US trade (export - import) with Slovenia in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 08, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Slovenia in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Slovenia

In 2018, US trade with Slovenia totaled $1,200.2 million, up 3.70% ($42.9 million) from 2017.

US exports to Slovenia in 2018 were $317.9 million, down 14.59% ($54.3 million) from 2017.

US imports from Slovenia in 2018 totaled $882.3 million, up 12.37% ($97.2 million) from 2017.

US trade deficit with Slovenia in 2018 was $564.4 million, a 36.68% increase ($151.4 million) over 2017.

Slovenia was the US 94th largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 89th in 2017), accounting for 0.0280% of US total trade (down from 0.0293% in 2017).

Slovenia was the US 113th largest export market in 2018 (down from 106th in 2017), accounting for 0.0191% of US total exports (down from 0.0241% in 2017).

Slovenia was the US 82nd largest supplier in 2018 (down from 79th in 2017), accounting for 0.0337% of US total imports (up from 0.0326% in 2017).

US Exports to Slovenia

The major share of US exports to Slovenia in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 33.70% of US total exports to Slovenia (44.57% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 22.38% of US total exports to Slovenia (18.59% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.81% of US total exports to Slovenia (13.74% in 2017);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 12.23% of US total exports to Slovenia (11.08% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 4.05% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.81% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.57% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.66% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovenia in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $12.5 million;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $5.1 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1.1 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovenia in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $71.8 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $3.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2.4 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $2.3 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $2.0 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1.0 million.
US exports to Slovenia in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 7.6-100.00
02 Meat and edible meat offal 4.4 0.00 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 467.0 0.15 340.737.06
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 10.4-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 111.7 0.04 69.760.13
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 35.1 0.01 18.689.12
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 3,776.8 1.19 1,207.0212.89
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 20.0-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 105.8 0.03 110.6-4.37
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 122.5 0.04 29.8311.08
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 272.2 0.09 786.8-65.41
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 19.1 0.01 8.9114.22
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 17.2 0.01 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 9.1 0.00 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 1,017.1 0.32 707.443.78
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,093.7 1.29 4,138.7-1.09
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 493.2 0.16 497.9-0.94
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,318.8 0.73 2,520.6-8.01
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 15.3 0.00 97.6-84.27
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 38,858.8 12.22 41,136.9-5.54
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,340.4 0.42 580.4130.94
29 Organic chemicals 2,064.1 0.65 1,776.216.21
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,613.7 0.82 2,990.5-12.60
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,073.3 0.34 943.913.71
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,338.7 1.05 5,297.5-36.98
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 558.2 0.18 624.0-10.54
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 36.0 0.01 47.9-24.90
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 29.7 0.01 14.0113.09
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 203.7 0.06 51.3297.01
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,606.7 1.76 6,562.2-14.56
39 Plastics and articles thereof 20,969.7 6.60 19,280.58.76
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9,259.4 2.91 12,956.9-28.54
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 5,565.2 1.75 489.61,036.65
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 108.6 0.03 119.9-9.41
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 801.7 0.25 696.215.15
45 Cork and articles of cork 25.7 0.01 10.8137.82
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 189.5 0.06 264.4-28.34
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 944.6 0.30 623.051.63
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 327.7 0.10 323.21.40
52 Cotton 101.3 0.03 62.661.86
54 Man-made filaments 3,758.5 1.18 3,065.922.59
55 Man-made staple fibers 2,023.9 0.64 453.9345.95
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,107.5 0.35 1,122.3-1.32
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 217.8 0.07 308.3-29.35
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 68.1 0.02 53.228.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 267.3 0.08 337.0-20.67
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 18.3 0.01 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 85.0 0.03 97.2-12.53
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 138.9 0.04 217.7-36.22
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 209.4 0.07 254.7-17.80
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 118.9 0.04 102.216.26
65 Headgear and parts thereof 26.0 0.01 63.5-59.09
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 21.3 0.01 18.614.26
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 346.9 0.11 489.5-29.13
69 Ceramic products 416.5 0.13 519.9-19.89
70 Glass and glassware 502.4 0.16 326.953.68
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 404.6 0.13 58.3593.51
72 Iron and steel 65,531.6 20.61 64,109.82.22
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,870.1 0.59 2,475.4-24.45
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,173.7 0.37 44.92,516.55
75 Nickel and articles thereof 352.3 0.11 318.710.57
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 239.8 0.08 229.94.30
78 Lead and articles thereof 5.4 0.00 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 640.2 0.20 417.853.23
80 Tin and articles thereof 36.2 0.01 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 354.7 0.11 132.5167.63
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 616.3 0.19 1,191.7-48.28
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 335.9 0.11 273.922.64
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 40,427.8 12.72 112,229.6-63.98
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 19,929.0 6.27 19,867.90.31
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 295.1 0.09 64.2359.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 7,491.8 2.36 5,124.846.19
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 19,096.9 6.01 6,566.9190.81
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 56.2 0.02 72.8-22.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 19,822.3 6.24 21,943.4-9.67
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 122.4 0.04 78.156.78
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 682.8 0.21 579.217.89
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 353.9 0.11 174.6102.65
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 649.1 0.20 850.9-23.71
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 6,255.8 1.97 5,147.221.54
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 307.9 0.10 369.4-16.66
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 191.2 0.06 195.4-2.18
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 14,432.5 4.54 16,807.2-14.13

US Imports from Slovenia

The major share of US imports from Slovenia in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 43.64% of US total imports from Slovenia (43.33% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.23% of US total imports from Slovenia (18.49% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 17.66% of US total imports from Slovenia (14.83% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.90% of US total imports from Slovenia (2.87% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.52% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.20% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.16% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.28% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovenia in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $33.9 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) - an increase of $17.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $16.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $10.5 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $8.7 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $7.0 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $6.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $5.3 million;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - an increase of $4.3 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $3.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovenia in 2018 over the 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $14.6 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $7.8 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) - a decrease of $3.0 million.
US imports from Slovenia in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 70.8 0.01 70.40.45
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 714.7 0.08 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 68.4 0.01 31.7115.96
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 10.4 0.00 52.7-80.24
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 85.1 0.01 33.3155.73
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,170.8 0.13 1,631.9-28.25
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,218.9 0.14 1,458.7-16.44
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 12.6 0.00 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 42.6 0.00 57.4-25.91
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 646.6 0.07 769.3-15.94
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 206.3 0.02 346.8-40.52
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 188.7 0.02 183.62.80
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 67.3 0.01 73.5-8.47
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 915.7 0.10 910.70.55
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,817.9 0.55 4,441.38.48
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 8.8 0.00 165.0-94.64
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 11.4-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7,948.2 0.90 3,645.8118.01
29 Organic chemicals 2,291.8 0.26 3,525.0-34.99
30 Pharmaceutical products 97,955.0 11.10 89,265.29.73
31 Fertilizers 6.9 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,036.6 0.23 3,400.0-40.10
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,764.1 0.31 1,787.854.61
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 289.2 0.03 183.957.23
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 716.6 0.08 717.3-0.10
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,297.2 0.37 683.9382.15
39 Plastics and articles thereof 39,661.0 4.50 32,654.721.46
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,676.0 1.44 9,266.036.80
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 50.8-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 226.2 0.03 237.6-4.81
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 7,789.7 0.88 5,492.941.81
45 Cork and articles of cork 5.2 0.00 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 2.5 0.00 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,734.8 0.31 2,358.915.93
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,849.8 0.32 1,537.885.31
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 40.9 0.00 3.01,273.42
54 Man-made filaments 5,676.4 0.64 3,777.550.27
55 Man-made staple fibers 155.7 0.02 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 8,363.4 0.95 7,425.412.63
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 20.2 0.00 3.0565.73
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 20.2 0.00 21.4-5.66
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 799.1 0.09 1,162.5-31.27
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,532.1 0.29 3,155.8-19.76
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,096.0 0.58 4,288.818.82
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 61.2 0.01 116.0-47.24
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,509.7 0.28 2,446.12.60
65 Headgear and parts thereof 246.4 0.03 66.9268.42
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1.3 0.00 3.8-65.50
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 47.3 0.01 74.2-36.18
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6,496.3 0.74 7,742.0-16.09
69 Ceramic products 17.7 0.00 11.356.58
70 Glass and glassware 24,872.4 2.82 17,949.938.57
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 565.5 0.06 513.810.08
72 Iron and steel 74,892.3 8.49 75,134.4-0.32
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,805.4 1.11 9,988.3-1.83
74 Copper and articles thereof 235.0 0.03 364.1-35.44
75 Nickel and articles thereof 144.5 0.02 61.3135.82
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 49,201.0 5.58 15,346.3220.60
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 436.1-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 6,442.1 0.73 5,261.822.43
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 15,120.6 1.71 9,833.553.77
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 169,069.7 19.16 152,386.310.95
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 133,521.3 15.13 116,525.914.59
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 650.5 0.07 637.12.10
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 33,818.7 3.83 23,324.644.99
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 323.6 0.04 1,899.4-82.96
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 6,921.4 0.78 5,795.519.43
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 40,695.8 4.61 39,625.02.70
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 223.7 0.03 147.052.21
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 189.9 0.02 200.9-5.46
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,505.9 0.17 2,533.9-40.57
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 23,977.7 2.72 26,958.5-11.06
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 31,368.3 3.56 45,975.2-31.77
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 7,829.1 0.89 5,699.137.37
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 240.8 0.03 278.1-13.43
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 25,06497.94.54/td0.3 2.84 32,881.7-23.79
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce