Exports from Switzerland declined 2.1 percent from a month earlier to CHF 17.83 billion in September, dragged by decreases in sales of of watchmaking (-5.2 percent), precision instruments (-2.6 percent); metals (-3.7 percent); chemical and pharmaceutical products (-1.2 percent), and machinery and electronics (-0.2 percent). By contrast, there was an increases in exports of jewelry and bijouterie (4.2 percent). Among major trade partners, exports to the EU decreased 1 percent, mainly to Germany (-2.1 percent), France (-2.8 percent), the Netherlands (-22 percent), and Spain (-4 percent) while those to Italy and Austria went up 1.3 percent and 18.9 percent, respectively. In addition, sales dropped to China (-12.4 percent), India (-3.6 percent), and the US (-1.4 percent). By contrast, exports increased to Japan (21.6 percent); Singapore (1.1 percent), and Turkey (54.9 percent). Exports in Switzerland averaged 6468.75 CHF million from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 18821.29 CHF million in December of 2017 and a record low of 245.90 CHF million in January of 1950.

Exports in Switzerland is expected to be 20890.00 CHF million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Switzerland to stand at 22750.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Exports is projected to trend around 24500.00 CHF million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1447.00 1357.00 3212.11 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Exports 17827.00 18206.00 18821.29 245.90 CHF million [+]
Imports 16380.00 16849.00 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 115.12 116.73 121.41 74.27 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 11300.52 11440.23 44260.29 -53637.28 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 965478.00 842197.00 965478.00 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1958.00 2250.00 2250.00 600.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1040.00 1040.00 2590.18 1039.99 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.27 0.29 2.03 0.13 [+]
Tourism Revenues 4121.43 4067.59 4971.77 999.10 CHF Million [+]
Weapons Sales 186.00 186.00 589.00 18.00 USD Million [+]

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Switzerland Exports

In 2017, Swiss exports reached a record high of CHF 220 billion. Main exports were: chemical and pharmaceutical products (45 percent of total exports), of which medicines (18 percent) and immunological products (13 percent); machinery and electronics (15 percent); watches (9 percent); precision instruments (7 percent); metals (6 percent); and jewelry (5 percent). Swiss main export partners were: Germany (19 percent of total exports), the US (15 percent), France and Italy (6 percent each), China and the UK (5 percent each). This page provides the latest reported value for - Switzerland Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Switzerland Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17827.00 18206.00 18821.29 245.90 1950 - 2018 CHF million Monthly
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