Switzerland Current Account to GDP  1980-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Switzerland recorded a Current Account surplus of 9.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Current Account to GDP in Switzerland averaged 7.69 percent from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 14.80 percent in 2006 and a record low of -0.60 percent in 1980.

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Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1407.94 1171.37 3212.11 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Exports 18294.60 18254.15 18821.29 245.90 CHF million [+]
Imports 16886.66 17082.78 17996.46 273.20 CHF million [+]
Current Account 22143.83 17434.59 25032.31 -2851.91 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 9.80 9.40 14.80 -0.60 percent [+]
External Debt 1838035.30 1829754.10 1838035.30 13293.30 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 116.73 116.91 121.41 74.27 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 11440.23 578.27 44260.29 -53637.28 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 965478.00 842197.00 965478.00 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1926.00 1558.00 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 4067.59 3677.75 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 to GDP

The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Switzerland Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Current Account to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.80 9.40 14.80 -0.60 1980 - 2017 percent Yearly




current account to GDP by Country
Country Last
Singapore 19.50 Dec/17
Netherlands 10.20 Dec/17
Switzerland 9.80 Dec/17
Germany 8.00 Dec/17
South Korea 5.60 Dec/17
Japan 4.02 Dec/17
Euro Area 3.50 Dec/17
Italy 2.80 Dec/17
Russia 2.20 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Dec/17
Spain 1.90 Dec/17
China 1.30 Dec/17
Brazil -0.48 Dec/17
France -0.80 Dec/17
Mexico -1.60 Dec/17
Indonesia -1.70 Dec/17
India -1.90 Dec/17
United States -2.40 Dec/17
South Africa -2.50 Dec/17
Canada -3.00 Dec/17
Australia -3.10 Dec/17
United Kingdom -4.10 Dec/17
Argentina -4.80 Dec/17
Turkey -5.50 Dec/17


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