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Russian trade with Slovakia in the 3rd 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 third quarter of 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, Russia’s trade with Slovakia was $1,014,195,205, down 19.81% ($250,483,822) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 were $585,141,404, down 30.84% ($260,866,642) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 totaled $429,053,801, up 2.48% ($10,382,820) from the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 was $156,087,603, a 63.47% decrease ($271,249,462) over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Slovakia was Russia’s 27th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 22nd in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.8318% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.9965% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Slovakia was Russia’s 30th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 19th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.8133% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.0638% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Slovakia was Russia’s 26th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (down from 25th in the 3rd quarter of 2015), accounting for 0.8585% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.8835% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 85.88% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (88.81% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.57% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (4.44% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.09% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (3.45% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.38% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (2.84% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $11,633,294;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $4,023,194;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2,133,881;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $2,081,532.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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 $260,649,094;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $10,428,945;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $8,558,615;
  • 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 $1,838,066.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 46,621-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 793-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 1,083-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 80,662 0.01 33,412141.42
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 30,810 0.01 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 61,472 0.01 37,32764.69
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 299,521 0.05 96,902209.10
26 Ores, slag and ash 32,027,385 5.47 20,394,09157.04
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 470,189,985 80.35 730,839,079-35.66
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,964,603 0.68 4,246,701-6.64
29 Organic chemicals 6,599,374 1.13 17,028,319-61.24
30 Pharmaceutical products 469,597 0.08 262,73278.74
31 Fertilizers 474,470 0.08 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 538 0.00 889-39.48
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 859 0.00 17,130-94.99
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 13,648 0.00 3,629276.08
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 2,026-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 3,412-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,229,611 0.21 226,875441.98
39 Plastics and articles thereof 605,615 0.10 547,32410.65
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,231,326 3.29 15,208,13226.45
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 9,912 0.00 169,512-94.15
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 21,748 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,215,292 0.38 1,905,32216.27
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 2,081,532 0.36 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 159,032 0.03 228,919-30.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 139,750 0.02 70,79897.39
52 Cotton 37,741 0.01 16,008135.76
54 Man-made filaments 646 0.00 43,480-98.51
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 11,625 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 99 0.00 2,868-96.55
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,982 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,682 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 42 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 501,342 0.09 566,598-11.52
70 Glass and glassware 6,371 0.00 56,957-88.81
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 24,352 0.00 28,097-13.33
72 Iron and steel 11,008,953 1.88 19,567,568-43.74
73 Articles of iron or steel 781,202 0.13 239,623226.01
74 Copper and articles thereof 967,465 0.17 1,516,392-36.20
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 875,910 0.15 2,576,660-66.01
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 260,542 0.04 128,900102.13
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 18,348 0.00 14,44227.93
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 26,791,639 4.58 24,657,7588.65
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 1,672,697 0.29 1,899,250-11.93
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 317,757 0.05 2,155,823-85.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 575,579 0.10 392,37846.69
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 35,880 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 409,697 0.07 117,182249.62
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 27,772 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7,366 0.00 0
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 104,362 0.02 140,806-25.88
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 57,439 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,417 0.00 435,325.00
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 1,075-100.00
SS Classified 732,755 0.13 515,24942.21

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 79.72% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (80.42% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.25% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (7.13% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.50% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.27% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.18% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (3.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.01% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (0.98% in the 3rd quarter of 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd 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) - an increase of $8,599,793;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5,603,661;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $4,167,044;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $2,965,186;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,680,206;
  • 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 (HS code 94) - an increase of $1,436,185.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 over the 3rd quarter of 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $10,050,382;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $3,162,259;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $1,371,048.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2016
over Q3 2015
01 Live animals 34,274 0.01 16,846103.45
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,724,694 0.40 1,688,5962.14
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6,046 0.00 5,9451.70
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 49,353 0.01 27,79477.57
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 1,267-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 470,455 0.11 470,869-0.09
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 88,469 0.02 9,810801.82
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 239,605 0.06 385,983-37.92
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 108,959 0.03 84,27629.29
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 51,747 0.01 428,140-87.91
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 313,022 0.07 490,328-36.16
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,157 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 84,868 0.02 61,30038.45
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 183,073 0.04 377,331-51.48
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 542,916 0.13 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,354,008 0.32 1,335,9141.35
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 32,286 0.01 18,51674.37
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 258,565 0.06 164,29057.38
29 Organic chemicals 3,079,493 0.72 3,734,984-17.55
30 Pharmaceutical products 14,550,723 3.39 10,383,67940.13
31 Fertilizers 207,644 0.05 232,477-10.68
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 495,798 0.12 485,0312.22
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,056,915 0.95 3,560,67813.94
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 763,043 0.18 24,2463,047.09
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 328,681 0.08 80240,882.67
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 319 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,468,153 0.34 564,141160.25
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,357,774 1.48 5,548,29214.59
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,129,101 1.89 5,163,91557.42
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 32,992 0.01 105,226-68.65
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 128,667 0.03 128,834-0.13
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 615,711 0.14 637,900-3.48
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 88,113 0.02 80,4759.49
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,172 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,065,463 0.95 3,470,71017.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 184,840 0.04 566,902-67.39
54 Man-made filaments 443,062 0.10 489,495-9.49
55 Man-made staple fibers 43 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 438,734 0.10 949,340-53.79
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 40,831 0.01 10,087304.79
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 483,663 0.11 857,537-43.60
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 38,596 0.01 19,61696.76
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 6,300 0.00 52,168-87.92
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 411,368 0.10 1,782,416-76.92
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 851,068 0.20 740,07615.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 273,740 0.06 409,738-33.19
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6,372,139 1.49 9,534,498-33.17
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 4 462-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 769-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 401,453 0.09 408,782-1.79
69 Ceramic products 142,788 0.03 331,160-56.88
70 Glass and glassware 622,315 0.15 838,407-25.77
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 440 0.00 33431.74
72 Iron and steel 2,835,410 0.66 1,753,50561.70
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,384,967 1.26 5,478,714-1.71
74 Copper and articles thereof 25,432 0.01 30,860-17.59
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 586,241 0.14 889,987-34.13
78 Lead and articles thereof 408 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 195 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 13,341 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 634,248 0.15 326,38094.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,258,641 0.29 1,028,30222.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 72,044,169 16.79 66,440,5088.43
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 82,928,163 19.33 92,978,545-10.81
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 0 0.00 453,815-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 177,661,232 41.41 169,061,4395.09
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,454,954 0.34 1,464,923-0.68
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,968,379 1.86 6,288,17326.72
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 33 0.00 101-67.33
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 29,726-100.00
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 8,926,739 2.08 7,490,55419.17
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 633,591 0.15 1,123,586-43.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,809,366 1.35 6,198,202-6.27
SS Classified 263,653 0.06 949,379-72.23

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia