US trade with Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 24, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Slovakia

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Slovakia totaled $800.8 million, up 16.39% ($112.7 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $88.7 million, up 36.13% ($23.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $712.0 million, up 14.32% ($89.2 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $623.3 million, a 11.77% increase ($65.6 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Slovakia was the US 69th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 71st in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0811% of US total trade (down from 0.0839% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Slovakia was the US 104th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 118th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0233% of US total exports (up from 0.0188% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Slovakia was the US 63rd largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 64th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1176% of US total imports (down from 0.1315% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Slovakia

The major share of US exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 44.68% of US total exports to Slovakia (47.86% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 15.57% of US total exports to Slovakia (0.27% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.45% of US total exports to Slovakia (17.95% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 8.87% of US total exports to Slovakia (15.38% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.63% of US total exports to Slovakia (1.70% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.57% of US total exports to Slovakia (1.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 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 $13.0 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $2.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $1.2 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 $1.1 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $0.3 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $2.4 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) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 44.1 0.05 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 21.1-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 4.5 0.01 5.5-17.90
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 9.5 0.01 14.7-35.60
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 15.9-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 41.1 0.05 267.1-84.60
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,289.8 1.45 742.273.79
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 55.0-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 19.5-100.00
26 Ores, slag and ash 760.0 0.86 129.7485.89
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 13,054.2 14.71 24.752,721.13
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 67.9 0.08 19.9241.18
29 Organic chemicals 1,361.8 1.53 2,468.1-44.82
30 Pharmaceutical products 68.0 0.08 46.945.10
31 Fertilizers 8.0 0.01 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 954.0 1.08 759.425.63
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 216.0 0.24 2,603.3-91.70
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 76.5 0.09 106.1-27.95
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 122.4 0.14 61.499.11
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 531.6 0.60 664.4-19.98
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,521.2 2.84 2,238.612.63
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,946.8 2.19 1,059.183.82
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 21.6 0.02 20.08.08
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 18.5 0.02 11.758.68
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 67.0 0.08 115.2-41.82
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 35.0 0.04 92.7-62.23
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 23.4 0.03 92.2-74.63
52 Cotton 4.5 0.01 13.7-67.11
54 Man-made filaments 190.0 0.21 253.3-24.97
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 161.9 0.18 121.832.95
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 18.2 0.02 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 53.5 0.06 28.290.10
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,713.5 1.93 506.2238.49
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 42.1 0.05 25.068.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 50.6 0.06 31.660.15
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 66.8 0.08 20.8221.14
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.5 0.00 3.1-17.70
65 Headgear and parts thereof 25.3 0.03 94.2-73.18
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2.9 0.00 4.2-32.77
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 649.8 0.73 320.1103.02
69 Ceramic products 171.1 0.19 115.548.10
70 Glass and glassware 1,371.7 1.55 2,116.7-35.20
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 43.5 0.05 388.2-88.79
72 Iron and steel 1,420.5 1.60 1,881.8-24.52
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,319.6 1.49 1,675.4-21.24
74 Copper and articles thereof 8,621.2 9.71 7,200.319.73
75 Nickel and articles thereof 183.7 0.21 197.2-6.80
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 56.3 0.06 364.5-84.56
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 4.0 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 80.5 0.09 31.2158.02
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 185.0 0.21 196.2-5.75
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 66.4 0.07 145.8-54.43
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,687.7 17.68 13,733.014.23
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 5,461.7 6.15 7,221.3-24.37
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 4,888.8 5.51 1,793.9172.53
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 6,613.3 7.45 3,907.069.27
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 72.0 0.08 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 6,925.9 7.80 4,545.752.36
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 11.9 0.01 35.6-66.67
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 316.8 0.36 88.1259.53
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 179.4 0.20 48.0273.90
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 3,764.5 4.24 2,711.238.85
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 491.2 0.55 212.2131.42
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 80.5 0.09 20.6291.70
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3.8 0.00 16.7-77.06
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 4,498.9 5.07 3,457.430.13

US Imports from Slovakia

The major share of US imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 86.05% of US total imports from Slovakia (83.94% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.74% of US total imports from Slovakia (6.47% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 2.14% of US total imports from Slovakia (1.72% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.51% of US total imports from Slovakia (1.76% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 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 $82.6 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $7.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3.8 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $7.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2.6 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 $2.4 million.
US imports from Slovakia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 581.3 0.08 476.222.09
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2.7 0.00 8.7-68.78
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 66.9 0.01 66.11.25
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 39.2-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6.3 0.00 31.5-79.97
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 26.9 0.00 28.3-5.03
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 10.6 0.00 5.3100.62
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 118.6 0.02 3.92,978.04
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 281.3 0.04 245.414.61
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 192.4 0.03 256.0-24.84
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 54.1 0.01 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 588.9 0.08 158.8270.73
29 Organic chemicals 2,441.9 0.34 3,403.5-28.25
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,303.1 0.32 1,062.0116.87
31 Fertilizers 23.9 0.00 38.9-38.45
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 113.3 0.02 94.519.91
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 429.7 0.06 318.734.82
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 302.6 0.04 341.8-11.47
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 120.6 0.02 254.5-52.63
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 27.1 0.00 11.0146.05
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,780.5 0.25 1,822.0-2.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,749.3 0.53 3,951.9-5.13
40 Rubber and articles thereof 21,871.9 3.07 28,822.2-24.11
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 529.0 0.07 743.9-28.88
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 21.8 0.00 34.1-36.05
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3.2 0.00 0.4646.30
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 328.3 0.05 328.9-0.16
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 1,376.2 0.19 267.3414.83
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 578.4 0.08 426.435.64
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 342.3 0.05 910.1-62.39
55 Man-made staple fibers 2.0 0.00 13.5-85.29
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 102.4 0.01 164.2-37.63
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 30.0 0.00 11.0172.76
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 157.4-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 72.6 0.01 232.4-68.75
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 858.4 0.12 809.76.01
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 540.0 0.08 480.812.32
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,913.3 0.41 3,096.7-5.92
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 53.3 0.01 46.813.98
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 5,754.3 0.81 4,897.617.49
65 Headgear and parts thereof 34.0 0.00 56.9-40.30
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 45.4 0.01 109.6-58.57
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 737.0 0.10 1,101.1-33.06
69 Ceramic products 1,444.0 0.20 1,028.340.43
70 Glass and glassware 5,017.5 0.70 3,724.834.71
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 26.5 0.00 12.7107.95
72 Iron and steel 1,477.6 0.21 1,357.58.84
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,717.4 1.36 5,891.764.93
74 Copper and articles thereof 17.2 0.00 31.1-44.70
75 Nickel and articles thereof 135.4 0.02 79.869.72
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,333.4 0.19 891.149.64
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 162.4 0.02 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 529.7 0.07 719.0-26.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,836.5 0.26 1,712.77.23
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 85,895.0 12.06 78,541.79.36
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 51,025.7 7.17 53,443.4-4.52
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 3.3 0.00 13.2-75.06
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 466,213.4 65.48 383,565.921.55
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 368.6 0.05 45.6707.86
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 131.3 0.02 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,104.8 1.28 7,239.925.76
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 478.2-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 31.0 0.00 13.6128.61
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 286.3 0.04 669.6-57.23
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 12,083.8 1.70 11,035.79.50
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,351.0 0.33 2,686.4-12.49
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 633.9 0.09 232.3172.84
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 1,267.3 0.18 6.320,095.36
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 11,534.9 1.62 14,091.9-18.15
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce