EU Countries Profiles » Austria

Country Details:

Basic Information

Country: Austria

Capital: Vienna

Total Area: 83,871 sq km

Language: German

Population: 8,793,370

Currency: Euro  


The Diplomatic representation in Jordan

Embassy of the Republic of Austria

Tel:  +962 6 460 11 01

Fax: +962 6 461 27 25

Economic profile

GDP: $441 billion 

GDP – Per capita: $50,000

Real Growth Rate: 3%

Inflation Rate: 2.2% 

Unemployment Rate: 5.5%


Trade Balance

Exports: $156.7 billion

Imports: $158.1 billion 


Revenues: 201.7 billion

Expenditures: 204.6 billion

Natural Resources: oil, coal, lignite, timber, iron ore, copper, zinc, antimony, magnesite, tungsten, graphite, salt, hydropower


Major Exports: machinery and equipment, motor vehicles and parts, paper and paperboard, metal goods, chemicals, iron and steel, textiles, foodstuffs

Major Imports: machinery and equipment, motor vehicles, chemicals, metal goods, oil and oil products; foodstuffs


Trade partners: Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Netherlands, France, Czech Republic.

Agriculture Products: grains, potatoes, wine, fruit; dairy products, cattle, pigs, poultry; lumber


Major Industries: construction, machinery, vehicles and parts, food, metals, chemicals, lumber and paper, electronics, tourism


Labor force: 4.26 million distributed as follows:

Services: 74.1 %

Industry: 25.2 %

Agriculture: 0.7 %

External Trade Between Jordan & Austria - JOD

Year Export Import
2017 879,292 56,157,375
2018 957,100 56,475,700
2019  760,200 44,891,900
2020  835,800 45,304,700
2021 (January- February) 68,800 7,581,700

 Source: Department of Statistics


Major Jordanian Imports from Austria

Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard; paper and paperboard and articles thereof

Pharmaceutical products

Beverages, Miscellaneous edible preparations, Sugars and sugar confectionery

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers and parts and accessories of such articles

Glass and glassware

Base metals and articles of base metals

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof


Major Jordanian Exports to Austria

Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos mica or similar materials; ceramic products; glass and glassware

Pharmaceutical products

Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons


Agreements between Jordan and Austria

  •  Investme nt  Promotion and Protection Agreement – signed in 2001
  •   EU- Jordan Association Agreement – signed in 1997