US trade with Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 26, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Slovakia

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Slovakia totaled $1,008.8 million, up 28.84% ($225.8 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $108.9 million, up 46.97% ($34.8 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $899.9 million, up 26.95% ($191.0 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $791.0 million, a 24.61% increase ($156.2 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Slovakia was the US 63rd largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 68th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0967% of US total trade (up from 0.0814% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Slovakia was the US 104th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 113th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0267% of US total exports (up from 0.0196% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Slovakia was the US 55th largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 60th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1416% of US total imports (up from 0.1216% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Slovakia

The major share of US exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 49.14% of US total exports to Slovakia (56.52% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 19.84% of US total exports to Slovakia (0.65% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.58% of US total exports to Slovakia (16.26% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 6.24% of US total exports to Slovakia (7.02% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.79% of US total exports to Slovakia (1.59% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.80% of US total exports to Slovakia (1.58% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $21.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $12.2 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $0.9 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) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Nickel and articles thereof (HS code 75) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.6 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Ores, slag and ash (HS code 26) - an increase of $0.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $3.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3.3 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) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 0.0 0.00 21.1-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6.5 0.01 3.1107.73
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 27.7 0.03 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3.1 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 2.6 0.00 0.0
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 15.3-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 10.8-100.00
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
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 225.8 0.21 75.1200.83
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 603.1 0.55 1,036.5-41.81
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 26.0 0.02 276.9-90.62
26 Ores, slag and ash 570.0 0.52 198.8186.74
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 21,010.3 19.29 3.1672,015.10
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 48.5 0.04 22.2118.53
29 Organic chemicals 400.6 0.37 263.851.85
30 Pharmaceutical products 39.5 0.04 60.2-34.40
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 618.4 0.57 657.2-5.90
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,623.4 1.49 594.5173.09
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 125.5 0.12 381.7-67.13
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 45.1 0.04 120.6-62.61
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 802.9 0.74 602.433.28
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,892.8 1.74 1,391.835.99
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,197.3 1.10 1,107.48.13
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 26.4 0.02 3.9581.90
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 3.6 0.00 13.9-74.05
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 287.7 0.26 214.933.91
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 45.8 0.04 84.8-45.92
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 357.8 0.33 57.3524.76
52 Cotton 20.4 0.02 9.8109.33
54 Man-made filaments 171.4 0.16 84.3103.47
55 Man-made staple fibers 11.0 0.01 3.3237.95
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 292.8 0.27 143.2104.40
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 86.4 0.08 67.727.68
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,134.2 1.04 713.658.94
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 8.4 0.01 4.396.61
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 65.4 0.06 25.9152.11
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 51.1 0.05 39.330.02
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 87.5 0.08 46.887.15
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 8.5 0.01 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 8.5 0.01 38.1-77.79
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 4.6-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 854.3 0.78 593.343.98
69 Ceramic products 224.2 0.21 119.587.56
70 Glass and glassware 2,310.4 2.12 1,933.419.50
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 47.5 0.04 104.7-54.60
72 Iron and steel 2,099.5 1.93 1,189.376.53
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,534.3 1.41 973.957.53
74 Copper and articles thereof 5,668.3 5.20 9,371.8-39.52
75 Nickel and articles thereof 928.8 0.85 175.4429.57
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 30.5 0.03 82.0-62.75
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 15.4 0.01 35.2-56.17
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 117.0 0.11 167.3-30.09
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 44.8 0.04 57.0-21.50
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 25,099.3 23.05 12,933.494.07
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 13,466.6 12.37 12,679.46.21
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,273.1 3.01 6,573.1-50.20
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,670.4 1.53 614.0172.06
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 10,004.8 9.19 9,079.510.19
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 22.0 0.02 73.4-70.05
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 281.9 0.26 469.0-39.90
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 135.8 0.12 111.122.17
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 2,759.8 2.53 3,458.9-20.21
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 276.9 0.25 447.0-38.05
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 15.0 0.01 35.6-57.96
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 4.2 0.00 67.9-93.81
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,085.2 5.59 4,353.039.79

US Imports from Slovakia

The major share of US imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 90.14% of US total imports from Slovakia (86.29% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.03% of US total imports from Slovakia (5.53% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.68% of US total imports from Slovakia (1.52% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.06% of US total imports from Slovakia (1.45% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $170.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $15.0 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 $7.2 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $6.0 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $11.0 million.
US imports from Slovakia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 536.4 0.06 485.810.41
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 46.5 0.01 58.1-19.92
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 35.2 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 20.6 0.00 5.3287.27
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 16.2 0.00 20.7-21.58
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 26.2 0.00 59.3-55.81
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 10.4 0.00 19.2-45.93
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 45.1 0.01 4.01,020.72
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 538.1 0.06 501.37.34
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 180.2 0.02 249.3-27.70
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 543.7 0.06 384.141.56
29 Organic chemicals 2,283.1 0.25 1,141.5100.01
30 Pharmaceutical products 90.5 0.01 817.6-88.93
31 Fertilizers 48.4 0.01 21.9121.12
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 15.3 0.00 6.3142.98
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 170.9 0.02 162.94.89
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 169.9 0.02 288.5-41.10
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 541.8 0.06 280.293.41
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 17.8 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 633.0 0.07 2,221.3-71.50
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2,970.6 0.33 3,170.5-6.30
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,748.0 2.19 30,725.7-35.73
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 557.3 0.06 519.47.30
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 43.1 0.00 99.9-56.81
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 585.5 0.07 195.5199.46
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 868.5 0.10 922.7-5.88
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 985.7 0.11 508.893.73
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 466.8 0.05 670.1-30.34
55 Man-made staple fibers 11.2 0.00 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 300.8 0.03 385.2-21.90
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 12.5 0.00 18.4-32.33
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1.0 0.00 0.3244.95
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 150.4 0.02 170.3-11.67
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 757.1 0.08 760.4-0.44
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 403.3 0.04 424.5-5.01
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,326.0 0.37 3,206.03.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 45.9 0.01 11.5300.56
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 3,971.4 0.44 4,391.9-9.58
65 Headgear and parts thereof 55.1 0.01 119.5-53.87
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 44.2 0.00 98.7-55.21
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 903.9 0.10 1,049.8-13.89
69 Ceramic products 590.1 0.07 1,243.6-52.55
70 Glass and glassware 2,615.0 0.29 2,666.6-1.93
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 481.7 0.05 13.73,421.49
72 Iron and steel 2,362.1 0.26 1,425.565.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,342.5 0.93 5,881.041.86
74 Copper and articles thereof 32.3 0.00 25.824.85
75 Nickel and articles thereof 168.4 0.02 65.5157.23
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,514.6 0.17 1,190.827.19
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 813.2 0.09 725.212.14
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 1,918.5 0.21 1,426.934.45
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 89,275.1 9.92 74,268.220.21
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 54,036.2 6.00 46,859.815.31
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 279.3 0.03 3.09,138.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 653,668.3 72.64 482,819.135.39
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 144.8 0.02 5.92,371.10
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 13,727.4 1.53 7,698.378.32
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 39.2 0.00 30.627.78
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 124.9 0.01 363.4-65.64
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 11,704.9 1.30 10,671.99.68
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,805.9 0.31 3,808.9-26.33
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 693.1 0.08 485.542.75
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 38.5 0.00 645.1-94.03
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 12,310.1 1.37 12,347.9-0.31
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce