The Commodity Exchange Between Slovenia and Serbia Exceeds 531 Million Euros During the First Four Months of 2019
During the first four months of 2019, the commodity exchange between Slovenia and Serbia amounted to over 531 million euros. The volume of export amounted to over 316 million euros, and import – over 215 million euros. The foreign trade balance surplus amounted to 101.07 million euros. The updated data for January–April 2019 has been recently published by the Statistics Service.
The main export categories (total data for 2018) include land vehicles (except for railway or tram rolling stocks), parts and accessories thereof (19% of total export; 168,976,000 euros); nuclear reactors, boilers, equipment and mechanical devices, and parts thereof (13%; 117,035,000 euros); pharmaceutical products (12%; 103,469,000 euros).
Besides, electrical machines and equipment, and parts thereof; sound recording and reproducing equipment, equipment for recording and reproducing TV image and sound, parts and accessories thereof (11% of total export; 101,356,000 euros); plastics and plastic products; rubber and rubber products (5%; 46,312,000 euros); paper and cardboard; articles of paper pulp, paper or cardboard (3%; 29,238,000 euros) were exported from Slovenia to Serbia in 2018.
The main categories of import (total data for 2018) include aluminium and aluminium products (16% of total import; 98,930,000 euros); nuclear reactors, boilers, equipment and mechanical devices, and parts thereof (15%; 91,246,000 euros); optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, control, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus, and parts and accessories thereof (9%; 54,717,000 euros).
In addition, in 2018, Slovenia imported from Serbia electrical equipment and parts thereof; sound recording and sound-reproducing equipment, equipment for recording and reproducing TV image and sound, and parts and accessories thereof (8% of total import; 53,076,000 euros); plastics and plastic products; rubber and rubber products (8%; 51,620,000 euros); iron and steel (6%; 37,123,000 euros).