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Slovakia

Slovakia ranked No. 53 in total trade value through February with a total of $1.18 billion. Exports totaled $107.49 million and Imports totaled $1.07 billion, a deficit of $964.48 million.

January – February 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $1.18 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Providence, R.I. $251,421,138
2Port of Houston $210,248,052
3Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $148,380,302
4Port of San Diego, Calif. $126,603,522
5Carquinez Strait, Calif. $95,456,302
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $76,798,586
7Port of Newark $43,829,357
8Port of Baltimore, Md. $40,981,610
9Port of Charleston $25,814,361
10Port of Brunswick, Ga. $20,239,196

U.S. trade with Slovakia rose to $1.18 billion through February

Slovakia’s trade with the United States rose to $1.18 billion through the first two months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 191.27 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. Slovakia’s exports increased 107.9 percent while imports rose 203.47 percent. The U.S. deficit with Slovakia was $964.48 million.

Through February, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Providence, R.I.; No. 2 Port of Houston; No. 3 Port of Jacksonville, Fla.; No. 4 Port of San Diego, Calif.; and No. 5 Carquinez Strait, Calif.. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Houston No. 2 Port of Providence, R.I. No. 3 Port of Newark No. 4 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. and No. 5 Port of Charleston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 70.55 percent of Slovakia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Providence, R.I. rose 445.47 percent to $251.42 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 445.47 percent to $251.42 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Houston rose 216.94 percent to $210.25 million.
    Exports rose 18.82 percent to $1.54 million. Imports rose 220.88 percent to $208.71 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 415.11 percent to $148.38 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 415.99 percent to $148.38 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of San Diego, Calif. rose 394.25 percent to $126.6 million.
    Exports fell 33.33 percent to $144,000. Imports rose 397.88 percent to $126.46 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Carquinez Strait, Calif. rose 357.12 percent to $95.46 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 357.12 percent to $95.46 million.

Slovakia ranked No. 53 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 75.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $650.55 billion, up 1.11 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 2.61 percent to $260.05 billion; imports climbed 0.14 percent to $390.5 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $130.45 billion, down compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $136.53 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Slovakia by value through February were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Motor vehicles for transporting people; Copper waste and scrap; Low value shipments; and Motor vehicle engines, respectively. They accounted for 68.71 percent of total exports to Slovakia.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Slovakia –– Motor vehicles for transporting people; Rubber tires; Motor vehicle parts; Transmission shafts, bearings, gears; and Compressors and pumps –– accounted for 87.05 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Slovakia:

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 6697.71 percent compared to last year to $64.49 million.
  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 417.23 percent compared to last year to $2.64 million.
  • Copper waste and scrap fell 4.39 percent compared to last year to $2.62 million.
  • Low value shipments fell 17.09 percent compared to last year to $2.27 million.
  • Motor vehicle engines fell 63.47 percent compared to last year to $1.83 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Slovakia:

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 394.05 percent compared to last year to $881.93 million.
  • Rubber tires rose 105.2 percent compared to last year to $15.9 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 14.51 percent compared to last year to $14.15 million.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears rose 25.73 percent compared to last year to $12.24 million.
  • Compressors and pumps fell 1.34 percent compared to last year to $8.97 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Slovakia recorded $3.49 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Providence, R.I.; Houston; San Diego; Jacksonville/Tampa; and New York City. Total U.S. exports to Slovakia were $ 442.84 million and imports from Slovakia were $3.05 billion. The U.S. deficit with Slovakia was $2.61 billion.