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Russian trade with Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2016

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia's foreign trade in goods with Slovakia in the second quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia's Trade with Slovakia

In the 2nd quarter of 2016, Russia's trade with Slovakia was $1,041,254,900, down 28.28% ($410,620,609) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $646,320,920, down 35.43% ($354,637,274) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 were $394,933,980, down 12.42% ($55,983,335) from the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Russia's trade surplus with Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 was $251,386,940, a 54.30% decrease ($298,653,939) over the 2nd quarter of 2015.

Slovakia was Russia's 24th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 20th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.9567% of Russia's total trade (down from 1.0649% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Slovakia was Russia's 22nd largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 19th in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.9727% of Russia's total exports (down from 1.0934% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Slovakia was Russia's 25th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (down from 23rd in the 2nd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.9316% of Russia's total imports (down from 1.0068% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

Russia's Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 90.21% of Russia's total exports to Slovakia (93.15% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.77% of Russia's total exports to Slovakia (3.47% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.77% of Russia's total exports to Slovakia (2.33% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.72% of Russia's total exports to Slovakia (0.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $4,578,095.

The largest declines in Russia's exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $333,736,675;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $15,606,460;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $7,470,972;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,110,836.
Russia's exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 8,476 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,332 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 596-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2,081 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 123 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 298 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 28,918 0.00 65,634-55.94
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 63,761 0.01 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 104,822 0.02 40,979155.79
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 143,217 0.02 213,789-33.01
26 Ores, slag and ash 17,780,352 2.75 33,386,812-46.74
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 565,098,295 87.43 898,834,970-37.13
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,912,234 0.45 1,571,16085.36
29 Organic chemicals 10,696,029 1.65 18,167,001-41.12
30 Pharmaceutical products 268,886 0.04 8,2543,157.64
31 Fertilizers 823,630 0.13 6,51012,551.77
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 7,731 0.00 6291,129.09
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 13,037 0.00 9801,230.31
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 115 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,428 0.00 9,071-73.23
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 433,666 0.07 271,56459.69
39 Plastics and articles thereof 945,819 0.15 603,64056.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14,697,190 2.27 14,052,0784.59
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 202,258 0.03 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 27,255 0.00 0
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3,965 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,582,743 0.24 1,386,40214.16
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 201,494 0.03 218,071-7.60
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 404 0.00 51692.16
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 32,930 0.01 36,918-10.80
52 Cotton 42,283 0.01 0
54 Man-made filaments 20,158 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,881-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 368 0.00 132,730.77
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 19,001 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,149 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 153 0.00 46,630-99.67
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,682 0.00 2,259107.26
65 Headgear and parts thereof 41 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 33,908-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 857,581 0.13 989,622-13.34
70 Glass and glassware 21,252 0.00 98,980-78.53
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 19,378 0.00 15,49525.06
72 Iron and steel 15,853,579 2.45 18,964 415-16.40
73 Articles of iron or steel 304,457 0.05 131,995130.66
74 Copper and articles thereof 702,896 0.11 1,982,373-64.54
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 608,822 0.09 1,765,267-65.51
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 734-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 203,000-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 413,215 0.06 236,31074.86
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 29,253 0.00 11,226160.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,881,961 0.91 1,303,866351.12
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 2,472,970 0.38 3,365,613-26.52
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 1,491,462 0.23 902,60665.24
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 935,248 0.14 390,201139.68
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 325,182 0.05 1,496,798-78.27
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9,080 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 47,187-100.00
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 168,390 0.03 50,264235.01
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 18,469 0.00 7,979131.47
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 30,401 0.00 26,29415.62
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 8,169-100.00

Russia's Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.70% of Russia's total imports from Slovakia (83.98% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.52% of Russia's total imports from Slovakia (7.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.72% of Russia's total imports from Slovakia (2.35% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.41% of Russia's total imports from Slovakia (1.32% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.32% of Russia's total imports from Slovakia (1.09% in the 2nd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.18% of Russia's total imports from Slovakia (0.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia's imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $2,698,272;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,713,230.

The largest declines in Russia's imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 over the 2nd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $24,518,966;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - a decrease of $23,092,557;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $5,817,894;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $3,320,206;
  • Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds (HS code 86) - a decrease of $2,218,563.
Russia's imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2016
over Q2 2015
01 Live animals 15,639 0.00 339,784-95.40
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,150,028 0.80 2,609,63220.71
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 31,753 0.01 4,925544.73
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5,691 0.00 0
10 Cereals 257,841 0.07 336,495-23.37
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 415,569 0.11 389,5256.69
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 339 0.00 143,024-99.76
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 183,001 0.05 118,25654.75
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 81,821 0.02 186,590-56.15
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 136,755 0.03 174,878-21.80
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 94,297 0.02 103,937-9.27
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 434,796 0.11 293,74048.02
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 251 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 66,636 0.02 59,77911.47
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 236,088 0.06 169,08339.63
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 114,831 0.03 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,108,643 0.28 968,76014.44
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 20,160 0.01 15,65228.80
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 254,796 0.06 130,92094.62
29 Organic chemicals 3,336,559 0.84 3,900,451-14.46
30 Pharmaceutical products 11,307,178 2.86 9,593,94817.86
31 Fertilizers 144,529 0.04 229,307-36.97
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 458,423 0.12 591,473-22.49
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,207,406 1.07 4 431,546-5.06
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 448,669 0.11 119,543275.32
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 466,567 0.12 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 238 0.00 85180.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,003,972 0.25 966,2953.90
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,997,167 1.52 5,843,5212.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,022,740 1.52 6,193,586-2.76
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 90,974 0.02 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 386,086 0.10 131,918192.67
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 615,920 0.16 507,45621.37
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 192,151 0.05 11,7491,535.47
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 233,521-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,242,596 1.07 1,544,424174.72
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 210,331 0.05 251,779-16.46
54 Man-made filaments 573,245 0.15 201,555184.41
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 293,681-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 433,901 0.11 783,230-44.60
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 27,410 0.01 140,810-80.53
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1,015,935 0.26 761,13033.48
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 90,451 0.02 37,130143.61
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 4,167 0.00 22,711-81.65
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 376,431 0.10 848,640-55.64
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 352,199 0.09 497,638-29.23
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 303,456 0.08 455,458-33.37
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,370,188 0.60 1,929,53822.84
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,284 0.00 72676.86
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3,886 0.00 1891,956.08
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 210,739 0.05 197,1736.88
69 Ceramic products 62,804 0.02 187,867-66.57
70 Glass and glassware 600,116 0.15 617,111-2.75
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 348 0.00 1,470-76.33
72 Iron and steel 3,515,149 0.89 2,489,55541.20
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,022,947 1.27 5,925,623-15.23
74 Copper and articles thereof 16,153 0.00 21,351-24.35
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 544,903 0.14 634,253-14.09
79 Zinc and articles thereof 195 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 8,616 0.00 11,626-25.89
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 365,520 0.09 587,794-37.81
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,253,689 0.32 928,64535.00
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 60,859,014 15.41 66,676,908-8.73
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 57,218,960 14.49 80,311,517-28.75
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 626,686 0.16 2,845,249-77.97
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 195,910,611 49.61 220,429,577-11.12
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 3,320,206-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,101,791 1.04 5,089,349-19.40
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 221 0.00 98125.51
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 8,180,433 2.07 8,816,299-7.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 625,181 0.16 581,8017.46
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,516,293 1.14 4,403,9814.93
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 617 0.00 0
SS Classified 0 0.00 371,944-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia