Switzerland Current Account  1972-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Swiss current account surplus narrowed to CHF 19.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017 from CHF 21.8 billion in the same period of the previous year. The services surplus fell to CHF 4.8 billion from CHF 5.0 billion in Q4 2016, while the primary income account posted a CHF 0.078 billion defict, compared with a 4.4 surplus last year, and the secondary income gap increased to CHF 2.3 billion from CHF 1.5 billion. Meanwhile, the goods surplus widened sharply to CHF 17.3 billion from CHF 13.9 billion a year ago. Considering 2017 full year, the current account surplus rose to CHF 65.5 billion from CHF 62.2 billion in 2016. Current Account in Switzerland averaged 7851.44 CHF Million from 1972 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 25353.43 CHF Million in the first quarter of 2010 and a record low of -2766.94 CHF Million in the first quarter of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-25 07:00 AM Current Account CHF18.7B CHF12.1B CHF 17.2B
2017-12-22 08:00 AM Current Account CHF13B CHF18.7B CHF15.1B
2018-03-26 07:00 AM Current Account CHF19.7B CHF13.3B CHF24.2B
2018-06-26 07:00 AM Current Account CHF19.7B CHF19.5B
2018-09-25 07:00 AM Current Account CHF20.3B
2018-12-15 08:00 AM Current Account CHF16.2B


Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2315.30 3181.04 4228.01 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Exports 19363.24 19358.62 19813.17 245.90 CHF million [+]
Imports 17047.94 16177.58 17887.49 273.20 CHF million [+]
Current Account 19679.42 13307.09 25353.43 -2766.94 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 9.80 9.40 14.80 -0.60 percent [+]
External Debt 1796783.40 1755869.00 1796783.40 13293.30 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 113.52 117.78 121.41 74.27 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 578.27 -147.62 44260.29 -53637.28 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 965478.00 842197.00 965478.00 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1301.00 1233.00 2145.00 600.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1040.00 1040.00 2590.18 1039.99 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.27 0.29 2.03 0.13 [+]
Tourism Revenues 3677.75 4971.77 4971.77 999.10 CHF Million [+]
Weapons Sales 186.00 186.00 589.00 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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
19679.42 13307.09 25353.43 -2766.94 1972 - 2017 CHF Million Quarterly
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current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -14024.00 Dec/17
Brazil 797.60 Mar/18
Canada -16346.00 Dec/17
China -282.00 Mar/18
Euro Area 40.55 Mar/18
France -1269.00 Mar/18
Germany 29100.00 Mar/18
India -13465.11 Dec/17
Indonesia -5500.00 Mar/18
Italy 3408.00 Mar/18
Japan 3122.30 Mar/18
Mexico -3206.60 Dec/17
Netherlands 20903.90 Dec/17
Russia 28800.00 Mar/18
South Korea 5180.00 Mar/18
Spain -450.00 Feb/18
Switzerland 19679.42 Dec/17
Turkey -4812.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom -18443.00 Dec/17
United States -128158.00 Dec/17


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