EU Countries Profiles » Germany

Country Details:

Basic Information

Capital: Berlin
Language: German 
Total Area: 357,022 sq km 
Population: 80,457,737
Currency: Euro
The Diplomatic representation in Jordan: 
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Tel: +962 6 5901170
Fax: +962 6 5901282
Economic profile
GDP: $4.199 trillion 
Real Growth rate: 2.5%
GDP-Per Capita: $50,800
Inflation rate: 1.7%
Unemployment rate: 6.5%
Trade Balance:
Exports: $1.434 trillion 
Imports: $1.135 trillion
Revenues: $1.665 trillion
Expenditures: $1.619 trillion

Natural resources:
coal, lignite, natural gas, iron ore, copper, nickel, uranium, potash, salt, construction materials, timber, arable land.

Major exports: motor vehicles, machinery, chemicals, computer and electronic products, electrical equipment, pharmaceuticals, metals, transport equipment, foodstuffs, textiles, rubber and plastic products

Major imports: machinery, data processing equipment, vehicles, chemicals, oil and gas, metals, electric equipment, pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, agricultural products
Trade partners: France, US, Netherlands, UK, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Spain, Poland, China, Russia.
Agriculture Products: wheat, cereals, sugar beets, potatoes, wine grapes; beef, dairy products; fish

Major industries: among the world's largest and most technologically advanced producers of iron, steel, coal, cement, chemicals, machinery, vehicles, machine tools, electronics, food and beverages, shipbuilding, textiles.
Labor force: 44.01million distributed as follows:
Agriculture: 1.6%
Industry: 24.6%
Services: 73.8%

External Trade Between Jordan & Germany - JOD

Year Exports Imports
2017 11,519,748 639,328,287
2018 10,127,700 659,635,200
2019  11,632,400 583,885,200
2020  12,860,200 522,801,600
2021 ( January-February) 3,332,900 93,375,900

 Source: Department of Statistics 

Main Jordanian Exports to Germany:
Aluminum and articles thereof 
Iron and steel 
Pharmaceutical products
Vegetable products
Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers
Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
Salt; Sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement


Main Jordanian Imports from Germany:
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 
Organic chemicals 
Composite diagnostic or laboratory reagents 
Beauty or make-up preparations for the care of the skin (other than medicaments), including sunscreen or sun tan preparations; manicure or pedicure preparations 
Lubricating preparations (including cutting oil preparations, bolt or nut release preparations, anti-rust or anti-corrosion preparations and mould release preparations, based on lubricants) and preparations of a kind used for the oil or grease treatment of textile materials, leather, furskins or other materials
Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments
Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos mica or similar materials; ceramic products; glass and glassware
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques
Live animals; animal products
Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
Raw hides and skins, leather, furskins and articles thereof; saddlery and harness; travel goods. handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)


Agreements between Jordan and Germany 

  • MOU on the Intensification of the Economic Cooperation between Jordan and the State of Lower Saxony – signed in 2003 
  • EU- Jordan Association Agreement – signed in 1997