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

Russia’s Trade with Slovenia

In the 2nd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Slovenia was $304,164,433, down 6.33% ($20,567,910) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 were $78,988,072, down 11.26% ($10,027,217) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 were $225,176,361, down 4.47% ($10,540,693) from the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade deficit with Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 was $146,188,289, a 0.35% decrease ($513,476) over the 2nd quarter of 2017.

Slovenia was Russia’s 63rd largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 56th in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.1780% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2324% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Slovenia was Russia’s 81st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (down from 72nd in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.0717% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1060% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Slovenia was Russia’s 42nd largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2018 (up from 43rd in the 2nd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.3709% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4225% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Slovenia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovenia 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) - 83.79% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (85.38% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.00% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (4.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.89% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (8.30% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.39% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (1.11% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.19% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (0.42% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

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

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1,007,557;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $628,872;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $303,573;
  • 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 $296,642;
  • 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 $271,852.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovenia 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) - a decrease of $9,810,576;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $3,383,668;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $250,101.
Russia’s exports to Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
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 408,493 0.52 224,46381.99
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 48,709 0.06 54,869-11.23
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 205-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,291 0.00 4,062-68.22
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 113 0.00 469-75.91
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 75,857 0.10 46,62362.70
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 5,558 0.01 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0 0.00 68-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 66,186,590 83.79 75,997,166-12.91
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 544,901 0.69 762,819-28.57
29 Organic chemicals 1,126,576 1.43 4,510,244-75.02
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,152,269 1.46 1,402,370-17.83
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 42,478 0.05 1,4642,801.50
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,165 0.00 855270.18
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 23,047 0.03 16014,304.38
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 40,257 0.05 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 143,189 0.18 62,635128.61
39 Plastics and articles thereof 670,170 0.85 41,2981,522.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 905,910 1.15 602,33750.40
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 65 0.00 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 864,975 1.10 852,9811.41
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 31,424-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 231,156 0.29 107,457115.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 80 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3,331 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 0 0.00 5,759-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 37 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,598 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 3-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0 0.00 24-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 292-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 11,087 0.01 1,340727.39
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 342-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 125,261 0.16 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 48,328 0.06 36,01234.20
70 Glass and glassware 125,677 0.16 82,16752.95
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,736 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 277,694 0.35 173,92159.67
73 Articles of iron or steel 330,902 0.42 360,963-8.33
74 Copper and articles thereof 114,262 0.14 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,089,366 3.91 2,081,80948.40
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 46,882-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 929,046 1.18 924,8150.46
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 33 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 380,008 0.48 231,61064.07
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 367,995 0.47 71,353415.74
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 163,482 0.21 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,920 0.01 1,880427.66
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 29,150-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 16,569 0.02 43,640-62.03
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 600 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 471,778 0.60 199,926135.98
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,665 0.01 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 34,533 0.04 18,31088.60
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 1,122-100.00
SS Classified 315 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Slovenia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 57.45% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (60.75% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 24.48% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (23.76% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 8.02% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (6.07% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.04% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (2.95% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.91% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (3.49% in the 2nd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.79% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (1.57% in the 2nd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $3,123,928;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $2,306,147;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $1,617,629;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $1,609,722;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $834,680;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $692,922.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 over the 2nd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $11,794,732;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $4,285,556;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $2,436,712;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,082,298;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $1,699,243;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,431,121.
Russia’s imports from Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2018
over Q2 2017
01 Live animals 2,758 0.00 3,055-9.72
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 1,088-100.00
10 Cereals 2,764 0.00 2,51010.12
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 33,864 0.02 29,01016.73
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 9,222 0.00 136,683-93.25
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 9,297 0.00 4382,022.60
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 75,404 0.03 181,679-58.50
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 381,088 0.17 261,13745.93
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 16,837 0.01 19,512-13.71
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,143,066 0.95 3,842,309-44.22
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 47,332 0.02 28,95963.44
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,626,920 0.72 2,160,556-24.70
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,380,415 0.61 938,21647.13
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 823,515 0.37 615,43433.81
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 142,826 0.06 191,449-25.40
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,904 0.00 4,973-21.50
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 236,154 0.10 224,7465.08
29 Organic chemicals 18,635,713 8.28 22,921,269-18.70
30 Pharmaceutical products 82,954,838 36.84 94,749,570-12.45
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 7,636,619 3.39 7,069,5448.02
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,189,735 2.30 2,883,58879.97
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 666,264 0.30 325,600104.63
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 353,520 0.16 305,25615.81
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,214,467 2.76 8,651,179-28.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,539,960 2.02 3,705,28022.53
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,937,653 1.30 2,356,10724.68
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 507,669 0.23 120,091322.74
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 269,575 0.12 263,2672.40
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 3,948-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,896,639 2.62 6,022,981-2.10
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 686,646 0.30 655,3434.78
52 Cotton 9,720 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 837,440 0.37 1,045,735-19.92
55 Man-made staple fibers 62,233 0.03 17,689251.82
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,080,491 0.92 1,639,17226.92
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2,513 0.00 4,686-46.37
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 160,817 0.07 199,445-19.37
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 14,720-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 182,365 0.08 198,754-8.25
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 617,874 0.27 478,79229.05
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 52,671 0.02 37,11641.91
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 31,065 0.01 61,358-49.37
65 Headgear and parts thereof 252 0.00 50404.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,749,344 1.22 1,131,715142.94
69 Ceramic products 11,947 0.01 48,247-75.24
70 Glass and glassware 197,968 0.09 65,326203.05
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 24,062 0.01 3,084680.22
72 Iron and steel 8,578,204 3.81 5,454,27657.27
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,452,003 1.09 3,883,124-36.85
74 Copper and articles thereof 221,966 0.10 164,85534.64
75 Nickel and articles thereof 69,738 0.03 117,513-40.66
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 970,002 0.43 617,63857.05
79 Zinc and articles thereof 16,518 0.01 5,751187.22
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 58,921 0.03 15,921270.08
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 994,225 0.44 972,9402.19
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,696,933 2.09 3,087,21152.14
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 23,892,237 10.61 25,974,535-8.02
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 27,597,898 12.26 26,972,3802.32
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,569,215 1.14 1,876,29336.93
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,065,133 0.47 1,188,349-10.37
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,360 0.00 4,810-71.73
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 7,565 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 1,155,829 0.51 1,001,96315.36
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 17,258 0.01 87,044-80.17
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 342,360 0.15 644,816-46.91
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 5,019-100.00
SS Classified 23,570 0.01 21 9507.38
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia