US trade with Slovenia in the first nine months of 2017

Published or Updated: May 25, 2018

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

US Trade with Slovenia

In the first nine months of 2017, US trade with Slovenia was $814.9 million, down 3.95% ($33.5 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US exports to Slovenia in the first nine months of 2017 were $240.3 million, down 7.77% ($20.2 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US imports from Slovenia in the first nine months of 2017 were $574.6 million, down 2.26% ($13.3 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US trade deficit with Slovenia in the first nine months of 2017 was $334.3 million, a 2.12% increase ($7.0 million) over the first nine months of 2016.

Slovenia was the US 90th largest trading partner in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 91st in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0280% of US total trade (down from 0.0324% in the first nine months of 2016).

Slovenia was the US 113th largest export market in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 101st in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0211% of US total exports (down from 0.0246% in the first nine months of 2016).

Slovenia was the US 79th largest supplier in the first nine months of 2017 (up from 81st in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0324% of US total imports (down from 0.0376% in the first nine months of 2016).

US Exports to Slovenia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 35.08% of US total exports to Slovenia (47.09% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 22.91% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.93% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 16.33% of US total exports to Slovenia (15.80% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 13.48% of US total exports to Slovenia (23.89% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 3.44% of US total exports to Slovenia (2.17% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 1.64% of US total exports to Slovenia (1.81% in the first nine months of 2016).

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

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $50.6 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 $2.6 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $1.1 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $0.7 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Slovenia in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $37.6 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $29.8 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;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $2.5 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - a decrease of $2.2 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $1.2 million;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - 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.
US exports to Slovenia in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 7.6 0.00 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 340.7 0.14 984.4-65.39
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 69.7 0.03 15.2359.29
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 18.6 0.01 2.8556.14
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 1,187.1 0.49 45.02,538.04
10 Cereals 20.0 0.01 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 106.4 0.04 121.4-12.39
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 19.0 0.01 5.4251.87
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 518.9 0.22 53.3873.10
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 6.4 0.00 55.3-88.49
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 0.0 0.00 163.6-100.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 37.2-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 486.3 0.20 700.6-30.59
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,983.7 1.24 2,637.913.11
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 374.3 0.16 381.8-1.94
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,125.9 0.88 82.12,488.34
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 63.7 0.03 112.6-43.46
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 32,318.6 13.45 62,129.0-47.98
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 477.5 0.20 566.0-15.63
29 Organic chemicals 1,310.6 0.55 1,730.0-24.25
30 Pharmaceutical products 2,264.9 0.94 1,729.030.99
31 Fertilizers 0.0 0.00 55.3-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 691.5 0.29 480.044.06
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,877.7 1.61 3,173.022.21
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 322.0 0.13 313.22.81
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 27.3 0.01 47.7-42.73
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.0 0.00 205.1-100.00
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 39.1 0.02 3.6983.31
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 4,078.9 1.70 4,157.1-1.88
39 Plastics and articles thereof 15,724.7 6.54 18,264.4-13.91
40 Rubber and articles thereof 10,418.0 4.34 10,435.5-0.17
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 106.3 0.04 53.0100.58
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 105.3 0.04 46.9124.46
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 345.5 0.14 1,552.3-77.74
45 Cork and articles of cork 8.2 0.00 2.9188.28
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 225.7 0.09 76.2196.22
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 157.9 0.07 173.2-8.79
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 143.1 0.06 195.5-26.84
52 Cotton 4.8 0.00 634.2-99.24
54 Man-made filaments 1,920.7 0.80 1,488.029.08
55 Man-made staple fibers 185.7 0.08 54.4241.28
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 816.7 0.34 967.8-15.61
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 234.8 0.10 73.3220.37
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 44.9 0.02 44.60.76
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 180.0 0.07 239.0-24.68
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 97.2 0.04 72.933.30
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 81.9 0.03 812.7-89.93
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 200.8 0.08 130.553.91
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 91.3 0.04 24.0280.48
65 Headgear and parts thereof 57.7 0.02 156.6-63.18
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 14.7 0.01 6.9111.91
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 324.9 0.14 308.55.33
69 Ceramic products 499.7 0.21 478.34.47
70 Glass and glassware 280.0 0.12 379.2-26.16
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 36.9 0.02 91.3-59.56
72 Iron and steel 51,350.9 21.37 713.27,099.63
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,677.6 0.70 1,584.75.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 36.1 0.02 828.2-95.65
75 Nickel and articles thereof 205.4 0.09 119.172.41
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 201.7 0.08 309.0-34.73
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 9.3-100.00
79 Zinc and articles thereof 340.2 0.14 186.082.92
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 119.0 0.05 117.41.36
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 913.1 0.38 561.662.59
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 200.1 0.08 595.8-66.42
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 47,429.7 19.74 85,074.0-44.25
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 13,967.7 5.81 11,397.322.55
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 25.6 0.01 2,749.9-99.07
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 3,995.7 1.66 5,157.2-22.52
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4,294.0 1.79 3,570.820.25
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 72.8 0.03 82.3-11.49
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14,508.7 6.04 14,665.2-1.07
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 43.7 0.02 50.7-13.86
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 424.8 0.18 512.3-17.09
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 164.3 0.07 102.859.80
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 507.4 0.21 442.514.67
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 2,755.8 1.15 1,622.969.81
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 328.1 0.14 207.658.05
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 192.9 0.08 42.1358.22
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 10,487.1 4.36 12,710.3-17.49

US Imports from Slovenia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 43.48% of US total imports from Slovenia (37.81% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 18.00% of US total imports from Slovenia (28.12% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 14.88% of US total imports from Slovenia (11.54% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.12% of US total imports from Slovenia (3.03% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.31% of US total imports from Slovenia (1.05% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.19% of US total imports from Slovenia (0.93% in the first nine months of 2016).

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $21.3 million;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $13.9 million;
  • Commodities not specified according to kind (HS code 99) - an increase of $7.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $5.1 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $2.9 million;
  • Ships, boats and floating structures (HS code 89) - an increase of $2.3 million;
  • Miscellaneous manufactured articles (HS code 96) - an increase of $2.2 million.

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

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - a decrease of $65.0 million;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $3.6 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $3.4 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 $2.7 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - a decrease of $2.1 million.
US imports from Slovenia in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 31.7 0.01 50.7-37.57
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 18.7 0.00 20.9-10.39
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 35.0 0.01 10.1246.25
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 28.6 0.00 12.3131.76
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,629.2 0.28 702.9131.79
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,046.8 0.18 1,015.83.05
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 25.3 0.00 10.6139.62
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 702.3 0.12 391.479.46
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 258.3 0.04 224.714.99
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 148.3 0.03 260.6-43.10
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 49.5 0.01 55.2-10.31
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 329.0 0.06 285.915.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,249.9 0.57 3,153.43.06
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 165.0 0.03 7.82,011.70
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 2,777.3 0.48 1,725.460.96
29 Organic chemicals 2,139.4 0.37 807.7164.88
30 Pharmaceutical products 64,863.9 11.29 129,836.7-50.04
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 2,656.2 0.46 2,733.1-2.81
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 864.3 0.15 586.047.49
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 60.2 0.01 74.3-19.04
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 603.7 0.11 457.531.96
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 558.3 0.10 359.955.12
39 Plastics and articles thereof 22,070.8 3.84 22,127.1-0.25
40 Rubber and articles thereof 6,855.0 1.19 6,585.64.09
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 50.8 0.01 6.6672.34
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 189.7 0.03 253.3-25.11
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 4,301.1 0.75 3,240.632.73
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 1,514.3 0.26 1,228.023.31
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 1,038.8 0.18 918.713.06
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 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 3,020.2 0.53 2,763.79.28
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 1.3-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 6,427.2 1.12 5,278.621.76
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.0 0.00 2.710.97
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 5.2 0.00 3.451.63
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 971.3 0.17 375.7158.57
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 1.5-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2,152.8 0.37 3,281.4-34.39
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 3,613.0 0.63 4,542.7-20.47
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 112.8 0.02 25.9334.71
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 1,569.5 0.27 1,317.419.13
65 Headgear and parts thereof 31.7 0.01 187.4-83.08
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 32.7 0.01 4.2670.83
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6,096.6 1.06 7,112.6-14.28
70 Glass and glassware 12,810.8 2.23 16,443.3-22.09
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 394.7 0.07 415.1-4.91
72 Iron and steel 54,726.2 9.52 40,790.934.16
73 Articles of iron or steel 8,611.3 1.50 5,704.650.95
74 Copper and articles thereof 128.1 0.02 9.11,315.23
75 Nickel and articles thereof 48.5 0.01 549.7-91.17
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 10,849.5 1.89 10,299.95.34
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 121.7-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,906.7 0.68 4,230.2-7.65
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 7,211.7 1.26 6,130.017.65
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 110,443.7 19.22 89,098.623.96
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 88,535.2 15.41 87,403.91.29
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 537.4 0.09 740.9-27.47
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 16,525.8 2.88 19,909.2-16.99
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,682.9 0.29 411.6308.89
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 4,244.2 0.74 1,977.5114.62
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 27,863.5 4.85 22,729.422.59
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 112.1 0.02 76.147.29
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 170.1 0.03 78.4116.92
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,295.7 0.23 1,640.2-21.00
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 19,214.0 3.34 21,931.0-12.39
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 33,912.0 5.90 36,020.0-5.85
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,203.2 0.73 1,980.0112.29
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 197.9 0.03 169.316.90
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 24,657.3 4.29 16,925.145.68
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce