EU Countries Profiles » Sweden

Country Details:

Basic Information
Capital: Stockholm 
Language: Swedish 
Population: 10,040,995
Total Area: 450,295 sq km 
Currency: Swedish Krona

The Diplomatic representation in Jordan
Embassy of the Kingdom of Sweden
Tel: +962 6 590 1300
Fax: +962 6 593 0179
Email:  ambassaden.amman@gov.se

Economic profile
GDP: $518 billion
Real Growth rate: 2.1% 
GDP-Per Capita: $51,200 
Inflation rate: 1.9%
Unemployment rate: 6.7%
Trade Balance:
Exports: $165.6 billion
Imports:  $153.2 billion

Revenues:  271.2 billion
Expenditures: 264.4 billion

Natural resources: iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, gold, silver, tungsten, uranium, arsenic, feldspar, timber, hydropower

Major exports: machinery, motor vehicles, paper products, pulp and wood, iron and steel products, chemicals.

Major imports: machinery, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, motor vehicles, iron and steel; foodstuffs, clothing

Trade partners: Germany, Norway, Finland, USA, UK, Denmark, Netherlands, China, Belgium 

Agriculture Products: barley, wheat, sugar beets; meat, milk
Major industries: iron and steel, precision equipment (bearings, radio and telephone parts, armaments), wood pulp and paper products, processed foods, motor vehicles

Labor force: 5.361 million distributed as follows: 
Agriculture: 2%
Industry:   12%
Services: 86%

External Trade Between Jordan & Sweden- JOD

Year Exports Imports
2017 2,222,553 60,843,084
2018 2,898,200 56,751,500
2019 2,332,600 43,725,200
2020  4,340,100 45,893,700
2021 (January-February) 708,700 10,232,300

 Source: Department of Statistics

Main Jordanian Exports to Sweden

  • Prepared foodstuffs; beverages, vinegar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes    
  • Vegetable products    
  • Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof    

Main Jordanian Imports from Sweden:

  • Machinery and mechanical appliances; electrical equipment; parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles.
  • Products of the chemical or allied industries    
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of straw of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basket ware and wickerwork.
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard; paper and paperboard and articles thereof    .
  • Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof    
  • Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment    
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; clocks and watches; musical instruments; parts and accessories thereof    
  • Prepared foodstuffs; beverages, vinegar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes    

Agreements between Jordan and Sweden: 

  • EU- Jordan Association Agreement – signed in 1997