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Russian trade in goods with Slovakia in Q1 2019

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 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Slovakia totaled $1,757,863,682, up 34.75% ($453,374,417) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $1,212,558,484, up 49.98% ($404,098,623) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2019 totaled $545,305,198, up 9.93% ($49,275,794) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $667,253,286, a 113.57% increase ($354,822,829) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Slovakia was Russia’s 21st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 25th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.1166% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.8275% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Slovakia was Russia’s 20th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 30th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.1616% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.7847% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Slovakia was Russia’s 22nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (up from 26th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.0280% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.9083% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2019 (and in the 1st quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 89.67% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (82.77% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 4.91% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (8.60% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.28% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (5.59% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.65% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (2.31% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 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 $407,412,502;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $10,766,099;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $4,234,504.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $11,464,755.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 127,871 0.01 0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 32,329-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 14,312 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 28,623 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 101-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 35,585 0.00 77,006-53.79
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 79,892 0.01 18,536331.01
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,943 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 503,079 0.04 489,7842.71
26 Ores, slag and ash 30,010,997 2.48 19,244,89855.94
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,056,825,554 87.16 649,413,05262.74
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 5,728,869 0.47 6,626,262-13.54
29 Organic chemicals 10,486,978 0.86 14,001,138-25.10
30 Pharmaceutical products 356,703 0.03 23,5351,415.63
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 115,700-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 20,616 0.00 54,688-62.30
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 14,659 0.00 139,608-89.50
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 48,929 0.00 4,1221,087.02
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 3,918 0.00 1,334193.70
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 344,073 0.03 1,709,399-79.87
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,059,183 0.09 1,368,424-22.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 21,650,673 1.79 21,187,2362.19
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 2,878 0.00 4,399-34.58
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,235,904 0.27 2,435,63132.86
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 254,765 0.02 99,609155.77
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 64 0.00 12,790-99.50
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 30,821 0.00 73,843-58.26
52 Cotton 816 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 99,314 0.01 52,80688.07
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 404-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 8 0.00 633.33
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 37,995 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 12,797 0.00 1,192973.57
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 24,824 0.00 17813,846.07
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 55,044 0.00 3,5921,432.41
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 52 0.00 146-64.38
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 2,756-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 774,100 0.06 915,881-15.48
70 Glass and glassware 341,232 0.03 223,44352.72
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12,003 0.00 43,394-72.34
72 Iron and steel 16,452,370 1.36 12,217,86634.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 219,549 0.02 350,502-37.36
74 Copper and articles thereof 2,539,144 0.21 3,645,157-30.34
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 292,182 0.02 1,090,914-73.22
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0 0.00 2,653-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 272,088 0.02 665,194-59.10
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 209,999 0.02 664,035-68.38
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 53,712,093 4.43 65,176,848-17.59
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 400,055 0.03 886,247-54.86
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 380,533 0.03 1,093,491-65.20
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,197,440 0.35 1,487,600182.16
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 823,296 0.07 889,440-7.44
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 13,764 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 330 0.00 3106.45
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 577,963 0.05 372,72855.06
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 111,942 0.01 44,100153.84
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 506 0.00 4932.64
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5,786 0.00 2,748110.55
SS Classified 117,370 0.01 1 492 313-92.14

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2019 (and in the 1st quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.70% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (75.65% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.49% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (10.65% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.93% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.98% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.55% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.71% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.54% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.42% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.12% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.05% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 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 $105,793,358;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $4,704,444;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $2,954,987;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2,316,167;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $1,684,926.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 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 $22,834,595;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $13,977,870;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $9,535,468;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $4,507,476;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $4,447,178;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $3,454,423;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2,871,850;
  • 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) - a decrease of $1,739,766.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
01 Live animals 454,031 0.08 328,03238.41
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,901,748 0.53 3,062,779-5.26
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 12,019 0.00 64,501-81.37
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 3,161-100.00
10 Cereals 1,482,687 0.27 672,832120.37
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 194,292 0.04 382,291-49.18
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 6,193 0.00 12,559-50.69
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 92,022 0.02 97,285-5.41
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 330,404 0.06 238,46738.55
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 73,983 0.01 53,47138.36
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 322,577 0.06 372,828-13.48
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 15,451 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 113,809 0.02 104,7008.70
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 424,695 0.08 268,29758.29
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,951,250 0.36 1,391,07240.27
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 960,199 0.18 2,352,369-59.18
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 20,356 0.00 20,905-2.63
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 353,014 0.06 490,091-27.97
29 Organic chemicals 1,138,748 0.21 4,010,598-71.61
30 Pharmaceutical products 9,187,237 1.68 18,722,705-50.93
31 Fertilizers 281,557 0.05 152,25584.92
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 62,448 0.01 91,643-31.86
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 6,303,874 1.16 3,348,88788.24
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 300,944 0.06 1,086,220-72.29
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 219,174 0.04 87,767149.72
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,383,045 0.25 1,221,49613.23
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,555,644 0.84 5,688,354-19.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 17,035,465 3.12 17,945,956-5.07
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 25,467 0.00 36,761-30.72
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 307,184 0.06 425,903-27.87
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 53,122 0.01 97,034-45.25
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 544,059 0.10 4,991,237-89.10
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 66,195 0.01 129,266-48.79
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 153 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 142,993 0.03 352,640-59.45
55 Man-made staple fibers 134 0.00 13930.77
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 166,861 0.03 265,291-37.10
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 11,207 0.00 21,352-47.51
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 197,788 0.04 238,056-16.92
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 43,196 0.01 425,167-89.84
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 26,751 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 348,762 0.06 259,07034.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,084,959 0.20 934,26716.13
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 156,211 0.03 179,356-12.90
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6,274,692 1.15 10,782,168-41.80
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,534 0.00 558712.54
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,118,314 0.21 260,563329.19
69 Ceramic products 1,237,847 0.23 2,239,334-44.72
70 Glass and glassware 3,325,463 0.61 1,640,537102.71
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 19-100.00
72 Iron and steel 5,968,487 1.09 3,652,32063.42
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,646,057 2.14 6,941,61367.77
74 Copper and articles thereof 57,289 0.01 22,077159.50
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 468,111 0.09 523,779-10.63
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 113 0.00 132-14.39
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 399,272 0.07 716,660-44.29
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,888,645 0.53 2,933,480-1.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 64,093,967 11.75 78,071,837-17.90
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 31,655,711 5.81 54,490,306-41.91
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 0 0.00 2,954-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 337,076,925 61.81 231,283,56745.74
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 692,836-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,253,093 1.33 10,707,516-32.26
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 576 0.00 38848.45
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 3,729 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 15,261,541 2.80 17,001,307-10.23
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 632,959 0.12 555,72913.90
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,282,129 0.42 2,591,828-11.95
SS Classified 303,836 0.06 290 9624.42
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia