Switzerland Current Account  1972-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Swiss current account surplus narrowed to CHF 18.7 billion in the second quarter of 2017 from CHF 19.4 billion in the same period of the previous year, as the services surplus fell to CHF 4.1 billion from CHF 4.7 billion in Q2 2016 and the primary income surplus declined to CHF 1.4 billion from CHF 3.8 billion. Meanwhile, the goods surplus rose to CHF 15.6 billion from CHF 14.5 billion a year ago, and the secondary income deficit dropped to CHF 2.3 billion from CHF 3.6 billion. In the first half of the year, the current account surplus widened to CHF 30.8 billion from CHF 27.3 billion in the same period of 2016. Current Account in Switzerland averaged 7795.11 CHF Million from 1972 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 25353 CHF Million in the first quarter of 2010 and a record low of -2767 CHF Million in the first quarter of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-03-24 08:00 AM Current Account CHF22B CHF20.6B CHF18.4B
2017-06-26 07:00 AM Current Account CHF11B CHF22B CHF 15.1B
2017-09-25 07:00 AM Current Account CHF18.7B CHF12.1B CHF 17.2B
2017-12-15 08:00 AM Current Account CHF18.7B CHF 14.8B


Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2173.00 3494.00 4774.02 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Exports 16667.00 18346.67 19778.73 245.90 CHF million [+]
Imports 14494.00 14835.61 17348.96 273.20 CHF million [+]
Current Account 18748.00 12055.00 25353.00 -2767.00 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 11.00 11.50 14.80 -0.60 percent [+]
External Debt 1712708.00 1705354.00 1721336.40 13293.30 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 114.71 117.41 119.08 74.27 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 12428.00 12832.00 44260.00 -53637.00 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 833192.60 770570.00 833192.60 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1507.00 1294.00 2083.00 600.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1039.99 1039.99 2590.18 1039.99 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.29 1.35 2.03 0.13 [+]
Tourism Revenues 4175.95 3929.05 4852.69 999.10 CHF Million [+]
Weapons Sales 186.00 437.00 589.00 18.00 USD Million [+]

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Switzerland Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides - Switzerland Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
18748.00 12055.00 25353.00 -2767.00 1972 - 2017 CHF Million Quarterly
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current account by Country

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Australia -9562.00 Jun/17
Brazil -302.50 Aug/17
Canada -16319.00 Jun/17
China 508.87 Jun/17
Euro Area 32.50 Jul/17
France -1468.00 Aug/17
Germany 17800.00 Aug/17
India -14300.00 Jun/17
Indonesia -4962.50 Jun/17
Italy 8625.00 Jul/17
Japan 2380.40 Aug/17
Mexico -321.10 Jun/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia 1200.00 Sep/17
South Korea 6061.10 Aug/17
Spain 2977.00 Jul/17
Switzerland 18748.00 Jun/17
Turkey -1237.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom -23182.00 Jun/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17