US trade with Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 24, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Slovenia

In the 3rd quarter of 2017, US trade with Slovenia was $278.2 million, down 10.70% ($33.3 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US exports to Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 were $66.5 million, down 42.40% ($49.0 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US imports from Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 totaled $211.7 million, up 7.98% ($15.6 million) from the 3rd quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 was $145.2 million, a 80.20% increase ($64.6 million) over the 3rd quarter of 2016.

Slovenia was the US 90th largest trading partner in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 87th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0282% of US total trade (down from 0.0380% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Slovenia was the US 115th largest export market in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (down from 96th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0174% of US total exports (down from 0.0333% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

Slovenia was the US 77th largest supplier in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (up from 79th in the 3rd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0350% of US total imports (down from 0.0414% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Slovenia

The major share of US exports to Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 43.06% of US total exports to Slovenia (24.24% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 21.44% of US total exports to Slovenia (10.93% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 18.78% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.63% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 5.53% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.55% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 1.95% of US total exports to Slovenia (53.35% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.35% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $10.9 million;
  • Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations (HS code 33) - an increase of $1.5 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 $1.5 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $0.4 million;
  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $0.2 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 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 $60.3 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2.6 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $0.8 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates (HS code 03) - a decrease of $0.4 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous articles of base metal (HS code 83) - a decrease of $0.3 million.
US exports to Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 62.6 0.09 424.2-85.24
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 5.7 0.01 9.5-40.07
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 676.3 1.02 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 10.1 0.02 2.9245.70
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 3.1 0.00 2.714.85
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 132.1 0.20 22.8480.12
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 28.4-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 105.4 0.16 178.6-40.97
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,341.9 2.02 988.535.76
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 124.2 0.19 127.5-2.57
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,215.1 1.83 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 22.7 0.03 45.4-50.09
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 1,274.1 1.92 61,556.8-97.93
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 83.3 0.13 191.1-56.44
29 Organic chemicals 488.9 0.74 499.9-2.20
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,054.7 1.59 809.130.36
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 212.5 0.32 190.011.86
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,423.0 3.64 925.0161.95
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 82.1 0.12 167.0-50.83
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 7.9 0.01 14.5-45.68
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 22.1 0.03 3.6511.21
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,975.2 2.97 1,167.469.20
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,796.1 5.71 5,621.9-32.48
40 Rubber and articles thereof 4,115.4 6.19 3,027.735.92
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 53.0-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 6.9 0.01 40.5-82.84
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 53.6 0.08 353.6-84.84
45 Cork and articles of cork 4.7 0.01 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 206.7 0.31 36.3469.98
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 36.8 0.06 17.7107.33
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 69.8 0.10 20.9234.85
52 Cotton 4.8 0.01 7.8-38.26
54 Man-made filaments 389.9 0.59 523.7-25.54
55 Man-made staple fibers 86.0 0.13 7.81,006.11
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 174.7 0.26 257.9-32.27
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 57.6 0.09 48.319.16
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 8.3 0.01 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 49.7 0.07 111.6-55.44
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 10.9 0.02 0.0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.3 0.01 416.9-98.72
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 12.9 0.02 36.9-65.09
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 67.5 0.10 6.01,021.97
65 Headgear and parts thereof 22.6 0.03 64.2-64.77
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 5.0 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 73.5 0.11 115.6-36.47
69 Ceramic products 372.8 0.56 411.7-9.43
70 Glass and glassware 98.5 0.15 171.8-42.70
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9.8 0.01 7.040.00
72 Iron and steel 11,035.9 16.59 90.712,072.23
73 Articles of iron or steel 722.4 1.09 840.6-14.06
74 Copper and articles thereof 14.2 0.02 200.2-92.91
75 Nickel and articles thereof 106.0 0.16 60.774.69
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 78.0 0.12 79.4-1.79
79 Zinc and articles thereof 75.1 0.11 79.5-5.46
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 10.8 0.02 13.0-16.39
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 385.5 0.58 196.396.36
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 60.3 0.09 321.9-81.27
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 15,162.0 22.80 15,958.7-4.99
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 6,262.7 9.42 4,779.531.03
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 15.7 0.02 171.8-90.88
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,395.4 2.10 1,368.41.97
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,147.6 1.73 1,093.74.92
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 6.3 0.01 82.3-92.36
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,649.8 6.99 4,537.52.47
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 5.8 0.01 16.7-65.49
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 128.0 0.19 74.771.35
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 89.9 0.14 41.6116.13
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 177.2 0.27 148.918.98
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 941.2 1.42 1,070.1-12.04
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 128.6 0.19 98.330.82
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 57.6 0.09 23.6143.90
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,792.9 4.20 5,413.1-48.40

US Imports from Slovenia

The major share of US imports from Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (and in the 3rd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 42.29% of US total imports from Slovenia (36.59% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 17.19% of US total imports from Slovenia (24.37% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 13.64% of US total imports from Slovenia (11.79% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.33% of US total imports from Slovenia (3.28% in the 3rd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 0.90% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.03% in the 3rd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $13.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $7.4 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $2.8 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $0.8 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 over the 3rd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $14.2 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $3.5 million.
US imports from Slovenia in the 3rd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q3 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q3 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q3 2017
over Q3 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 5.1 0.00 37.4-86.22
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7.9 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 7.4 0.00 2.6191.04
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 8.5 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 202.1 0.10 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 255.5 0.12 298.8-14.51
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.00 2.4-100.00
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 278.7 0.13 169.964.06
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 80.2 0.04 81.2-1.30
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 39.9 0.02 118.2-66.22
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 16.0 0.01 36.8-56.49
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 71.2 0.03 112.6-36.80
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,103.4 0.52 1,076.32.51
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5.2 0.00 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 981.4 0.46 555.376.74
29 Organic chemicals 430.4 0.20 314.836.74
30 Pharmaceutical products 22,349.2 10.56 36,598.7-38.93
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 953.7 0.45 1,058.8-9.93
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 398.0 0.19 266.749.21
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 48.9 0.02 36.932.45
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 143.5 0.07 238.7-39.87
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 199.9 0.09 91.4118.85
39 Plastics and articles thereof 9,064.9 4.28 6,249.845.04
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,813.5 0.86 2,366.9-23.38
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1.7 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) 99.0 0.05 75.830.61
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,247.4 0.59 1,178.05.90
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.00 8.3-100.00
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 426.1 0.20 564.6-24.53
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 222.4 0.11 224.4-0.91
54 Man-made filaments 693.9 0.33 684.61.35
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,300.9 1.56 2,449.034.79
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 1.5 0.00 0.6156.97
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 3.0 0.00 1.1168.50
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 170.1 0.08 147.215.52
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 554.8 0.26 970.1-42.81
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,267.2 0.60 1,327.1-4.51
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 30.4 0.01 17.375.54
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,026.4 0.48 795.029.11
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 35.4-100.00
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 2.3 0.00 0.0
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 8.4 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,805.9 0.85 2,354.7-23.30
70 Glass and glassware 4,842.0 2.29 5,362.1-9.70
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 112.7 0.05 125.3-10.06
72 Iron and steel 16,101.7 7.61 14,677.19.71
73 Articles of iron or steel 5,066.6 2.39 1,826.0177.47
74 Copper and articles thereof 55.9 0.03 9.1516.89
75 Nickel and articles thereof 22.5 0.01 150.2-85.06
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 3,643.8 1.72 3,435.56.06
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 30.8-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,396.8 0.66 817.170.94
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,579.5 1.22 2,160.319.40
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 41,654.6 19.68 28,198.947.72
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 29,376.5 13.88 28,918.61.58
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 212.8 0.10 166.827.58
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,348.6 3.00 6,083.54.36
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,006.6 0.48 46.72,057.43
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,460.4 0.69 434.7235.99
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 9,471.4 4.47 7,877.620.23
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 30.9 0.01 15.4100.69
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 19.0 0.01 41.0-53.64
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 363.0 0.17 781.2-53.53
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 6,976.3 3.30 7,424.5-6.04
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 17,951.0 8.48 21,475.4-16.41
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,828.5 0.86 988.285.03
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 113.8 0.05 102.511.10
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 11,743.6 5.55 4,317.1172.02
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce