Exports from Switzerland declined 0.4 percent from a month earlier to CHF 17.8 billion in October 2020, dragged down by sales of chemical & pharmaceutical products, precision instruments, and food and beverages. Among key trade partners, exports decreased to China and the US, but rose to the EU and the UK. source: Federal Customs Administration

Exports in Switzerland averaged 6841.98 CHF million from 1950 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 20636.04 CHF million in June of 2019 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 November of 2020.

Exports in Switzerland is expected to be 17200.00 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 20400.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Exports is projected to trend around 21900.00 CHF million in 2021 and 23700.00 CHF million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Exports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17801.03 17868.90 20636.04 245.90 1950 - 2020 CHF million Monthly
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Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2870.66 2425.09 4103.94 -1478.68 CHF Million [+]
Current Account 9877.53 14534.75 25242.98 -3125.98 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 10.20 6.70 14.80 -0.60 percent [+]
Imports 14930.37 15443.81 17718.98 273.20 CHF million [+]
Exports 17801.03 17868.90 20636.04 245.90 CHF million [+]
External Debt 1977691.00 1938247.20 1977691.00 768352.30 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 116.22 117.46 127.67 74.27 points [+]
Capital Flows 8721.81 4034.20 44347.68 -31816.47 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1295914.40 1088433.00 1295914.40 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1540.00 716.00 2284.00 51.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1040.00 1040.00 2590.18 1039.99 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.19 0.13 2.03 0.13 [+]
Tourism Revenues 885.98 3611.34 5020.43 885.98 CHF Million [+]
Weapons Sales 243.00 184.00 530.00 18.00 USD Million [+]


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).
Switzerland Exports by Category Last Previous
Total 1 17801.03 17908.24 CHF Million Oct/20
Consumer Goods 12134.10 11419.60 CHF Million Oct/20
Non-European Countries 4387.30 4040.10 CHF Million Oct/20
Investment Goods 4269.30 4016.30 CHF Million Oct/20
Raw Materials & Semi Finished Goods 3285.60 3130.60 CHF Million Oct/20
Watches & Clocks 1883.90 1604.70 CHF Million Oct/20
Precision Instruments 1435.50 1434.50 CHF Million Oct/20
Basic Metals 1142.90 1071.40 CHF Million Oct/20
Metal Goods 849.25 810.77 CHF Million Oct/20
Food Products, Beverage & Tobacco 812.35 807.80 CHF Million Oct/20
Jewelry & Related Articles 688.08 629.02 CHF Million Oct/20
Electrical, Electronic Articles 626.79 585.76 CHF Million Oct/20
Raw & Raw Materials 583.70 590.57 CHF Million Oct/20
Vehicles 503.25 405.64 CHF Million Oct/20
Rubber & Plastic 279.24 279.67 CHF Million Oct/20
Wearing Apparel 257.33 230.46 CHF Million Oct/20
Generation of Current, Electric Motors 252.44 248.05 CHF Million Oct/20
Metal Working Machines 246.21 215.10 CHF Million Oct/20
Clothing 220.33 192.17 CHF Million Oct/20
Agrochemical Products 191.38 139.43 CHF Million Oct/20

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