US trade (export - import) with Slovakia in 2016

Published or Updated: May 10, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Slovakia in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Slovakia

In 2016, US trade with Slovakia totaled $2,861.0 million, up 6.02% ($162.4 million) from 2015.

US exports to Slovakia in 2016 were $293.2 million, down 22.98% ($87.5 million) from 2015.

US imports from Slovakia in 2016 totaled $2,567.8 million, up 10.78% ($249.9 million) from 2015.

US trade deficit with Slovakia in 2016 was $2,274.6 million, a 17.41% increase ($337.4 million) over 2015.

Slovakia was the US 70th largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 71st in 2015), accounting for 0.0773% of US total trade (up from 0.0708% in 2015).

Slovakia was the US 109th largest export market in 2016 (down from 103rd in 2015), accounting for 0.0202% of US total exports (down from 0.0253% in 2015).

Slovakia was the US 64th largest supplier in 2016 (down from 63rd in 2015), accounting for 0.1141% of US total imports (up from 0.1005% in 2015).

US Exports to Slovakia

The major share of US exports to Slovakia in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 54.04% of US total exports to Slovakia (56.02% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.93% of US total exports to Slovakia (14.27% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.26% of US total exports to Slovakia (6.49% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.83% of US total exports to Slovakia (1.38% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.38% of US total exports to Slovakia (1.53% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.40% of US total exports to Slovakia (6.50% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovakia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $3,080.1 thousand;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1,108.4 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovakia in 2016 over 2015 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 $24,548.1 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $23,593.9 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $16,559.1 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6,809.7 thousand;
  • 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 $5,181.9 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $3,933.8 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $3,579.1 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,053.4 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - a decrease of $1,521.8 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1,519.3 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1,239.9 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1,195.1 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $1,078.6 thousand.
US exports to Slovakia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 29.8 0.01 10.1195.49
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 17.8 0.01 14.522.86
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 192.7 0.07 86.8122.01
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 23.0-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18.9 0.01 8.1133.87
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 145.0 0.05 872.7-83.38
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 50.0 0.02 58.4-14.30
10 Cereals 63.3 0.02 62.11.86
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 10.8 0.00 30.8-64.94
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 6.4 0.00 140.6-95.48
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.0 0.00 420.7-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 3.1 0.00 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 9.5 0.00 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 6.0 0.00 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 301.6-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 606.9 0.21 888.9-31.73
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,794.4 0.95 2,534.810.24
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 58.3 0.02 301.7-80.68
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 25.7 0.01 61.5-58.16
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 300.0 0.10 48.8514.97
26 Ores, slag and ash 754.0 0.26 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 129.9 0.04 24,677.9-99.47
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 63.8 0.02 53.419.50
29 Organic chemicals 4,673.4 1.59 6,192.7-24.53
30 Pharmaceutical products 201.0 0.07 258.8-22.35
31 Fertilizers 8.1 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,154.3 0.73 1,045.9105.98
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,856.4 1.32 776.2396.81
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 593.9 0.20 269.6120.27
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 343.0 0.12 256.433.77
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 15.5-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 12.9 0.00 47.2-72.58
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,397.9 0.82 1,569.452.79
39 Plastics and articles thereof 7,957.5 2.71 9,197.4-13.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,876.7 1.66 5,024.3-2.94
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 36.3 0.01 68.5-47.07
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 32.6 0.01 128.1-74.57
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 455.5 0.16 326.539.53
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 268.2 0.09 942.7-71.55
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 495.7 0.17 850.3-41.70
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 5.5 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 42.1 0.01 87.8-52.00
54 Man-made filaments 1,226.7 0.42 1,196.82.50
55 Man-made staple fibers 5.9 0.00 64.3-90.85
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 653.3 0.22 1,155.1-43.44
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 13.5-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 216.4 0.07 259.6-16.65
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,605.9 0.89 1,937.334.51
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 13.3 0.00 7.773.14
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 64.7 0.02 80.5-19.54
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 118.3 0.04 106.311.38
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 129.4 0.04 176.4-26.64
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8.7 0.00 9.6-9.31
65 Headgear and parts thereof 252.1 0.09 131.092.45
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 14.4-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 12.5 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,664.0 0.57 2,224.7-25.21
69 Ceramic products 505.1 0.17 677.6-25.46
70 Glass and glassware 10,297.7 3.51 11,376.3-9.48
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 902.0 0.31 1,132.5-20.35
72 Iron and steel 5,381.8 1.84 5,646.3-4.68
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,505.5 1.88 7,558.8-27.17
74 Copper and articles thereof 35,072.4 11.96 34,766.40.88
75 Nickel and articles thereof 607.2 0.21 537.912.90
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 648.4 0.22 182.2255.89
78 Lead and articles thereof 52.4 0.02 20.5155.49
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 89.5 0.03 67.033.54
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 871.2 0.30 546.059.54
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,406.9 0.48 4,986.0-71.78
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 68,684.9 23.43 75,494.7-9.02
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 36,592.0 12.48 41,774.0-12.40
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 195.4 0.07 1,717.3-88.62
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16,028.0 5.47 17,223.1-6.94
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 5,737.5 1.96 22,296.6-74.27
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 115.4 0.04 61.886.60
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 31,091.0 10.60 54,684.9-43.15
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 242.4 0.08 216.911.75
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,004.0 0.34 654.453.43
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 383.5 0.13 573.1-33.09
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 12,668.4 4.32 11,866.46.76
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,860.9 0.63 1,012.283.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 140.2 0.05 208.0-32.60
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 133.3 0.05 103.728.49
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 16,309.7 5.56 20,243.5-19.43

US Imports from Slovakia

The major share of US imports from Slovakia in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 84.77% of US total imports from Slovakia (82.65% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.95% of US total imports from Slovakia (7.33% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.74% of US total imports from Slovakia (1.86% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.70% of US total imports from Slovakia (2.04% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovakia in 2016 over 2015 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 $284,294.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovakia in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $22,356.2 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $12,655.5 thousand;
  • 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 $10,860.8 thousand.
US imports from Slovakia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 1,672.7 0.07 1,677.7-0.30
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 126.5-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 13.8 0.00 4.7193.02
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 426.9 0.02 666.7-35.97
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 64.5 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 5.3 0.00 218.1-97.56
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 15.8-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 148.8 0.01 542.7-72.58
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 151.3 0.01 74.3103.50
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 46.5 0.00 136.7-66.01
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 63.8-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 54.0 0.00 23.4130.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,506.9 0.06 1,075.240.16
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 828.9 0.03 807.82.61
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,061.4 0.08 5.041,004.79
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,643.8 0.06 712.8130.62
29 Organic chemicals 9,221.9 0.36 8,125.113.50
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,887.6 0.07 2,173.3-13.15
31 Fertilizers 152.1 0.01 168.8-9.87
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 145.7 0.01 912.2-84.03
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 875.5 0.03 728.920.12
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 779.9 0.03 485.460.68
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,128.7 0.04 2,215.0-49.04
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 105.8 0.00 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 23.9 0.00 204.0-88.31
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,701.4 0.26 4,192.959.83
39 Plastics and articles thereof 14,756.0 0.57 12,266.520.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 115,460.1 4.50 137,816.3-16.22
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,266.0 0.09 2,191.83.38
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 254.9 0.01 671.2-62.03
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 41.4 0.00 101.1-59.03
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,111.9 0.04 1,110.60.12
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 12.1 0.00 10.416.67
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,856.0 0.07 1,303.842.35
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,912.2 0.07 1,308.946.09
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.9 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 2.0 0.00 3.5-41.60
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3.6 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 3,114.1 0.12 3,216.9-3.20
55 Man-made staple fibers 13.5 0.00 62.5-78.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 901.0 0.04 99.9801.72
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 59.6 0.00 80.6-25.98
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 215.2 0.01 519.3-58.56
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 619.1 0.02 415.948.88
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3,168.6 0.12 1,501.5111.03
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,807.2 0.07 2,015.5-10.34
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 12,372.6 0.48 14,748.5-16.11
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 221.7 0.01 224.4-1.22
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 20,394.7 0.79 23,452.8-13.04
65 Headgear and parts thereof 399.4 0.02 302.232.15
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 401.1 0.02 591.5-32.20
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,377.5 0.17 1,384.8216.11
69 Ceramic products 4,711.3 0.18 3,784.024.51
70 Glass and glassware 12,690.6 0.49 14,172.7-10.46
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 125.2 0.00 1,001.0-87.50
72 Iron and steel 4,899.1 0.19 2,909.868.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 25,352.2 0.99 28,278.1-10.35
74 Copper and articles thereof 79.5 0.00 185.5-57.13
75 Nickel and articles thereof 359.4 0.01 69.7415.42
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,905.6 0.15 2,363.265.27
78 Lead and articles thereof 2.3 0.00 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 14.7 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2.2 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,865.9 0.11 4,002.6-28.40
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,118.9 0.28 5,200.436.89
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 311,719.8 12.14 324,375.3-3.90
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 200,282.5 7.80 211,143.3-5.14
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 26.3 0.00 5.0423.06
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,635,247.1 63.68 1,350,952.921.04
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 302.8 0.01 194.255.96
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 130.6 0.01 147.5-11.47
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 29,055.6 1.13 28,965.70.31
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 478.2 0.02 70.3579.93
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 64.9 0.00 91.3-28.90
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,471.3 0.10 1,686.046.57
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 45,122.8 1.76 48,925.2-7.77
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,858.1 0.42 10,333.65.07
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,998.9 0.08 2,972.9-32.76
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 733.1 0.03 382.491.72
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 51,747.9 2.02 44,893.815.27
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce