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

The current account surplus in Switzerland increased to CHF 11 billion in the first quarter of 2017 from CHF 8 billion in the same period the previous year. The goods surplus rose to CHF 10.5 billion (from CHF 5.9 billion in Q1 2016) and the services surplus widened to CHF 5.5 billion (from CHF 4.6 billion). In addition, the secondary income deficit shrank to CHF 2.1 billion (from CHF 2.7 billion). Meanwhile, the primary income account posted a CHF 2.8 billion shortfall in the first quarter of 2017 compared with a CHF 0.2 billion surplus a year ago. Current Account in Switzerland averaged 7771.71 CHF Million from 1972 until 2017, 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 TEForecast
2016-12-21 08:00 AM Current Account CHF20.6B CHF19.6B CHF 16.2B
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 CHF11B CHF 17.2B
2017-12-15 08:00 AM Current Account 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 11118.00 22023.00 25255.00 -2681.00 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 11.00 11.50 14.80 -0.60 percent [+]
External Debt 1705354.00 1721336.40 1721336.40 13293.30 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 114.71 117.41 119.08 74.27 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 18171.00 18027.00 44260.00 -53640.00 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 3790.73 3447.52 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

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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11118.00 22023.00 25255.00 -2681.00 1972 - 2017 CHF Million Quarterly
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current account by Country

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Australia -9562.00 Jun/17
Brazil -3403.80 Jul/17
Canada -16319.00 Jun/17
China 529.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 32.50 Jul/17
France -4199.00 Jul/17
Germany 19400.00 Jul/17
India -14300.00 Jun/17
Indonesia -4962.50 Jun/17
Italy 8625.00 Jul/17
Japan 2320.00 Jul/17
Mexico -321.10 Jun/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia -300.00 Jun/17
South Korea 7261.30 Jul/17
Spain 1411.00 Jun/17
Switzerland 11118.00 Mar/17
Turkey -5121.00 Jul/17
United Kingdom -16895.00 Mar/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17