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Russian trade with Slovakia in 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 2019: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In 2019, Russia’s trade with Slovakia totaled $6,225,705,313, up 4.06% ($243,100,224) from 2018.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in 2019 totaled $4,063,273,894, up 7.20% ($272,956,799) from 2018.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in 2019 were $2,162,431,419, down 1.36% ($29,856,575) from 2018.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in 2019 was $1,900,842,475, a 18.95% increase ($302,813,374) over 2018.

Slovakia was Russia’s 22nd largest trading partner in 2019 (up from 24th in 2018), accounting for 0.9340% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.8694% in 2018).

Slovakia was Russia’s 22nd largest export market in 2019 (up from 29th in 2018), accounting for 0.9611% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.8424% in 2018).

Slovakia was Russia’s 25th largest supplier in 2019 (just as in 2018), accounting for 0.8870% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.9205% in 2018).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 91.36% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (88.63% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.86% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (4.83% in 2018);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.33% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (3.56% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.82% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (2.34% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in 2019 over 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 $391,718,545;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $12,331,932.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $42,104,668;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $38,199,831.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
01 Live animals 9,400 0.00 7,08432.69
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 127,871 0.00 325,849-60.76
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 96,032 0.00 84,41113.77
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 100,988 0.00 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 70,169 0.00 62,56512.15
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 101-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,179 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 728 0.00 21,511-96.62
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 167,790 0.00 350,675-52.15
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 339,606 0.01 143,938135.94
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 64,259 0.00 4,6401,284.89
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,341,285 0.03 1,855,229-27.70
26 Ores, slag and ash 108,200,001 2.66 146,399,832-26.09
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 3,602,648,972 88.66 3,210,930,42712.20
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 22,994,011 0.57 26,286,208-12.52
29 Organic chemicals 45,401,930 1.12 54,699,857-17.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 875,036 0.02 227,034285.42
31 Fertilizers 24,993 0.00 125,826-80.14
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 136,661 0.00 77,50576.33
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 108,893 0.00 380,575-71.39
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 87,867 0.00 248,576-64.65
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 114,639 0.00 1,3348,493.63
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0 0.00 13,885-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,220,629 0.03 3,640,208-66.47
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,595,286 0.14 5,506,9511.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 80,265,074 1.98 91,789,998-12.56
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 166,661 0.00 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 7,542 0.00 11,780-35.98
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 11,793,905 0.29 11,939,520-1.22
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 1,751,141 0.04 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,268,011 0.03 701,02580.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 56,051 0.00 44,76025.23
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 135,356 0.00 107,49225.92
52 Cotton 59,116 0.00 37,45057.85
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 367 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 372,648 0.01 151,802145.48
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 13,824-33.22
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 28 0.00 35-20.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 234,749 0.01 2,9177,947.62
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 125,187 0.00 13,683814.91
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 84,557 0.00 4,7261,689.19
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 124,290 0.00 10,1701,122.12
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,491 0.00 11,411-86.93
65 Headgear and parts thereof 950 0.00 2,896-67.20
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 3,927,274 0.10 4,083,271-3.82
69 Ceramic products 554 0.00 45621.49
70 Glass and glassware 1,524,008 0.04 1,146,78632.89
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 17,015 0.00 68,898-75.30
72 Iron and steel 47,555,588 1.17 58,888,122-19.24
73 Articles of iron or steel 13,831,866 0.34 1,499,934822.16
74 Copper and articles thereof 7,022,268 0.17 15,623,004-55.05
75 Nickel and articles thereof 41 0.00 1,678-97.56
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,057,558 0.10 10,126,987-59.93
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 3-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 143 0.00 2,653-94.61
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,243,597 0.03 1,421,323-12.50
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 332,842 0.01 1,098,643-69.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 75,312,594 1.85 117,417,262-35.86
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 6,533,540 0.16 3,916,59266.82
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 1,547,001 0.04 5,769,132-73.18
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,698,415 0.24 6,199,29056.44
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 54,760 0.00 25,206117.25
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1,410,678 0.03 1,531,879-7.91
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 67,423 0.00 66,2551.76
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,030 0.00 59074.58
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 2,276,541 0.06 1,811,01525.71
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 316,366 0.01 237,32133.31
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,818 0.00 579386.70
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 5,786 0.00 2,748110.55
SS Classified 346,106 0.01 3 139 645-88.98

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.21% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (79.80% in 2018);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.06% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (8.56% in 2018);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.34% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (3.02% in 2018);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.50% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.70% in 2018);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.31% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.30% in 2018).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in 2019 over 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 $129,080,704.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in 2019 over 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 $93,502,498;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $41,870,287;
  • 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 $13,015,653;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $7,903,793.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in 2019 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2018,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2019
over 2018
01 Live animals 2,065,615 0.10 1,599,97929.10
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 10,496,875 0.49 11,648,473-9.89
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 53,850 0.00 100,882-46.62
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,216 0.00 3,161-29.90
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 369-100.00
10 Cereals 1,699,146 0.08 2,814,767-39.63
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 815,686 0.04 1,665,087-51.01
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 307,756 0.01 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10,967 0.00 66,171-83.43
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 183,209 0.01 437,730-58.15
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 1,298,706 0.06 1,055,04123.10
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 2,176,703 0.10 373,841482.25
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,137,416 0.05 1,510,250-24.69
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 114,301 0.01 19,457487.45
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 528,868 0.02 491,8787.52
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,558,238 0.07 1,043,81249.28
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 5,839,762 0.27 5,516,8185.85
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5,561,126 0.26 8,325,566-33.20
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 99,882 0.00 100,763-0.87
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,559,900 0.07 2,074,307-24.80
29 Organic chemicals 9,131,539 0.42 12,416,984-26.46
30 Pharmaceutical products 68,071,231 3.15 62,192,9619.45
31 Fertilizers 764,637 0.04 582,89031.18
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,019,824 0.05 628,47962.27
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 20,803,481 0.96 17,022,69922.21
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 3,196,177 0.15 2,438,25231.08
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,037,302 0.05 1,140,779-9.07
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 15,254 0.00 2,854434.48
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0 0.00 126-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,149,969 0.24 5,546,816-7.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 19,305,858 0.89 21,162,845-8.77
40 Rubber and articles thereof 65,821,199 3.04 62,348,2875.57
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 100,447 0.00 107,174-6.28
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 766,543 0.04 1,005,881-23.79
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 358,603 0.02 351,3102.08
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 3,782 0.00 5,452-30.63
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 4,083,615 0.19 8,800,537-53.60
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,498,104 0.07 920,96262.67
52 Cotton 2 0.00 0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 164 0.00 1,679-90.23
54 Man-made filaments 841,153 0.04 1,098,696-23.44
55 Man-made staple fibers 162 0.00 538-69.89
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 883,886 0.04 1,375,667-35.75
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 52,079 0.00 103,667-49.76
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 860,144 0.04 1,513,262-43.16
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 160,410 0.01 585,032-72.58
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 51,305 0.00 15,389233.39
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,656,692 0.12 1,662,98059.75
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,912,816 0.18 3,313,49618.09
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 751,870 0.03 1,160,322-35.20
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 22,342,911 1.03 26,435,073-15.48
65 Headgear and parts thereof 25,684 0.00 15,58964.76
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,155,584 0.10 3,594,518-40.03
69 Ceramic products 5,036,930 0.23 5,735,904-12.19
70 Glass and glassware 12,628,193 0.58 8,985,50240.54
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 99,437 0.00 59,30867.66
72 Iron and steel 20,388,880 0.94 16,081,18026.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 33,469,161 1.55 34,213,719-2.18
74 Copper and articles thereof 200,592 0.01 122,27664.05
75 Nickel and articles thereof 463 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,636,801 0.17 2,010,09580.93
78 Lead and articles thereof 34 0.00 232-85.34
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 250-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 453,131 0.02 4,9219,108.11
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,448,314 0.11 2,930,030-16.44
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 11,547,958 0.53 10,953,8865.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 273,416,984 12.64 315,287,271-13.28
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 124,182,960 5.74 217,685,458-42.95
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 2,253,764 0.10 677,072232.87
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,305,103,629 60.35 1,176,022,92510.98
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 388,000 0.02 2,940,110-86.80
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 29,033,784 1.34 36,937,577-21.40
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 6,016 0.00 2,412149.42
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 34,028 0.00 53,297-36.15
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 51,761,442 2.39 64,777,095-20.09
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,616,460 0.17 5,939,417-39.11
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10,806,330 0.50 13,721,050-21.24
SS Classified 584,033 0.03 694 767-15.94
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia