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Russian trade in goods with Slovenia 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 Slovenia in the first quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovenia

In the 1st quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Slovenia was $307,557,789, down 14.87% ($53,725,546) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $110,274,052, down 20.05% ($27,662,856) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2019 were $197,283,737, down 11.67% ($26,062,690) from the 1st quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade deficit with Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2019 was $87,009,685, a 1.87% increase ($1,600,166) over the 1st quarter of 2018.

Slovenia was Russia’s 61st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 55th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1954% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.2292% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Slovenia was Russia’s 71st largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 66th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.1056% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.1339% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Slovenia was Russia’s 41st largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2019 (down from 39th in the 1st quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.3719% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.4090% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Slovenia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovenia 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) - 83.25% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (94.39% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 12.65% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (2.05% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.29% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (1.60% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.26% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (0.91% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - an increase of $6,733,792;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,428,326;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $588,724;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $586,645.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovenia 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) - a decrease of $38,391,795;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $584,428.
Russia’s exports to Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 240,392 0.22 160,02150.23
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 35,969 0.03 36,354-1.06
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 341 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 1,304 0.00 3,631-64.09
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 121 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 51,129 0.05 48,0876.33
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,163 0.00 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 91,801,125 83.25 130,192,920-29.49
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 997,129 0.90 410,484142.92
29 Organic chemicals 4,250,792 3.85 822,466416.83
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,194,515 1.08 605,79197.18
31 Fertilizers 6,733,792 6.11 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 22,471 0.02 0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 571-100.00
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 0 0.00 28,874-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 91,884 0.08 151,754-39.45
39 Plastics and articles thereof 70,856 0.06 84,041-15.69
40 Rubber and articles thereof 592,641 0.54 728,292-18.63
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 258 0.00 95171.58
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,116,445 1.01 983,61513.50
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 182,094 0.17 116,71656.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 69,122 0.06 157,701-56.17
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 26,242 0.02 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,663-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 11,505-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 23,354-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8,150 0.01 4916,532.65
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 196,006 0.18 82,374137.95
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 203,756 0.18 130,93755.61
69 Ceramic products 1,733 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 107,972 0.10 275,827-60.86
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 212,377 0.19 355,120-40.20
73 Articles of iron or steel 227,988 0.21 389,593-41.48
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 217,353 0.20 801,781-72.89
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 760,343 0.69 663,10814.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 120 0.00 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 295,542 0.27 36,520709.26
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 125,659 0.11 182,831-31.27
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 80,636 0.07 90,169-10.57
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 24,582 0.02 0
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 28,819 0.03 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 15,161 0.01 11,47332.15
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 102 0.00 0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 637 0.00 1,070-40.47
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 262,171 0.24 287,457-8.80
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 4,751 0.00 0
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 17,066 0.02 60,664-71.87
SS Classified 1,340 0.00 0

Russia’s Imports from Slovenia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 57.07% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (61.21% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.66% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (23.96% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 5.88% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (6.04% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.42% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (2.84% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.02% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (3.12% in the 1st quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.42% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (1.55% in the 1st quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $5,889,940;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2,647,990;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - an increase of $872,958;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $801,375;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $783,172;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $724,545;
  • 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 $643,897.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2019 over the 1st quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $29,987,779;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3,036,977;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $2,298,543;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $717,800;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $713,162;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $661,516;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $622,705.
Russia’s imports from Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2019
over Q1 2018
10 Cereals 4,021 0.00 7,181-44.01
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 59,178 0.03 53,8639.87
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 440,085 0.22 95,290361.84
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 13,451 0.01 3,322304.91
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 147,260 0.07 80,72782.42
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 368,249 0.19 283,64829.83
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 51,374 0.03 11,715338.53
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 609 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 2,359,764 1.20 1,486,80658.71
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 19,569 0.01 25,704-23.87
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,157,054 1.09 2,874,854-24.97
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 914,453 0.46 875,5224.45
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 214,040 0.11 538,948-60.29
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 43,288 0.02 24,90273.83
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 804 0.00 253217.79
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 87,495 0.04 233,458-62.52
29 Organic chemicals 18,752,959 9.51 12,863,01945.79
30 Pharmaceutical products 72,391,492 36.69 102,379,271-29.29
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 6,419,250 3.25 5,636,07813.90
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,093,102 1.57 3,806,264-18.74
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 827,181 0.42 669,62423.53
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 353,203 0.18 297,83618.59
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,370,649 2.72 4,646,10415.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,471,795 1.76 3,721,717-6.72
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,832,217 0.93 2,454,922-25.37
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0 0.00 18,076-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 442,183 0.22 235,83287.50
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 78,854 0.04 269,566-70.75
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 5,074 0.00 4,6848.33
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 292 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,312,739 2.69 5,974,255-11.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 560,717 0.28 724,943-22.65
52 Cotton 0 0.00 2,448-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 165,810 0.08 305,066-45.65
55 Man-made staple fibers 45,801 0.02 63,638-28.03
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,606,853 0.81 1,812,257-11.33
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 504 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7,766 0.00 14,785-47.47
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 106,291 0.05 130,219-18.38
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 229,903 0.12 298,849-23.07
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 520,117 0.26 741,047-29.81
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 43,457 0.02 40,7106.75
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 77,393 0.04 55,86138.55
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 262-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,084,644 0.55 1,077,4090.67
69 Ceramic products 44,907 0.02 35,84825.27
70 Glass and glassware 45,585 0.02 273,515-83.33
72 Iron and steel 4,295,223 2.18 6,593,766-34.86
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,214,306 1.12 1,718,50728.85
74 Copper and articles thereof 198,320 0.10 200,727-1.20
75 Nickel and articles thereof 24,407 0.01 32,800-25.59
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 602,772 0.31 855,236-29.52
79 Zinc and articles thereof 15,871 0.01 4,168280.78
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 48,913 0.02 41,19018.75
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 908,635 0.46 815,53211.42
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,300,715 1.67 3,217,7082.58
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24,512,879 12.43 23,711,5043.38
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 25,227,356 12.79 24,583,4592.62
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 748,236 0.38 3,785,213-80.23
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,074,057 2.07 1,426,067185.68
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 237 0.00 8,165-97.10
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 1,057,391 0.54 1,038,7521.79
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 19,095 0.01 63,175-69.77
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 230,836 0.12 100,160130.47
SS Classified 33,056 0.02 0
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia