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

Exports from Switzerland went up 3.9 percent year-on-year to CHF 16.67 billion in August of 2017, driven by an increase in sales of machinery and electronic metals (8.7 percentcs (10.8 percent); watches (4.2 percent), and precision instruments (10 percent). In contrast, sales fell for: jewelry and bijouterie (-16.1 percent). Among major trade partners, sales increased to: China (50.2 percent), Singapore (12.3 percent); Hong Kong (16.6 percent); South Korea (11.9 percent), and Taiwan (21.4 percent). In contrast sales went down to Japan (-26.2 percent); the US (-0.9 percent). Exports in Switzerland averaged 6427.97 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 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 117.41 110.18 119.08 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 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16667.00 18346.67 19778.73 245.90 1950 - 2017 CHF million Monthly
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