US trade (export - import) with Slovakia in 2017

Published or Updated: May 27, 2018

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

US Trade with Slovakia

In 2017, US trade with Slovakia totaled $3,529.6 million, up 23.37% ($668.7 million) from 2016.

US exports to Slovakia in 2017 totaled $442.8 million, up 51.04% ($149.6 million) from 2016.

US imports from Slovakia in 2017 totaled $3,086.8 million, up 20.21% ($519.0 million) from 2016.

US trade deficit with Slovakia in 2017 was $2,643.9 million, a 16.24% increase ($369.4 million) over 2016.

Slovakia was the US 67th largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 70th in 2016), accounting for 0.0893% of US total trade (up from 0.0773% in 2016).

Slovakia was the US 99th largest export market in 2017 (up from 109th in 2016), accounting for 0.0286% of US total exports (up from 0.0202% in 2016).

Slovakia was the US 60th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 64th in 2016), accounting for 0.1282% of US total imports (up from 0.1141% in 2016).

US Exports to Slovakia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 46.57% of US total exports to Slovakia (54.04% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 21.92% of US total exports to Slovakia (0.40% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.72% of US total exports to Slovakia (16.93% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.56% of US total exports to Slovakia (9.26% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.77% of US total exports to Slovakia (1.83% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.74% of US total exports to Slovakia (1.38% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovakia in 2017 over 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 $95.6 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $33.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $14.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $6.5 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3.3 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1.7 million.

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

  • 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 $5.3 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $4.4 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $3.0 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $1.7 million.
US exports to Slovakia in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 12.0 0.00 29.8-59.79
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 47.1 0.01 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 18.1 0.00 17.81.50
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 81.1 0.02 192.7-57.88
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 17.2 0.00 18.9-8.91
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 18.0 0.00 50.0-63.97
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 63.3-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2.9 0.00 10.8-73.57
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 9.5-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 6.0-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 446.5 0.10 606.9-26.43
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,617.3 0.59 2,794.4-6.34
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 11.7 0.00 58.3-79.95
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 46.0 0.01 300.0-84.66
26 Ores, slag and ash 1,330.0 0.30 754.076.39
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 95,702.9 21.61 129.973,600.96
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 151.6 0.03 63.8137.57
29 Organic chemicals 3,746.6 0.85 4,673.4-19.83
30 Pharmaceutical products 183.4 0.04 201.0-8.78
31 Fertilizers 8.0 0.00 8.1-0.95
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,808.6 0.86 2,154.376.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,163.9 0.49 3,856.4-43.89
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 449.2 0.10 593.9-24.37
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 297.7 0.07 343.0-13.20
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 6.3 0.00 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 12.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 3,231.1 0.73 2,397.934.75
39 Plastics and articles thereof 8,955.5 2.02 7,957.512.54
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,029.9 1.36 4,876.723.65
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 67.6 0.02 36.386.36
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 51.9 0.01 32.659.42
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 733.4 0.17 455.561.01
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 219.6 0.05 268.2-18.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 606.7 0.14 495.722.37
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
52 Cotton 44.5 0.01 42.15.68
54 Man-made filaments 683.6 0.15 1,226.7-44.28
55 Man-made staple fibers 14.5 0.00 5.9146.75
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 704.8 0.16 653.37.88
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 18.2 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 366.2 0.08 216.469.24
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 5,222.7 1.18 2,605.9100.42
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 8.4 0.00 13.3-36.74
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 134.2 0.03 64.7107.18
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 173.7 0.04 118.346.79
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 309.1 0.07 129.4138.83
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 19.3 0.00 8.7122.41
65 Headgear and parts thereof 135.3 0.03 252.1-46.33
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 5.7 0.00 12.5-54.24
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,364.9 0.53 1,664.042.12
69 Ceramic products 628.9 0.14 505.124.50
70 Glass and glassware 7,346.5 1.66 10,297.7-28.66
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 996.0 0.22 902.010.43
72 Iron and steel 8,178.4 1.85 5,381.851.96
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,492.8 1.24 5,505.5-0.23
74 Copper and articles thereof 30,704.0 6.93 35,072.4-12.46
75 Nickel and articles thereof 1,713.7 0.39 607.2182.21
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 340.2 0.08 648.4-47.54
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 52.4-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 16.4 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 108.7 0.02 89.521.42
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 707.3 0.16 871.2-18.81
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 208.2 0.05 1,406.9-85.20
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 82,763.1 18.69 68,684.920.50
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 31,287.5 7.07 36,592.0-14.50
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 0.01 195.4-78.46
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 19,355.2 4.37 16,028.020.76
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 38,987.2 8.80 5,737.5579.52
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 72.0 0.02 115.4-37.61
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 33,701.6 7.61 31,091.08.40
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 95.9 0.02 242.4-60.44
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 1,014.6 0.23 1,004.01.06
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 536.4 0.12 383.539.90
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 12,909.9 2.92 12,668.41.91
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,251.7 0.28 1,860.9-32.73
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 141.4 0.03 140.20.87
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 115.3 0.03 133.3-13.53
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 22,856.0 5.16 16,309.740.14

US Imports from Slovakia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 86.65% of US total imports from Slovakia (84.77% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.10% of US total imports from Slovakia (5.95% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.56% of US total imports from Slovakia (1.74% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.37% of US total imports from Slovakia (1.70% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovakia in 2017 over 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 $432.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $45.9 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $25.8 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $12.2 million.

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

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $30.1 million.
US imports from Slovakia in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 1,969.2 0.06 1,672.717.73
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4.0 0.00 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2.7 0.00 13.8-80.41
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 258.8 0.01 426.9-39.36
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 35.2 0.00 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 64.5-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 85.2 0.00 5.31,499.23
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 81.4 0.00 148.8-45.30
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 78.3 0.00 151.3-48.25
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 47.9 0.00 46.53.13
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 5.2 0.00 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 230.6 0.01 54.0327.40
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,715.9 0.06 1,506.913.87
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 13.7 0.00 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 847.9 0.03 828.92.30
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,050.3 0.03 2,061.4-49.05
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,876.5 0.09 1,643.874.99
29 Organic chemicals 9,513.5 0.31 9,221.93.16
30 Pharmaceutical products 4,905.2 0.16 1,887.6159.87
31 Fertilizers 275.3 0.01 152.180.97
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 281.5 0.01 145.793.24
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,066.8 0.03 875.521.85
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 948.2 0.03 779.921.58
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 1,625.8 0.05 1,128.744.03
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 105.8-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 74.0 0.00 23.9210.23
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,146.8 0.20 6,701.4-8.28
39 Plastics and articles thereof 13,293.9 0.43 14,756.0-9.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 85,402.6 2.77 115,460.1-26.03
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,312.8 0.07 2,266.02.06
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 109.5 0.00 254.9-57.04
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3.6 0.00 41.4-91.40
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,345.6 0.04 1,111.921.02
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 12.1-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 7,353.4 0.24 1,856.0296.20
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 2,785.1 0.09 1,912.245.65
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 2.0-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 3.6-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 2,163.6 0.07 3,114.1-30.52
55 Man-made staple fibers 33.4 0.00 13.5148.20
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 934.9 0.03 901.03.76
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 69.3 0.00 59.616.27
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4.7 0.00 215.2-97.83
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 403.8 0.01 619.1-34.79
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3,957.6 0.13 3,168.624.90
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,638.9 0.05 1,807.2-9.32
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 10,689.2 0.35 12,372.6-13.61
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 209.4 0.01 221.7-5.55
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 21,640.4 0.70 20,394.76.11
65 Headgear and parts thereof 237.1 0.01 399.4-40.63
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 241.9 0.01 401.1-39.68
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 3,617.4 0.12 4,377.5-17.37
69 Ceramic products 3,993.6 0.13 4,711.3-15.23
70 Glass and glassware 13,179.1 0.43 12,690.63.85
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 551.8 0.02 125.2340.86
72 Iron and steel 30,685.6 0.99 4,899.1526.35
73 Articles of iron or steel 32,634.8 1.06 25,352.228.73
74 Copper and articles thereof 168.9 0.01 79.5112.35
75 Nickel and articles thereof 469.7 0.02 359.430.69
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 5,099.3 0.17 3,905.630.56
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 14.7-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 162.4 0.01 2.27,427.57
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,511.3 0.08 2,865.9-12.37
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,220.0 0.23 7,118.91.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 357,582.0 11.58 311,719.814.71
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 207,030.8 6.71 200,282.53.37
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 301.7 0.01 26.31,046.59
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2,067,721.6 66.99 1,635,247.126.45
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 672.2 0.02 302.8121.97
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 237.3 0.01 130.681.67
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 41,257.2 1.34 29,055.641.99
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 478.2-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 124.6 0.00 64.991.90
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,016.6 0.03 2,471.3-58.86
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 52,283.3 1.69 45,122.815.87
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 9,236.8 0.30 10,858.1-14.93
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,538.2 0.08 1,998.926.98
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,862.3 0.06 733.1154.05
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 55,642.8 1.80 51,747.97.53
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce