Jordan Balance of Trade  1972-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The trade deficit in Jordan increased to JOD 734.4 million in August of 2017 from a JOD 672.4 million shortfall a year earlier. Year-on-year, exports dropped 17.4 percent to JOD 490 million and imports fell 3.3 percent to JOD 1224.5 million. Considering, the January to August period, sales went down 2.6 percent to JOD 3449.7 million and purchases advanced at a faster 5.4 percent to JOD 9531.9 million, thus widening the country's trade gap by 10.5 percent to JOD 6082.2 million. Balance of Trade in Jordan averaged -234936.81 JOD Thousands from 1972 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -3400 JOD Thousands in January of 1974 and a record low of -1034553 JOD Thousands in April of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-22 10:00 AM Balance of Trade JOD-650M JOD-799M
2017-09-25 10:00 AM Balance of Trade JOD -818M JOD-650M
2017-10-24 02:00 PM Balance of Trade JOD -734M JOD -818M
2017-11-20 12:00 PM Balance of Trade JOD -734M
2017-12-19 10:00 AM Balance of Trade


Jordan Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -734491.00 -818330.00 -3400.00 -1034553.00 JOD Thousands [+]
Exports 489991.00 466055.00 612831.00 110.00 JOD Thousands [+]
Imports 1224482.00 1284398.00 1533087.00 5090.00 JOD Thousands [+]
Current Account -951.80 -788.20 473.00 -1298.60 JOD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -9.30 -9.10 11.50 -18.04 percent [+]
External Debt 10299.00 9390.50 10299.00 3640.20 JOD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 69.60 74.90 167.20 56.30 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 379.10 980.60 1249.90 -496.20 JOD Million [+]
Remittances 616.60 546.10 643.50 252.60 JOD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 609.70 731.00 1680.70 257.10 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 40.43 40.43 41.37 12.37 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.86 1.75 4.63 0.55 [+]
Weapons Sales 20.00 18.00 114.00 2.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 336.50 238.00 1713.30 192.00 JOD Million [+]

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Jordan Balance of Trade

Jordan’s trade flows are characterized by consistent trade deficits. Jordan's exports rely on the mining and manufacturing sectors. As such, phosphate, potash and textiles are key elements of Jordanian trade. Jordan’s imports consist of machinery and transport equipment, fuels, food, manufactured chemicals and electrical machines. Jordan's main trading partners are Saudi Arabia, the United States, India, Iraq and China. This page provides - Jordan Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jordan Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-734491.00 -818330.00 -3400.00 -1034553.00 1972 - 2017 JOD Thousands Monthly
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balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 1745.00 Sep/17
Brazil 5201.00 Oct/17
Canada -3179.70 Sep/17
China 381.74 Oct/17
Euro Area 26364.90 Sep/17
France -4669.00 Sep/17
Germany 24100.00 Sep/17
India -14018.80 Oct/17
Indonesia 895.00 Oct/17
Italy 3989.78 Sep/17
Japan 670.17 Sep/17
Mexico -1886.40 Sep/17
Netherlands 6258.00 Sep/17
Russia 10222.00 Sep/17
South Korea 7300.00 Oct/17
Spain -3226685.00 Aug/17
Switzerland 2917.62 Sep/17
Turkey -8134.57 Sep/17
United Kingdom -2754.00 Sep/17
United States -43495.00 Sep/17