Nine of the ten fastest-growing Slovenian export products posted a triple-digit gains of at least 300% over the 2010 to 2014 period. Many of those top gainers were rural economy products like tobacco, fertilizers and vegetables.
Overall, Slovenian exports rose 47.8% over the 5-year period.
Please note that this analysis is at the 2-digit Harmonized Tariff System code level, which is better for looking at trends as opposed to uncovering opportunities at the 8-digit code level.
Fastest-Growing Slovenian Export Products
Listed below in descending order are the fastest-growing Slovenian export products. Shown within parentheses is the percentage increase in a product category’s exports from 2010 to 2014.
- Tobacco: Up by 1374.2% (US$2,919,000)
- Feathers, artificial flowers, hair: Up by 1158.7% ($7,275,000)
- Fertilizers: Up by 748.2% ($49,062,000)
- Vegetables: Up by 659.2% ($102,151,000)
- Coffee, tea and spices: Up by 576.6% ($23,782,000)
- Silk: Up by 451.2% ($237,000)
- Fish: Up by 370.4% ($11,925,000)
- Plaiting products, basketwork: Up by 313.4% ($831,000)
- Vegetable products: Up by 310.3% ($119,000)
- Collector items, art, antiques: Up by 293.2% ($1,451,000)
Cigars, cigarillos and cigarettes were the major factors behind Slovenia’s fastest-growing export product category, tobacco.
Sales of artificial flowers, foliage and fruit were the top gainers for the second-place feathers, artificial flowers and hair category.
Animal or vegetable fertilizers in small packages led fertilizers to its third-place finish.
Fresh or chilled peppers, mushrooms, potatoes, tomatoes and dried vegetables had the top sales increases for Slovenia’s exported vegetable product category.
The World Factbook, Field Listing: Exports, Central Intelligence Agency. Accessed on March 27, 2015
Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis. Accessed on March 27, 2015