US trade with Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 27, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Slovakia

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Slovakia totaled $709.6 million, up 13.30% ($83.3 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $101.2 million, up 22.30% ($18.5 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $608.4 million, up 11.94% ($64.9 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $507.1 million, a 10.07% increase ($46.4 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Slovakia was the US 72nd largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 71st in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0756% of US total trade (up from 0.0716% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Slovakia was the US 99th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 100th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0272% of US total exports (up from 0.0238% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Slovakia was the US 62nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 65th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1076% of US total imports (up from 0.1030% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Slovakia

The major share of US exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 43.00% of US total exports to Slovakia (56.51% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 21.29% of US total exports to Slovakia (0.47% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.21% of US total exports to Slovakia (15.75% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.68% of US total exports to Slovakia (7.61% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.24% of US total exports to Slovakia (1.85% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.50% of US total exports to Slovakia (1.38% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $21.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2.3 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $2.9 million;
  • 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 $2.5 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 8.7-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 3.0 0.00 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6.7 0.01 4.548.20
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 23.1 0.02 123.2-81.24
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9.6 0.01 8.513.84
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 145.0-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 5.9 0.01 12.5-52.38
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 132.9 0.13 156.4-15.00
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 318.7 0.31 655.6-51.39
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 6.0 0.01 0.0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2.6 0.00 25.7-89.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 312.6-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 21,545.5 21.29 74.628,766.64
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 11.7 0.01 7.850.84
29 Organic chemicals 907.4 0.90 1,348.7-32.72
30 Pharmaceutical products 28.7 0.03 43.9-34.58
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 370.6 0.37 218.669.50
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 255.3 0.25 242.45.34
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 92.5 0.09 60.951.80
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 107.2 0.11 74.244.57
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 12.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 854.8 0.84 539.158.55
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,573.9 2.54 2,182.717.92
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,555.6 1.54 1,567.7-0.77
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 16.2 0.02 7.0130.78
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 111.4 0.11 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 82.8 0.08 57.544.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 84.4 0.08 181.1-53.40
52 Cotton 11.2 0.01 4.0177.78
54 Man-made filaments 177.2 0.18 447.8-60.44
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 91.0 0.09 146.3-37.81
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 44.5 0.04 70.5-36.84
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 787.3 0.78 757.73.91
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 18.3 0.02 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 29.1 0.03 25.613.46
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 22.6 0.02 28.4-20.56
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.7 0.00 3.0-8.68
65 Headgear and parts thereof 65.1 0.06 47.537.23
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2.9 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 390.1 0.39 433.0-9.91
69 Ceramic products 75.9 0.07 135.7-44.05
70 Glass and glassware 1,810.7 1.79 3,453.3-47.57
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 874.1 0.86 390.4123.87
72 Iron and steel 2,015.6 1.99 1,049.891.99
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,425.6 1.41 1,812.4-21.34
74 Copper and articles thereof 10,309.7 10.19 9,399.29.69
75 Nickel and articles thereof 319.9 0.32 91.3250.50
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 112.8 0.11 96.916.33
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 46.0-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 174.0 0.17 267.3-34.92
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 28.7 0.03 260.9-88.98
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 22,248.2 21.98 25,117.0-11.42
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 6,651.7 6.57 9,200.7-27.70
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 42.1 0.04 90.8-53.65
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,499.0 5.43 3,241.769.63
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,340.2 1.32 719.486.30
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 105.4-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,745.4 7.65 8,299.8-6.68
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 47.1 0.05 51.9-9.16
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 150.5 0.15 269.5-44.13
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 94.1 0.09 51.184.07
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 3,407.4 3.37 3,551.0-4.05
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 175.5 0.17 353.3-50.33
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8.4 0.01 38.8-78.26
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 96.4 0.10 45.3112.69

US Imports from Slovakia

The major share of US imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 84.21% of US total imports from Slovakia (83.08% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.22% of US total imports from Slovakia (6.40% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.98% of US total imports from Slovakia (2.10% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.65% of US total imports from Slovakia (2.04% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 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 $45.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $13.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • 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) - an increase of $2.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $7.2 million.
US imports from Slovakia in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 428.4 0.07 362.118.30
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 62.3 0.01 138.2-54.90
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 12.5-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 32.3 0.01 45.3-28.77
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 16.6 0.00 41.9-60.36
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9.5 0.00 13.4-29.49
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 52.4 0.01 7.8570.81
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 312.4 0.05 360.2-13.25
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 383.8 0.06 96.5297.67
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 792.8 0.13 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 701.2 0.12 384.282.51
29 Organic chemicals 2,001.0 0.33 1,632.122.60
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,313.6 0.22 0.0
31 Fertilizers 27.9 0.00 23.916.72
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 47.3 0.01 44.95.30
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 191.8 0.03 286.4-33.04
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 328.6 0.05 0.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 686.8 0.11 264.9159.27
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 7.8-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,252.3 0.37 651.1245.92
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,395.7 0.56 3,540.5-4.09
40 Rubber and articles thereof 20,795.3 3.42 27,958.2-25.62
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 594.2 0.10 428.138.79
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 16.0 0.00 84.7-81.16
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 41.0-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 173.2 0.03 173.5-0.19
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,838.9 0.30 165.81,009.40
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 304.2 0.05 280.28.57
54 Man-made filaments 363.0 0.06 1,031.4-64.81
55 Man-made staple fibers 7.0 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 378.0 0.06 97.8286.40
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 19.2 0.00 24.8-22.51
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3.7 0.00 57.5-93.61
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 41.7 0.01 76.8-45.73
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,112.7 0.18 674.365.02
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 392.4 0.06 414.6-5.36
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,303.3 0.38 3,081.9-25.26
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 44.0 0.01 31.440.21
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,237.6 0.86 5,460.7-4.08
65 Headgear and parts thereof 75.8 0.01 86.4-12.24
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 45.4 0.01 52.5-13.53
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 818.1 0.13 1,608.4-49.14
69 Ceramic products 837.6 0.14 768.88.95
70 Glass and glassware 2,385.5 0.39 2,820.9-15.43
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 13.4 0.00 46.8-71.37
72 Iron and steel 1,814.5 0.30 785.3131.05
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,778.8 1.11 7,313.8-7.31
74 Copper and articles thereof 23.0 0.00 12.486.01
75 Nickel and articles thereof 23.0 0.00 23.1-0.40
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,156.7 0.19 715.461.70
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 10.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 590.5 0.10 583.21.26
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,675.4 0.28 1,983.3-15.52
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 84,468.0 13.88 70,793.719.32
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 48,492.9 7.97 48,451.30.09
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 19.1 0.00 3.8405.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 370,781.8 60.95 325,690.513.84
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 49.3 0.01 200.5-75.38
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 106.0 0.02 86.023.32
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 8,393.8 1.38 6,296.833.30
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 15.1 0.00 7.0117.18
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 453.5 0.07 1,206.2-62.41
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 12,836.9 2.11 10,770.819.18
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,175.2 0.36 2,578.8-15.65
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 669.3 0.11 787.8-15.03
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 178.7 0.03 44.7300.07
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce