Switzerland Exports  1950-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Switzerland increased 8.4 percent year-on-year to CHF 19.33 billion in October of 2017, mainly due to a rise in sales of chemical and pharmaceutical products (3.2 percent); precision instruments (10.1 percent); jewelry and bijouterie (15.86 percent); machinery and electronics (8.8 percent); watches (9.3 percent); metal (20.9 percent), and food and beverages (10.6 percent). Among major trade partners, sales increased to EU (4.9 percent), mainly from France (7 percent), Italy (20.6 percent), and Austria (31.6 percent); the US (15.8 percent); Japan (27.6 percent), and Hong Kong (19.3 percent). Exports in Switzerland averaged 6471.28 CHF million from 1950 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 19778.73 CHF million in October of 2014 and a record low of 245.90 CHF million in January of 1950.

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Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2333.39 2814.83 4774.95 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Exports 19332.75 18329.36 19778.73 245.90 CHF million [+]
Imports 16999.37 15514.54 17348.96 273.20 CHF million [+]
Current Account 18748.00 12055.00 25353.00 -2767.00 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 11.00 11.50 14.80 -0.60 percent [+]
External Debt 1712708.00 1705354.00 1721336.40 13293.30 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 108.21 114.71 119.08 74.27 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 12428.00 12832.00 44260.00 -53637.00 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 833192.60 770570.00 833192.60 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1876.00 2110.00 2138.00 600.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1039.99 1039.99 2590.18 1039.99 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.27 0.29 2.03 0.13 [+]
Tourism Revenues 4175.95 3929.05 4852.69 999.10 CHF Million [+]
Weapons Sales 186.00 437.00 589.00 18.00 USD Million [+]

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Switzerland Exports

In 2016, Swiss exports reached a record high of CHF 210.7 billion. Main exports were: chemical and pharmaceutical products (45 percent of total exports), of which medicines (19 percent) and immunological products (12 percent); machinery and electronics (15 percent); watches (9 percent); precision instruments (7 percent); metals (6 percent); and jewelry (5 percent). Swiss main export partners are: Germany (19 percent), the US (15 percent), France (7 percent), Italy (6 percent), the UK and China (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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
19332.75 18329.36 19778.73 245.90 1950 - 2017 CHF million Monthly
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