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Russian trade in goods with Slovakia in Q2 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 second quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Slovakia totaled $1,372,748,832, up 12.80% ($155,728,869) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $868,159,767, up 19.13% ($139,390,254) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 totaled $504,589,065, up 3.35% ($16,338,615) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $363,570,702, a 51.16% increase ($123,051,639) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Slovakia was Russia’s 28th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 25th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.8032% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.8708% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Slovakia was Russia’s 29th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 26th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.7878% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.8679% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Slovakia was Russia’s 27th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 26th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.8312% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.8752% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 90.34% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (89.27% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.91% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (6.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.94% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (1.80% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.10% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (1.25% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd 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) - an increase of $129,680,816;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $9,485,579;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $3,550,443;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $3,379,977.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $5,646,299.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 33,025-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 38,530 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 234-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 21,511 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 104,659 0.01 121,690-14.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 12,150 0.00 19,079-36.32
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 38,947-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 657,630 0.08 174,104277.72
26 Ores, slag and ash 44,149,681 5.09 40,599,2388.75
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 739,483,156 85.18 609,802,34021.27
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,736,956 0.66 4,517,11227.00
29 Organic chemicals 12,719,058 1.47 18,365,357-30.74
30 Pharmaceutical products 69,267 0.01 7,219859.51
31 Fertilizers 10,126 0.00 16,354-38.08
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,854 0.00 48,359-87.89
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 66,647 0.01 11,091500.91
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 1,807 0.00 41,117-95.61
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 8,005 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 215,787 0.02 2,046,454-89.46
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,519,409 0.18 1,113,00536.51
40 Rubber and articles thereof 22,272,461 2.57 23,068,284-3.45
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 243,674-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 5,676 0.00 46,812-87.87
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,778,782 0.32 2,847,065-2.40
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 326,298-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 187,821 0.02 82,744126.99
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0 0.00 230,060-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 37,305-100.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 1,272-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 27-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 25 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 2,621-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 10,957-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 47 0.00 179-73.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,732 0.00 740134.05
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,306 0.00 4,2730.77
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 24-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,255,100 0.14 784,88259.91
70 Glass and glassware 268,976 0.03 19,6221,270.79
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 25,500 0.00 27,187-6.21
72 Iron and steel 18,473,150 2.13 8,987,571105.54
73 Articles of iron or steel 122,507 0.01 567,469-78.41
74 Copper and articles thereof 4,519,170 0.52 1,139,193296.70
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,129,143 0.25 1,827,01516.54
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 111,500-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 269,863 0.03 406,576-33.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 50,833 0.01 47,2197.65
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,952,830 0.46 5,263,438-24.90
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 1,269,247 0.15 1,222,6973.81
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 1,087,598 0.13 1,170,776-7.10
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,088,341 0.36 1,004,098207.57
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 25,206 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 160,182 0.02 412,269-61.15
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 48,792-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 280 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 527,013 0.06 329,54859.92
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 59,452 0.01 48,44422.72
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 48 0.00 947-94.93
SS Classified 804,245 0.09 1 493 210-46.14

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 79.23% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (79.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.70% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (9.36% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.53% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (3.27% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.14% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.19% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.09% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (0.67% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.65% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.10% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd 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 $13,715,265;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7,344,979;
  • 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 $2,521,015;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $2,332,881;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $1,913,830;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1,637,755.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd 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 $9,692,674;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $4,633,723;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $2,210,411.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
01 Live animals 391,844 0.08 149,898161.41
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,913,830 0.38 0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 35,713 0.01 23315,227.47
10 Cereals 224,040 0.04 237,577-5.70
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 567,867 0.11 600,909-5.50
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6,250 0.00 259,770-97.59
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 93,124 0.02 94,369-1.32
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 229,510 0.05 191,80819.66
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 177,773 0.04 17,730902.67
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 339,501 0.07 402,778-15.71
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 396 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 102,269 0.02 145,833-29.87
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 255,921 0.05 322,311-20.60
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,139,360 0.23 826,68237.82
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,640,239 0.33 1,848,025-11.24
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 200,400-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 18,911 0.00 15,94218.62
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 599,444 0.12 511,43217.21
29 Organic chemicals 3,857,998 0.76 3,983,308-3.15
30 Pharmaceutical products 12,770,335 2.53 17,404,058-26.62
31 Fertilizers 287,070 0.06 135,535111.81
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 191,508 0.04 451,875-57.62
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,579,689 1.11 4,232,27931.84
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 89,110 0.02 900,107-90.10
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 216,059 0.04 208,0053.87
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,160,887 0.23 1,146,2971.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,563,806 1.10 4,751,87017.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 13,594,151 2.69 11,956,39613.70
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 15,251 0.00 54,043-71.78
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 142,265 0.03 298,913-52.41
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 120,421 0.02 54,230122.06
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 5,607-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 14,134 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,696,593 0.53 4,907,004-45.05
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 460,485 0.09 419,4789.78
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 18 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 137,730 0.03 515,912-73.30
55 Man-made staple fibers 337 0.00 17790.40
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 704,121 0.14 500,75840.61
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 29,651 0.01 27,6657.18
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 438,189 0.09 866,613-49.44
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 34,634 0.01 96,846-64.24
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 7,727 0.00 7,0529.57
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 255,649 0.05 212,24220.45
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 655,942 0.13 950,174-30.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 352,228 0.07 198,17077.74
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,151,572 0.62 2,443,02129.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,982 0.00 12,947-69.24
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 739,335 0.15 271,590172.22
69 Ceramic products 1,375,986 0.27 850,81761.73
70 Glass and glassware 1,748,185 0.35 1,250,56639.79
72 Iron and steel 4,650,109 0.92 4,560,3291.97
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,429,071 1.87 7,947,73818.64
74 Copper and articles thereof 19,559 0.00 24,725-20.89
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 514,778 0.10 284,18881.14
78 Lead and articles thereof 232 0.00 0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 250 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3,946 0.00 1622,335.80
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 704,936 0.14 431,67763.30
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,471,197 0.49 2,703,384-8.59
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 78,124,001 15.48 70,779,02210.38
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 59,168,526 11.73 68,861,200-14.08
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 258,764 0.05 251,4792.90
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 250,605,101 49.67 236,889,8365.79
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,609,912 0.32 458,504251.12
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,030,468 1.99 11,074,927-9.43
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 458 0.00 500-8.40
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 19,537 0.00 4543,315.56
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 16,800,522 3.33 14,279,50717.65
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,246,859 0.64 913,978255.24
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,643,824 0.52 3,596,405-26.49
SS Classified 155,975 0.03 253 592-38.49
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia