Exports from Switzerland rose 1.2% month-over-month to CHF 21.9 billion in May of 2022, boosted by sales of machinery and electronic; food, drinks and tobacco; watches; jewellery, precision instruments, and metals. Sales increased to Asia (12.4%), mainly China (47.4%), Japan (3.5%), and Singapore (3.6%). Conversely, sales declined to Europe (-1%). source: Federal Customs Administration

Exports in Switzerland averaged 7082.08 CHF million from 1950 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 23905.13 CHF million in February of 2022 and a record low of 245.90 CHF million in January of 1950. 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 - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2022.

Exports in Switzerland is expected to be 22600.00 CHF million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Switzerland Exports is projected to trend around 25100.00 CHF million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Exports

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 2023.00 3611.00 CHF Million May 2022
Imports 19839.00 17994.00 CHF million May 2022
Exports 21867.00 21605.00 CHF million May 2022
Terms of Trade 107.32 112.47 points May 2022

Switzerland Exports
In 2019, Swiss exports reached an all-time high of CHF 312 billion despite the global uncertainty surrounding trade disputes and the world economy. Main exports were: pharmaceutical products (26 percent of total exports); natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal, and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin (25 percent); nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (7 percent); organic chemicals (7 percent); clocks and watches and parts thereof (7 percent); optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (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 (4 percent); and plastics and articles thereof (2 percent). Germany was the largest destination of Swiss shipments (15 percent of total exports), followed by the US (14 percent), the UK (9 percent), China (7 percent), France and India (6 percent each), Italy (5 percent), Hong Kong, Japan and Spain (3 percent each), Austria, Singapore, the Netherlands and Belgium (2 percent each).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
21867.00 21605.00 23899.00 245.90 1950 - 2022 CHF million Monthly
Switzerland Exports by Category Last Previous
Total 1 21867.31 21620.86 CHF Million May/22
Consumer Goods 14038.50 12891.20 CHF Million May/22
Raw Materials & Semi Finished Goods 4664.90 3993.60 CHF Million May/22
Investment Goods 4558.60 4169.00 CHF Million May/22
Non-European Countries 3893.40 4490.10 CHF Million Dec/20
Watches & Clocks 2044.90 1924.50 CHF Million May/22
Precision Instruments 1558.70 1408.00 CHF Million May/22
Basic Metals 1462.00 1337.90 CHF Million May/22
Raw & Raw Materials 1385.12 1026.22 CHF Million May/22
Jewelry & Related Articles 1352.99 912.70 CHF Million May/22
Metal Goods 974.32 903.06 CHF Million May/22
Food Products, Beverage & Tobacco 807.31 729.30 CHF Million May/22
Electrical, Electronic Articles 693.81 649.99 CHF Million May/22
Vehicles 504.51 441.57 CHF Million May/22
Electricity 383.45 330.21 CHF Million May/22
Rubber & Plastic 350.82 324.43 CHF Million May/22
Metal Working Machines 315.85 261.15 CHF Million May/22
Generation of Current, Electric Motors 278.12 255.29 CHF Million May/22
Wearing Apparel 261.05 233.97 CHF Million May/22
Unformed Synthetic Material 235.78 211.48 CHF Million May/22
Aluminum 220.63 200.93 CHF Million May/22
Clothing 217.50 193.04 CHF Million May/22
Iron & Steel 191.90 169.47 CHF Million May/22
Pumps, Compressor, Etc. 180.76 183.82 CHF Million May/22
Beverages 164.04 152.63 CHF Million May/22
Agrochemical Products 162.78 150.18 CHF Million May/22
Paper, Publishing & Printing 148.54 138.13 CHF Million May/22
Machines 147.56 137.86 CHF Million May/22
Pigment 128.89 116.08 CHF Million May/22
Heating & Cooling Technology 107.26 98.39 CHF Million May/22
Textiles 107.06 94.24 CHF Million May/22
Machines For Paper 84.42 86.54 CHF Million May/22
Household Apparatus 80.70 70.26 CHF Million May/22
Office Machines 78.58 72.79 CHF Million May/22
Chocolate 64.94 51.99 CHF Million May/22
Telecommunications 55.97 53.48 CHF Million May/22
Detergent 54.15 47.50 CHF Million May/22
Textile Machines 50.91 53.48 CHF Million May/22
Cheese 48.39 45.73 CHF Million May/22
Handicraft Machine Tools 15.23 14.05 CHF Million May/22
Chemical Fibres, Yarns 10.99 9.32 CHF Million May/22
Cotton Fabric 10.39 10.50 CHF Million May/22
Chemical Fibres, Fabric 7.43 6.44 CHF Million May/22
Embroideries 3.74 3.76 CHF Million May/22
Cotton Yarns 0.30 0.20 CHF Million May/22

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