Exports from Switzerland rose 8.5 percent from a month earlier to CHF 20.4 billion in June 2019, driven by sales of chemical and pharmaceutical products (23.8 percent). By contrast, sales decreased for machinery and electronics (-7.5 percent); food, beverages and tobacco (-1.3 percent); metals (-4.7 percent); watchmaking (-7.1 percent); precision instruments (-4.2 percent), and jewellery (-8.5 percent). Among major trade partners, exports rose to the US (15.8 percent); Spain (13.8 percent); the Netherlands (18.7 percent); Ireland (9.1 percent); Austria (1.7 percent); Singapore (5.8 percent); Hong Kong (3.8 percent), and South Korea (2.6 percent). Meantime, there were decreases in exports to China (-4.8 percent); Japan (-3.4 percent); Germany (-0.6 percent); France (-1.5 percent), and Italy (-3.9 percent). Exports in Switzerland averaged 6558.37 CHF million from 1950 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 19396.90 CHF million in February of 2019 and a record low of 245.90 CHF million in January of 1950.

Exports in Switzerland is expected to be 19150.00 CHF million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Switzerland to stand at 22720.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Exports is projected to trend around 23900.00 CHF million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3251.00 1517.00 3268.12 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Current Account 17215.95 15181.70 25032.31 -2851.91 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 10.20 6.70 14.80 -0.60 percent [+]
Imports 17131.00 17272.00 17759.64 273.20 CHF million [+]
Exports 20382.00 18789.00 20382.00 245.90 CHF million [+]
External Debt 1837567.60 1827385.90 1841937.30 13293.30 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 127.67 117.14 127.67 74.27 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -3522.43 20968.67 45027.22 -54755.04 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1088433.00 1061331.00 1088433.00 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1371.00 1524.00 2255.00 600.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1040.00 1040.00 2590.18 1039.99 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.13 0.27 2.03 0.13 [+]
Tourism Revenues 3991.53 3610.62 5003.60 999.10 CHF Million [+]
Weapons Sales 243.00 184.00 530.00 18.00 USD Million [+]

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Switzerland Exports

In 2018, Swiss exports rose the most since 2010 and reached a record high of CHF 233 billion despite the global economic uncertainties. Main exports were: chemical and pharmaceutical products (45 percent of total exports), of which medicines (19 percent) and immunological products (12 percent); machines and electronics (14 percent); watches (9 percent); precision instruments (7 percent); metals (6 percent); and jewelry (5 percent). Swiss main export partners were: Germany (18 percent of total exports), the US (16 percent), France and Italy (6 percent each), China (5 percent) and the UK (4 percent). 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
20382.00 18789.00 20382.00 245.90 1950 - 2019 CHF million Monthly
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