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Russian trade with Slovakia in 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 2016: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In 2016, Russia’s trade with Slovakia was $4,162,440,079, down 22.01% ($1,174,548,819) from 2015.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in 2016 were $2,497,036,567, down 30.20% ($1,080,483,219) from 2015.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in 2016 were $1,665,403,512, down 5.35% ($94,065,600) from 2015.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in 2016 was $831,633,055, a 54.26% decrease ($986,417,619) over 2015.

Slovakia was Russia’s 25th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 21st in 2015), accounting for 0.8899% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.0141% in 2015).

Slovakia was Russia’s 27th largest export market in 2016 (down from 20th in 2015), accounting for 0.8746% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.0412% in 2015).

Slovakia was Russia’s 26th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 25th in 2015), accounting for 0.9137% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.9632% in 2015).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 86.36% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (90.80% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.17% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (2.60% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.93% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (3.85% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.65% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (2.33% in 2015).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $40,105,225.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in 2016 over 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 $1,079,087,235;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $27,256,430;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $13,252,144;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $12,705,964.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
01 Live animals 0 0.00 2,223-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 162,118-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 13,946 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 35,584 0.00 7,784357.14
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 4,441-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 2,501-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6,729 0.00 10,150-33.70
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 147 0.00 251-41.43
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 477 0.00 17,604-97.29
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 511 0.00 900-43.22
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 231,665 0.01 197,50217.30
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 228,165 0.01 25,498794.83
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 239,999 0.01 141,57269.52
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 880,378 0.04 1,050,251-16.17
26 Ores, slag and ash 93,140,520 3.73 105,846,484-12.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,062,494,921 82.60 3,141,582,156-34.35
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 14,369,720 0.58 9,890,34345.29
29 Organic chemicals 39,307,230 1.57 66,563,660-40.95
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,498,492 0.06 1,701,331-11.92
31 Fertilizers 1,750,793 0.07 161,283985.54
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 23,488 0.00 2,562816.78
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 26,008 0.00 50,524-48.52
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 287,943 0.01 20,8781,279.17
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 5,775 0.00 2,094175.79
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 10,719 0.00 12,483-14.13
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,298,872 0.09 965,520138.10
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,627,004 0.11 1,965,48233.66
40 Rubber and articles thereof 60,850,635 2.44 56,269,6198.14
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 693,828 0.03 478,96344.86
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 61,601 0.00 1,3344,517.77
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3,965 0.00 1,007,319-99.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,529,967 0.30 5,734,36131.31
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 6,132,078 0.25 323,6011,794.95
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 658,974 0.03 1,010,032-34.76
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 156,588 0.01 101,70853.96
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 184,972 0.01 143,34429.04
52 Cotton 167,354 0.01 16,008945.44
54 Man-made filaments 21,516 0.00 43,480-50.52
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 13,406 0.00 22,479-40.36
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 41-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,306 0.00 10,671-59.65
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 35,081 0.00 42,412-17.29
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12,970 0.00 72,619-82.14
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9,326 0.00 95,542-90.24
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6,405 0.00 3,88264.99
65 Headgear and parts thereof 203 0.00 1,123-81.92
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0 0.00 35,815-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,993,564 0.08 2,416,162-17.49
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 341-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 72,223 0.00 295,010-75.52
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 76,661 0.00 91,070-15.82
72 Iron and steel 54,051,473 2.16 67,303,617-19.69
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,922,000 0.12 783,293273.04
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,503,572 0.14 6,052,241-42.11
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,048,999 0.16 7,802,765-48.11
78 Lead and articles thereof 49,042 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 734-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 206,560-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,429,474 0.06 968,59247.58
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 68,827 0.00 83,972-18.04
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 114,008,649 4.57 73,903,42454.27
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 6,293,774 0.25 8,844,036-28.84
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 3,338,201 0.13 4,985,476-33.04
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,266,826 0.13 1,540,213112.10
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 35,880 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,044,882 0.08 3,902,711-47.60
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 65,526 0.00 23,276,200.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7,366 0.00 47,187-84.39
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 686,955 0.03 545,00826.04
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 93,927 0.00 15,928489.70
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 31,818 0.00 110,246-71.14
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,890 0.00 9,244-79.55
SS Classified 2,922,777 0.12 1 810 00661.48

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.24% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (81.93% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.63% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (7.50% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.55% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.27% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.91% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.34% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.09% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (0.73% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.05% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.14% in 2015).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $8,112,654;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $8,075,566;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $5,685,525.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in 2016 over 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 $61,073,459;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $28,291,990;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $17,621,651;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $5,821,629.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2015,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2016
over 2015
01 Live animals 102,554 0.01 2,837,544-96.39
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8,688,651 0.52 7,471,56416.29
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 153,361 0.01 94,55662.19
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 14,727 0.00 7,38799.36
10 Cereals 632,278 0.04 2,599,640-75.68
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 1,615,885 0.10 1,184,66436.40
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 339 0.00 230,200-99.85
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 676,810 0.04 322,278110.01
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 321,426 0.02 917,955-64.98
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 545,251 0.03 503,9208.20
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,093,940 0.07 997,2899.69
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,502,794 0.09 1,472,9412.03
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,423 0.00 291389.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 400,204 0.02 347,38115.21
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 769,002 0.05 1,054,497-27.07
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 972,608 0.06 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4,928,775 0.30 4,996,895-1.36
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 83,917 0.01 68,97421.66
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 934,848 0.06 865,2318.05
29 Organic chemicals 12,733,574 0.76 15,396,904-17.30
30 Pharmaceutical products 52,814,355 3.17 44,701,70118.15
31 Fertilizers 418,218 0.03 821,394-49.08
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,566,062 0.09 1,827,802-14.32
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 15,584,390 0.94 16,799,233-7.23
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 1,550,478 0.09 366,752322.76
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,406,504 0.08 219,320541.30
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 590 0.00 85594.12
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,152,971 0.25 3,374,70823.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 21,948,027 1.32 21,878,4210.32
40 Rubber and articles thereof 30,584,311 1.84 25,705,78018.98
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 499,513 0.03 139,525258.01
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 738,253 0.04 421,84475.01
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2,253,433 0.14 1,898,35618.70
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 377,183 0.02 142,084165.46
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3,345 0.00 0
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 16,905,259 1.02 11,219,73450.67
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 883,571 0.05 1,332,115-33.67
54 Man-made filaments 1,896,547 0.11 1,160,84663.38
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,588 0.00 293,681-99.46
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,125,578 0.13 3,691,750-42.42
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 143,652 0.01 230,124-37.58
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3,016,261 0.18 2,969,4281.58
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 200,923 0.01 134,42649.47
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 32,439 0.00 94,815-65.79
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,358,640 0.08 3,285,891-58.65
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,631,506 0.16 2,742,435-4.04
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,073,324 0.06 1,534,944-30.07
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 19,277,519 1.16 25,099,148-23.19
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1,930 0.00 5,188-62.80
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3,887 0.00 958305.74
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,050,579 0.06 961,7759.23
69 Ceramic products 1,562,220 0.09 2,721,489-42.60
70 Glass and glassware 2,953,730 0.18 2,862,0173.20
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3,030 0.00 11,530-73.72
72 Iron and steel 10,610,141 0.64 8,522,08624.50
73 Articles of iron or steel 21,523,757 1.29 21,848,977-1.49
74 Copper and articles thereof 80,781 0.00 365,608-77.91
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,487,083 0.15 3,529,552-29.54
78 Lead and articles thereof 408 0.00 351,065.71
79 Zinc and articles thereof 390 0.00 0
80 Tin and articles thereof 0 0.00 33-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 43,744 0.00 11,626276.26
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,793,617 0.11 1,694,4555.85
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5,989,149 0.36 3,881,53254.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 256,250,912 15.39 273,872,563-6.43
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 303,879,634 18.25 364,953,093-16.73
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 968,734 0.06 5,219,358-81.44
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 743,319,167 44.63 771,611,157-3.67
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,962,398 0.18 5,076,942-41.65
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 28,959,108 1.74 20,883,54238.67
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,769 0.00 1,55313.91
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 12,903 0.00 81,418-84.15
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 37,906,642 2.28 33,464,13313.28
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,381,554 0.20 2,711,89924.69
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 19,245,378 1.16 19,616,531-1.89
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 6,231 0.00 5211,882.69
SS Classified 781,783 0.05 1 864 091-58.06

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia