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Russian trade in goods with Slovakia in Q1 2021

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 2021: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Slovakia

In the 1st quarter of 2021, Russia’s trade with Slovakia was $1,347,387,890, down 7.72% ($112,685,602) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2021 were $882,078,934, down 13.31% ($135,397,726) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2021 totaled $465,308,956, up 5.13% ($22,712,124) from the 1st quarter of 2020.

Russia’s trade surplus with Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2021 was $416,769,978, a 27.50% decrease ($158,109,850) over the 1st quarter of 2020.

Slovakia was Russia’s 21st largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 19th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.8718% of Russia’s total trade (down from 1.0272% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Slovakia was Russia’s 23rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2021 (down from 18th in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.9561% of Russia’s total exports (down from 1.1435% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Slovakia was Russia’s 27th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2021 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2020), accounting for 0.7469% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.8326% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

Russia’s Exports to Slovakia

The major share of Russian exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 86.52% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (89.65% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 5.91% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (5.11% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.44% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (3.35% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.41% of Russia’s total exports to Slovakia (1.26% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $40,137,044;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $10,567,212.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 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 $189,590,858.
Russia’s exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
01 Live animals 4,814 0.00 0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 42,876 0.00 183,238-76.60
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 10,073-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0 0.00 15,716-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0 0.00 5,929-100.00
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0 0.00 72-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0 0.00 19,902-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 126,719 0.01 78,99360.42
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 31,513 0.00 104,843-69.94
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 39,103 0.00 0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 551,855 0.06 125,825338.59
26 Ores, slag and ash 56,349,143 6.39 16,212,099247.57
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 706,244,086 80.07 895,834,944-21.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,405,122 0.27 4,451,105-45.97
29 Organic chemicals 22,605,822 2.56 12,038,61087.78
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,646,831 0.30 583,786353.39
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 51,081 0.01 21,067142.47
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 35,943 0.00 15,020139.30
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 29,768 0.00 2,1271,299.53
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 87,708 0.01 1,0268,448.54
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 191,031 0.02 203,036-5.91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,960,428 0.22 1,347,34145.50
40 Rubber and articles thereof 17,961,912 2.04 15,404,04116.61
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 32,684 0.00 535,410-93.90
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3,787 0.00 3,6832.82
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,418,697 0.27 2,119,88714.10
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 302,824 0.03 618,915-51.07
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,886 0.00 19,433-85.15
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 22,466 0.00 47,446-52.65
54 Man-made filaments 47,814 0.01 92,821-48.49
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 34 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 39,381 0.00 34,30314.80
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0 0.00 73-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,090 0.00 89,485-94.31
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,095 0.00 248,629.17
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0 0.00 88,264-100.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 3,580-100.00
65 Headgear and parts thereof 86 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,245,687 0.14 904,48837.72
69 Ceramic products 269 0.00 0
70 Glass and glassware 476,595 0.05 451,3025.60
72 Iron and steel 8,122,757 0.92 8,518,403-4.64
73 Articles of iron or steel 849,892 0.10 337,762151.62
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,474,522 0.17 1,035,14842.45
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0 0.00 21,690-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,400,237 0.16 2,277,047-38.51
79 Zinc and articles thereof 232 0.00 104123.08
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 242,241 0.03 156,58254.71
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 294,497 0.03 421,949-30.21
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12,848 0.00 11,9177.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 49,580,257 5.62 47,828,0403.66
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 1,215,532 0.14 2,390,106-49.14
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 183,984 0.02 945,788-80.55
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 442,336 0.05 174,114154.05
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 718,354 0.08 631,83113.69
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0 0.00 9,568-100.00
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 815,542 0.09 614,97532.61
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 746,351 0.08 55,2321,251.30
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 10,361 0.00 5120,215.69
SS Classified 2,841 0.00 378 446-99.25

Russia’s Imports from Slovakia

The major share of Russian imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2021 (and in the 1st quarter of 2020) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 80.46% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (74.97% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.51% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (11.36% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.53% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (4.01% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.52% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (2.04% in the 1st quarter of 2020);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.11% of Russia’s total imports from Slovakia (1.62% in the 1st quarter of 2020).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 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 $26,232,129;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $19,681,029.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2021 over the 1st quarter of 2020 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $4,156,567;
  • 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 $4,017,541;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $3,020,186;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $2,492,474;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - a decrease of $2,075,242;
  • 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 $1,857,131;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $1,708,458.
Russia’s imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2021 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q1 2021,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q1 2020,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q1 2021
over Q1 2020
01 Live animals 475,911 0.10 439,1688.37
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,623,772 0.35 1,369,94718.53
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 14,318 0.00 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0 0.00 2,154-100.00
10 Cereals 623,469 0.13 1,920,726-67.54
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 77,816 0.02 146,666-46.94
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.00 19,098-100.00
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 732 0.00 0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 5,513 0.00 0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 139,432 0.03 271,424-48.63
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 1,112,236 0.24 794,75739.95
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 226,784 0.05 350,460-35.29
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 121 0.00 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 36,993 0.01 48,429-23.61
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 397,690 0.09 492,227-19.21
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 447,986 0.10 1,331,263-66.35
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,828,169 0.39 1,520,84720.21
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 26,569 0.01 31,815-16.49
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 125,448 0.03 483,319-74.04
29 Organic chemicals 4,070,687 0.87 4,033,4130.92
30 Pharmaceutical products 15,252,193 3.28 14,538,4924.91
31 Fertilizers 0 0.00 214,744-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 73,560 0.02 59,47923.67
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,085,496 0.88 5,793,954-29.49
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 362,770 0.08 1,025,576-64.63
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 138,808 0.03 232,504-40.30
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 735,480 0.16 1,365,487-46.14
39 Plastics and articles thereof 4,479,459 0.96 5,089,846-11.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 14,939,377 3.21 17,431,851-14.30
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 14 0.00 32,136-99.96
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 69,217 0.01 6,2821,001.83
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0 0.00 152,750-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 34,087 0.01 25,72732.50
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0 0.00 2,202-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 395,897 0.09 12,3703,100.46
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 806,750 0.17 780,9183.31
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 204,136 0.04 28,945605.25
54 Man-made filaments 486,263 0.10 217,206123.87
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 16,350-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 119,349 0.03 244,836-51.25
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1,474 0.00 2,255-34.63
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 12,800 0.00 77,631-83.51
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 217,801 0.05 71,142206.15
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 12,576 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 315,031 0.07 330,281-4.62
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 876,495 0.19 792,73410.57
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 109,509 0.02 277,539-60.54
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 4,908,023 1.05 6,983,265-29.72
65 Headgear and parts thereof 11,600 0.00 16,915-31.42
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 276,051 0.06 316,090-12.67
69 Ceramic products 1,057,885 0.23 1,326,281-20.24
70 Glass and glassware 3,083,150 0.66 6,103,336-49.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 40,057 0.01 0
72 Iron and steel 2,112,176 0.45 6,268,743-66.31
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,824,652 1.47 6,706,2961.76
74 Copper and articles thereof 43,285 0.01 52,060-16.86
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 407,160 0.09 1,575,339-74.15
80 Tin and articles thereof 2,764 0.00 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 67,315 0.01 207,583-67.57
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 411,952 0.09 562,804-26.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,884,454 0.40 2,369,205-20.46
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 69,010,720 14.83 49,329,69139.90
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 17,595,290 3.78 21,612,831-18.59
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 101,984 0.02 448,822-77.28
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 280,733,362 60.33 254,501,23310.31
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,957,656 1.50 5,943,73517.06
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 2,213 0.00 2,1393.46
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 10,813 0.00 3,750188.35
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 10,267,659 2.21 12,124,790-15.32
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 388,334 0.08 618,572-37.22
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 3,891,611 0.84 3,346,97716.27
SS Classified 256,602 0.06 97 425163.38
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia