US trade (export - import) with Slovakia in 2015

Published or Updated: Feb 17, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Slovakia in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Slovakia

In 2015, US trade with Slovakia totaled $2,698.5 million, up 4.42% ($114.2 million) from 2014.

US exports to Slovakia in 2015 were $380.7 million, down 14.26% ($63.3 million) from 2014.

US imports from Slovakia in 2015 totaled $2,317.9 million, up 8.30% ($177.5 million) from 2014.

US trade deficit with Slovakia in 2015 was $1,937.2 million, a 14.20% increase ($240.9 million) over 2014.

Slovakia was the US 71st largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 73rd in 2014), accounting for 0.0708% of US total trade (up from 0.0641% in 2014).

Slovakia was the US 103rd largest export market in 2015 (up from 105th in 2014), accounting for 0.0253% of US total exports (down from 0.0274% in 2014).

Slovakia was the US 63rd largest supplier in 2015 (up from 66th in 2014), accounting for 0.1005% of US total imports (up from 0.0888% in 2014).

US Exports to Slovakia

The major share of US exports to Slovakia in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 56.02% of US total exports to Slovakia (62.15% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.27% of US total exports to Slovakia (6.96% in 2014);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.50% of US total exports to Slovakia (12.54% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.49% of US total exports to Slovakia (5.16% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.53% of US total exports to Slovakia (1.55% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.38% of US total exports to Slovakia (1.28% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovakia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $17.3 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 $7.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $4.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $2.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $2.2 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) - an increase of $1.7 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovakia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $53.4 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $30.9 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 $10.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1.9 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $1.2 million.
US exports to Slovakia in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
01 Live animals 10.1 0.00 37.8-73.28
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 14.5 0.00 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 86.8 0.02 222.9-61.07
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 23.0 0.01 133.8-82.83
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 8.1 0.00 44.7-81.92
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 872.7 0.23 1,544.4-43.50
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 58.4 0.02 0.0
10 Cereals 62.1 0.02 92.1-32.56
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 30.8 0.01 6.6366.67
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 140.6 0.04 151.9-7.49
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 420.7 0.11 592.5-28.98
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 15.4-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 301.6 0.08 28.5957.45
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 888.9 0.23 596.549.01
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,534.8 0.67 2,805.5-9.65
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 301.7 0.08 552.6-45.41
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 61.5 0.02 46.033.57
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 48.8 0.01 49.7-1.79
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 19.4-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 24,677.9 6.48 55,618.8-55.63
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 53.4 0.01 201.7-73.53
29 Organic chemicals 6,192.7 1.63 3,674.468.54
30 Pharmaceutical products 258.8 0.07 213.721.12
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 29.8-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,045.9 0.27 1,167.3-10.40
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 776.2 0.20 2,395.0-67.59
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 269.6 0.07 210.727.98
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 256.4 0.07 241.66.11
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 15.5 0.00 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 47.2 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,569.4 0.41 3,461.2-54.66
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,197.4 2.42 6,486.141.80
40 Rubber and articles thereof 5,024.3 1.32 4,842.23.76
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 68.5 0.02 68.40.21
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 128.1 0.03 179.0-28.40
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 326.5 0.09 804.7-59.43
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 942.7 0.25 463.2103.52
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 850.3 0.22 1,054.9-19.40
52 Cotton 87.8 0.02 56.156.48
54 Man-made filaments 1,196.8 0.31 2,416.2-50.47
55 Man-made staple fibers 64.3 0.02 11.9439.21
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,155.1 0.30 1,027.712.40
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 13.5 0.00 34.1-60.25
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 259.6 0.07 651.3-60.15
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,937.3 0.51 991.295.45
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 7.7 0.00 25.9-70.37
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 80.5 0.02 38.4109.49
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 106.3 0.03 126.1-15.76
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 176.4 0.05 252.4-30.09
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9.6 0.00 31.1-69.18
65 Headgear and parts thereof 131.0 0.03 31.4317.69
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 14.4 0.00 4.0258.60
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,224.7 0.58 2,223.60.05
69 Ceramic products 677.6 0.18 1,197.3-43.40
70 Glass and glassware 11,376.3 2.99 10,999.33.43
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,132.5 0.30 102.11,008.92
72 Iron and steel 5,646.3 1.48 4,729.119.40
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,558.8 1.99 6,579.214.89
74 Copper and articles thereof 34,766.4 9.13 17,439.999.35
75 Nickel and articles thereof 537.9 0.14 405.932.53
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 182.2 0.05 412.5-55.82
78 Lead and articles thereof 20.5 0.01 6.6208.97
79 Zinc and articles thereof 2.6 0.00 112.8-97.66
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 67.0 0.02 21.9206.34
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 546.0 0.14 654.9-16.62
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 4,986.0 1.31 523.6852.24
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 75,494.7 19.83 75,458.80.05
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 41,774.0 10.97 52,394.4-20.27
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 1,717.3 0.45 0.0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 17,223.1 4.52 14,983.614.95
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 22,296.6 5.86 75,689.9-70.54
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 61.8 0.02 64.4-3.99
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 54,684.9 14.37 57,353.5-4.65
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 216.9 0.06 307.0-29.35
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 654.4 0.17 671.6-2.57
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 573.1 0.15 705.8-18.80
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 11,866.4 3.12 4,551.3160.73
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,012.2 0.27 2,525.8-59.92
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 208.0 0.05 77.1169.82
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 103.7 0.03 146.8-29.36
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 20,243.5 5.32 19,898.61.73

US Imports from Slovakia

The major share of US imports from Slovakia in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 82.65% of US total imports from Slovakia (77.85% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 7.33% of US total imports from Slovakia (8.81% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.04% of US total imports from Slovakia (2.25% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.86% of US total imports from Slovakia (3.80% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovakia in 2015 over 2014 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 $219.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $23.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $9.8 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovakia in 2015 over the 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $41.0 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $24.6 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 $19.5 million.
US imports from Slovakia in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
01 Live animals 1,677.7 0.07 1,213.238.28
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 126.5 0.01 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4.7 0.00 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 666.7 0.03 495.034.68
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3.3 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 218.1 0.01 3.36,572.28
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 15.8 0.00 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 542.7 0.02 396.037.04
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 74.3 0.00 144.1-48.44
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 136.7 0.01 481.8-71.63
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 63.8 0.00 251.8-74.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 23.4 0.00 46.4-49.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,075.2 0.05 2,819.0-61.86
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 7.1-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 807.8 0.03 1,220.9-33.84
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 5.0 0.00 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 712.8 0.03 1,181.6-39.68
29 Organic chemicals 8,125.1 0.35 7,543.87.71
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,173.3 0.09 100.42,065.66
31 Fertilizers 168.8 0.01 402.9-58.11
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 912.2 0.04 1,173.1-22.24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 728.9 0.03 830.9-12.28
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 485.4 0.02 288.568.23
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 2,215.0 0.10 1,474.950.18
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 204.0 0.01 261.5-22.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,192.9 0.18 3,687.513.70
39 Plastics and articles thereof 12,266.5 0.53 9,250.432.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 137,816.3 5.95 162,388.9-15.13
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,191.8 0.09 1,996.09.81
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 671.2 0.03 151.3343.74
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 101.1 0.00 2.83,556.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,110.6 0.05 855.729.79
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 10.4 0.00 21.4-51.59
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,303.8 0.06 1,565.2-16.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,308.9 0.06 982.833.18
52 Cotton 3.5 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 3,216.9 0.14 2,104.952.83
55 Man-made staple fibers 62.5 0.00 2.82,129.92
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 99.9 0.00 206.1-51.51
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 80.6 0.00 99.5-19.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 519.3 0.02 365.142.25
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 415.9 0.02 527.3-21.13
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1,501.5 0.06 1,456.13.12
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,015.5 0.09 2,064.8-2.38
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 14,748.5 0.64 11,900.423.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 224.4 0.01 237.4-5.47
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 23,452.8 1.01 28,543.3-17.83
65 Headgear and parts thereof 302.2 0.01 124.8142.15
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 591.5 0.03 502.417.73
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,384.8 0.06 140.3887.31
69 Ceramic products 3,784.0 0.16 5,135.9-26.32
70 Glass and glassware 14,172.7 0.61 15,225.1-6.91
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,001.0 0.04 916.59.23
72 Iron and steel 2,909.8 0.13 43,860.0-93.37
73 Articles of iron or steel 28,278.1 1.22 27,302.93.57
74 Copper and articles thereof 185.5 0.01 379.9-51.18
75 Nickel and articles thereof 69.7 0.00 40.472.79
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 2,363.2 0.10 2,422.5-2.45
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 61.2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 4,002.6 0.17 2,350.670.28
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5,200.4 0.22 4,841.87.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 324,375.3 13.99 300,433.37.97
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 211,143.3 9.11 205,473.92.76
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 5.0 0.00 8.0-37.33
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,350,952.9 58.28 1,131,507.219.39
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 194.2 0.01 5,175.6-96.25
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 147.5 0.01 116.826.27
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 28,965.7 1.25 23,511.523.20
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 70.3 0.00 0.0
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 91.3 0.00 155.8-41.41
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,686.0 0.07 1,837.1-8.22
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 48,925.2 2.11 68,381.6-28.45
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,333.6 0.45 12,281.3-15.86
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,972.9 0.13 3,903.3-23.84
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 382.4 0.02 415.7-8.01
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 44,893.8 1.94 35,058.628.05
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce