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Foreign trade detailed data in 2012

Foreign trade detailed data in 2012

Last update: 29.09.2018
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Publisher: Ústredie ŠÚ SR
Topic: Macroeconomic statistics
Domain: National accounts
Publish Date: 11.03.2013

In December 2012, compared with December 2011, the total export of goods decreased by 0,9 % to EUR 4 383,2 million and the total import by 4,6 % to EUR 4 273,7 million. The foreign trade balance was in surplus in the volume of EUR 109,5 million.

The foreign trade balance was in surplus in the volume of EUR 3 609,2 million in 2012 (by EUR 2 593,5 million higher than in 2011).

The Slovak Republic had the highest balance surplus with Germany (EUR 3 537,2 million), the Czech Republic (EUR 3 130,8 million), Poland (EUR 2 918,4 million) Austria (EUR 2 850 million), Hungary (EUR 2 380,4 million), the United Kingdom (EUR 1 796,8 million), France (EUR 1 661,6 million), Italy (EUR 1 154,1 million), the Netherlands (EUR 803,5 million) and Sweden (EUR 713,6 million) and the United States (EUR 648,6 million).

The biggest balance deficit was in foreign-trade activity with the Republic of Korea (EUR 5 464,6 million), the Russian Federation (EUR 3 247,7 million), China (EUR 2 324 million), Japan (EUR 865 million), Taiwan (EUR 520,7 million), Malaysia (EUR 190,7 million), Ukraine (EUR 151,2 million) and India (EUR 120,7 million).

Goods in the amount of EUR 62 833 million were exported from the Slovak Republic. Compared with 2011, the total export increased by 10,7 %.

In terms of goods, export of motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for transport of persons increased more considerably by EUR 1 907,6 million, telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks by EUR 1 001,7 million, bodies (including cabs) for the motor vehicles by EUR 665,2 million, parts and accessories of transmission apparatus for radio-broadcasting or television, monitors and projectors by EUR 327,9 million.

Export of monitors and projectors, reception apparatus for television decreased the most by EUR 321,8 million, polymers of propylene or of other olefins, in primary forms by EUR 86,8 million, insulated wires and cables by EUR 86,6 million and medicaments by EUR 66,1 million.

From the most significant trade partners, export increased to Germany by 16,4 %, the Czech Republic by 8 %, Poland by 22,6 %, Hungary by 11,5 %, Austria by 5,4 %, Italy 3,9 %, the Russian Federation by 26,5 %, the United Kingdom by 21,6 % and the Netherlands by 3,8 %. Export decreased to France by 6,8 % and China by 9,6 %.

The export to the EU countries increased by 9,6 % (it represented 83,8 % of the total export of the SR) and to the OECD countries by 10,8 % (it represented 86,7 % of the total export of the SR) in terms of the main economic groupings.

Goods in the amount of EUR 59 223,8 million were imported to the Slovak Republic and it accounted for 6,2 % year-on-year growth.

In terms of goods, import of telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks increased the most by EUR 1 187,1 million, parts and accessories of motor vehicles by EUR 763,7 million, products of liquid crystals by EUR 696,8 million, spark-ignition reciprocating or rotary internal combustion piston by EUR 223,7 million and transmission apparatus for radio-broadcasting or television by EUR 173,8 million.

Import of parts and accessories of transmission apparatus for radio-broadcasting or television and radars fell the most by EUR 646,7 million, diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor devices by EUR 353 million, combustion piston engines by EUR 135,9 million, bituminous coal by EUR 132,1 million, coke and semicoke of coal lignite and peat by EUR 129,7 million and medicaments by EUR 106,4 million.

In relation to the most significant trade partners, import increased from Germany by 9,5 %, the Czech Republic by 0,8 %, the Republic of Korea by 32,8 %, China by 10,6 %, and Austria by 1,1 % and Japan by 16 %. Import decreased from the Russian Federation by 5,1 %, Poland by 2,8 %, Hungary by 4,2 %, Italy by 3,9 % and France by 6,7 %.

Import from the EU countries rose by 5,7 % (it represented 64,2 % of the total import) and from the OECD countries by 6,1 % (it represented 61,9 % of the total import of the SR) in terms of the main economic groupings.

Note: data are preliminary (at current prices in the value of FOB type), data were processed by the Statistical Office of the SR on the base of data from the Customs Directorate of the SR acquired within customs act and reports of INTRASTAT-SK, which are provided by recipients and senders of goods.

 

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