Imports to Switzerland dropped by 0.2 percent from a month earlier to CHF 15.36 billion in February 2021, led by chemical & pharmaceutical products, vehicles, and energy products. Imports were down from the US, Singapore, Hong Kong, and South Korea. source: Federal Customs Administration

Imports in Switzerland averaged 6742.58 CHF million from 1950 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 17660.96 CHF million in January of 2018 and a record low of 273.20 CHF million in February of 1950. This page provides - Switzerland Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Imports - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on April of 2021.

Imports in Switzerland is expected to be 16120.00 CHF million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Switzerland to stand at 18420.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Imports is projected to trend around 21520.00 CHF million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15361.47 15385.53 17660.96 273.20 1950 - 2021 CHF million Monthly
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Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3335.95 3509.15 4213.27 -1478.68 CHF Million [+]
Current Account -2852.76 11499.01 25242.98 -3125.98 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.80 6.70 14.80 -0.60 percent [+]
Imports 15361.47 15385.53 17660.96 273.20 CHF million [+]
Exports 18697.42 18894.69 20534.94 245.90 CHF million [+]
External Debt 2000982.70 2008375.70 2008375.70 768352.30 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 117.37 117.74 127.67 74.27 points [+]
Capital Flows 2593.24 12731.07 58151.60 -67462.49 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1369627.00 1358873.80 1369627.00 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 422.00 949.00 2284.00 51.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1040.00 1040.00 2590.18 1039.99 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.29 0.19 2.03 0.13 [+]
Tourism Revenues 1502.37 2386.11 5020.43 885.98 CHF Million [+]
Weapons Sales 179.00 226.00 530.00 18.00 USD Million [+]


Switzerland Imports
In 2019, imports to Switzerland reached a record high of CHF 275 billion despite the global uncertainty surrounding trade disputes and the world economy. Main imports were: natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal, and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin (31 percent of total imports); pharmaceutical products (11 percent); nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (7 percent); vehicles (6 percent); electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (5 percent); organic chemicals (5 percent); mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (3 percent); and optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (3 percent). Germany was the biggest source of imports (21 percent of total imports), followed by Italy (8 percent), France and the US (7 percent each), the UK and China (6 percent each), the UAE (5 percent), Austria and Ireland (3 percent each), Spain, Thailand, the Netherlands, Belgium and Japan (2 percent each).
Switzerland Imports by Category Last Previous
Total 1 15361.47 15278.93 CHF Million Feb/21
Total 1 (wda) 14960.62 14547.83 CHF Million Feb/21
Consumer Goods 7597.00 7142.30 CHF Million Feb/21
Chemical Products 4141.00 4109.50 CHF Million Feb/21
Investment Goods 3479.60 3226.30 CHF Million Feb/21
Raw Materials & Semi Finished Goods 3284.66 3046.64 CHF Million Feb/21
Medicine Goods Incl. Sanitary Articles 3190.45 3164.90 CHF Million Feb/21
Semi-manufactures & Intermediate Prds. 3146.92 2928.24 CHF Million Feb/21
Machines & Apparatus 2720.16 2555.67 CHF Million Feb/21
Machines & Electronic Equipment 2472.30 2414.70 CHF Million Feb/21
Vehicles 1405.60 1203.40 CHF Million Feb/21
Precision Instruments & Watches 1353.00 1276.20 CHF Million Feb/21
Agriculture & Forestry 1231.10 1102.50 CHF Million Feb/21
Metal Products 1204.80 1024.70 CHF Million Feb/21
Textiles, Wearing Apparel & Shoes 1007.11 913.12 CHF Million Feb/21
Machines & Devices 931.82 796.37 CHF Million Feb/21
Personal Automobiles 796.32 634.57 CHF Million Feb/21
Chemicals Semi-manufactures 787.99 776.98 CHF Million Feb/21
Clothing & Shoes 784.36 718.04 CHF Million Feb/21
Semi-manufactures Made of Metal 713.53 609.09 CHF Million Feb/21

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