US trade (export - import) with Slovenia in 2017

Published or Updated: May 27, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Slovenia in 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Slovenia

In 2017, US trade with Slovenia totaled $1,157.3 million, up 4.28% ($47.5 million) from 2016.

US exports to Slovenia in 2017 totaled $372.2 million, up 11.03% ($37.0 million) from 2016.

US imports from Slovenia in 2017 totaled $785.1 million, up 1.36% ($10.6 million) from 2016.

US trade deficit with Slovenia in 2017 was $412.9 million, a 6.01% decrease ($26.4 million) over 2016.

Slovenia was the US 89th largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 91st in 2016), accounting for 0.0293% of US total trade (down from 0.0300% in 2016).

Slovenia was the US 106th largest export market in 2017 (down from 103rd in 2016), accounting for 0.0241% of US total exports (up from 0.0231% in 2016).

Slovenia was the US 79th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 81st in 2016), accounting for 0.0326% of US total imports (down from 0.0344% in 2016).

US Exports to Slovenia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 44.57% of US total exports to Slovenia (45.02% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 18.59% of US total exports to Slovenia (9.38% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 13.74% of US total exports to Slovenia (15.40% in 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 11.08% of US total exports to Slovenia (18.82% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.81% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.37% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.66% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.68% in 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovenia in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $38.5 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $14.9 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 $3.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1.3 million;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $1.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovenia in 2017 over 2016 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 $21.8 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $3.7 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • 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) - a decrease of $2.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1.3 million.
US exports to Slovenia in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 7.6 0.00 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 340.7 0.09 1,124.3-69.70
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 10.4 0.00 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 69.7 0.02 78.8-11.50
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18.6 0.00 9.1104.20
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 368.7-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1,207.0 0.32 45.02,582.33
10 Cereals 20.0 0.01 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 5.8-100.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 110.6 0.03 138.0-19.80
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 29.8 0.01 5.4451.87
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 786.8 0.21 75.4944.02
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 8.9 0.00 58.0-84.62
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 178.6-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 37.2-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 707.4 0.19 889.3-20.45
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,138.7 1.11 4,028.92.73
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 497.9 0.13 506.6-1.73
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,520.6 0.68 388.4549.05
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 97.6 0.03 127.0-23.21
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 8.5-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 41,136.9 11.05 62,952.3-34.65
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 580.4 0.16 730.5-20.55
29 Organic chemicals 1,776.2 0.48 2,032.3-12.60
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,990.5 0.80 2,533.418.04
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 55.3-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 943.9 0.25 609.854.79
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5,297.5 1.42 4,365.621.35
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 624.0 0.17 417.849.37
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 47.9 0.01 61.3-21.86
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 14.0 0.00 222.3-93.72
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 51.3 0.01 3.61,320.51
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 6,562.2 1.76 5,269.624.53
39 Plastics and articles thereof 19,280.5 5.18 22,953.2-16.00
40 Rubber and articles thereof 12,956.9 3.48 12,365.84.78
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 489.6 0.13 105.6363.86
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 119.9 0.03 53.2125.32
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 696.2 0.19 1,656.4-57.97
45 Cork and articles of cork 10.8 0.00 2.9278.13
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 264.4 0.07 95.6176.59
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 623.0 0.17 247.1152.12
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 323.2 0.09 227.342.19
52 Cotton 62.6 0.02 645.7-90.31
54 Man-made filaments 3,065.9 0.82 1,842.166.44
55 Man-made staple fibers 453.9 0.12 85.6430.43
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,122.3 0.30 1,194.5-6.04
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 308.3 0.08 153.6100.73
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 53.2 0.01 44.619.37
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 337.0 0.09 329.42.29
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 97.2 0.03 72.933.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 217.7 0.06 916.3-76.24
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 254.7 0.07 160.258.95
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 102.2 0.03 24.0326.04
65 Headgear and parts thereof 63.5 0.02 161.3-60.61
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3.6 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 18.6 0.01 14.230.77
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 489.5 0.13 451.38.47
69 Ceramic products 519.9 0.14 478.38.69
70 Glass and glassware 326.9 0.09 487.9-33.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 58.3 0.02 106.1-45.00
72 Iron and steel 64,109.8 17.23 25,624.9150.19
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,475.4 0.67 2,613.1-5.27
74 Copper and articles thereof 44.9 0.01 828.2-94.58
75 Nickel and articles thereof 318.7 0.09 138.6129.98
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 229.9 0.06 351.6-34.61
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 15.7-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 417.8 0.11 348.020.06
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 132.5 0.04 125.95.25
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,191.7 0.32 735.961.93
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 273.9 0.07 670.4-59.15
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 112,229.6 30.15 97,325.515.31
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 19,867.9 5.34 16,153.323.00
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 64.2 0.02 2,785.8-97.70
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,124.8 1.38 6,400.0-19.92
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 6,566.9 1.76 9,292.3-29.33
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 72.8 0.02 82.3-11.49
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 21,943.4 5.90 18,864.516.32
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 78.1 0.02 72.37.92
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 579.2 0.16 716.6-19.17
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 174.6 0.05 118.647.26
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 850.9 0.23 601.441.48
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 5,147.2 1.38 2,415.2113.12
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 369.4 0.10 301.622.48
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 195.4 0.05 50.1290.11
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 16,807.2 4.52 16,371.12.66

US Imports from Slovenia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 43.33% of US total imports from Slovenia (39.59% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.49% of US total imports from Slovenia (25.95% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.83% of US total imports from Slovenia (11.81% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.87% of US total imports from Slovenia (3.08% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.28% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.08% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.20% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.02% in 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovenia in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $23.5 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $19.7 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $11.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $10.1 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $8.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $3.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovenia in 2017 over the 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $69.1 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $3.9 million.
US imports from Slovenia in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2016
USD thousand)
Change
in 2017
over 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 70.4 0.01 94.7-25.62
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 3.0-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 31.7 0.00 20.951.47
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 52.7 0.01 10.1420.93
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 33.3 0.00 27.520.91
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,631.9 0.21 902.980.74
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,458.7 0.19 1,237.917.84
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 57.4 0.01 10.6444.18
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 769.3 0.10 391.496.56
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 346.8 0.04 399.4-13.17
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 183.6 0.02 328.7-44.15
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 73.5 0.01 55.233.27
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 910.7 0.12 386.7135.47
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 4,441.3 0.57 4,507.7-1.47
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 165.0 0.02 12.51,222.58
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 11.4 0.00 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3,645.8 0.46 2,532.143.98
29 Organic chemicals 3,525.0 0.45 1,343.2162.43
30 Pharmaceutical products 89,265.2 11.37 158,402.4-43.65
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 3,400.0 0.43 3,521.9-3.46
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,787.8 0.23 925.793.13
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 183.9 0.02 74.3147.58
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 717.3 0.09 701.22.30
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 683.9 0.09 573.419.27
39 Plastics and articles thereof 32,654.7 4.16 24,363.934.03
40 Rubber and articles thereof 9,266.0 1.18 8,545.68.43
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 50.8 0.01 13.6274.81
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 237.6 0.03 306.2-22.41
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 5,492.9 0.70 4,674.917.50
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 17.4-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 41.6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,358.9 0.30 2,058.514.59
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,537.8 0.20 1,145.034.31
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 5.0-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3.0 0.00 1.594.64
54 Man-made filaments 3,777.5 0.48 3,460.09.18
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 2.2-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7,425.4 0.95 6,754.19.94
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.0 0.00 10.7-71.62
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 21.4 0.00 4.5370.47
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 1,162.5 0.15 556.5108.90
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 1.5-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 3,155.8 0.40 4,699.7-32.85
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 4,288.8 0.55 6,240.4-31.27
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 116.0 0.01 39.8191.32
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2,446.1 0.31 1,776.437.70
65 Headgear and parts thereof 66.9 0.01 254.8-73.74
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 3.8 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 74.2 0.01 14.1427.21
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 7,742.0 0.99 8,441.0-8.28
69 Ceramic products 11.3 0.00 17.3-34.77
70 Glass and glassware 17,949.9 2.29 21,827.5-17.76
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 513.8 0.07 619.5-17.07
72 Iron and steel 75,134.4 9.57 55,393.135.64
73 Articles of iron or steel 9,988.3 1.27 7,893.626.54
74 Copper and articles thereof 364.1 0.05 23.61,442.94
75 Nickel and articles thereof 61.3 0.01 552.8-88.91
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 15,346.3 1.95 13,609.012.77
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 216.6-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 436.1 0.06 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 5,261.8 0.67 5,218.00.84
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9,833.5 1.25 8,572.914.70
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 152,386.3 19.41 128,872.418.25
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 116,525.9 14.84 117,951.5-1.21
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 637.1 0.08 934.9-31.85
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 23,324.6 2.97 25,045.2-6.87
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,899.4 0.24 844.2124.99
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 5,795.5 0.74 3,457.167.64
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 39,625.0 5.05 29,531.034.18
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 147.0 0.02 106.538.04
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 200.9 0.03 83.7139.91
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2,533.9 0.32 3,021.6-16.14
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 26,958.5 3.43 28,097.3-4.05
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 45,975.2 5.86 48,226.2-4.67
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 5,699.1 0.73 2,604.1118.85
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 278.1 0.04 182.052.85
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 32,881.7 4.19 21,747.651.20
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce