million. Imports fell 21.33 percent to $93.96 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 John F. Kennedy International Airport rose 11.05 percent to $55.45 million.
    Exports rose 129.69 percent to $29.54 million. Imports fell 30.1 percent to $25.91 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 31.38 percent to $34.8 million.
    Exports rose 38.44 percent to $34.75 million. Imports fell 96.7 percent to $45,628.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Virginia rose 100.66 percent to $29.09 million.
    Exports fell 11.95 percent to $3.63 million. Imports rose 145.48 percent to $25.45 million.

Jordan ranked No. 68 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 70.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $650.55 billion, up 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 2.61 percent to $260.05 billion; imports climbed 0.14 percent to $390.5 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $130.45 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $136.53 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Jordan by value through February were the categories of Motor vehicles for transporting people; Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts; Civilian aircraft, parts; Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc.; and Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites, respectively. They accounted for 52.42 percent of total exports to Jordan.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Jordan –– Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit; Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted; Men’s or boys’ shirts, knitted or crocheted; Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit; and Men’s or boys’ suits, knit or crocheted –– accounted for 63.03 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Jordan:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people fell 31.7 percent compared to last year to $48.22 million.
  • Bombs, grenades, cartridges, parts fell 15.58 percent compared to last year to $23.77 million.
  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 302.31 percent compared to last year to $21.16 million.
  • Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, etc. rose 88.8 percent compared to last year to $20.43 million.
  • Aircraft, Spacecraft, Satellites rose 10009 percent compared to last year to $20.22 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Jordan:

  • Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit rose 57.93 percent compared to last year to $62.11 million.
  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted fell 11.2 percent compared to last year to $50.97 million.
  • Men’s or boys’ shirts, knitted or crocheted rose 70.05 percent compared to last year to $33.34 million.
  • Men’s or boys’ slacks, suits, not knit fell 1.78 percent compared to last year to $31.76 million.
  • Men’s or boys’ suits, knit or crocheted rose 0.81 percent compared to last year to $25.2 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Jordan recorded $3.65 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were New York City; Atlanta/Savannah; Chicago; Los Angeles; and Port Arthur, Texas. Total U.S. exports to Jordan were $ 1.96 billion and imports from Jordan were $1.69 billion. The U.S. surplus with Jordan was $275.32 million.