Overview In 2019 Slovenia was the number 83 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 56 in total exports, the number 55 in total imports, the number 38 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 12 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).

Exports The top exports of Slovenia are Packaged Medicaments ($4.46B), Cars ($4.13B), Refined Petroleum ($1.31B), Vehicle Parts ($1.16B), and Electrical Lighting and Signalling Equipment ($609M), exporting mostly to Germany ($7.07B), Italy ($4.22B), Croatia ($3.25B), Austria ($2.67B), and France ($2.06B).

Imports The top imports of Slovenia are Packaged Medicaments ($3.96B), Cars ($2.57B), Refined Petroleum ($2.44B), Vehicle Parts ($1.47B), and Delivery Trucks ($749M), importing mostly from Germany ($5.87B), Italy ($5.16B), Austria ($3.57B), Switzerland ($3.46B), and China ($2.85B).

Location Slovenia borders Austria, Croatia, Italy, and Hungary by land and Italy by sea.

Historical Data

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Yearly Exports

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Top Export (2019): Packaged Medicaments, $4.46B

Top Destination (2019): Germany, $7.07B

In 2019, Slovenia exported a total of $38.5B, making it the number 56 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Slovenia have changed by $6.53B from $32B in 2014 to $38.5B in 2019.

The most recent exports are led by Packaged Medicaments ($4.46B), Cars ($4.13B), Refined Petroleum ($1.31B), Vehicle Parts ($1.16B), and Electrical Lighting and Signalling Equipment ($609M). The most common destination for the exports of Slovenia are Germany ($7.07B), Italy ($4.22B), Croatia ($3.25B), Austria ($2.67B), and France ($2.06B).

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Yearly Imports

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Top Import (2019): Packaged Medicaments, $3.96B

Top Origin (2019): Germany, $5.87B

In 2019 Slovenia imported $42.6B, making it the number 55 trade destination in the world. During the last five reported years the imports of Slovenia changed by $9.87B from $32.7B in 2014 to $42.6B in 2019.

The most recent imports of Slovenia are led by Packaged Medicaments ($3.96B), Cars ($2.57B), Refined Petroleum ($2.44B), Vehicle Parts ($1.47B), and Delivery Trucks ($749M). The most common import partners for Slovenia are Germany ($5.87B), Italy ($5.16B), Austria ($3.57B), Switzerland ($3.46B), and China ($2.85B).

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Fastest Growing Export Markets (2018 - 2019)

Fastest Growing Import Markets (2018 - 2019)

Slovenia Exports Services (2019): $42.4M

Slovenia Imports Services (2019): $29.5M

In 2019, Slovenia exported $42.4M worth of services. The top services exported by Slovenia in 2019 were Personal travel ($13.6M), Other transport ($10.2M), Miscellaneous business, professional, and technical services ($6.5M), Construction abroad ($3.13M), and Sea transport ($2.03M).

The top services imported by Slovenia in 2019 were Miscellaneous business, professional, and technical services ($7.79M), Personal travel ($6.96M), Other transport ($4.18M), Telecommunications services ($1.59M), and Sea transport ($1.41M).

Tariffs by Product

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The top product import tariffs by their MFN Ad Valorem value for Slovenia are Sugar beet (178%) and Whey (173%).

Click any of the products in the bar chart to see the specific Ad Valorem Duty Rates by partner country.

*The tariffs applied to imports for Slovenia are:
109: Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM) - European Union Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA)
119: Customs Union between EU and Turkey
121: Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) EPA Group
122: EU preferential tariff for sugar producing countries
123: European Union Generalized System of Preference
124: European Union GSP for Least Developed Countries
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
160: Preferential tariff for Albania
161: Preferential tariff for Algeria
162: Preferential tariff for Andorra
172: Preferential tariff for Bosnia and Herzegovina
177: Preferential tariff for Cameroon
181: Preferential tariff for Central American Common Market CACM (Spanish: Mercado Común Centroamericano MCCA) Central American Integration System SICA
182: Preferential tariff for Chile
189: Preferential tariff for Colombia
205: Preferential tariff for Ecuador
206: Preferential tariff for Egypt
209: Preferential tariff for EPA countries
218: Preferential tariff for European Union countries
222: Preferential tariff for Faroe Islands
223: Preferential tariff for Fiji
224: Preferential tariff for for occupied Palestinian territory
226: Preferential tariff for Georgia
227: Preferential tariff for Ghana
238: Preferential tariff for Iceland
239: Preferential tariff for India
244: Preferential tariff for Israel
247: Preferential tariff for Jordan
249: Preferential tariff for Korea, Republic of
255: Preferential tariff for Lebanon
258: Preferential tariff for Liechtenstein
262: Preferential tariff for Macedonia
270: Preferential tariff for Mexico
272: Preferential tariff for Montenegro
273: Preferential tariff for Morocco
281: Preferential tariff for Norway
283: Preferential tariff for Overseas Countries and Territories
284: Preferential tariff for Pakistan
287: Preferential tariff for Papua New Guinea
289: Preferential tariff for Peru
293: Preferential tariff for San Marino
295: Preferential tariff for Selected Eastern and Southern African countries(Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and Zimbabwe)
299: Preferential tariff for Singapore
302: Preferential tariff for South Africa
306: Preferential tariff for Switzerland
308: Preferential tariff for Syria
318: Preferential tariff for the republic of Moldova
321: Preferential tariff for Tunisia
325: Preferential tariff for Ukraine
341: Preferential tariffs for countries benefiting from the special incentive arrangement for sustainable development and good governance

Economic Complexity

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Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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Slovenia has a high level of specialization in Other Leather Articles (20.7), Hops (18.6), Prefabricated Buildings (16.5), Metal Office Supplies (16.3), and Hydraulic Turbines (15.7). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Slovenia observed and expected exports in each product.

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Slovenia according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Machining centre, single/multistation transfer machine (2.42), Machine-tools for non-mechanical removal of material (1.81), Interchangeable tools and dies for hand or power tools (1.79), Instruments to check or measure electricity, radiation (1.77), and Electric solder, weld, braze,hot metal spray equipment (1.75). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities for Slovenia according to the relatedness index, are Iron Springs (0.33), Densified Wood (0.33), Technical Use Textiles (0.33), Newspapers (0.32), and Particle Board (0.32). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Slovenia is not specialized in.

The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since countries are more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products it is currently specialized in.

Relatedness Space

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This network shows the products most related to the production structure of Slovenia. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Slovenia exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Diversification Frontier

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a country's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is a predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower emissions.

Economic Complexity Ranking

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During the last 20 years Slovenia's⁩ ⁨economy has become relatively más complex, moving from the ⁩⁨17th to the 12th⁩ position in the ECI rank.

These economic complexity rankings use 6 digit exports classified according to the HS96 classification. We consider only countries with population of at least 1 million and exports of at least $1 billion, and products with world trade over $500 million. To explore different rankings and vary these parameters visit the custom rankings section.

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