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Russian trade in goods with Slovenia 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 Slovenia in the first quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovenia

In the 1st quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Slovenia totaled $489,148,535, up 59.04% ($181,590,746) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $288,018,057, up 161.18% ($177,744,005) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2020 totaled $201,130,478, up 1.95% ($3,846,741) from the 1st quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade balance with Slovenia went from a deficit of $87,009,685 in the 1st quarter of 2019, to a surplus of $86,887,579 in the 1st quarter of 2020.

Slovenia was Russia’s 48th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 61st in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3441% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.1954% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Slovenia was Russia’s 48th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2020 (up from 71st in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3237% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.1056% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Slovenia was Russia’s 42nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2020 (down from 41st in the 1st quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.3784% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.3719% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Slovenia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovenia 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) - 93.15% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (83.25% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.17% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (1.29% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.68% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (12.65% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.09% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (0.52% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.37% of Russia’s total exports to Slovenia (1.26% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovenia 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) - an increase of $176,479,074;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $7,885,229;
  • 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 $2,064,492.

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

  • Fertilizers (HS code 31) - a decrease of $6,733,792;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $2,154,254.
Russia’s exports to Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 38,402 0.01 240,392-84.03
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,009 0.00 0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 25,160 0.01 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 53,591 0.02 35,96948.99
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0 0.00 341-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 9,829 0.00 1,304653.76
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 121-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 58,227 0.02 51,12913.88
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,109 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 3,047 0.00 3,163-3.67
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 268,280,199 93.15 91,801,125192.24
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,090,531 0.38 997,1299.37
29 Organic chemicals 2,096,538 0.73 4,250,792-50.68
30 Pharmaceutical products 861,770 0.30 1,194,515-27.86
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 6,733,792-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.00 22,471-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 11,374 0.00 0
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 306 0.00 0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 39,422 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 84,145 0.03 91,884-8.42
39 Plastics and articles thereof 196,104 0.07 70,856176.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 463,637 0.16 592,641-21.77
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 36,060 0.01 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 1,159 0.00 258349.22
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 789,579 0.27 1,116,445-29.28
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 190 0.00 0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 141,113 0.05 182,094-22.51
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 136,229 0.05 69,12297.08
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 99 0.00 26,242-99.62
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 92 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 430 0.00 0
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 8,150-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 30 0.00 0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 384,756 0.13 196,00696.30
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 110,316 0.04 203,756-45.86
69 Ceramic products 14,545 0.01 1,733739.30
70 Glass and glassware 175,434 0.06 107,97262.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 163 0.00 35,333.33
72 Iron and steel 8,097,606 2.81 212,3773,712.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 150,813 0.05 227,988-33.85
74 Copper and articles thereof 88 0.00 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 220,504 0.08 217,3531.45
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 648,057 0.23 760,343-14.77
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,779 0.00 1201,382.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 297,225 0.10 295,5420.57
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 2,190,151 0.76 125,6591,642.93
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 186,155 0.06 80,636130.86
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0.00 24,582-100.00
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 427,676 0.15 28,8191,384.01
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 27,828 0.01 15,16183.55
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 102-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 645 0.00 6371.26
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 268,530 0.09 262,1712.43
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 358,256 0.12 4,7517,440.64
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 37,932 0.01 17,066122.27
SS Classified 217 0.00 1 340-83.81

Russia’s Imports from Slovenia

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

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 57.47% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (57.07% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 27.79% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (27.66% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 6.41% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (5.88% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.15% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (3.02% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.52% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (3.42% in the 1st quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.56% of Russia’s total imports from Slovenia (1.42% in the 1st quarter of 2019).

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

  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $8,149,163;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,699,324;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $2,390,480;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1,625,741;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $992,098.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $7,534,179;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $1,488,405;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $1,313,962;
  • 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 $1,184,968;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $725,565;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $685,836;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $680,156.
Russia’s imports from Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2020
over Q1 2019
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 856 0.00 0
10 Cereals 4,233 0.00 4,0215.27
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 68,234 0.03 59,17815.30
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 115,644 0.06 440,085-73.72
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 11,885 0.01 13,451-11.64
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 179,794 0.09 147,26022.09
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 557,561 0.28 368,24951.41
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 109,061 0.05 51,374112.29
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 663 0.00 6098.87
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,634,199 0.81 2,359,764-30.75
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 34,605 0.02 19,56976.84
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 843,092 0.42 2,157,054-60.91
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,105,582 0.55 914,45320.90
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 403,115 0.20 214,04088.34
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 42,388 0.02 43,288-2.08
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11,316 0.01 8041,307.46
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 66,169 0.03 87,495-24.37
29 Organic chemicals 26,902,122 13.38 18,752,95943.46
30 Pharmaceutical products 64,857,313 32.25 72,391,492-10.41
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 5,739,094 2.85 6,419,250-10.60
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,407,266 1.20 3,093,102-22.17
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 680,092 0.34 827,181-17.78
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 377,270 0.19 353,2036.81
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 7,761,129 3.86 5,370,64944.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,463,893 2.22 3,471,79528.58
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,343,453 1.17 1,832,21727.90
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 44,836 0.02 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 429,169 0.21 442,183-2.94
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 127,171 0.06 78,85461.27
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 5,074-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 292-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,667,495 2.82 5,312,7396.68
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 545,862 0.27 560,717-2.65
54 Man-made filaments 149,194 0.07 165,810-10.02
55 Man-made staple fibers 26,495 0.01 45,801-42.15
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,698,124 0.84 1,606,8535.68
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 797 0.00 50458.13
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 7,624 0.00 7,766-1.83
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 86,855 0.04 106,291-18.29
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 450,545 0.22 229,90395.97
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 603,961 0.30 520,11716.12
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 42,329 0.02 43,457-2.60
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 70,964 0.04 77,393-8.31
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 702,519 0.35 1,084,644-35.23
69 Ceramic products 13,053 0.01 44,907-70.93
70 Glass and glassware 149,923 0.07 45,585228.89
72 Iron and steel 5,920,964 2.94 4,295,22337.85
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,260,583 1.12 2,214,3062.09
74 Copper and articles thereof 154,192 0.08 198,320-22.25
75 Nickel and articles thereof 18,215 0.01 24,407-25.37
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 308,772 0.15 602,772-48.77
79 Zinc and articles thereof 20,889 0.01 15,87131.62
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 22,627 0.01 48,913-53.74
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,335,172 0.66 908,63546.94
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,859,788 1.42 3,300,715-13.36
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 28,212,203 14.03 24,512,87915.09
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 24,042,388 11.95 25,227,356-4.70
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 55,471 0.03 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 992,167 0.49 748,23632.60
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,585,652 1.29 4,074,057-36.53
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 1,835 0.00 237674.26
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 607,669 0.30 1,057,391-42.53
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 48,338 0.02 19,095153.14
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 143,022 0.07 230,836-38.04
SS Classified 3,586 0.00 33 056-89.15
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia