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Slovakia

Slovakia ranked No. 57 in total trade value through August with a total of $4.21 billion. Exports totaled $282.49 million and Imports totaled $3.92 billion, a deficit of $3.64 billion.

January – August 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $4.21 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $818,471,799
2Port of Providence, R.I. $811,122,799
3Port of Jacksonville, Fla. $573,265,719
4Port of San Diego, Calif. $407,200,827
5Carquinez Strait, Calif. $282,924,564
6Port of Newark $215,276,262
7Port of Charleston $120,746,327
8Port of Savannah, Ga. $119,538,218
9Port of Baltimore, Md. $113,237,176
10Port of Virginia $81,128,495

U.S. trade with Slovakia rose to $4.21 billion through August

Slovakia’s trade with the United States rose to $4.21 billion through the first eight months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 81.67 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Slovakia increased 43.62 percent while U.S. imports from Slovakia rose 85.2 percent. The U.S. deficit with Slovakia was $3.64 billion.

Through August, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Houston; No. 2 Port of Providence, R.I.; 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 Jacksonville, Fla. No. 4 Port of San Diego, Calif. and No. 5 Port of Newark. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 68.77 percent of Slovakia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Houston rose 85.57 percent to $818.47 million.
    Exports rose 73.89 percent to $7.98 million. Imports rose 85.69 percent to $810.49 million.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Providence, R.I. rose 97.77 percent to $811.12 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 97.77 percent to $811.12 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Jacksonville, Fla. rose 140.79 percent to $573.27 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 140.85 percent to $573.27 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of San Diego, Calif. rose 137.23 percent to $407.2 million.
    Exports fell 1.14 percent to $614,345. Imports rose 137.73 percent to $406.59 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Carquinez Strait, Calif. rose 173.68 percent to $282.92 million.
    There were no exports. Imports rose 173.68 percent to $282.92 million.

Slovakia ranked No. 57 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 71.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $2.77 trillion, down 0.32 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 0.71 percent to $1.1 trillion; imports dropped 0.07 percent to $1.67 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $575.47 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $568.8 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Slovakia by value through August were the categories of Civilian aircraft, parts; Low value shipments; Copper waste and scrap; Coal, briquettes; and Pumps for dispensing liquids, respectively. They accounted for 39.31 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 84.36 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Civilian aircraft, parts rose 4123.24 percent compared to last year to $70.56 million.
  • Low value shipments rose 4.66 percent compared to last year to $10.86 million.
  • Copper waste and scrap fell 11.89 percent compared to last year to $10.63 million.
  • Coal, briquettes rose 21.86 percent compared to last year to $9.66 million.
  • Pumps for dispensing liquids fell 20.78 percent compared to last year to $9.34 million.

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

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 131.66 percent compared to last year to $3.05 billion.
  • Rubber tires rose 63.28 percent compared to last year to $99.16 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 13.93 percent compared to last year to $63.6 million.
  • Transmission shafts, bearings, gears rose 11.18 percent compared to last year to $50.33 million.
  • Compressors and pumps fell 1.27 percent compared to last year to $43.67 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.