EU Countries Profiles » Finland

Country Details:

Basic Information
Capital: Helsinki
Language: Finnish (official) , Swedish (official) , Russian 
Population: 5,537,364
Total Area: 338,145 sq km 
Currency: Euro

The Diplomatic representation in Jordan: 
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Finland
Tel: +962 6 5825935
Fax: +962 6 5824726
Economic profile
GDP: $244.9 billion
Real Growth rate: 2.8%
GDP-Per Capita: $44,500
Inflation rate: 0.8%
Unemployment rate: 8.5%
Trade Balance:
Exports:  $67.73 billion
Imports:  $65.26 billion
Revenues:   134.2 billion
Expenditures: 135.6 billion

Natural resources: timber, iron ore, copper, lead, zinc, chromite, nickel, gold, silver, limestone

Major exports: electrical and optical equipment, machinery, transport equipment, paper and pulp, chemicals, basic metals; timber    

Major imports: foodstuffs, petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, transport equipment, iron and steel, machinery, computers, electronic industry products, textile yarn and fabrics, grains
Trade partners: Germany, Sweden, US, Netherlands, China, Russia, UK 
Major Industries: metals and metal products, electronics, machinery and scientific instruments, shipbuilding, pulp and paper, foodstuffs, chemicals, textiles, clothing

Agriculture Products: barley, wheat, sugar beets, potatoes; dairy cattle; fish
Labor force: 2.473 million distributed as follows: 
Agriculture: 4% 
Industry:    20.7%  
Services   75.3  

External Trade Between Jordan & Finland- JOD

Year Exports Imports
2017 42,010 35,360,304
2018 15,900 36,250,600
2019  27,100 48,997,800
2020  121,600 26,469,500
2021 (January-February) 2,000 4,785,900

Source: Department of Statistics


Main Jordanian Exports to Finland:
- Miscellaneous manufactured articles    
- Products of the chemical or allied industries    


Main Jordanian Imports from Finland:
- Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard; paper and paperboard and articles thereof    
- 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    
- Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of straw of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork    
- Products of the chemical or allied industries    


Agreements between Jordan and Finland 

  • EU- Jordan Association Agreement – signed in 1997