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Russian trade in goods with Slovakia in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In the 4th quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Slovakia totaled $1,470,102,576, up 19.86% ($243,581,953) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $901,566,827, up 33.28% ($225,127,022) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $568,535,749, up 3.35% ($18,454,931) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $333,031,078, a 163.56% increase ($206,672,091) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Slovakia was Russia’s 26th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.8795% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.9001% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Slovakia was Russia’s 28th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 27th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.8765% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.8069% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Slovakia was Russia’s 29th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 23rd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.8845% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.0491% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.78% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (88.06% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.46% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (4.45% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.35% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (2.96% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.85% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (3.39% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $239,992,287;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5,433,111.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $16,956,476;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $8,327,639;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - a decrease of $2,891,348.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 62,781 0.01 0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 75,621 0.01 0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 12,784 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 18,561 0.00 20,357-8.82
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 39,868 0.00 77,241-48.38
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 96,664 0.01 99,243-2.60
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 18,344 0.00 39,067-53.04
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 360,678 0.04 305,00018.26
26 Ores, slag and ash 21,159,177 2.35 29,486,816-28.24
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 805,901,026 89.39 565,908,73942.41
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,032,787 0.67 4,838,22224.69
29 Organic chemicals 11,588,146 1.29 9,990,32715.99
30 Pharmaceutical products 291,785 0.03 282,7443.20
31 Fertilizers 207,311 0.02 256,639-19.22
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 50,288 0.01 14,284252.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 725 0.00 10,936-93.37
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 36,972 0.00 220,929-83.27
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0 0.00 5,774-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 8,291-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,026,044 0.11 339,266202.43
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,035,892 0.23 630,407222.95
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18,959,488 2.10 13,526,37740.17
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,455 0.00 286,659-99.49
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 16,056 0.00 12,59827.45
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,083,310 0.23 2,335,043-10.78
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 2,891,348-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 228,897 0.03 180,90726.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 33,089 0.00 10,479215.76
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 98,556-100.00
52 Cotton 10 0.00 71,690-99.99
54 Man-made filaments 50,372 0.01 6048,239.74
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6,001 0.00 1,553286.41
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 10,342 0.00 3,830170.03
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,787 0.00 16,080-64.01
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 173 0.00 3,839-95.49
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,697 0.00 7,491-64.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 295 0.00 1,723-82.88
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 120-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 609,200 0.07 284,743113.95
70 Glass and glassware 83,522 0.01 6,9111,108.54
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,970 0.00 6,863-27.58
72 Iron and steel 15,144,265 1.68 16,399,492-7.65
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,496,147 0.17 1,538,685-2.76
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,447,529 0.16 1,172,91923.41
75 Nickel and articles thereof 251 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,756,843 0.31 504,070446.92
78 Lead and articles thereof 3 0.00 49,042-99.99
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 137,750 0.02 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 68,025 0.01 359,196-81.06
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 113,042 0.01 16,086602.74
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,409,324 0.27 19,365,800-87.56
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 1,214,784 0.13 1,522,669-20.22
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 1,046,791 0.12 159,429556.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,491,342 0.28 1,354,15583.98
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 480,966 0.05 518,356-7.21
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 52,141 0.01 28,67381.85
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 704,566 0.08 274,694156.49
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 69,898 0.01 7,539827.15
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 131 0.00 0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,621 0.00 1,890-14.23
SS Classified 820,290 0.09 885 414-7.36

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 79.62% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (82.53% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.58% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (7.72% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.65% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.30% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.03% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.03% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.85% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.04% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $23,761,516;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $6,867,077;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,602,783;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,822,771.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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) - a decrease of $14,424,526;
  • 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 $10,938,711.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
01 Live animals 266,719 0.05 29,026818.90
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,137,849 0.20 1,638,177-30.54
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,972 0.00 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 11,384 0.00 6317,969.84
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 449 0.00 0
10 Cereals 1,030,914 0.18 17,0205,957.07
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 348,669 0.06 475,737-26.71
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 86,390 0.02 301,876-71.38
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 201,366 0.04 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 277,332 0.05 166,97566.09
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 84,487 0.01 831,264-89.84
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 529,930 0.09 456,29016.14
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 430 0.00 152,766.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 176,845 0.03 222,086-20.37
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 195,960 0.03 199,340-1.70
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,117,501 0.20 314,862254.92
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,934,291 0.52 1,400,498109.52
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,838,023 0.32 15,25211,951.03
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 618,511 0.11 252,393145.06
29 Organic chemicals 4,138,433 0.73 3,552,58916.49
30 Pharmaceutical products 20,223,566 3.56 17,620,78314.77
31 Fertilizers 145,985 0.03 65,667122.31
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 420,137 0.07 331,95426.56
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,941,555 0.69 3,650,1017.98
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 376,543 0.07 256,59746.74
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 119,974 0.02 437,890-72.60
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,129,919 0.20 1,009,62211.92
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,953,657 1.22 5,764,60620.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 16,401,382 2.88 9,534,30572.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 42,203 0.01 36,73214.89
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 286,685 0.05 310,682-7.72
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 52,422 0.01 17,864193.45
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,507 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,683 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,465,382 0.79 5,320,462-16.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 320,927 0.06 392,053-18.14
52 Cotton 887 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 724,651 0.13 559,19429.59
55 Man-made staple fibers 194 0.00 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 215,196 0.04 471,320-54.34
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 30,517 0.01 59,983-49.12
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 323,137 0.06 764,458-57.73
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 56,911 0.01 36,97653.91
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 4,629 0.00 18,705-75.25
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 255,228 0.04 345,142-26.05
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,001,947 0.18 809,86823.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 187,449 0.03 140,91733.02
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,072,467 0.54 2,457,27125.04
65 Headgear and parts thereof 702 0.00 6468.67
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 792,645 0.14 279,981183.11
69 Ceramic products 1,079,581 0.19 633,25470.48
70 Glass and glassware 1,578,113 0.28 1,126,67040.07
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 0 0.00 1,269-100.00
72 Iron and steel 3,581,389 0.63 2,071,99572.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,507,464 1.32 7,038,1656.67
74 Copper and articles thereof 57,438 0.01 23,724142.11
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 749,513 0.13 840,408-10.82
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 284 0.00 915-68.96
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 495,896 0.09 382,13429.77
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,698,367 0.47 2,279,96718.35
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 103,914,077 18.28 80,152,56129.65
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 95,115,395 16.73 106,054,106-10.31
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 186,180 0.03 6,9142,592.80
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 239,497,547 42.13 253,922,073-5.68
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,188,938 0.21 1,507,444-21.13
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 12,768,427 2.25 12,352,6963.37
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 582 0.00 629-7.47
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 12,903-100.00
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 16,251,385 2.86 14,971,9278.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 891,771 0.16 1,660,814-46.31
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,144,883 0.73 4,252,861-2.54
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 5,614-100.00
SS Classified 280,977 0.05 214 53330.97

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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia