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Canada-Slovakia fact sheet

Official Title:
Slovak Republic

General Information

Capital: Bratislava
Population (million): 5.46
Total Area: 48,845km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 0.68 EURO (EUR) (2021- Annual average)
National Holiday: 1 January, Slovak Republic Day (1993 )
Language(s): Slovak

Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Parliamentary Democracy. Unicameral with a 150-seat National Council (Národná Rada). Prime Minister (leader of the majority party or the majority coalition) appointed by the President. Cabinet appointed by the President under the advice of the Prime Minister.

Head of State:
President Zuzana Caputová

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Eduard Heger

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs and European Affairs: Ivan Korcok
Deputy PM, Economy: Richard Sulík
Deputy PM, Finance: Igor Matovic

Main Political Parties:
Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (OLaNO), We Are Family (Sme Rodina), Freedom and Solidarity (SaS), For the People Party (ZA L’UDI), Voice – Social Democracy (HLAS-SD), Smer- Social Democracy (SmerSD), People’s Party-Our Slovakia (LSNS) National Council: Ruling Coalition (93) - OLaNO (53), Sme Rodina (17), SaS (13), For the People (10) Opposition (35) - Smer-SD (26), LSNS (9) Non-aligned: 22

Elections:
President (5 year term): next in April 2024. Members of the Council (4 year term): next in Spring 2024.

Economic Information (2021)

Comparative figures
Type Slovakia Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 145.55 2,520.82
GDP per capita: ($) 26,659.11 65,944.96
GDP growth rate: (%) 3.02 4.56
Inflation: (%) 2.83 3.4
Unemployment: (%) 6.78 7.43

Source: IMF (estimates)

Product Trade and Investment (2021)

Canadian exports to country: $44,655,611
Canadian imports from country: $785,742,125
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in the country: $(17) million

Source: Statistics Canada

Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Vit Koziak

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Heidi Hulan (Vienna)

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the figure is unavailable.

Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Slovakia
Year Exports Imports
2017 $32,528,750 $603,916,124
2018 $35,220,332 $782,365,592
2019 $40,353,003 $725,206,070
2020 $34,883,359 $661,113,316
2021 $44,655,611 $785,742,125
21 HS Sections (2021)
Canada - Slovakia
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $463,445 $1,890,566
02 Veg. Prod. $390,688 $329,835
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $186,644 $685
04 Food Prod. $8,212,412 $2,275,591
05 Mineral Prod. $44,187 $1,767
06 Chemical Prod. $3,595,009 $10,870,103
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $1,396,263 $16,444,602
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $125,737 $161,770
09 Wood Prod. $33,668 $194,119
10 Paper Prod. $1,602,141 $1,231,168
11 Textiles Prod. $354,216 $3,588,700
12 Dress Access. $62,281 $7,660,177
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $18,880 $4,278,260
14 Precious Metals/stones $ $44,471
15 Base Metal Prod. $2,125,044 $15,449,212
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $15,711,543 $95,302,175
17 Vehicles and Equip. $6,880,035 $603,989,607
18 Specialized Inst. $2,579,566 $4,004,836
19 Arms & Ammunition $74,324 $36,405
20 Misc. Articles $388,289 $17,765,535
21 Antiques $3,000 $29,445


May 2022
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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