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Russian trade in goods with Slovakia in Q3 2017

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 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Slovakia totaled $1,301,171,602, up 28.30% ($286,976,397) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $784,805,974, up 34.12% ($199,664,570) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $516,365,628, up 20.35% ($87,311,827) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $268,440,346, a 71.98% increase ($112,352,743) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Slovakia was Russia’s 25th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 24th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.8901% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.8318% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Slovakia was Russia’s 26th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 22nd in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.9194% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.8133% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Slovakia was Russia’s 26th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 25th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.8489% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.8585% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 87.29% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (85.88% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.67% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (5.57% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 3.60% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (5.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.53% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (2.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $196,590,618;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5,147,467;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $4,810,428;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,505,010.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $14,615,277;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $4,533,760.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 38,244 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 40,479 0.01 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 73,880 0.01 80,662-8.41
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 16,946 0.00 30,810-45.00
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 29,880 0.00 61,472-51.39
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 867,444 0.11 299,521189.61
26 Ores, slag and ash 17,412,108 2.22 32,027,385-45.63
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 666,780,603 84.96 470,189,98541.81
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,318,621 0.81 3,964,60359.38
29 Organic chemicals 11,409,802 1.45 6,599,37472.89
30 Pharmaceutical products 17,338 0.00 469,597-96.31
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 474,470-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 25,092 0.00 5384,563.94
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 12,946 0.00 8591,407.10
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 24,897 0.00 13,64882.42
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 951,043 0.12 1,229,611-22.65
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,393,913 0.18 605,615130.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 24,378,793 3.11 19,231,32626.77
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 9,912-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 289 0.00 21,748-98.67
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,068,470 0.39 2,215,29238.51
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,399,372 0.18 2,081,532-32.77
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 89,185 0.01 159,032-43.92
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 94,079 0.01 139,750-32.68
52 Cotton 35,475 0.00 37,741-6.00
54 Man-made filaments 52,176 0.01 6467,976.78
55 Man-made staple fibers 239 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6,458 0.00 11,625-44.45
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 99-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,289 0.00 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,034 0.00 3,982-74.03
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,486 0.00 1,682107.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,299 0.00 0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 19 0.00 42-54.76
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 919,783 0.12 501,34283.46
69 Ceramic products 34 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 67,353 0.01 6,371957.18
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 7,895 0.00 24,352-67.58
72 Iron and steel 13,513,963 1.72 11,008,95322.75
73 Articles of iron or steel 685,119 0.09 781,202-12.30
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,016,570 0.38 967,465211.80
75 Nickel and articles thereof 11,483 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,415,252 0.31 875,910175.74
79 Zinc and articles thereof 146 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 59,000 0.01 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 94,390 0.01 260,542-63.77
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 28,823 0.00 18,34857.09
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,257,879 2.84 26,791,639-16.92
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 2,336,874 0.30 1,672,69739.71
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 1,002,350 0.13 317,757215.45
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,648,366 0.21 575,579186.38
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 27,648 0.00 35,880-22.94
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 983,160 0.13 409,697139.97
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 24,110 0.00 27,772-13.19
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 7,366-100.00
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 282,206 0.04 104,362170.41
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 342,645 0.04 57,439496.54
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 1,417-100.00
SS Classified 535,026 0.07 732 755-26.98

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 78.09% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (79.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.73% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (9.25% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.28% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.50% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.60% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.18% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.20% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.01% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.05% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (0.32% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 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 $37,048,239;
  • 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) - an increase of $14,589,787;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $6,883,758;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $6,262,654;
  • 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 $5,510,462;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $4,176,518;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $3,391,819;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,947,308;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2,677,449;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,894,862;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,651,631.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $1,724,694.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
01 Live animals 593,452 0.11 34,2741,631.49
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 1,724,694-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 42,918 0.01 6,046609.86
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 34,448 0.01 49,353-30.20
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 557,741 0.11 470,45518.55
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 159,735 0.03 88,46980.55
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 99,035 0.02 239,605-58.67
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 292,135 0.06 108,959168.11
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 66,419 0.01 51,74728.35
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 382,623 0.07 313,02222.24
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 215 0.00 1,157-81.42
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 147,715 0.03 84,86874.05
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 259,378 0.05 183,07341.68
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 749,793 0.15 542,91638.10
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,997,024 0.39 1,354,00847.49
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,424,105 0.66 32,28610,505.54
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 518,331 0.10 258,565100.46
29 Organic chemicals 3,371,665 0.65 3,079,4939.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 15,432,795 2.99 14,550,7236.06
31 Fertilizers 72,618 0.01 207,644-65.03
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 195,491 0.04 495,798-60.57
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,141,089 0.61 4,056,915-22.57
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 65,415 0.01 763,043-91.43
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 338,686 0.07 328,6813.04
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 32,933 0.01 0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 319-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,107,489 0.21 1,468,153-24.57
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,808,805 1.12 6,357,774-8.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 15,012,859 2.91 8,129,10184.68
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 32,992-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 22,440 0.00 128,667-82.56
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 293,215 0.06 615,711-52.38
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 183,903 0.04 88,113108.71
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 1,172-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,717,094 1.11 4,065,46340.63
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 284,335 0.06 184,84053.83
54 Man-made filaments 638,052 0.12 443,06244.01
55 Man-made staple fibers 76 0.00 4376.74
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 268,127 0.05 438,734-38.89
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 23,424 0.00 40,831-42.63
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 446,560 0.09 483,663-7.67
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 67,534 0.01 38,59674.98
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 7,725 0.00 6,30022.62
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 504,155 0.10 411,36822.56
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 700,574 0.14 851,068-17.68
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 231,130 0.04 273,740-15.57
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,548,657 2.04 6,372,13965.54
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,986 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 348,587 0.07 401,453-13.17
69 Ceramic products 245,262 0.05 142,78871.77
70 Glass and glassware 1,406,030 0.27 622,315125.94
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 401 0.00 440-8.86
72 Iron and steel 4,730,272 0.92 2,835,41066.83
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,062,416 1.56 5,384,96749.72
74 Copper and articles thereof 32,100 0.01 25,43226.22
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 488,157 0.09 586,241-16.73
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 408-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 195-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 214 0.00 13,341-98.40
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,212,308 0.23 634,24891.14
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,422,457 0.47 1,258,64192.47
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 78,306,823 15.16 72,044,1698.69
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 97,517,950 18.89 82,928,16317.59
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 966,535 0.19 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 214,709,471 41.58 177,661,23220.85
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 791,485 0.15 1,454,954-45.60
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,915,687 2.11 7,968,37936.99
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 78 0.00 33136.36
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 14,437,201 2.80 8,926,73961.73
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 743,004 0.14 633,59117.27
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,030,300 0.97 5,809,366-13.41
SS Classified 152,991 0.03 263 653-41.97

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia