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Russian trade in goods with Slovakia in Q2 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 second quarter of 2020: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In the 2nd quarter of 2020, Russia’s trade with Slovakia was $797,167,683, down 39.98% ($531,008,964) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $500,142,625, down 34.33% ($261,465,901) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 were $297,025,058, down 47.57% ($269,543,063) from the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 was $203,117,567, a 4.14% increase ($8,077,162) over the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Slovakia was Russia’s 27th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 26th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.6534% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.8297% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Slovakia was Russia’s 26th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (up from 29th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.7153% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.7558% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Slovakia was Russia’s 31st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (down from 25th in the 2nd quarter of 2019), accounting for 0.5702% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.9550% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 90.57% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (89.65% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.71% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (6.01% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.23% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (1.94% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.42% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (1.52% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 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) - an increase of $1,667,477.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd 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 $217,657,974;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $12,202,392;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $11,749,525;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $6,410,140;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $5,083,042;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $4,420,976;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $2,842,493;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2,348,578.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.00 42,996-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 11,144 0.00 11,0780.60
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 7,955-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 86 0.00 0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 728-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 2,850 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 66,213 0.01 29,796122.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 113,189 0.02 0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 15,647 0.00 19,287-18.87
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 169,599 0.03 567,069-70.09
26 Ores, slag and ash 32,012,190 6.40 43,761,715-26.85
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 420,777,966 84.13 638,435,940-34.09
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 925,950 0.19 7,336,090-87.38
29 Organic chemicals 8,169,790 1.63 12,590,766-35.11
30 Pharmaceutical products 382,417 0.08 51,479642.86
31 Fertilizers 23,758 0.00 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 71,857 0.01 50,88341.22
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 35,310 0.01 80,151-55.95
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 25,561 0.01 3237,813.62
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 53,446 0.01 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 147,325 0.03 347,283-57.58
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,361,089 0.47 1,744,01635.38
40 Rubber and articles thereof 11,362,401 2.27 23,564,793-51.78
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 52,816 0.01 16,165226.73
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 720 0.00 2,022-64.39
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,967,660 0.39 3,440,989-42.82
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0 0.00 235,060-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 405,135 0.08 263,22553.91
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3,107 0.00 4,730-34.31
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0 0.00 31,329-100.00
52 Cotton 0 0.00 58,300-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0 0.00 367-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 11 0.00 95,491-99.99
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 11,838 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 6 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 10-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 34,460 0.01 95,887-64.06
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 17 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,943 0.00 100,613-97.07
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,815 0.00 59,881-96.97
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 887-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,494,858 0.30 1,074,35139.14
70 Glass and glassware 342,406 0.07 382,998-10.60
72 Iron and steel 7,815,538 1.56 10,658,031-26.67
73 Articles of iron or steel 590,632 0.12 417,15441.59
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,682,384 0.34 1,788,963-5.96
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 41-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 643,948 0.13 1,522,550-57.71
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 105,761 0.02 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 227,532 0.05 403,636-43.63
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 107,670 0.02 2,2324,723.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,299,688 0.46 4,648,266-50.53
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 2,698,706 0.54 1,031,229161.70
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 1,473,152 0.29 421,068249.86
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 217,068 0.04 5,300,110-95.90
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 28,191-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 424,016 0.08 160,163164.74
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 7,924 0.00 8,732-9.25
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 700-100.00
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 551,348 0.11 472,36616.72
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 72,551 0.01 26,618172.56
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 15,770 0.00 6723,437.31
SS Classified 163,357 0.03 213 756-23.58

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2019) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 71.35% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (82.25% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.24% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (8.30% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 3.73% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (3.05% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.70% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2019);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.43% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (0.83% in the 2nd quarter of 2019).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd quarter of 2019 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $2,996,015;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2,573,842.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 over the 2nd 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 $222,020,239;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $19,036,408;
  • 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 $12,215,561;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $5,183,886;
  • 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 $4,909,770;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $3,027,009;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $1,332,713;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - a decrease of $920,217;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $899,980.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 2nd quarter of 2020 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2019,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2020
over Q2 2019
01 Live animals 174,792 0.06 826,764-78.86
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,364,247 0.46 1,801,782-24.28
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0 0.00 45,745-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 2,216-100.00
10 Cereals 47,564 0.02 138,972-65.77
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 161,612 0.05 269,685-40.07
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 12,339 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0.00 4,774-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 91,187-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 257,292 0.09 339,650-24.25
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 574,719 0.19 58,962874.73
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 210,249 0.07 258,757-18.75
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 12,984 0.00 44,372-70.74
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 39,519 0.01 29,13135.66
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 590,397 0.20 526,71012.09
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 1,604,283 0.54 1,384,10415.91
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,236,659 0.42 1,313,975-5.88
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 27,690 0.01 20,09937.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 539,656 0.18 342,60557.52
29 Organic chemicals 4,163,529 1.40 1,589,687161.91
30 Pharmaceutical products 18,680,106 6.29 15,684,09119.10
31 Fertilizers 142,382 0.05 69,595104.59
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 189,261 0.06 699,205-72.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,020,165 1.69 5,243,768-4.26
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 992,348 0.33 1,186,999-16.40
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 142,642 0.05 540,989-73.63
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 5,539 0.00 1,267337.17
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,031,813 0.35 1,290,684-20.06
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,688,859 1.24 4,548,781-18.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,658,118 3.59 15,842,004-32.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 11,443 0.00 14,808-22.72
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 152,129-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 60,095 0.02 100,019-39.92
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 377-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 664,568 0.22 1,584,785-58.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 160,346 0.05 112,57342.44
54 Man-made filaments 116,309 0.04 293,804-60.41
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 19-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 368,834 0.12 265,72038.81
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 834 0.00 3,397-75.45
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 71,214 0.02 433,830-83.58
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 46,284 0.02 31,29747.89
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 42,810 0.01 13,760211.12
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 100,239 0.03 398,096-74.82
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 271,717 0.09 636,006-57.28
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 193,228 0.07 197,967-2.39
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,025,223 1.02 2,444,23823.77
65 Headgear and parts thereof 14,041 0.00 4,988181.50
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 261,157 0.09 417,846-37.50
69 Ceramic products 1,355,376 0.46 2,032,646-33.32
70 Glass and glassware 3,948,038 1.33 3,385,30916.62
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 19,105-100.00
72 Iron and steel 3,515,211 1.18 4,173,842-15.78
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,149,056 1.73 8,176,065-37.02
74 Copper and articles thereof 57,205 0.02 41,08439.24
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 495,423 0.17 1,395,403-64.50
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0.00 34-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 133,757 0.05 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 367,778 0.12 829,606-55.67
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,350,638 0.45 2,683,351-49.67
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 52,320,673 17.61 71,357,081-26.68
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 18,568,087 6.25 30,783,648-39.68
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 217,631 0.07 312,281-30.31
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 135,179,877 45.51 357,200,116-62.16
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 388,000-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 5,640,066 1.90 5,954,769-5.28
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 855 0.00 1,249-31.55
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 69,205 0.02 17,715290.66
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 8,343,491 2.81 13,253,261-37.05
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 416,927 0.14 668,301-37.61
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,894,665 0.97 2,470,34317.18
SS Classified 23,993 0.01 122 693-80.44
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia