Imports to Switzerland dropped 4.2% from a month earlier to CHF 19.2 billion in July of 2022, namely chemicals and pharmaceuticals; machines and electronics; energy, metals, vehicles; textiles, clothing and shoes; jewellery; and food and beverages. Imports were down from Italy (-11.5%), French (-6.4%), Slovenia (-5.8%), the UK (-22.3%), the US (-0.6%), China (-4.5%), and Japan (-24.5%). source: Federal Customs Administration

Imports in Switzerland averaged 6865.52 CHF million from 1950 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 19258.47 CHF million in March of 2022 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 August of 2022.

Imports in Switzerland is expected to be 18690.00 CHF million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Switzerland Imports is projected to trend around 22640.00 CHF million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Imports



Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 2417.00 2532.00 CHF Million Jul 2022
Imports 19150.00 19998.00 CHF million Jul 2022
Exports 21567.00 22530.00 CHF million Jul 2022
Terms of Trade 105.48 107.32 points Jun 2022

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).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
19150.00 19998.00 20002.00 273.20 1950 - 2022 CHF million Monthly
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Switzerland Imports by Category Last Previous
Total 1 (wda) 20611.39 20034.93 CHF Million Jun/22
Total 1 20151.48 19839.44 CHF Million Jun/22
Consumer Goods 9939.00 10344.30 CHF Million Jun/22
Chemical Products 6066.70 6026.50 CHF Million Jun/22
Raw Materials & Semi Finished Goods 4732.11 4873.46 CHF Million Jun/22
Medicine Goods Incl. Sanitary Articles 4707.26 4655.94 CHF Million Jun/22
Semi-manufactures & Intermediate Prds. 4579.89 4685.95 CHF Million Jun/22
Investment Goods 4222.40 4123.50 CHF Million Jun/22
Machines & Apparatus 3287.38 3227.19 CHF Million Jun/22
Machines & Electronic Equipment 3069.10 3001.60 CHF Million Jun/22
Precision Instruments & Watches 1908.70 2324.90 CHF Million Jun/22
Metal Products 1738.80 1808.60 CHF Million Jun/22
Energy Products 1712.95 1265.04 CHF Million Jun/22
Energy 1712.90 1265.00 CHF Million Jun/22
Vehicles 1633.30 1525.20 CHF Million Jun/22
Agriculture & Forestry 1485.00 1633.50 CHF Million Jun/22
Chemicals Semi-manufactures 1186.74 1184.57 CHF Million Jun/22
Semi-manufactures Made of Metal 1112.23 1162.73 CHF Million Jun/22
Machines & Devices 1077.01 1121.59 CHF Million Jun/22
Textiles, Wearing Apparel & Shoes 1069.03 1082.37 CHF Million Jun/22
Personal Automobiles 936.64 868.90 CHF Million Jun/22
Clothing & Shoes 844.07 851.53 CHF Million Jun/22
Jewelry & Related Articles 794.19 1204.22 CHF Million Jun/22
Leather, Rubber, & Plastic Products 745.70 740.60 CHF Million Jun/22
Food 666.76 695.75 CHF Million Jun/22
Building Requisites Goods 486.21 505.84 CHF Million Jun/22
Commercial Motor Vehicles 448.85 390.46 CHF Million Jun/22
Production Machines 432.59 419.38 CHF Million Jun/22
Furnishings 390.09 413.62 CHF Million Jun/22
Semi-manufactures from Plastic 377.81 382.18 CHF Million Jun/22
Hospital & Practice Mechanisms 375.36 365.87 CHF Million Jun/22
Office Machines 360.49 306.12 CHF Million Jun/22
Measure, Examine & Control Devices 354.41 353.79 CHF Million Jun/22
Paper, Publishing & Printing 344.19 344.99 CHF Million Jun/22
Force Production Machines 342.03 361.46 CHF Million Jun/22
Semi-manufactures For Food Production 315.77 360.86 CHF Million Jun/22
Earth & Stones 293.14 298.88 CHF Million Jun/22
Above Ground Construction Goods 282.88 295.56 CHF Million Jun/22
Transmission Apparatus & Installation 276.73 232.48 CHF Million Jun/22
Household Articles 219.18 211.30 CHF Million Jun/22
Road Vehicles 212.28 200.87 CHF Million Jun/22
Raw Materials 152.22 187.51 CHF Million Jun/22
Semin-manufactures of Paper 150.39 150.49 CHF Million Jun/22
Game, Sport & Leisure Devices 148.75 140.50 CHF Million Jun/22
Drink & Tobacco 146.36 167.88 CHF Million Jun/22
Entertainment Electronics 146.28 146.13 CHF Million Jun/22
Handicraft Machine Tools 115.77 122.81 CHF Million Jun/22
Prints 95.30 96.85 CHF Million Jun/22
Household Apparatus 65.94 77.02 CHF Million Jun/22
Air & Spacecraft 41.79 60.60 CHF Million Jun/22

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