US trade (export - import) with Slovenia in 2015

Published or Updated: Feb 17, 2017

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

US Trade with Slovenia

In 2015, US trade with Slovenia totaled $1,063.0 million, up 3.93% ($40.2 million) from 2014.

US exports to Slovenia in 2015 totaled $367.4 million, up 21.96% ($66.2 million) from 2014.

US imports from Slovenia in 2015 were $695.6 million, down 3.59% ($25.9 million) from 2014.

US trade deficit with Slovenia in 2015 was $328.3 million, a 21.91% decrease ($92.1 million) over 2014.

Slovenia was the US 93rd largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 98th in 2014), accounting for 0.0279% of US total trade (up from 0.0254% in 2014).

Slovenia was the US 106th largest export market in 2015 (up from 121st in 2014), accounting for 0.0244% of US total exports (up from 0.0186% in 2014).

Slovenia was the US 80th largest supplier in 2015 (up from 83rd in 2014), accounting for 0.0302% of US total imports (up from 0.0299% in 2014).

US Exports to Slovenia

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

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 45.78% of US total exports to Slovenia (20.44% in 2014);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 22.62% of US total exports to Slovenia (42.75% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.23% of US total exports to Slovenia (22.10% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.10% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.28% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.02% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.77% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.14% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.64% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovenia in 2015 over 2014 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 $106.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $5.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $3.5 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1.2 million.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $31.5 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $6.7 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) - a decrease of $5.8 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $5.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $1.6 million.
US exports to Slovenia 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
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 287.0 0.08 44.4545.73
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 35.0 0.01 12.8173.63
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 113.6 0.03 6.71,588.86
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 17.2 0.00 33.2-48.19
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 520.7 0.14 602.4-13.57
10 Cereals 0.0 0.00 9.1-100.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 6.3 0.00 12.6-49.81
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 37.7 0.01 62.5-39.72
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 113.5 0.03 65.673.13
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 60.2 0.02 110.7-45.63
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 30.0-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 27.4 0.01 3.0813.83
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,108.9 0.30 214.0418.17
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 711.1 0.19 901.2-21.09
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,381.1 0.92 3,813.8-11.35
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 414.6 0.11 397.64.29
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 889.8 0.24 538.465.26
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 153.7 0.04 47.7222.49
26 Ores, slag and ash 5.2 0.00 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 168,032.2 45.74 61,522.8173.12
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,013.6 0.82 1,936.155.65
29 Organic chemicals 6,584.6 1.79 13,290.2-50.46
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,183.5 0.32 1,036.714.17
31 Fertilizers 7.8 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 903.6 0.25 1,419.9-36.36
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,923.1 1.07 4,398.6-10.81
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 223.4 0.06 459.4-51.38
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 39.8 0.01 20.593.93
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 16.0-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 13.5 0.00 21.8-37.83
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,892.0 1.60 2,441.9141.29
39 Plastics and articles thereof 27,768.9 7.56 22,508.923.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 17,401.8 4.74 19,020.5-8.51
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 153.8 0.04 590.4-73.95
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 46.2 0.01 573.3-91.93
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,794.4 0.76 1,575.877.33
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 4.0 0.00 4.4-9.75
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 68.9 0.02 212.5-67.58
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 95.0 0.03 244.4-61.11
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 668.7 0.18 522.927.88
50 Silk 4.2 0.00 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 5.9 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 1,622.3 0.44 2,108.1-23.05
54 Man-made filaments 1,926.7 0.52 2,431.2-20.75
55 Man-made staple fibers 1,385.4 0.38 492.9181.05
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,421.7 0.39 1,245.614.14
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 18.5 0.01 108.1-82.85
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 481.4 0.13 284.569.20
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 45.0-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 114.2 0.03 1,027.1-88.88
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 120.4 0.03 101.618.53
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 157.8 0.04 326.1-51.60
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 137.3 0.04 113.421.10
65 Headgear and parts thereof 33.3 0.01 41.7-20.13
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 15.3-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 7.2 0.00 17.5-58.85
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 589.0 0.16 479.722.79
69 Ceramic products 363.6 0.10 533.3-31.81
70 Glass and glassware 251.9 0.07 242.04.09
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 62.0 0.02 28.0121.75
72 Iron and steel 90.0 0.02 882.1-89.79
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,302.9 0.35 1,618.6-19.50
74 Copper and articles thereof 696.9 0.19 1,131.9-38.44
75 Nickel and articles thereof 119.2 0.03 41.2189.12
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 447.8 0.12 181.6146.53
79 Zinc and articles thereof 195.2 0.05 338.9-42.39
80 Tin and articles thereof 2.5 0.00 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 275.7 0.08 156.076.72
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 688.0 0.19 420.563.62
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 367.1 0.10 155.0136.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 41,509.8 11.30 73,020.7-43.15
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 11,014.3 3.00 16,777.3-34.35
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 169.2 0.05 143.717.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 8,507.3 2.32 9,288.4-8.41
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4,676.6 1.27 7,168.7-34.76
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 129.4 0.04 224.3-42.31
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 17,106.5 4.66 22,159.0-22.80
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 26.0 0.01 3.2706.98
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 632.0 0.17 915.8-30.99
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 84.0 0.02 107.5-21.87
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 1,104.7 0.30 444.5148.52
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,941.4 1.62 3,254.682.55
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 262.6 0.07 492.1-46.63
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 617.3 0.17 27.32,165.14
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 16,006.8 4.36 13,901.815.14

US Imports from Slovenia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 39.01% of US total imports from Slovenia (41.58% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 23.21% of US total imports from Slovenia (23.73% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.71% of US total imports from Slovenia (12.94% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.67% of US total imports from Slovenia (3.73% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.45% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.03% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.02% of US total imports from Slovenia (0.78% in 2014).

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

  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $9.0 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 $7.4 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - an increase of $3.6 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $3.4 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovenia in 2015 over the 2014 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 $24.6 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $15.1 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $8.1 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $6.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $4.4 million.
US imports from Slovenia 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 119.2 0.02 46.2158.09
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 14.7 0.00 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 318.2 0.05 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 12.7 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 4.5 0.00 4.34.56
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 21.1 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 815.0 0.12 649.925.40
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2,804.4 0.40 1,367.6105.06
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 45.0 0.01 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 261.8 0.04 304.0-13.87
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 213.2 0.03 91.0134.35
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 8.5 0.00 6.140.04
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 506.7 0.07 513.7-1.35
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 31.0 0.00 52.3-40.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 598.5 0.09 626.5-4.47
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,253.4 0.61 3,784.812.38
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 92.2 0.01 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 4.7 0.00 6.8-31.14
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,281.6 0.33 1,226.286.07
29 Organic chemicals 1,556.2 0.22 2,754.8-43.51
30 Pharmaceutical products 134,051.9 19.27 140,050.4-4.28
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,059.3 0.44 2,939.94.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,271.7 0.18 1,058.020.20
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 194.1 0.03 231.6-16.21
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 598.8 0.09 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 2.9 0.00 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 435.5 0.06 192.8125.91
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,008.4 1.44 14,371.0-30.36
40 Rubber and articles thereof 7,990.7 1.15 8,437.9-5.30
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 12.3 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 297.5 0.04 247.220.32
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 14.7 0.00 13.77.05
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,737.7 0.68 4,650.41.88
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 686.1 0.10 316.3116.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,662.0 0.24 683.8143.05
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 20.4 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 7.7 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 3,256.7 0.47 3,657.5-10.96
55 Man-made staple fibers 27.6 0.00 16.963.10
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6,928.9 1.00 5,440.927.35
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.6 0.00 2.2-73.92
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 30.4 0.00 4.5581.55
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 879.2 0.13 939.4-6.41
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 54.2 0.01 4.21,200.19
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 6,219.3 0.89 5,683.69.43
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5,566.2 0.80 7,546.9-26.25
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 51.8 0.01 27.687.40
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,237.1 0.32 2,945.4-24.05
65 Headgear and parts thereof 247.5 0.04 621.4-60.17
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,786.5 1.12 7,358.15.82
69 Ceramic products 19.7 0.00 113.5-82.61
70 Glass and glassware 22,746.2 3.27 19,140.418.84
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 586.1 0.08 154.6279.01
72 Iron and steel 64,663.1 9.30 64,938.1-0.42
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,767.2 0.83 5,355.27.69
74 Copper and articles thereof 4.7 0.00 6.4-26.55
75 Nickel and articles thereof 61.8 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 14,290.2 2.05 15,432.8-7.40
79 Zinc and articles thereof 248.5 0.04 195.726.99
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,265.3 0.47 2,112.154.60
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,070.4 1.02 5,307.933.20
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 120,635.4 17.34 128,700.3-6.27
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 96,295.9 13.84 120,892.4-20.35
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 492.5 0.07 488.30.86
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 19,195.6 2.76 19,353.9-0.82
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,172.0 0.17 273.5328.56
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,051.8 0.58 673.5501.61
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 29,528.8 4.24 29,640.0-0.38
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 241.2 0.03 93.6157.55
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 259.7 0.04 317.9-18.34
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 955.2 0.14 448.3113.05
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 33,505.3 4.82 26,150.928.12
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 28,384.1 4.08 43,512.0-34.77
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,209.5 0.32 609.3262.60
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 110.8 0.02 169.0-34.43
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 27,578.3 3.96 18,612.348.17
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce