US trade with Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: May 26, 2018

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Slovenia

In the 4th quarter of 2017, US trade with Slovenia totaled $342.4 million, up 31.02% ($81.1 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US exports to Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $131.9 million, up 76.63% ($57.2 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US imports from Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017 totaled $210.5 million, up 12.78% ($23.9 million) from the 4th quarter of 2016.

US trade deficit with Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017 was $78.6 million, a 29.80% decrease ($33.4 million) over the 4th quarter of 2016.

Slovenia was the US 87th largest trading partner in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 92nd in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0328% of US total trade (up from 0.0272% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Slovenia was the US 97th largest export market in the 4th quarter of 2017 (up from 111th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0324% of US total exports (up from 0.0197% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

Slovenia was the US 81st largest supplier in the 4th quarter of 2017 (down from 76th in the 4th quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0331% of US total imports (up from 0.0320% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Slovenia

The major share of US exports to Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 61.85% of US total exports to Slovenia (37.77% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 10.73% of US total exports to Slovenia (35.39% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.02% of US total exports to Slovenia (14.01% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 6.71% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.13% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.69% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.26% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.68% of US total exports to Slovenia (3.06% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th 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 $52.5 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $8.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $2.7 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1.4 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 $1.1 million;
  • Man-made filaments (HS code 54) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $12.2 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - a decrease of $3.4 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $1.1 million.
US exports to Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 140.0-100.00
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 10.4 0.01 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 63.6-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.00 6.3-100.00
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 19.9 0.02 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 4.3 0.00 16.5-74.13
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 10.8 0.01 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 267.9 0.20 22.01,115.58
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 2.6 0.00 2.7-4.28
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 15.0-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 221.1 0.17 188.717.20
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,154.9 0.88 1,391.0-16.97
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 123.5 0.09 124.9-1.05
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 394.7 0.30 306.228.89
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 33.9 0.03 14.4134.79
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.0 0.00 5.1-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 8,818.3 6.69 823.3971.05
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 102.9 0.08 164.6-37.46
29 Organic chemicals 465.7 0.35 302.354.05
30 Pharmaceutical products 725.6 0.55 804.3-9.79
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 252.4 0.19 129.894.47
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,419.7 1.08 1,192.719.04
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 302.0 0.23 104.6188.83
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 20.6 0.02 13.651.36
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 14.0 0.01 17.1-18.52
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 12.2 0.01 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,483.4 1.88 1,112.5123.21
39 Plastics and articles thereof 3,555.7 2.70 4,688.8-24.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,538.9 1.92 1,930.331.53
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 383.3 0.29 52.6629.38
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 14.5 0.01 6.3131.77
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 350.7 0.27 104.2236.69
45 Cork and articles of cork 2.6 0.00 0.0
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 38.7 0.03 19.499.55
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 465.0 0.35 73.9528.95
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 180.1 0.14 31.8467.16
52 Cotton 57.8 0.04 11.5400.90
54 Man-made filaments 1,145.2 0.87 354.1223.44
55 Man-made staple fibers 268.1 0.20 31.1760.89
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 305.5 0.23 226.734.80
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 73.5 0.06 80.3-8.49
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 156.9 0.12 90.473.62
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 2.5-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 135.9 0.10 103.631.18
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 53.9 0.04 29.881.00
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10.9 0.01 0.0
65 Headgear and parts thereof 5.9 0.00 4.626.59
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 3.9 0.00 7.3-46.26
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 164.6 0.12 142.815.26
69 Ceramic products 20.2 0.02 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 46.9 0.04 108.7-56.86
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 21.4 0.02 14.845.13
72 Iron and steel 12,758.9 9.67 24,911.7-48.78
73 Articles of iron or steel 797.8 0.60 1,028.4-22.42
74 Copper and articles thereof 8.8 0.01 0.0
75 Nickel and articles thereof 113.3 0.09 19.5482.56
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 28.2 0.02 42.6-33.67
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.4-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 77.7 0.06 162.0-52.08
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 13.5 0.01 8.559.01
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 278.6 0.21 174.459.80
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 73.8 0.06 74.6-1.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 64,799.9 49.13 12,251.5428.92
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 5,900.1 4.47 4,755.924.06
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 38.6 0.03 35.97.38
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,129.1 0.86 1,242.8-9.15
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 2,272.9 1.72 5,721.6-60.28
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 7,434.7 5.64 4,199.377.05
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 34.4 0.03 21.758.90
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 154.4 0.12 204.3-24.40
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 10.4 0.01 15.8-34.40
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 343.5 0.26 158.9116.13
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,391.4 1.81 792.3201.84
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 41.4 0.03 94.0-56.02
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2.5 0.00 8.0-68.25
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,320.1 4.79 3,660.972.64

US Imports from Slovenia

The major share of US imports from Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017 (and in the 4th quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 42.93% of US total imports from Slovenia (45.20% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 19.80% of US total imports from Slovenia (19.12% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.70% of US total imports from Slovenia (12.67% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.18% of US total imports from Slovenia (3.23% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.20% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.33% in the 4th quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.19% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.17% in the 4th quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $8.3 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $5.8 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5.0 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $2.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.7 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 $1.6 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $0.9 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017 over the 4th quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $4.2 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 $2.6 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1.0 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $0.8 million.
US imports from Slovenia in the 4th quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q4 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q4 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q4 2017
over Q4 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 38.8 0.02 44.0-11.84
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 12.9 0.01 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 17.7 0.01 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 4.7 0.00 15.2-68.92
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2.6 0.00 200.0-98.69
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 411.9 0.20 222.185.43
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 32.1 0.02 0.0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 66.9 0.03 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 88.5 0.04 174.8-49.36
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 35.3 0.02 68.2-48.19
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 24.0 0.01 0.0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 581.7 0.28 100.8477.10
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,191.4 0.57 1,354.2-12.03
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 4.7-100.00
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 868.6 0.41 806.77.67
29 Organic chemicals 1,385.6 0.66 535.5158.73
30 Pharmaceutical products 24,401.2 11.59 28,565.7-14.58
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 743.8 0.35 788.8-5.71
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 923.5 0.44 339.6171.89
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 123.8 0.06 0.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 113.6 0.05 243.7-53.39
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 125.5 0.06 213.4-41.18
39 Plastics and articles thereof 10,583.9 5.03 2,236.8373.17
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,411.0 1.15 1,960.023.01
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.0 0.00 7.0-100.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 47.9 0.02 52.9-9.48
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 3.8-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,191.8 0.57 1,434.3-16.91
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 844.6 0.40 830.51.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 499.1 0.24 226.2120.60
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 1.5-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 757.3 0.36 696.38.76
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 0.9-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 998.2 0.47 1,475.5-32.35
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.0 0.00 8.0-100.00
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 16.2 0.01 1.11,355.67
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 191.2 0.09 180.85.72
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,003.0 0.48 1,418.3-29.28
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 675.8 0.32 1,697.7-60.19
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3.2 0.00 13.9-76.80
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 876.6 0.42 458.991.02
65 Headgear and parts thereof 35.2 0.02 67.4-47.80
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 41.5 0.02 9.8322.19
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,645.3 0.78 1,328.423.86
69 Ceramic products 11.3 0.01 17.3-34.77
70 Glass and glassware 5,139.2 2.44 5,384.3-4.55
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 119.0 0.06 204.4-41.76
72 Iron and steel 20,408.2 9.69 14,602.239.76
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,377.0 0.65 2,189.0-37.10
74 Copper and articles thereof 236.0 0.11 14.51,522.45
75 Nickel and articles thereof 12.7 0.01 3.1311.16
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 4,496.8 2.14 3,309.035.90
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 94.9-100.00
80 Tin and articles thereof 436.1 0.21 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 1,355.1 0.64 987.837.19
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,621.8 1.25 2,442.97.32
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 41,942.6 19.92 39,773.85.45
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 27,990.6 13.30 30,547.6-8.37
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 99.7 0.05 193.9-48.60
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 6,798.9 3.23 5,135.932.38
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 216.6 0.10 432.7-49.95
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 1,551.3 0.74 1,479.64.85
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 11,761.4 5.59 6,801.672.92
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 34.9 0.02 30.414.87
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 30.8 0.01 5.3479.19
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,238.2 0.59 1,381.4-10.37
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 7,744.5 3.68 6,166.325.59
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 12,063.1 5.73 12,206.2-1.17
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,495.9 0.71 624.1139.69
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 80.3 0.04 12.7532.39
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 8,224.4 3.91 4,822.570.54
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce