US trade (export - import) with Slovenia in 2016

Published or Updated: May 11, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Slovenia in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Slovenia

In 2016, US trade with Slovenia totaled $1,109.8 million, up 4.40% ($46.7 million) from 2015.

US exports to Slovenia in 2016 were $335.2 million, down 8.76% ($32.2 million) from 2015.

US imports from Slovenia in 2016 totaled $774.5 million, up 11.34% ($78.9 million) from 2015.

US trade deficit with Slovenia in 2016 was $439.3 million, a 33.84% increase ($111.1 million) over 2015.

Slovenia was the US 91st largest trading partner in 2016 (up from 93rd in 2015), accounting for 0.0300% of US total trade (up from 0.0279% in 2015).

Slovenia was the US 103rd largest export market in 2016 (up from 106th in 2015), accounting for 0.0231% of US total exports (down from 0.0244% in 2015).

Slovenia was the US 81st largest supplier in 2016 (down from 80th in 2015), accounting for 0.0344% of US total imports (up from 0.0302% in 2015).

US Exports to Slovenia

The major share of US exports to Slovenia in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 45.02% of US total exports to Slovenia (22.62% in 2015);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 18.82% of US total exports to Slovenia (45.78% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 15.40% of US total exports to Slovenia (18.23% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.38% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.14% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.37% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.10% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.68% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.02% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovenia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $55,815.8 thousand;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $25,534.9 thousand;
  • 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 $5,138.9 thousand;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $4,615.8 thousand;
  • 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 (HS code 86) - an increase of $2,616.7 thousand;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1,758.0 thousand;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $1,349.8 thousand;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,310.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovenia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $105,079.9 thousand;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $5,036.1 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $4,815.7 thousand;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $4,552.3 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $3,526.3 thousand;
  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $2,283.1 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $2,107.2 thousand;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $1,299.8 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,138.0 thousand;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $1,071.7 thousand.
US exports to Slovenia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 1,124.3 0.34 287.0291.73
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 35.0-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 78.8 0.02 113.6-30.61
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9.1 0.00 17.2-47.09
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 368.7 0.11 520.7-29.19
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 45.0 0.01 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 5.8 0.00 6.3-8.03
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 138.0 0.04 37.7265.86
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 5.4 0.00 113.5-95.24
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 75.4 0.02 60.225.25
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 58.0 0.02 27.4111.53
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 178.6 0.05 0.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 37.2 0.01 1,108.9-96.64
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 889.3 0.27 711.125.05
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,028.9 1.20 3,381.119.16
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 506.6 0.15 414.622.19
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 388.4 0.12 889.8-56.35
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 127.0 0.04 153.7-17.34
26 Ores, slag and ash 8.5 0.00 5.264.66
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 62,952.3 18.78 168,032.2-62.54
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 730.5 0.22 3,013.6-75.76
29 Organic chemicals 2,032.3 0.61 6,584.6-69.14
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,533.4 0.76 1,183.5114.05
31 Fertilizers 55.3 0.02 7.8612.34
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 609.8 0.18 903.6-32.52
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 4,365.6 1.30 3,923.111.28
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 417.8 0.12 223.487.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 61.3 0.02 39.853.92
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 222.3 0.07 0.0
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 3.6 0.00 13.5-73.30
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 5,269.6 1.57 5,892.0-10.56
39 Plastics and articles thereof 22,953.2 6.85 27,768.9-17.34
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,365.8 3.69 17,401.8-28.94
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 105.6 0.03 153.8-31.38
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 53.2 0.02 46.215.03
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,656.4 0.49 2,794.4-40.72
45 Cork and articles of cork 2.9 0.00 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 4.0-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 95.6 0.03 68.938.82
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 247.1 0.07 95.0160.02
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 227.3 0.07 668.7-66.01
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 4.2-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 5.9-100.00
52 Cotton 645.7 0.19 1,622.3-60.20
54 Man-made filaments 1,842.1 0.55 1,926.7-4.39
55 Man-made staple fibers 85.6 0.03 1,385.4-93.82
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,194.5 0.36 1,421.7-15.98
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 153.6 0.05 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 44.6 0.01 18.5140.49
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 329.4 0.10 481.4-31.58
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 2.5 0.00 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 72.9 0.02 114.2-36.13
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 916.3 0.27 120.4660.80
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 160.2 0.05 157.81.52
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 24.0 0.01 137.3-82.52
65 Headgear and parts thereof 161.3 0.05 33.3384.12
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 14.2 0.00 7.297.86
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 451.3 0.13 589.0-23.38
69 Ceramic products 478.3 0.14 363.631.54
70 Glass and glassware 487.9 0.15 251.993.70
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 106.1 0.03 62.071.10
72 Iron and steel 25,624.9 7.64 90.028,359.78
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,613.1 0.78 1,302.9100.56
74 Copper and articles thereof 828.2 0.25 696.918.84
75 Nickel and articles thereof 138.6 0.04 119.216.23
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 351.6 0.10 447.8-21.49
78 Lead and articles thereof 15.7 0.00 0.0
79 Zinc and articles thereof 348.0 0.10 195.278.28
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 125.9 0.04 275.7-54.34
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 735.9 0.22 688.06.96
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 670.4 0.20 367.182.63
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 97,325.5 29.03 41,509.8134.46
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 16,153.3 4.82 11,014.346.66
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 2,785.8 0.83 169.21,546.64
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,400.0 1.91 8,507.3-24.77
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 9,292.3 2.77 4,676.698.70
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 82.3 0.02 129.4-36.44
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 18,864.5 5.63 17,106.510.28
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 72.3 0.02 26.0178.25
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 716.6 0.21 632.013.38
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 118.6 0.04 84.041.17
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 601.4 0.18 1,104.7-45.56
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,415.2 0.72 5,941.4-59.35
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 301.6 0.09 262.614.85
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 50.1 0.01 617.3-91.88
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 16,371.1 4.88 16,006.82.28

US Imports from Slovenia

The major share of US imports from Slovenia in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 39.59% of US total imports from Slovenia (39.01% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 25.95% of US total imports from Slovenia (23.21% in 2015);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 11.81% of US total imports from Slovenia (13.71% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.08% of US total imports from Slovenia (3.67% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.08% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.45% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.02% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.02% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovenia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $24,350.5 thousand;
  • 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 $21,655.6 thousand;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $19,842.1 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $14,355.5 thousand;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $8,237.0 thousand;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $5,849.6 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovenia in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $9,269.9 thousand;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $5,830.6 thousand;
  • 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 $5,408.0 thousand.
US imports from Slovenia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 94.7 0.01 119.2-20.55
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 14.7-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 318.2-100.00
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 3.0 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 20.9 0.00 12.765.13
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 10.1 0.00 4.5126.12
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 27.5 0.00 21.130.61
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 902.9 0.12 815.010.79
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,237.9 0.16 2,804.4-55.86
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 10.6 0.00 45.0-76.57
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 391.4 0.05 261.849.48
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 399.4 0.05 213.287.40
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 328.7 0.04 506.7-35.13
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 55.2 0.01 31.077.67
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 386.7 0.05 598.5-35.38
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,507.7 0.58 4,253.45.98
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0.0 0.00 92.2-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 12.5 0.00 4.7164.59
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 2,532.1 0.33 2,281.610.98
29 Organic chemicals 1,343.2 0.17 1,556.2-13.69
30 Pharmaceutical products 158,402.4 20.45 134,051.918.17
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,521.9 0.45 3,059.315.12
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 925.7 0.12 1,271.7-27.21
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 74.3 0.01 194.1-61.72
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 701.2 0.09 598.817.10
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 573.4 0.07 435.531.66
39 Plastics and articles thereof 24,363.9 3.15 10,008.4143.43
40 Rubber and articles thereof 8,545.6 1.10 7,990.76.94
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 13.6 0.00 12.310.40
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 306.2 0.04 297.52.94
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3.8 0.00 14.7-73.88
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,674.9 0.60 4,737.7-1.33
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 17.4 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 41.6 0.01 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,058.5 0.27 686.1200.01
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,145.0 0.15 1,662.0-31.11
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 20.4-100.00
52 Cotton 5.0 0.00 7.7-34.60
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 1.5 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 3,460.0 0.45 3,256.76.24
55 Man-made staple fibers 2.2 0.00 27.6-92.03
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6,754.1 0.87 6,928.9-2.52
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 10.7 0.00 0.61,803.02
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 4.5 0.00 30.4-85.02
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 556.5 0.07 879.2-36.70
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 1.5 0.00 54.2-97.29
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 4,699.7 0.61 6,219.3-24.43
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 6,240.4 0.81 5,566.212.11
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 39.8 0.01 51.8-23.13
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,776.4 0.23 2,237.1-20.59
65 Headgear and parts thereof 254.8 0.03 247.52.94
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 14.1 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 8,441.0 1.09 7,786.58.41
69 Ceramic products 17.3 0.00 19.7-12.12
70 Glass and glassware 21,827.5 2.82 22,746.2-4.04
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 619.5 0.08 586.15.71
72 Iron and steel 55,393.1 7.15 64,663.1-14.34
73 Articles of iron or steel 7,893.6 1.02 5,767.236.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 23.6 0.00 4.7399.53
75 Nickel and articles thereof 552.8 0.07 61.8794.78
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 13,609.0 1.76 14,290.2-4.77
79 Zinc and articles thereof 216.6 0.03 248.5-12.83
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,218.0 0.67 3,265.359.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 8,572.9 1.11 7,070.421.25
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 128,872.4 16.64 120,635.46.83
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 117,951.5 15.23 96,295.922.49
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 934.9 0.12 492.589.83
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 25,045.2 3.23 19,195.630.47
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 844.2 0.11 1,172.0-27.97
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 3,457.1 0.45 4,051.8-14.68
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 29,531.0 3.81 29,528.80.01
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 106.5 0.01 241.2-55.85
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 83.7 0.01 259.7-67.75
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 3,021.6 0.39 955.2216.34
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 28,097.3 3.63 33,505.3-16.14
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 48,226.2 6.23 28,384.169.91
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,604.1 0.34 2,209.517.86
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 182.0 0.02 110.864.22
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 21,747.6 2.81 27,578.3-21.14
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce