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Russian trade in goods with Slovakia in Q1 2018

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 first quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In the 1st quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Slovakia totaled $1,304,489,265, up 2.58% ($32,822,634) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2018 were $808,459,861, down 3.55% ($29,767,865) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2018 totaled $496,029,404, up 14.44% ($62,590,499) from the 1st quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2018 was $312,430,457, a 22.82% decrease ($92,358,364) over the 1st quarter of 2017.

Slovakia was Russia’s 25th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 21st in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.8275% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.9892% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Slovakia was Russia’s 30th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 24th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.7847% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.0058% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Slovakia was Russia’s 26th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2018 (down from 24th in the 1st quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.9083% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.9586% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 82.77% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (87.73% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 8.60% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (5.44% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.59% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (5.19% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.31% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (1.09% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $23,027,294;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $5,661,244;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $2,662,589;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $2,547,499.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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 $47,525,240;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $18,962,041;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2,459,817.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 32,329 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 101 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 77,006 0.01 97,778-21.24
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 18,536 0.00 14,86924.66
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 34,582-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 489,784 0.06 208,079135.38
26 Ores, slag and ash 19,244,898 2.38 38,206,939-49.63
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 649,413,052 80.33 696,938,292-6.82
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,626,262 0.82 6,205,0036.79
29 Organic chemicals 14,001,138 1.73 16,460,955-14.94
30 Pharmaceutical products 23,535 0.00 3,122653.84
31 Fertilizers 115,700 0.01 39,251194.77
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 54,688 0.01 135,424-59.62
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 139,608 0.02 73191,143.84
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 4,122 0.00 47,196-91.27
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,334 0.00 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 105,881-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,709,399 0.21 1,207,15741.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,368,424 0.17 741,25084.61
40 Rubber and articles thereof 21,187,236 2.62 18,524,64714.37
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4,399 0.00 469,463.04
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,435,631 0.30 2,500,230-2.58
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 99,609 0.01 151,829-34.39
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12,790 0.00 2056,139.02
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 73,843 0.01 74,266-0.57
54 Man-made filaments 52,806 0.01 108,850-51.49
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 404 0.00 410,000.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 6 0.00 9-33.33
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 5,434-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,192 0.00 16,436-92.75
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 178 0.00 3,434-94.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,592 0.00 7,288-50.71
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 146 0.00 3,266-95.53
65 Headgear and parts thereof 2,756 0.00 624,345.16
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 915,881 0.11 567,08561.51
70 Glass and glassware 223,443 0.03 8,7732,446.94
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 43,394 0.01 28,34353.10
72 Iron and steel 12,217,866 1.51 6,556,62286.34
73 Articles of iron or steel 350,502 0.04 438,329-20.04
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,645,157 0.45 1,097,658232.08
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,090,914 0.13 830,54031.35
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2,653 0.00 1,100141.18
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 665,194 0.08 197,064237.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 664,035 0.08 14,1444,594.82
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 65,176,848 8.06 42,149,55454.63
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 886,247 0.11 897,284-1.23
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 1,093,491 0.14 744,65546.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,487,600 0.18 1,113,84433.56
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 17,910-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 889,440 0.11 658,57235.06
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 15,116-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 310 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 372,728 0.05 130,178186.32
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 44,100 0.01 12,672248.01
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 493 0.00 511-3.52
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,748 0.00 0
SS Classified 1,492,313 0.18 905 91564.73

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2018 (and in the 1st quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 75.65% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (76.45% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.65% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (9.70% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.98% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (3.16% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.71% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.85% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.42% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.49% in the 1st quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.05% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (0.76% in the 1st quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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 $29,410,844;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $25,323,242;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $5,204,913;
  • 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 $4,047,516;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,758,450;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,537,105;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,857,215;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1,655,642;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,529,347.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2018 over the 1st quarter of 2017 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 $13,965,872;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $2,148,963.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2018
over Q1 2017
01 Live animals 328,032 0.07 303,4688.09
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,062,779 0.62 2,702,27613.34
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 7,922-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 64,501 0.01 62210,269.94
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3,161 0.00 26,052-87.87
10 Cereals 672,832 0.14 1,204,706-44.15
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 382,291 0.08 392,614-2.63
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 392-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 12,559 0.00 270,994-95.37
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 97,285 0.02 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 238,467 0.05 348,726-31.62
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 53,471 0.01 26,312103.22
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 372,828 0.08 307,08521.41
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 2,543-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 104,700 0.02 116,722-10.30
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 268,297 0.05 187,87642.81
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,391,072 0.28 555,081150.61
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,352,369 0.47 1,314,94978.89
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 20,905 0.00 16,60525.90
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 490,091 0.10 479,2512.26
29 Organic chemicals 4,010,598 0.81 2,481,25161.64
30 Pharmaceutical products 18,722,705 3.77 16,185,60015.68
31 Fertilizers 152,255 0.03 198,358-23.24
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 91,643 0.02 311,555-70.59
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,348,887 0.68 4,267,528-21.53
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 1,086,220 0.22 45,7952,271.92
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 87,767 0.02 317,253-72.34
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,221,496 0.25 993,57522.94
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,688,354 1.15 4,032,71241.06
40 Rubber and articles thereof 17,945,956 3.62 12,741,04340.85
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 2,383-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 36,761 0.01 129,758-71.67
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 425,903 0.09 460,015-7.42
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 97,034 0.02 23,636310.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,991,237 1.01 3,134,02259.26
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 129,266 0.03 119,4318.23
54 Man-made filaments 352,640 0.07 586,456-39.87
55 Man-made staple fibers 13 0.00 19-31.58
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 265,291 0.05 50,105429.47
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 21,352 0.00 12,75367.43
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 238,056 0.05 656,297-63.73
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 425,167 0.09 46,268818.92
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 8,627-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 259,070 0.05 561,920-53.90
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 934,267 0.19 659,93341.57
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 179,356 0.04 143,16125.28
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10,782,168 2.17 9,628,33411.98
65 Headgear and parts thereof 558 0.00 134316.42
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0 0.00 9-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 260,563 0.05 120,755115.78
69 Ceramic products 2,239,334 0.45 2,385,963-6.15
70 Glass and glassware 1,640,537 0.33 1,157,70241.71
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 19 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 3,652,320 0.74 3,930,770-7.08
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,941,613 1.40 6,186,80012.20
74 Copper and articles thereof 22,077 0.00 9,995120.88
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 523,779 0.11 565,092-7.31
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 132 0.00 139-5.04
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 716,660 0.14 375,32490.94
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,933,480 0.59 2,645,47410.89
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 78,071,837 15.74 52,748,59548.01
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 54,490,306 10.99 68,456,178-20.40
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 2,954 0.00 335,879-99.12
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 231,283,567 46.63 201,872,72314.57
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 692,836 0.14 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,707,516 2.16 7,949,06634.70
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 388 0.00 24459.02
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 17,001,307 3.43 12,953,79131.25
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 555,729 0.11 751,143-26.02
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,591,828 0.52 4,740,791-45.33
SS Classified 290,962 0.06 190 35452.85
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia