This page displays a table with Switzerland Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Switzerland Imports By Category Value Year
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $103.80B 2020
Pharmaceutical products $38.94B 2020
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $19.07B 2020
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $15.13B 2020
Electrical, electronic equipment $14.87B 2020
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $8.24B 2020
Organic chemicals $7.43B 2020
Plastics $6.46B 2020
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $5.84B 2020
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $4.54B 2020
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $4.16B 2020
Articles of iron or steel $3.63B 2020
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $3.33B 2020
Clocks and watches $2.78B 2020
Aluminum $2.69B 2020
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $2.22B 2020
Aircraft, spacecraft $2.21B 2020
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $2.17B 2020
Iron and steel $2.14B 2020
Miscellaneous chemical products $2.08B 2020
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $2.03B 2020
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $1.96B 2020
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $1.80B 2020
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $1.65B 2020
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $1.49B 2020
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $1.46B 2020
Rubbers $1.44B 2020
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $1.37B 2020
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $1.31B 2020
Toys, games, sports requisites $1.24B 2020
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $1.09B 2020
Glass and glassware $987.03M 2020
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $981.18M 2020
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $953.80M 2020
Miscellaneous edible preparations $941.10M 2020
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $937.12M 2020
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $930.05M 2020
Copper $845.74M 2020
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $784.55M 2020
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $729.55M 2020
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $724.33M 2020
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $711.93M 2020
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $710.79M 2020
Meat and edible meat offal $676.88M 2020
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $665.78M 2020
Ceramic products $656.52M 2020
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $620.34M 2020
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $609.15M 2020
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $600.38M 2020
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $588.16M 2020
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $567.57M 2020
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $526.23M 2020
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $509.72M 2020
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $416.01M 2020
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $406.00M 2020
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $366.83M 2020
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $338.79M 2020
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $287.42M 2020
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $283.80M 2020
Cereals $282.33M 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $279.33M 2020
Sugars and sugar confectionery $261.55M 2020
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $197.83M 2020
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $191.89M 2020
Headgear and $173.13M 2020
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $172.57M 2020
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $157.09M 2020
Nickel $153.98M 2020
Manmade filaments $132.68M 2020
Fertilizers $122.04M 2020
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $117.38M 2020
Cotton $114.49M 2020
Live animals $101.65M 2020
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $96.14M 2020
Lac, gums, resins $91.81M 2020
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $91.35M 2020
Products of animal origin $84.94M 2020
Manmade staple fibers $73.28M 2020
Knitted or crocheted fabric $68.60M 2020
Photographic or cinematographic goods $65.05M 2020
Zinc $59.06M 2020
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $56.12M 2020
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $52.42M 2020
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $48.55M 2020
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $47.82M 2020
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $40.41M 2020
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $33.43M 2020
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $31.10M 2020
Cork and articles of cork $26.84M 2020
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $25.03M 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $18.19M 2020
Lead $10.51M 2020
Ores slag and ash $9.54M 2020
Silk $5.77M 2020
Tin $5.55M 2020
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $5.17M 2020
Commodities not specified according to kind $1 2012




Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4217.00 4303.00 4492.00 -1478.68 CHF Million [+]
Current Account 24385.00 11115.00 25242.98 -14553.00 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.80 6.70 14.80 -0.60 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 17584.00 16651.00 17624.11 273.20 CHF million [+]
Exports 21801.00 20954.00 21801.00 245.90 CHF million [+]
External Debt 2133272.20 2140576.40 2140576.40 763093.50 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 114.65 110.51 127.67 74.27 points [+]
Capital Flows 23215.39 11831.49 58151.60 -67462.49 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1216319.20 1369627.00 1369627.00 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1389.58 1593.24 2284.42 53.92 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1040.00 1040.00 2590.18 1039.99 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.29 0.19 2.03 0.13 [+]
Tourism Revenues 3217.17 1986.00 5020.43 885.98 CHF Million [+]
Weapons Sales 179.00 226.00 530.00 18.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]



Switzerland Imports by Category Last Previous
Total 1 (wda) 18611.21 17420.35 CHF Million Nov/21
Total 1 17583.77 16415.84 CHF Million Nov/21
Consumer Goods 9491.50 7995.30 CHF Million Nov/21
Chemical Products 5021.30 4179.10 CHF Million Nov/21
Raw Materials & Semi Finished Goods 4238.03 4007.04 CHF Million Nov/21
Investment Goods 4224.20 3873.30 CHF Million Nov/21
Semi-manufactures & Intermediate Prds. 4074.83 3848.93 CHF Million Nov/21
Medicine Goods Incl. Sanitary Articles 3768.56 3010.91 CHF Million Nov/21
Machines & Apparatus 3281.97 3041.40 CHF Million Nov/21
Machines & Electronic Equipment 3066.20 2839.40 CHF Million Nov/21
Precision Instruments & Watches 2036.60 1797.10 CHF Million Nov/21
Vehicles 1649.40 1301.10 CHF Million Nov/21
Metal Products 1562.80 1465.70 CHF Million Nov/21
Agriculture & Forestry 1483.30 1372.20 CHF Million Nov/21
Textiles, Wearing Apparel & Shoes 1188.37 1069.85 CHF Million Nov/21
Energy Products 1071.51 782.74 CHF Million Nov/21
Energy 1071.50 782.70 CHF Million Nov/21
Machines & Devices 1063.29 988.45 CHF Million Nov/21
Chemicals Semi-manufactures 1060.29 994.42 CHF Million Nov/21
Clothing & Shoes 981.22 872.68 CHF Million Nov/21
Personal Automobiles 951.91 705.84 CHF Million Nov/21
Semi-manufactures Made of Metal 947.49 885.51 CHF Million Nov/21
Jewelry & Related Articles 925.56 797.52 CHF Million Nov/21
Leather, Rubber, & Plastic Products 674.69 660.06 CHF Million Nov/21
Food 649.56 592.20 CHF Million Nov/21
Commercial Motor Vehicles 500.34 397.78 CHF Million Nov/21
Furnishings 451.83 409.79 CHF Million Nov/21
Building Requisites Goods 441.92 434.10 CHF Million Nov/21
Production Machines 403.85 377.03 CHF Million Nov/21
Office Machines 378.46 342.45 CHF Million Nov/21
Hospital & Practice Mechanisms 363.53 334.92 CHF Million Nov/21
Measure, Examine & Control Devices 358.71 338.83 CHF Million Nov/21
Paper, Publishing & Printing 342.45 320.14 CHF Million Nov/21
Semi-manufactures from Plastic 340.14 335.92 CHF Million Nov/21
Force Production Machines 337.25 334.85 CHF Million Nov/21
Transmission Apparatus & Installation 301.39 276.14 CHF Million Nov/21
Earth & Stones 277.34 278.27 CHF Million Nov/21
Semi-manufactures For Food Production 269.37 263.24 CHF Million Nov/21
Above Ground Construction Goods 263.37 262.62 CHF Million Nov/21
Road Vehicles 221.46 197.17 CHF Million Nov/21
Household Articles 218.78 196.80 CHF Million Nov/21
Entertainment Electronics 209.66 163.95 CHF Million Nov/21
Drink & Tobacco 194.79 171.69 CHF Million Nov/21
Game, Sport & Leisure Devices 182.76 172.90 CHF Million Nov/21
Raw Materials 163.21 158.11 CHF Million Nov/21
Air & Spacecraft 138.11 45.17 CHF Million Nov/21
Semin-manufactures of Paper 135.82 126.30 CHF Million Nov/21
Handicraft Machine Tools 126.78 120.14 CHF Million Nov/21
Prints 114.59 106.99 CHF Million Nov/21
Household Apparatus 88.19 82.08 CHF Million Nov/21