US trade (export - import) with Slovenia in 2014

Published or Updated: Feb 07, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Slovenia in 2014: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Slovenia

In 2014, US trade with Slovenia totaled $1,022.8 million, up 18.51% ($159.8 million) from 2013.

US exports to Slovenia in 2014 totaled $301.2 million, up 11.76% ($31.7 million) from 2013.

US imports from Slovenia in 2014 totaled $721.6 million, up 21.58% ($128.1 million) from 2013.

US trade deficit with Slovenia in 2014 was $420.4 million, a 29.75% increase ($96.4 million) over 2013.

Slovenia was the US 98th largest trading partner in 2014 (up from 102nd in 2013), accounting for 0.0254% of US total trade (up from 0.0221% in 2013).

Slovenia was the US 121st largest export market in 2014 (up from 123rd in 2013), accounting for 0.0186% of US total exports (up from 0.0171% in 2013).

Slovenia was the US 83rd largest supplier in 2014 (up from 88th in 2013), accounting for 0.0299% of US total imports (up from 0.0255% in 2013).

US Exports to Slovenia

The major share of US exports to Slovenia in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 42.75% of US total exports to Slovenia (52.85% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 22.10% of US total exports to Slovenia (17.81% in 2013);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 20.44% of US total exports to Slovenia (12.73% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.77% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.89% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.28% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.58% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.64% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.08% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.85% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.55% in 2013).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovenia in 2014 over 2013 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 $27.3 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $10.4 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $6.9 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $2.6 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • Cotton (HS code 52) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovenia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $11.0 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) - a decrease of $6.5 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $2.2 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) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1.7 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - a decrease of $1.3 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $1.0 million.
US exports to Slovenia in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2013
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 0.0 0.00 119.1-100.00
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 44.4 0.01 117.7-62.23
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 12.8 0.00 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 6.7 0.00 107.6-93.75
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 33.2 0.01 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 602.4 0.20 430.839.83
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0.0 0.00 450.2-100.00
10 Cereals 9.1 0.00 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 12.6 0.00 8.645.37
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 62.5 0.02 178.7-64.99
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 65.6 0.02 151.4-56.71
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 110.7 0.04 86.128.57
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 30.0 0.01 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 3.0 0.00 29.5-89.82
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 214.0 0.07 82.8158.49
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 901.2 0.30 681.032.32
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,813.8 1.27 3,940.5-3.21
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 397.6 0.13 308.029.06
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 538.4 0.18 251.8113.79
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 47.7 0.02 98.5-51.63
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 61,522.8 20.42 34,211.079.83
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,936.1 0.64 1,112.174.10
29 Organic chemicals 13,290.2 4.41 6,405.9107.47
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,036.7 0.34 2,499.7-58.53
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,419.9 0.47 222.7537.67
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,398.6 1.46 2,720.561.68
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 459.4 0.15 163.5180.97
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 20.5 0.01 246.6-91.67
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 16.0 0.01 237.1-93.25
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 21.8 0.01 27.7-21.46
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,441.9 0.81 2,545.7-4.08
39 Plastics and articles thereof 22,508.9 7.47 12,108.285.90
40 Rubber and articles thereof 19,020.5 6.31 19,719.1-3.54
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 590.4 0.20 594.7-0.72
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 573.3 0.19 107.1435.29
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,575.8 0.52 3,285.8-52.04
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 5.7-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 4.4 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 212.5 0.07 258.7-17.88
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 244.4 0.08 299.0-18.28
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 522.9 0.17 317.264.84
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 6.1-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
52 Cotton 2,108.1 0.70 328.2542.38
54 Man-made filaments 2,431.2 0.81 3,776.1-35.61
55 Man-made staple fibers 492.9 0.16 1,516.4-67.49
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,245.6 0.41 1,198.63.92
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 7.2-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 108.1 0.04 17.7512.62
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 284.5 0.09 350.4-18.80
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 45.0 0.01 6.3610.39
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,027.1 0.34 159.6543.67
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 101.6 0.03 113.6-10.56
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 326.1 0.11 205.258.94
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 113.4 0.04 62.980.18
65 Headgear and parts thereof 41.7 0.01 27.352.83
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 15.3 0.01 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 17.5 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 479.7 0.16 397.320.75
69 Ceramic products 533.3 0.18 394.035.35
70 Glass and glassware 242.0 0.08 242.5-0.21
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 28.0 0.01 374.9-92.54
72 Iron and steel 882.1 0.29 397.1122.17
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,618.6 0.54 1,534.75.46
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,131.9 0.38 1,659.0-31.77
75 Nickel and articles thereof 41.2 0.01 105.0-60.74
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 181.6 0.06 133.835.79
79 Zinc and articles thereof 338.9 0.11 189.778.63
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 156.0 0.05 557.9-72.03
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 420.5 0.14 716.5-41.31
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 155.0 0.05 308.2-49.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 73,020.7 24.24 84,026.8-13.10
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 16,777.3 5.57 23,305.1-28.01
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 143.7 0.05 17.4725.11
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,288.4 3.08 5,933.556.54
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 7,168.7 2.38 4,614.655.35
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 224.3 0.07 159.440.76
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 22,159.0 7.36 24,395.8-9.17
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 3.2 0.00 25.8-87.49
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 915.8 0.30 631.645.01
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 107.5 0.04 75.143.18
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 444.5 0.15 2,583.5-82.79
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 3,254.6 1.08 2,084.756.12
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 492.1 0.16 444.810.64
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 27.3 0.01 195.9-86.09
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 13,901.8 4.62 12,115.014.75

US Imports from Slovenia

The major share of US imports from Slovenia in 2014 (and in 2013) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 41.58% of US total imports from Slovenia (43.92% in 2013);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.73% of US total imports from Slovenia (20.95% in 2013);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 12.94% of US total imports from Slovenia (13.68% in 2013);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.73% of US total imports from Slovenia (5.60% in 2013);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.03% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.21% in 2013);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.78% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.04% in 2013).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovenia in 2014 over 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $41.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $32.6 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $27.3 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $13.1 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $6.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5.7 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 $4.2 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 $4.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovenia in 2014 over the 2013 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $5.2 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - a decrease of $2.4 million.
US imports from Slovenia in 2014 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2013
USD thousand)
Change
in 2014
over 2013
(%)
01 Live animals 46.2 0.01 160.8-71.28
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4.3 0.00 14.1-69.65
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 649.9 0.09 675.8-3.83
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,367.6 0.19 760.479.85
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 22.3-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 304.0 0.04 497.2-38.86
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 91.0 0.01 118.9-23.49
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6.1 0.00 6.01.42
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 513.7 0.07 366.540.17
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 52.3 0.01 73.8-29.15
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 626.5 0.09 565.310.83
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,784.8 0.52 3,827.9-1.13
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 63.7-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 6.8 0.00 8.5-19.46
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.00 8.7-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,226.2 0.17 2,510.7-51.16
29 Organic chemicals 2,754.8 0.38 1,825.950.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 140,050.4 19.41 99,012.541.45
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 5.6-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,939.9 0.41 3,463.4-15.12
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,058.0 0.15 330.3220.27
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 231.6 0.03 172.034.65
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 67.4-100.00
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 125.8-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 192.8 0.03 253.3-23.88
39 Plastics and articles thereof 14,371.0 1.99 7,980.780.07
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,437.9 1.17 8,595.1-1.83
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 57.5-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 247.2 0.03 219.712.50
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 13.7 0.00 6.8102.54
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,650.4 0.64 3,646.127.54
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 316.3 0.04 1,153.5-72.58
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 683.8 0.09 1,343.3-49.09
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 1.9-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 3,657.5 0.51 3,266.611.97
55 Man-made staple fibers 16.9 0.00 24.6-31.37
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 5,440.9 0.75 5,622.3-3.23
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2.2 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4.5 0.00 9.5-53.03
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 939.4 0.13 968.5-3.00
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 4.2 0.00 0.4971.21
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5,683.6 0.79 7,628.2-25.49
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 7,546.9 1.05 12,702.1-40.59
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 27.6 0.00 15.776.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,945.4 0.41 2,423.021.56
65 Headgear and parts thereof 621.4 0.09 582.96.60
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2.2 0.00 0.4521.88
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,358.1 1.02 5,997.822.68
69 Ceramic products 113.5 0.02 386.3-70.62
70 Glass and glassware 19,140.4 2.65 17,389.910.07
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 154.6 0.02 128.520.36
72 Iron and steel 64,938.1 9.00 51,861.325.21
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,355.2 0.74 6,411.0-16.47
74 Copper and articles thereof 6.4 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 15,432.8 2.14 14,317.17.79
79 Zinc and articles thereof 195.7 0.03 101.493.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 2,112.1 0.29 2,082.71.41
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 5,307.9 0.74 6,389.1-16.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 128,700.3 17.84 96,085.133.94
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 120,892.4 16.75 116,692.53.60
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 488.3 0.07 376.529.67
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 19,353.9 2.68 18,422.05.06
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 273.5 0.04 2,143.8-87.24
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 673.5 0.09 3,044.7-77.88
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 29,640.0 4.11 23,910.723.96
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 93.6 0.01 265.8-64.77
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 317.9 0.04 94.2237.37
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 448.3 0.06 23.71,788.66
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 26,150.9 3.62 22,011.718.80
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 43,512.0 6.03 16,246.9167.82
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 609.3 0.08 350.273.98
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 169.0 0.02 150.812.03
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 18,612.3 2.58 17,431.66.77
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce