US trade with Slovenia in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 21, 2017

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

US Trade with Slovenia

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Slovenia was $536.7 million, down 0.04% ($0.2 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Slovenia in the first half of 2017 totaled $173.8 million, up 19.80% ($28.7 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Slovenia in the first half of 2017 were $362.9 million, down 7.39% ($28.9 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade deficit with Slovenia in the first half of 2017 was $189.1 million, a 23.37% decrease ($57.7 million) over the first half of 2016.

Slovenia was the US 92nd largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (just as in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0279% of US total trade (down from 0.0298% in the first half of 2016).

Slovenia was the US 106th largest export market in the first half of 2017 (up from 107th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0230% of US total exports (up from 0.0204% in the first half of 2016).

Slovenia was the US 81st largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (just as in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0311% of US total imports (down from 0.0360% in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Slovenia

The major share of US exports to Slovenia in the first half of 2017 (and in the first half of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 32.03% of US total exports to Slovenia (65.29% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 24.49% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.17% in the first half of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 17.89% of US total exports to Slovenia (0.44% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 14.37% of US total exports to Slovenia (19.68% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.64% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.67% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.75% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.22% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.29% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.08% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovenia in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $39.7 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $30.5 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1.3 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;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovenia in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $36.8 million;
  • 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 $2.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $0.6 million.
US exports to Slovenia in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 7.6 0.00 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 278.1 0.16 560.2-50.36
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 64.0 0.04 5.71,031.61
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18.6 0.01 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 368.7-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 510.9 0.29 45.01,035.26
10 Cereals 20.0 0.01 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 96.2 0.06 118.5-18.77
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 15.9 0.01 2.7488.89
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 386.8 0.22 30.61,165.86
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6.4 0.00 26.9-76.32
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 380.9 0.22 522.0-27.03
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,641.8 0.94 1,649.4-0.46
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 250.1 0.14 254.3-1.63
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 910.8 0.52 82.11,008.97
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 41.0 0.02 67.2-38.99
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 31,044.4 17.86 572.25,325.77
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 394.2 0.23 374.85.17
29 Organic chemicals 821.7 0.47 1,230.1-33.21
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,210.1 0.70 919.931.55
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 55.3-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 479.0 0.28 290.165.15
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,454.7 0.84 2,247.9-35.29
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 239.9 0.14 146.264.12
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 19.4 0.01 33.2-41.45
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 205.1-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 17.1 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,103.6 1.21 2,989.8-29.64
39 Plastics and articles thereof 11,928.7 6.86 12,642.5-5.65
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,302.7 3.63 7,407.8-14.92
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 106.3 0.06 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 98.4 0.06 6.41,427.72
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 291.8 0.17 1,198.6-75.65
45 Cork and articles of cork 3.5 0.00 2.923.20
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 19.0 0.01 39.9-52.43
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 121.2 0.07 155.4-22.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 73.2 0.04 174.7-58.08
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 626.4-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 1,530.8 0.88 964.358.74
55 Man-made staple fibers 99.7 0.06 46.6113.79
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 642.1 0.37 709.9-9.56
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 177.2 0.10 24.9610.25
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 36.6 0.02 44.6-17.85
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 130.3 0.07 127.42.27
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 86.3 0.05 72.918.29
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 76.5 0.04 395.8-80.67
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 187.9 0.11 93.5100.91
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 23.8 0.01 18.032.40
65 Headgear and parts thereof 35.1 0.02 92.5-62.08
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 9.8 0.01 6.940.55
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 251.4 0.14 192.830.40
69 Ceramic products 126.9 0.07 66.790.34
70 Glass and glassware 181.6 0.10 207.4-12.45
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 27.1 0.02 84.3-67.83
72 Iron and steel 40,314.9 23.20 622.66,375.48
73 Articles of iron or steel 955.3 0.55 744.128.38
74 Copper and articles thereof 21.9 0.01 627.9-96.52
75 Nickel and articles thereof 99.4 0.06 58.570.04
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 123.7 0.07 229.6-46.13
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 265.0 0.15 106.5148.85
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 108.2 0.06 104.43.56
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 527.6 0.30 365.244.44
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 139.8 0.08 273.9-48.97
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 32,267.8 18.57 69,115.4-53.31
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 7,705.0 4.43 6,617.816.43
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 0.01 2,578.2-99.61
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,600.3 1.50 3,788.8-31.37
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 3,146.4 1.81 2,477.127.02
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 66.5 0.04 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,858.9 5.67 10,127.7-2.65
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 37.9 0.02 34.011.57
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 296.8 0.17 437.7-32.17
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 74.3 0.04 61.221.48
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 330.2 0.19 293.612.48
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,814.6 1.04 552.8228.25
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 199.4 0.11 109.282.57
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 135.3 0.08 18.5631.92

US Imports from Slovenia

The major share of US imports from Slovenia in the first half of 2017 (and in the first half of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 44.17% of US total imports from Slovenia (38.42% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.48% of US total imports from Slovenia (29.99% in the first half of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 15.60% of US total imports from Slovenia (11.42% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.00% of US total imports from Slovenia (2.90% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.51% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.09% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.37% of US total imports from Slovenia (0.88% in the first half of 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $12.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7.9 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3.5 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1.2 million.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $50.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3.6 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $3.1 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2.9 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 $2.3 million.
US imports from Slovenia in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 26.5 0.01 13.498.44
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 10.8 0.00 20.9-48.23
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 27.6 0.01 7.6264.90
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 20.1 0.01 12.362.81
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,427.1 0.39 702.9103.03
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 791.3 0.22 716.910.38
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 25.3 0.01 8.2209.42
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 423.7 0.12 221.591.28
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 178.1 0.05 143.424.21
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 108.3 0.03 142.4-23.90
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 33.5 0.01 18.482.31
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 257.8 0.07 173.348.76
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,146.6 0.59 2,077.13.34
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 159.7 0.04 7.81,944.52
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11.4 0.00 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,795.9 0.49 1,170.253.48
29 Organic chemicals 1,709.0 0.47 492.9246.71
30 Pharmaceutical products 42,514.8 11.72 93,238.0-54.40
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,702.5 0.47 1,674.21.69
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 466.3 0.13 319.346.04
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 11.3 0.00 37.4-69.80
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 460.2 0.13 218.8110.30
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 358.4 0.10 268.633.44
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,005.9 3.58 15,877.3-18.08
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,041.5 1.39 4,218.719.50
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 49.1 0.01 6.6646.95
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 90.7 0.02 177.5-48.92
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 3,053.7 0.84 2,062.648.05
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 9.1-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,088.2 0.30 663.464.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 816.4 0.22 694.317.58
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3.0 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 2,326.3 0.64 2,079.111.89
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 3,126.2 0.86 2,829.710.48
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.6 0.00 2.2-27.21
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2.2 0.00 2.3-4.22
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 801.3 0.22 228.4250.77
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 1.5-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,597.9 0.44 2,311.3-30.86
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,345.8 0.65 3,215.6-27.05
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 82.4 0.02 8.6854.37
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 543.1 0.15 522.53.95
65 Headgear and parts thereof 31.7 0.01 152.0-79.14
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1.5 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 24.3 0.01 4.2472.93
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 4,290.7 1.18 4,757.9-9.82
70 Glass and glassware 7,968.7 2.20 11,081.2-28.09
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 282.1 0.08 289.9-2.68
72 Iron and steel 38,624.5 10.64 26,113.847.91
73 Articles of iron or steel 3,544.7 0.98 3,878.6-8.61
74 Copper and articles thereof 72.3 0.02 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 26.1 0.01 399.5-93.47
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 7,205.7 1.99 6,864.44.97
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 90.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,509.9 0.69 3,413.1-26.46
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,632.2 1.28 3,969.716.69
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 68,789.1 18.96 60,899.712.95
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 59,158.8 16.30 58,485.21.15
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 324.6 0.09 574.1-43.46
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 10,177.1 2.80 13,825.8-26.39
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 676.2 0.19 364.985.32
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 2,783.8 0.77 1,542.880.43
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 18,392.1 5.07 14,851.823.84
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 81.2 0.02 60.733.76
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 151.1 0.04 37.4303.93
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 932.7 0.26 859.08.59
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 12,237.8 3.37 14,506.5-15.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 15,961.1 4.40 14,544.59.74
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,374.7 0.65 991.7139.45
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 84.1 0.02 66.825.79
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce