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Russian trade in goods with Slovakia in Q4 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 fourth quarter of 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In the 4th quarter of 2019, Russia’s trade with Slovakia was $1,608,824,494, down 6.20% ($106,251,447) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $1,020,788,770, down 5.24% ($56,441,830) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2019 were $588,035,724, down 7.81% ($49,809,617) from the 4th quarter of 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2019 was $432,753,046, a 1.51% decrease ($6,632,213) over the 4th quarter of 2018.

Slovakia was Russia’s 24th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2019 (just as in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.8944% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.9180% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Slovakia was Russia’s 24th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2019 (up from 26th in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.9127% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.8653% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Slovakia was Russia’s 25th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2019 (down from 22nd in the 4th quarter of 2018), accounting for 0.8644% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.0231% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 94.26% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (90.02% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.17% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (4.63% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.30% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (1.81% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.71% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (2.95% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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 $21,784,393.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $29,122,728;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $24,338,381;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $9,497,435;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $6,308,974.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
01 Live animals 0 0.00 7,084-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 198,761-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 53,036 0.01 52,0821.83
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 71,049 0.01 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 25,201 0.00 8,048213.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 64,981 0.01 58,14411.76
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 204,220 0.02 86,465136.19
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 14,481 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 155,258 0.02 385,404-59.72
26 Ores, slag and ash 9,908,414 0.97 39,031,142-74.61
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 952,093,143 93.27 930,308,7502.34
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,939,803 0.48 6,318,876-21.82
29 Organic chemicals 9,428,545 0.92 18,925,980-50.18
30 Pharmaceutical products 423,394 0.04 121,061249.74
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 38,574 0.00 13,304189.94
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0 0.00 109,006-100.00
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 35,676 0.00 227,134-84.29
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 90,542 0.01 0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 5,880-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 312,774 0.03 800,081-60.91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,281,741 0.13 1,254,1992.20
40 Rubber and articles thereof 15,800,245 1.55 22,109,219-28.54
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 150,496 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,225 0.00 232428.02
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,335,221 0.23 3,528,361-33.82
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 431,969 0.04 304,18842.01
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 31,551 0.00 31,936-1.21
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 42,175 0.00 33,64825.34
54 Man-made filaments 74,309 0.01 49,15951.16
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0.00 6,268-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 10 0.00 4150.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 33,881 0.00 22914,695.20
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 11,776 0.00 6,56079.51
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 59,670 0.01 4,0521,372.61
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 9,244 0.00 1924,300.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 552 0.00 564-2.13
65 Headgear and parts thereof 950 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 502 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 808,923 0.08 781,8203.47
69 Ceramic products 554 0.00 30581.64
70 Glass and glassware 439,535 0.04 322,17736.43
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 5,012 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 9,054,547 0.89 11,938,085-24.15
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,201,794 0.12 546,445119.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,323,510 0.13 3,579,410-63.02
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 1,678-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,120,167 0.11 2,957,740-62.13
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 3-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 143 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 465,017 0.05 217,225114.07
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 113,569 0.01 208,499-45.53
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,305,145 0.32 27,643,526-88.04
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 2,947,350 0.29 1,003,536193.70
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 555,978 0.05 1,482,087-62.49
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 153,341 0.02 1,269,601-87.92
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 26,569 0.00 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 263,972 0.03 329,648-19.92
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 31,019 0.00 66,255-53.18
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 701,283 0.07 476,67047.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 129,509 0.01 39,002232.06
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,245 0.00 385,807.89
SS Classified 14,980 0.00 381 028-96.07

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2019 (and in the 4th quarter of 2018) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 79.33% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (82.44% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.65% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (7.58% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.01% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.90% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.32% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.72% in the 4th quarter of 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.25% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (0.88% in the 4th quarter of 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th quarter of 2018 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $10,474,554;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $2,420,024;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - an increase of $1,873,457;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $1,810,873.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2019 over the 4th 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 $39,041,549;
  • 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 $12,436,310;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $9,024,865;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,536,436;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $1,981,775;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,882,466.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q4 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q4 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q4 2019
over Q4 2018
01 Live animals 582,219 0.10 712,759-18.31
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,500,676 0.43 4,482,451-44.21
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 32 0.00 527-93.93
10 Cereals 20,985 0.00 1,903,451-98.90
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 151,971 0.03 340,563-55.38
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 249,215 0.04 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 31,145-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 159,140-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 260,113 0.04 320,129-18.75
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,932,813 0.33 59,3563,156.31
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 297,281 0.05 391,174-24.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 32,905 0.01 18,27480.06
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 195,876 0.03 96,671102.62
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 376,383 0.06 286,37831.43
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,135,012 0.19 2,194,591-48.28
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,583,271 0.27 2,285,363-30.72
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 39,756 0.01 38,3513.66
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 436,446 0.07 430,0271.49
29 Organic chemicals 3,158,195 0.54 2,936,0787.57
30 Pharmaceutical products 27,342,723 4.65 16,868,16962.10
31 Fertilizers 136,891 0.02 70,91893.03
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 71,674 0.01 74,319-3.56
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,046,282 0.86 3,952,81427.66
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 1,244,423 0.21 994,55725.12
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 65,442 0.01 382,646-82.90
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,128,647 0.19 1,556,701-27.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,453,178 0.93 5,004,1788.97
40 Rubber and articles thereof 18,514,231 3.15 16,094,20715.04
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 39,325 0.01 41,413-5.04
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 154,497 0.03 0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 59,065 0.01 45,35130.24
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,521 0.00 2,499-39.14
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 762,533 0.13 501,39752.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 858,433 0.15 217,815294.11
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 1,661-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 188,506 0.03 338,935-44.38
55 Man-made staple fibers 9 0.00 188-95.21
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 194,085 0.03 155,19825.06
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 16,251 0.00 30,525-46.76
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 93,218 0.02 376,221-75.22
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 28,427 0.00 45,790-37.92
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2,149 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,123,491 0.19 514,250118.47
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,271,011 0.22 698,27882.02
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 212,903 0.04 311,159-31.58
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,192,190 0.71 3,108,94634.84
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5,943 0.00 7,243-17.95
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 313,638 0.05 738,755-57.55
69 Ceramic products 649,906 0.11 681,334-4.61
70 Glass and glassware 3,155,642 0.54 2,946,8707.08
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 53,996 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 5,381,178 0.92 3,798,66241.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,735,164 1.32 10,271,600-24.69
74 Copper and articles thereof 67,041 0.01 53,87524.44
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 645,090 0.11 537,95219.92
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 201,823 0.03 22888,418.86
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 674,363 0.11 1,009,561-33.20
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,966,816 0.50 2,813,2195.46
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 71,122,564 12.09 80,147,429-11.26
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 33,134,055 5.63 45,570,365-27.29
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 1,923,491 0.33 112,6181,607.98
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 351,866,126 59.84 390,907,675-9.99
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 327,939-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,431,767 1.43 8,756,637-3.71
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,828 0.00 1,42798.18
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 12,584 0.00 14,152-11.08
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 14,513,760 2.47 16,251,639-10.69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,237,955 0.21 979,82326.34
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,709,207 0.46 3,683,973-26.46
SS Classified 76,533 0.01 157 802-51.50
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia