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Russian trade in goods with Slovakia in Q3 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 third quarter of 2018: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In the 3rd quarter of 2018, Russia’s trade with Slovakia totaled $1,475,869,176, up 13.43% ($174,697,574) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $923,955,472, up 17.73% ($139,149,498) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 totaled $551,913,704, up 6.88% ($35,548,076) from the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 was $372,041,768, a 38.59% increase ($103,601,422) over the 3rd quarter of 2017.

Slovakia was Russia’s 25th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (just as in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.8577% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.8901% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Slovakia was Russia’s 28th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (down from 25th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.8235% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.9194% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Slovakia was Russia’s 25th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (up from 26th in the 3rd quarter of 2017), accounting for 0.9218% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.8489% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 89.14% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (87.29% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.90% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (5.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.71% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (2.53% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.59% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (3.60% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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 $112,517,900;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $26,562,001.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd quarter of 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 127,088 0.01 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 38,244-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 15,987 0.00 40,479-60.51
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 110,867 0.01 73,88050.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 26,787 0.00 16,94658.07
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 4,640 0.00 29,880-84.47
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 322,411 0.03 867,444-62.83
26 Ores, slag and ash 43,974,109 4.76 17,412,108152.55
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 779,298,503 84.34 666,780,60316.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7,604,118 0.82 6,318,62120.34
29 Organic chemicals 9,053,680 0.98 11,409,802-20.65
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,171 0.00 17,338-24.03
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,659 0.00 25,092-85.42
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 65,314 0.01 12,946404.51
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 15,513 0.00 24,897-37.69
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 914,941 0.10 951,043-3.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,364,925 0.15 1,393,913-2.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 26,220,995 2.84 24,378,7937.56
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,473 0.00 289409.69
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,196,750 0.35 3,068,4704.18
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 1,399,372-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 109,409 0.01 89,18522.68
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 35 0.00 94,079-99.96
52 Cotton 37,450 0.00 35,4755.57
54 Man-made filaments 49,837 0.01 52,176-4.48
55 Man-made staple fibers 113 0.00 239-52.72
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7,152 0.00 6,45810.75
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,688 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,931 0.00 2,289159.11
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 449 0.00 1,034-56.58
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 4,845 0.00 3,48638.98
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6,395 0.00 1,299392.30
65 Headgear and parts thereof 140 0.00 19636.84
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,130,472 0.12 919,78322.91
69 Ceramic products 151 0.00 34344.12
70 Glass and glassware 332,192 0.04 67,353393.21
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4 0.00 7,895-99.95
72 Iron and steel 16,259,021 1.76 13,513,96320.31
73 Articles of iron or steel 480,487 0.05 685,119-29.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 3,879,268 0.42 3,016,57028.60
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 11,483-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,949,193 0.43 2,415,25263.51
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 146-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 59,000-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 269,040 0.03 94,390185.03
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 175,277 0.02 28,823508.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,644,054 2.23 22,257,879-7.25
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 758,351 0.08 2,336,874-67.55
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 2,020,802 0.22 1,002,350101.61
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 353,746 0.04 1,648,366-78.54
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 27,648-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 152,609 0.02 983,160-84.48
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 24,110-100.00
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 434,605 0.05 282,20654.00
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 94,766 0.01 342,645-72.34
SS Classified 462,059 0.05 535 026-13.64

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 81.30% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (78.09% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.67% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (8.73% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.76% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (3.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.26% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.60% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.38% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.05% in the 3rd quarter of 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.15% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.20% in the 3rd quarter of 2017).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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 $88,515,820;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - an increase of $2,189,415.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 over the 3rd 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 $39,062,571;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $5,105,785;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $3,472,731;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $3,401,509;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - a decrease of $2,000,761;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,759,355.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2018
over Q3 2017
01 Live animals 167,343 0.03 593,452-71.80
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,189,415 0.40 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 51,499 0.01 42,91819.99
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 141 0.00 34,448-99.59
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 369 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 374,368 0.07 557,741-32.88
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 16,217 0.00 159,735-89.85
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 88,180 0.02 99,035-10.96
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 266,937 0.05 292,135-8.63
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 83,243 0.02 66,41925.33
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 406,747 0.07 382,6236.30
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 786 0.00 215265.58
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 174,102 0.03 147,71517.86
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 233,220 0.04 259,378-10.08
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 785,235 0.14 749,7934.73
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 2,047,593 0.37 1,997,0242.53
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 22,596 0.00 3,424,105-99.34
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 554,743 0.10 518,3317.02
29 Organic chemicals 1,612,310 0.29 3,371,665-52.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 13,831,752 2.51 15,432,795-10.37
31 Fertilizers 72,647 0.01 72,6180.04
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 271,008 0.05 195,49138.63
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,141,082 0.75 3,141,08931.84
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 268,364 0.05 65,415310.25
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 454,306 0.08 338,68634.14
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 2,854 0.00 32,933-91.33
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 126 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,607,731 0.29 1,107,48945.17
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,793,146 0.87 5,808,805-17.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14,713,658 2.67 15,012,859-1.99
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 13,753 0.00 22,440-38.71
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 437,712 0.08 293,21549.28
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 88,503 0.02 183,903-51.88
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2,953 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,193 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 611,309 0.11 5,717,094-89.31
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 113,397 0.02 284,335-60.12
54 Man-made filaments 269,390 0.05 638,052-57.78
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 76-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 251,053 0.05 268,127-6.37
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 22,139 0.00 23,424-5.49
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 460,795 0.08 446,5603.19
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 79,443 0.01 67,53417.63
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 7,662 0.00 7,725-0.82
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 635,440 0.12 504,15526.04
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,025,379 0.19 700,57446.36
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 317,573 0.06 231,13037.40
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9,392,388 1.70 10,548,657-10.96
65 Headgear and parts thereof 3,804 0.00 3,986-4.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,855,863 0.34 348,587432.40
69 Ceramic products 1,439,249 0.26 245,262486.82
70 Glass and glassware 2,649,909 0.48 1,406,03088.47
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 59,289 0.01 40114,685.29
72 Iron and steel 3,980,095 0.72 4,730,272-15.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,536,076 1.37 8,062,416-6.53
74 Copper and articles thereof 26,765 0.00 32,100-16.62
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 433,579 0.08 488,157-11.18
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 616 0.00 214187.85
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 498,879 0.09 1,212,308-58.85
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,732,720 0.50 2,422,45712.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 78,979,336 14.31 78,306,8230.86
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 58,455,379 10.59 97,517,950-40.06
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 302,736 0.05 966,535-68.68
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 303,225,291 54.94 214,709,47141.23
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 309,423 0.06 791,485-60.91
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,442,956 1.35 10,915,687-31.81
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 141 0.00 7880.77
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 19,608 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 14,723,617 2.67 14,437,2011.98
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,157,007 0.21 743,00455.72
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,029,539 0.55 5,030,300-39.77
SS Classified 90,027 0.02 152 991-41.16
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia