Switzerland Imports  1950-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Switzerland declined 9.8 percent from the previous month to CHF 16.12 billion in February, dragged by a decrease in purchases of: chemical and pharmaceutical products (-20 percent); machinery and electronics (-5.6 percent); metals (-2.1 percent); vehicles (-33.6 percent); and textiles, clothing, footwear (-1.3 percent). In contrast, imports of jewelery and bijouterie went up 2.9 percent. Among major trade partners, imports dropped from the EU (-6.5 percent), mainly from Germany (-1.7 percent), Italy (-7.4 percent), France (-4.5 percent), Spain (-18.3 percent) and the UK (-26.6 percent); and the US (-45.3 percent). Imports from China rose 2.8 percent. Imports in Switzerland averaged 6320.46 CHF million from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 17870.39 CHF million in January of 2018 and a record low of 273.20 CHF million in February of 1950.

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Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3215.34 1126.30 4242.80 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Exports 19332.37 18996.69 19800.84 245.90 CHF million [+]
Imports 16117.04 17870.39 17870.39 273.20 CHF million [+]
Current Account 19679.42 13307.09 25353.43 -2766.94 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 11.00 11.50 14.80 -0.60 percent [+]
External Debt 1796783.40 1755869.00 1796783.40 13293.30 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 116.13 119.45 119.83 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 1233.00 1294.00 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 Imports

In 2017, Switzerland imported mostly: chemical and pharmaceutical products (25 percent of total imports), of which medicines (10 percent); machines and electronics (16 percent); vehicles (10 percent); metals (8 percent); jewellery (6 percent); food, beverages and tobacco (6 percent); textiles, clothing and shoes (6 percent); and energy sources (4 percent). Swiss main import partners were: Germany (28 percent of total imports), Italy (10 percent), France (8 percent), China and the US (7 percent each), Austria and Ireland (4 percent each). This page provides - Switzerland Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16117.04 17870.39 17870.39 273.20 1950 - 2018 CHF million Monthly
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