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

The current account surplus in Switzerland increased to CHF 22 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016 from CHF 16.9 billion in the same period the previous year. The goods surplus widened to CHF 15.7 billion (from CHF 13.2 billion in Q4 2015) and the services surplus rose to CHF 4.7 billion (from CHF 4.1 billion). In addition, the secondary income deficit shrank to CHF 1.2 billion (from CHF -4 billion). Meanwhile, the primary income surplus declined to CHF 2.8 billion (from CHF 3.5 billion in Q4 2015). Considering full 2016, the current account surplus narrowed CHF 5 billion to CHF 70 billion compared with the previous year. Current Account in Switzerland averaged 7767.05 CHF Million from 1972 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 25255 CHF Million in the first quarter of 2010 and a record low of -2681 CHF Million in the first quarter of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-09-21 07:00 AM Q2 CHF 17.3B CHF 9.4B CHF 15.1B
2016-12-21 08:00 AM Q3 CHF20.6B CHF19.6B CHF 16.2B
2017-03-24 08:00 AM Q4 CHF22B CHF20.6B CHF18.4B
2017-06-26 07:00 AM Q1 CHF22B CHF 15.1B
2017-09-21 07:00 AM Q2 CHF 22.5B
2017-12-15 08:00 AM Q3 CHF 19.8B




Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3400.03 1959.82 4772.91 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Exports 19564.49 16196.49 19778.73 245.90 CHF million [+]
Imports 16164.46 14236.67 17348.96 273.20 CHF million [+]
Current Account 22022.94 20619.00 25255.00 -2681.00 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 11.50 8.80 14.80 -0.60 percent [+]
External Debt 1721336.40 1672899.60 1721336.40 13293.30 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 112.28 111.02 119.08 74.27 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 18026.84 37370.73 44259.81 -53639.84 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 833192.60 770570.00 833192.60 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1406.00 1247.00 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 3447.52 4587.21 4725.41 2179.85 CHF Million [+]
Weapons Sales 186.00 437.00 589.00 18.00 USD Million [+]

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Switzerland Current Account Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
22022.94 20619.00 25255.00 -2681.00 1972 - 2016 CHF Million Quarterly
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current account by Country

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Australia -3108.00 Mar/17
Brazil 1152.80 Apr/17
Canada -14053.00 Mar/17
China 190.00 Mar/17
Euro Area 21.50 Apr/17
France -3063.00 Apr/17
Germany 15100.00 Apr/17
India -3432.97 Mar/17
Indonesia -2397.00 Mar/17
Italy 3432.00 Apr/17
Japan 1951.90 Apr/17
Mexico -6859.20 Mar/17
Netherlands 20180.90 Mar/17
Russia 22800.00 Mar/17
South Korea 3995.00 Apr/17
Spain 1320.00 Mar/17
Switzerland 22022.94 Dec/16
Turkey -3615.00 Apr/17
United Kingdom -12088.00 Dec/16
United States -116781.00 Mar/17