Jordan Comes in 68th Place on Economic Complexity Index

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  • Exports of Jordan - (Atlas/ECO)

AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan is the 68th most complex economy in the world, according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI), and the world’s 86th largest export economy.

In 2015, Jordan’s exports stood at USD9.8 billion, as opposed to USD21.8 billion worth of imports, which resulting in a negative trade balance of USD12 billion.

The Kingdom’s GDP in 2015 stood at USD37.5 billion. GDP per capita over the same year stood at USD10,900.

Jordan’s top exports are Potassic Fertilizers, at USD860 million; Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft, worth USD602 million; Calcium Phosphates, USD592 million; Knit Sweaters, USD462 million; and Unpackaged Medicaments, USD418 million; according to the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification.

The Kingdom’s top imports are Cars, at USD1.27 billion; Refined Petroleum, USD1.25 billion; Crude Petroleum, USD1.22 billion; Gold, USD798; and Petroleum Gas, USD741 million.

The top export destinations of Jordan are the United States, USD1.82 billion; Saudi Arabia, USD1.27 billion; India, USD878 million; Sudan, USD781 million; and Iraq, USD749 million.

The top import origins are Saudi Arabia, USD3.12 billion; China, USD2.96 billion; the United States, USD1.12 billion; Germany, USD938 million; and Turkey, USD863 million.