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Russian trade in goods with Slovakia in Q1 2020

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 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Slovakia was $1,460,073,492, down 16.94% ($297,790,190) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $1,017,476,660, down 16.09% ($195,081,824) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2020 were $442,596,832, down 18.84% ($102,708,366) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2020 was $574,879,828, a 13.84% decrease ($92,373,458) over the 1st quarter of 2019.

Slovakia was Russia’s 19th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 21st in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 1.0272% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.1166% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Slovakia was Russia’s 18th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 20th in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 1.1435% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.1616% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Slovakia was Russia’s 27th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 22nd in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.8326% of Russia’s total imports (down from 1.0280% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 89.65% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (89.67% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.11% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (4.91% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.35% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (3.28% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.26% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (1.65% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial increase.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 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 $160,990,610;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $13,798,898;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $7,933,967;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $6,246,632;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $5,884,053;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $4,023,326.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 183,238 0.02 127,87143.30
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 10,073 0.00 14,312-29.62
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 28,623-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 15,716 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 5,929 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 72 0.00 0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 19,902 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 78,993 0.01 35,585121.98
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 104,843 0.01 79,89231.23
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 8,943-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 125,825 0.01 503,079-74.99
26 Ores, slag and ash 16,212,099 1.59 30,010,997-45.98
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 895,834,944 88.04 1,056,825,554-15.23
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 4,451,105 0.44 5,728,869-22.30
29 Organic chemicals 12,038,610 1.18 10,486,97814.80
30 Pharmaceutical products 583,786 0.06 356,70363.66
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 21,067 0.00 20,6162.19
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 15,020 0.00 14,6592.46
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 2,127 0.00 48,929-95.65
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,026 0.00 3,918-73.81
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 203,036 0.02 344,073-40.99
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,347,341 0.13 1,059,18327.21
40 Rubber and articles thereof 15,404,041 1.51 21,650,673-28.85
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 535,410 0.05 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,683 0.00 2,87827.97
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,119,887 0.21 3,235,904-34.49
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 618,915 0.06 254,765142.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 19,433 0.00 6430,264.06
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 47,446 0.00 30,82153.94
52 Cotton 0 0.00 816-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 92,821 0.01 99,314-6.54
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 8-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 34,303 0.00 37,995-9.72
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 73 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 89,485 0.01 12,797599.27
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 24 0.00 24,824-99.90
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 88,264 0.01 55,04460.35
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,580 0.00 526,784.62
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 904,488 0.09 774,10016.84
70 Glass and glassware 451,302 0.04 341,23232.26
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 12,003-100.00
72 Iron and steel 8,518,403 0.84 16,452,370-48.22
73 Articles of iron or steel 337,762 0.03 219,54953.84
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,035,148 0.10 2,539,144-59.23
75 Nickel and articles thereof 21,690 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,277,047 0.22 292,182679.32
79 Zinc and articles thereof 104 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 156,582 0.02 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 421,949 0.04 272,08855.08
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 11,917 0.00 209,999-94.33
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 47,828,040 4.70 53,712,093-10.95
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 2,390,106 0.23 400,055497.44
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 945,788 0.09 380,533148.54
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 174,114 0.02 4,197,440-95.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 631,831 0.06 823,296-23.26
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9,568 0.00 13,764-30.49
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 330-100.00
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 614,975 0.06 577,9636.40
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 55,232 0.01 111,942-50.66
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 51 0.00 506-89.92
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0 0.00 5,786-100.00
SS Classified 378,446 0.04 117 370222.44

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2020 (and in the 1st quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 74.97% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (80.70% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 11.36% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (7.49% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 4.01% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (3.93% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.04% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.55% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.62% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.54% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $5,351,255;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,894,665;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $2,777,873.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2020 over the 1st quarter of 2019 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 $82,575,692;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $14,764,276;
  • 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 $10,042,880;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $4,939,761;
  • 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 $3,136,751;
  • Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included (HS code 04) - a decrease of $1,531,801.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
01 Live animals 439,168 0.10 454,031-3.27
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,369,947 0.31 2,901,748-52.79
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 12,019-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2,154 0.00 0
10 Cereals 1,920,726 0.43 1,482,68729.54
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 146,666 0.03 194,292-24.51
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 19,098 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 6,193-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 92,022-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 271,424 0.06 330,404-17.85
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 794,757 0.18 73,983974.24
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 350,460 0.08 322,5778.64
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.00 15,451-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 48,429 0.01 113,809-57.45
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 492,227 0.11 424,69515.90
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,331,263 0.30 1,951,250-31.77
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,520,847 0.34 960,19958.39
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 31,815 0.01 20,35656.29
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 483,319 0.11 353,01436.91
29 Organic chemicals 4,033,413 0.91 1,138,748254.20
30 Pharmaceutical products 14,538,492 3.28 9,187,23758.25
31 Fertilizers 214,744 0.05 281,557-23.73
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 59,479 0.01 62,448-4.75
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,793,954 1.31 6,303,874-8.09
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 1,025,576 0.23 300,944240.79
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 232,504 0.05 219,1746.08
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,365,487 0.31 1,383,045-1.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,089,846 1.15 4,555,64411.73
40 Rubber and articles thereof 17,431,851 3.94 17,035,4652.33
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 32,136 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6,282 0.00 25,467-75.33
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 152,750 0.03 307,184-50.27
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 25,727 0.01 53,122-51.57
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2,202 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 12,370 0.00 0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 780,918 0.18 544,05943.54
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 28,945 0.01 66,195-56.27
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 153-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 217,206 0.05 142,99351.90
55 Man-made staple fibers 16,350 0.00 13412,101.49
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 244,836 0.06 166,86146.73
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2,255 0.00 11,207-79.88
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 77,631 0.02 197,788-60.75
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 71,142 0.02 43,19664.70
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 26,751-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 330,281 0.07 348,762-5.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 792,734 0.18 1,084,959-26.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 277,539 0.06 156,21177.67
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 6,983,265 1.58 6,274,69211.29
65 Headgear and parts thereof 16,915 0.00 4,534273.07
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 316,090 0.07 1,118,314-71.74
69 Ceramic products 1,326,281 0.30 1,237,8477.14
70 Glass and glassware 6,103,336 1.38 3,325,46383.53
72 Iron and steel 6,268,743 1.42 5,968,4875.03
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,706,296 1.52 11,646,057-42.42
74 Copper and articles thereof 52,060 0.01 57,289-9.13
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,575,339 0.36 468,111236.53
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 207,583 0.05 113183,601.77
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 562,804 0.13 399,27240.96
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,369,205 0.54 2,888,645-17.98
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 49,329,691 11.15 64,093,967-23.04
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 21,612,831 4.88 31,655,711-31.73
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 448,822 0.10 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 254,501,233 57.50 337,076,925-24.50
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,943,735 1.34 7,253,093-18.05
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,139 0.00 576271.35
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 3,750 0.00 3,7290.56
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 12,124,790 2.74 15,261,541-20.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 618,572 0.14 632,959-2.27
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,346,977 0.76 2,282,12946.66
SS Classified 97,425 0.02 303 836-67.94
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia