US trade with Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Sep 10, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Slovenia

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, US trade with Slovenia totaled $313.2 million, up 3.96% ($11.9 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $120.4 million, up 19.94% ($20.0 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $192.9 million, down 4.02% ($8.1 million) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $72.5 million, a 27.92% decrease ($28.1 million) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Slovenia was the US 88th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 90th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0318% of US total trade (down from 0.0326% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Slovenia was the US 97th largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 96th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0313% of US total exports (up from 0.0276% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Slovenia was the US 81st largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 80th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0320% of US total imports (down from 0.0358% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Slovenia

The major share of US exports to Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 34.40% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.51% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 24.83% of US total exports to Slovenia (0.53% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 19.83% of US total exports to Slovenia (72.84% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 10.58% of US total exports to Slovenia (14.77% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 2.22% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.45% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.44% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.90% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $40.0 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $29.3 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $0.5 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $0.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $46.2 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 $2.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - a decrease of $0.5 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $0.4 million.
US exports to Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 201.6-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 56.0 0.05 5.7888.97
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2.8 0.00 0.0
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.0 0.00 30.0-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 510.9 0.42 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 93.2 0.08 67.038.97
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 15.9 0.01 2.7488.89
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 105.4 0.09 10.9865.03
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 23.4-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 162.4 0.13 94.871.25
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 726.0 0.60 814.1-10.82
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 123.0 0.10 126.4-2.69
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 876.9 0.73 82.1967.62
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 26.2 0.02 15.469.99
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 29,854.1 24.80 521.35,626.36
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 223.9 0.19 125.878.01
29 Organic chemicals 302.6 0.25 716.0-57.74
30 Pharmaceutical products 787.9 0.65 418.188.48
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 55.3-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 272.3 0.23 143.689.61
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 743.8 0.62 1,244.6-40.24
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 55.0 0.05 113.7-51.63
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 16.7 0.01 18.9-11.24
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 205.1-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 12.2 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,144.1 0.95 1,793.3-36.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,932.1 4.93 6,215.6-4.56
40 Rubber and articles thereof 3,245.1 2.70 3,773.4-14.00
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 5.4 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) 85.7 0.07 6.41,231.09
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 55.9 0.05 676.1-91.73
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 2.9-100.00
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 0.0 0.00 19.6-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 53.3 0.04 79.5-32.94
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 39.7 0.03 50.4-21.09
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 313.2-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 745.8 0.62 460.461.98
55 Man-made staple fibers 76.3 0.06 23.3227.09
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 458.1 0.38 378.121.18
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 103.5 0.09 24.9314.69
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5.7 0.00 2.9100.32
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 94.8 0.08 88.47.29
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 78.6 0.07 72.97.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 73.9 0.06 390.0-81.04
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 45.6 0.04 65.4-30.25
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 20.6 0.02 3.4510.68
65 Headgear and parts thereof 30.5 0.03 72.4-57.95
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3.0 0.00 6.9-56.75
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 108.3 0.09 105.62.61
69 Ceramic products 85.0 0.07 18.8352.88
70 Glass and glassware 108.5 0.09 120.7-10.09
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 11.0 0.01 32.8-66.42
72 Iron and steel 40,274.2 33.46 296.413,487.02
73 Articles of iron or steel 326.1 0.27 335.9-2.92
74 Copper and articles thereof 21.9 0.02 359.7-93.92
75 Nickel and articles thereof 74.8 0.06 54.636.85
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 57.5 0.05 123.1-53.30
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 172.4 0.14 72.8136.77
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 97.8 0.08 40.2143.18
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 302.1 0.25 194.055.73
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 81.5 0.07 28.4187.11
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 11,345.3 9.43 57,555.3-80.29
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 4,074.4 3.39 4,069.70.11
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 0.0 0.00 2,575.3-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,856.9 1.54 2,500.2-25.73
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,636.2 1.36 1,537.06.46
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,956.1 4.12 4,859.51.99
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 24.6 0.02 20.420.48
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 152.7 0.13 153.2-0.31
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 63.9 0.05 48.731.29
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 190.7 0.16 136.239.99
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,526.7 1.27 337.8351.93
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 131.2 0.11 46.5181.79
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 18.5-100.00

US Imports from Slovenia

The major share of US imports from Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 40.99% of US total imports from Slovenia (38.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.27% of US total imports from Slovenia (28.74% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 16.73% of US total imports from Slovenia (9.88% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.68% of US total imports from Slovenia (3.15% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.41% of US total imports from Slovenia (0.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.17% of US total imports from Slovenia (0.81% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $12.2 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $5.5 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - an increase of $0.8 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $25.1 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 $2.8 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 $1.5 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $1.4 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.9 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $0.7 million.
US imports from Slovenia in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q2 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q2 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 26.5 0.01 0.0
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 5.2 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 20.4 0.01 2.4764.69
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 10.0 0.01 12.3-19.01
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 645.5 0.33 148.5334.74
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 363.9 0.19 286.227.14
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 18.2 0.01 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 145.5 0.08 64.3126.30
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 37.5 0.02 19.592.01
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 60.4 0.03 68.2-11.52
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 26.7 0.01 12.2118.86
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 160.3 0.08 87.782.74
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,195.5 0.62 1,089.19.77
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 5.6-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 842.1 0.44 423.598.82
29 Organic chemicals 1,357.7 0.70 238.2470.03
30 Pharmaceutical products 22,424.4 11.63 47,524.5-52.82
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 958.6 0.50 872.89.83
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 359.1 0.19 130.8174.53
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 245.8 0.13 218.812.31
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 157.4 0.08 211.5-25.59
39 Plastics and articles thereof 6,423.4 3.33 6,078.55.67
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,457.0 1.27 2,051.419.77
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3.3 0.00 6.6-50.17
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 36.0 0.02 18.693.27
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,608.8 0.83 818.696.52
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 9.1-100.00
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 175.6 0.09 366.2-52.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 474.3 0.25 433.39.45
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 3.0 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 1,537.6 0.80 1,024.650.06
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,044.4 0.54 1,816.2-42.50
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.6 0.00 2.2-27.21
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 1.1 0.00 1.1-0.09
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 607.0 0.31 185.7226.88
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 658.8 0.34 1,141.5-42.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,026.4 0.53 1,748.7-41.31
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 26.1 0.01 6.8281.88
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 213.9 0.11 315.1-32.12
65 Headgear and parts thereof 26.8 0.01 80.3-66.60
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 1.5 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 24.3 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2,610.4 1.35 2,331.511.96
70 Glass and glassware 4,936.6 2.56 5,595.3-11.77
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 132.1 0.07 66.598.54
72 Iron and steel 22,265.3 11.55 10,061.3121.30
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,116.5 1.10 1,919.810.25
74 Copper and articles thereof 72.3 0.04 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 22.0 0.01 399.5-94.49
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,716.4 1.93 3,595.23.37
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 48.9-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,342.5 0.70 1,879.1-28.55
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,725.4 1.41 1,943.040.27
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 36,233.7 18.79 30,770.417.76
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 28,130.2 14.59 30,928.9-9.05
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 233.5 0.12 316.8-26.29
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 5,387.0 2.79 6,140.1-12.26
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 117.7 0.06 91.029.38
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,012.5 0.53 1,072.1-5.56
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,943.0 4.12 8,796.2-9.70
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 58.3 0.03 34.569.05
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 108.9 0.06 9.81,016.74
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 525.0 0.27 506.93.58
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 7,059.6 3.66 8,516.6-17.11
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 10,807.1 5.60 12,168.8-11.19
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,676.3 0.87 447.9274.24
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 28.3 0.01 9.5198.79
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce