US trade with Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 25, 2017

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

US Trade with Slovenia

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Slovenia was $223.5 million, down 5.16% ($12.2 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $53.4 million, up 19.49% ($8.7 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2017 were $170.0 million, down 10.94% ($20.9 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Slovenia in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $116.6 million, a 20.24% decrease ($29.6 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Slovenia was the US 96th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0238% of US total trade (down from 0.0269% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Slovenia was the US 119th largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (just as in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0143% of US total exports (up from 0.0129% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Slovenia was the US 82nd largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (down from 80th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0301% of US total imports (down from 0.0362% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Slovenia

The major share of US exports to Slovenia 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) - 59.51% of US total exports to Slovenia (48.34% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.91% of US total exports to Slovenia (30.69% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.59% of US total exports to Slovenia (5.39% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.43% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.96% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 2.26% of US total exports to Slovenia (0.23% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.15% of US total exports to Slovenia (3.64% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.67% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.66% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovenia 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) - an increase of $9.4 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1.1 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 $1.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovenia 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 $0.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $0.2 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Slovenia 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 7.6 0.01 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 278.1 0.52 358.6-22.45
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 8.1 0.02 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 15.8 0.03 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 338.7-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 45.0-100.00
10 Cereals 20.0 0.04 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3.1 0.01 51.4-94.03
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 281.4 0.53 19.61,333.28
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6.4 0.01 3.579.99
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 163.6-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 37.2-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 218.5 0.41 427.2-48.85
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 915.8 1.71 835.39.64
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 127.1 0.24 127.9-0.58
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 34.0 0.06 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 14.8 0.03 51.8-71.39
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,190.4 2.23 50.82,242.21
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 170.3 0.32 249.0-31.63
29 Organic chemicals 519.1 0.97 514.20.96
30 Pharmaceutical products 422.2 0.79 501.8-15.87
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 206.7 0.39 146.441.16
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 710.9 1.33 1,003.4-29.14
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 184.9 0.35 32.5469.24
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2.7 0.01 14.3-81.17
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 4.9 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 959.5 1.80 1,196.5-19.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,996.6 11.23 6,426.9-6.70
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,057.6 5.72 3,634.4-15.87
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 100.9 0.19 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 12.7 0.02 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 235.9 0.44 522.5-54.85
45 Cork and articles of cork 3.5 0.01 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 19.0 0.04 20.4-6.68
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 67.8 0.13 75.9-10.60
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 33.5 0.06 124.3-73.06
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 313.2-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 785.0 1.47 503.955.78
55 Man-made staple fibers 23.4 0.04 23.30.48
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 183.9 0.34 331.8-44.57
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 73.7 0.14 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 30.9 0.06 41.7-25.92
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 35.4 0.07 39.0-9.10
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 7.6 0.01 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2.6 0.00 5.8-55.70
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 142.3 0.27 28.1406.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3.2 0.01 14.6-78.30
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.6 0.01 20.0-77.05
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 6.8 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 143.1 0.27 87.264.02
69 Ceramic products 41.9 0.08 47.9-12.48
70 Glass and glassware 73.0 0.14 86.7-15.74
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 16.1 0.03 51.5-68.72
72 Iron and steel 40.7 0.08 326.2-87.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 629.2 1.18 408.254.14
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 268.2-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 24.6 0.05 3.8543.17
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 66.2 0.12 106.5-37.83
79 Zinc and articles thereof 92.6 0.17 33.7174.98
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10.4 0.02 64.2-83.84
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 225.5 0.42 171.331.66
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 58.3 0.11 245.5-76.27
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,922.5 39.17 11,560.180.99
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 3,630.6 6.80 2,548.142.48
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 10.0 0.02 2.9246.14
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 743.4 1.39 1,288.6-42.31
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,510.2 2.83 940.160.65
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 66.5 0.12 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,902.8 9.18 5,268.2-6.94
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 13.3 0.02 13.6-1.86
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 144.1 0.27 284.4-49.34
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 10.4 0.02 12.5-16.62
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 139.6 0.26 157.4-11.33
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 287.9 0.54 215.033.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 68.3 0.13 62.78.89
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 135.3 0.25 0.0

US Imports from Slovenia

The major share of US imports from Slovenia 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) - 47.78% of US total imports from Slovenia (37.94% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.73% of US total imports from Slovenia (31.30% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.32% of US total imports from Slovenia (13.03% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.36% of US total imports from Slovenia (2.64% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.62% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.29% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.59% of US total imports from Slovenia (0.94% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

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

  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $4.4 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 $3.5 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $0.6 million.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $25.6 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $3.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2.9 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $2.5 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 $0.8 million;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.5 million.
US imports from Slovenia 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 0.0 0.00 13.4-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 5.6 0.00 20.9-73.35
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7.2 0.00 5.238.89
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 10.1 0.01 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 781.6 0.46 554.440.98
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 427.5 0.25 430.8-0.76
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7.1 0.00 8.2-13.69
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 278.1 0.16 157.276.94
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 140.6 0.08 123.913.52
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 48.0 0.03 74.1-35.28
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 6.8 0.00 6.210.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 97.5 0.06 85.613.94
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 951.1 0.56 988.0-3.74
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 159.7 0.09 2.27,004.89
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11.4 0.01 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 953.8 0.56 746.627.75
29 Organic chemicals 351.3 0.21 254.837.91
30 Pharmaceutical products 20,090.4 11.82 45,713.4-56.05
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 743.9 0.44 801.4-7.17
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 107.2 0.06 188.5-43.12
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 11.3 0.01 37.4-69.80
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 214.4 0.13 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 201.0 0.12 57.1252.11
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,582.5 3.87 9,798.8-32.82
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,584.5 1.52 2,167.319.25
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 45.9 0.03 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 54.7 0.03 158.8-65.59
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,444.9 0.85 1,243.916.15
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 912.6 0.54 297.2207.03
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 342.1 0.20 261.031.07
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 788.7 0.46 1,054.4-25.20
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 1.3-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,081.8 1.22 1,013.4105.42
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1.1 0.00 1.2-8.04
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 194.2 0.11 42.7354.62
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 1.5-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 939.1 0.55 1,169.8-19.72
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,319.4 0.78 1,466.9-10.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 56.3 0.03 1.83,032.22
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 329.2 0.19 207.458.75
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4.9 0.00 71.7-93.19
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,680.3 0.99 2,426.4-30.75
70 Glass and glassware 3,032.1 1.78 5,485.8-44.73
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 150.0 0.09 223.3-32.84
72 Iron and steel 16,359.3 9.62 16,052.41.91
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,428.2 0.84 1,958.9-27.09
75 Nickel and articles thereof 4.1 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,489.3 2.05 3,269.26.73
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 41.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,167.4 0.69 1,534.0-23.90
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,906.7 1.12 2,026.7-5.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 32,555.4 19.15 30,129.48.05
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 31,028.6 18.25 27,556.312.60
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 91.1 0.05 257.3-64.60
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,790.1 2.82 7,685.7-37.67
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 558.5 0.33 273.9103.89
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,771.3 1.04 470.7276.28
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,449.1 6.15 6,055.572.55
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 22.9 0.01 26.2-12.62
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 42.2 0.02 27.752.55
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 407.7 0.24 352.115.80
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 5,178.2 3.05 5,989.9-13.55
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,154.0 3.03 2,375.8116.94
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 698.4 0.41 543.828.43
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 55.8 0.03 57.4-2.73
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce