EU Countries Profiles » Slovakia

Country Details:

Basic Information
Capital: Bratislava
Language: Slovak 
Population: 5,445,040
Total Area: 49,035 sq km 
Currency: Euro
The Diplomatic representation in Jordan: 
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Slovakia
Tel: +962 6 4657651
Economic profile
GDP: $179.7 billion
Real Growth rate: 3.4% 
GDP-Per Capita: $33,100
Inflation rate: 1.3%
Unemployment rate: 8.1%
Trade Balance:
Exports:  $80.8 billion
Imports:  $80.07 billion 
Revenues:   37.79 billion 
Expenditures:  38.79 billion


Natural resources: lignite, small amounts of iron ore, copper and manganese ore; salt; arable land

Major exports: vehicles and related parts 27%, machinery and electrical equipment 20%, nuclear reactors and furnaces 12%, iron and steel 4%, mineral oils and fuels 5% (2015 est.)    

Major imports: machinery and electrical equipment 20%, vehicles and related parts 14%, nuclear reactors and furnaces 12%, fuel and mineral oils 9% (2015 est.)
Trade partners: Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, France, Italy, UK, Hungary, Austria, South Korea, France, Russia.

Major Industries: automobiles; metal and metal products; electricity, gas, coke, oil, nuclear fuel; chemicals, synthetic fibers, wood and paper products; machinery; earthenware and ceramics; textiles; electrical and optical apparatus; rubber products; food and beverages; pharmaceutical
Agriculture Products: grains, potatoes, sugar beets, hops, fruit; pigs, cattle, poultry; forest products

Labor force:  2.758 million distributed as follows: 
Agriculture: 3.9%  
Industry: 22.7%      
Services: 73.4%

External Trade Between Jordan & Slovakia - JOD

Year Exports Imports
2017 1,177,429 15,004,529
2018 1,142,300 14,069,000
2019  1,129,200 10,282,600
2020  416,400 9,603,300
2021 (January-February) 6,100 1,647,400

 Source: Department of Statistics


Main Jordanian Exports to Slovakia:
Pharmaceutical products
Miscellaneous chemical products
Essential oils and retinoid; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations

Main Jordanian Imports from Slovakia:
Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment    
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    
Miscellaneous manufactured articles    
Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof    

Agreements between Jordan and Slovakia: 

  • EU- Jordan Association Agreement – signed in 1997