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Russian trade in goods with Slovakia in Q3 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 third quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In the 3rd quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Slovakia totaled $1,504,062,881, up 1.91% ($28,193,705) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 totaled $1,041,949,869, up 12.77% ($117,994,397) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 were $462,113,012, down 16.27% ($89,800,692) from the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 was $579,836,857, a 55.85% increase ($207,795,089) over the 3rd quarter of 2018.

Slovakia was Russia’s 21st largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 25th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.9068% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.8577% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Slovakia was Russia’s 24th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (up from 28th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 1.0084% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.8235% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Slovakia was Russia’s 28th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (down from 25th in the 3rd quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.7388% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.9218% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.52% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (89.14% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.74% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (4.90% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.49% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (2.71% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.55% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (2.59% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd 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 $149,617,665;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $11,512,883;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,841,391.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $19,455,231;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6,996,964;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $6,971,627;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $4,868,373.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
01 Live animals 9,400 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 127,088-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 4,548 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 8,391 0.00 15,987-47.51
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,179 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 37,428 0.00 110,867-66.24
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 55,493 0.01 26,787107.16
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 21,546 0.00 4,640364.35
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 115,879 0.01 322,411-64.06
26 Ores, slag and ash 24,518,878 2.35 43,974,109-44.24
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 928,916,168 89.15 779,298,50319.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,989,248 0.48 7,604,118-34.39
29 Organic chemicals 12,895,071 1.24 9,053,68042.43
30 Pharmaceutical products 43,460 0.00 13,171229.97
31 Fertilizers 24,993 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 26,589 0.00 3,659626.67
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 14,083 0.00 65,314-78.44
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 2,939 0.00 15,513-81.05
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 20,179 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 216,504 0.02 914,941-76.34
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,503,649 0.14 1,364,92510.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,249,368 1.85 26,220,995-26.59
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,418 0.00 1,473-3.73
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,809,822 0.27 3,196,750-12.10
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,516,081 0.15 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 318,049 0.03 109,409190.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 19,707 0.00 3556,205.71
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 31,031 0.00 0
52 Cotton 0 0.00 37,450-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 92,675 0.01 49,83785.96
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 113-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 9,231 0.00 7,15229.07
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 66,985 0.01 2,6882,392.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0 0.00 5,931-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 63 0.00 449-85.97
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 121 0.00 4,845-97.50
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 6,395-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0 0.00 140-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,269,901 0.12 1,130,47212.33
69 Ceramic products 0 0.00 151-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 360,240 0.03 332,1928.44
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 4-100.00
72 Iron and steel 11,390,648 1.09 16,259,021-29.94
73 Articles of iron or steel 11,993,370 1.15 480,4872,396.09
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,370,652 0.13 3,879,268-64.67
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,122,663 0.11 3,949,193-71.57
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 102,856 0.01 269,040-61.77
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,040 0.00 175,277-95.98
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 13,647,090 1.31 20,644,054-33.89
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 2,154,904 0.21 758,351184.16
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 189,422 0.02 2,020,802-90.63
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 47,525 0.00 353,746-86.57
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 163,246 0.02 152,6096.97
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 13,908 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 524,930 0.05 434,60520.78
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 48,298 0.00 94,766-49.03
SS Classified 0 0.00 462 059-100.00

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 78.31% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (81.30% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.82% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (7.67% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.41% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.60% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.26% in the 3rd quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.36% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (0.88% in the 3rd quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,025,428;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1,632,601.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 over the 3rd 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) - a decrease of $44,262,579;
  • 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 $29,838,873;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $12,100,608;
  • 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 $5,990,741;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $1,618,622;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $1,550,078.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q3 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q3 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q3 2019
over Q3 2018
01 Live animals 202,601 0.04 167,34321.07
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 3,292,669 0.71 2,189,41550.39
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 51,499-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 141-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 369-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 199,738 0.04 374,368-46.65
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 58,540 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 16,217-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 88,180-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 368,539 0.08 266,93738.06
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 110,946 0.02 83,24333.28
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 258,799 0.06 406,747-36.37
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 21,574 0.00 7862,644.78
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 190,050 0.04 174,1029.16
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 230,450 0.05 233,220-1.19
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,369,395 0.30 785,23574.39
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,703,678 0.37 2,047,593-16.80
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 19,671 0.00 22,596-12.94
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 427,838 0.09 554,743-22.88
29 Organic chemicals 3,244,911 0.70 1,612,310101.26
30 Pharmaceutical products 15,857,180 3.43 13,831,75214.64
31 Fertilizers 276,595 0.06 72,647280.74
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 186,496 0.04 271,008-31.18
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,209,558 0.91 4,141,0821.65
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 463,812 0.10 268,36472.83
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 211,698 0.05 454,306-53.40
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 13,987 0.00 2,854390.08
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 126-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,347,590 0.29 1,607,731-16.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,735,718 1.02 4,793,146-1.20
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14,425,717 3.12 14,713,658-1.96
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 20,845 0.00 13,75351.57
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 152,733 0.03 437,712-65.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 146,399 0.03 88,50365.42
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,884 0.00 2,953-36.20
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,446 0.00 1,19321.21
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,192,237 0.26 611,30995.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 460,905 0.10 113,397306.45
52 Cotton 2 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 11 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 212,384 0.05 269,390-21.16
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 257,221 0.06 251,0532.46
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 21,226 0.00 22,139-4.12
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 135,309 0.03 460,795-70.64
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 57,494 0.01 79,443-27.63
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 8,645 0.00 7,66212.83
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 786,276 0.17 635,44023.74
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 920,834 0.20 1,025,379-10.20
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 184,791 0.04 317,573-41.81
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9,431,787 2.04 9,392,3880.42
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10,221 0.00 3,804168.69
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 305,785 0.07 1,855,863-83.52
69 Ceramic products 1,116,529 0.24 1,439,249-22.42
70 Glass and glassware 2,761,785 0.60 2,649,9094.22
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 26,336 0.01 59,289-55.58
72 Iron and steel 4,865,369 1.05 3,980,09522.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,917,454 1.28 7,536,076-21.48
74 Copper and articles thereof 35,179 0.01 26,76531.44
75 Nickel and articles thereof 463 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,128,195 0.24 433,579160.21
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 251,196 0.05 61640,678.57
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 544,829 0.12 498,8799.21
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 3,009,145 0.65 2,732,72010.12
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 66,878,728 14.47 78,979,336-15.32
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 28,616,506 6.19 58,455,379-51.05
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 17,992 0.00 302,736-94.06
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 258,962,712 56.04 303,225,291-14.60
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 309,423-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,394,033 1.60 7,442,956-0.66
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,367 0.00 141869.50
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 19,608-100.00
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 8,732,876 1.89 14,723,617-40.69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,077,246 0.23 1,157,007-6.89
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,957,917 0.64 3,029,539-2.36
SS Classified 80,970 0.02 90 027-10.06
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia