Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 92.9 % in 2017 in Jordan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.78 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Jordan reached an all time high of 149 % in 1990 and an all time low of 81.8 % in 1986. When compared to Jordan's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Iraq amounted to 76.0 %, 56.8 % in Israel and 63.4 % in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Jordan has been ranked 60th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 44 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.