Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Currency 1.00 1 1.01 1.01 1.02 1.03
Stock Market (points) 9847.61 9421 9319 9218 9119 8923
Government Bond 10Y (%) -0.58 0.05 0.1 0.16 0.23 0.28
Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 0.60 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.70 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.7
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.30 2.4 2.7 3 2.6 3.2
Inflation Rate (%) 0.60 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.7
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.30 0.1 0.1 -0.3 0.4 -0.2
Interest Rate (%) -0.75 -0.75 -0.75 -0.75 -0.75 -0.75
Balance of Trade (CHF million) 1906.00 1630 3300 3050 2770 2580
Current Account (CHF Million) 15181.70 26800 17500 21800 18200 19500
Current Account to GDP (%) 10.20 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.3 9.3
Government Debt to GDP (%) 29.70 31.1 31.1 31.1 30.7 30.7
Government Budget (% of GDP) 1.20 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4
Business Confidence (Index Points) 94.40 98 105 105 102 105
Manufacturing PMI 48.60 52.5 52.5 52.8 53 53.6
Consumer Confidence (Index Points) -6.00 -2 -6 -2 -3 -6
Retail Sales MoM (%) 0.20 -0.3 -1.6 0.4 0.3 0.5
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.77 17.77 17.77 17.77 17.77 17.77
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 40.00 40 40 40 40 40
GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 0.60 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.70 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.7
GDP (USD Billion) 678.89 702 702 702 715 715
GDP Constant Prices (CHF Million) 176651.74 176784 176066 177587 177763 180606
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (CHF Million) 43546.20 43902 43279 43224 43267 43959
GDP per capita (USD) 76667.44 77000 77000 77000 77200 77200
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 57410.17 57800 57800 57800 58000 58000
Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 2.30 2.4 2.7 3 2.6 3.2
Wages (CHF/Month) 6291.00 6323 6323 6335 6335 6424
Wages in Manufacturing (Index Points) 113.10 114 114 114 114 116
Population (Million) 8.48 8.54 8.54 8.54 8.6 8.6
Retirement Age Women 64.00 64 64 64 64 64
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65 65 65 65 65
Non Farm Payrolls (Thousand) 5071.00 5095 5128 5115 5050 5150
Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 0.60 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.7
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.30 0.1 0.1 -0.3 0.4 -0.2
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 102.70 103 102 102 103 103
Core Consumer Prices (Index Points) 101.72 102 101 101 102 102
Producer Prices (Index Points) 102.20 102 104 103 103 105
Producer Prices Change (%) -0.80 -0.8 0.5 1 0.9 1.5
Cpi Housing Utilities (Index Points) 103.81 104 104 104 104 105
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 106.39 106 104 103 105 104
Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Interest Rate (%) -0.75 -0.75 -0.75 -0.75 -0.75 -0.75
Interbank Rate (%) -0.71 -0.71 -0.71 -0.71 -0.71 -0.71
Deposit Interest Rate (%) -0.31 -0.31 -0.31 -0.31 -0.31 -0.31
Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Balance of Trade (CHF million) 1906.00 1630 3300 3050 2770 2580
Current Account (CHF Million) 15181.70 26800 17500 21800 18200 19500
Current Account to GDP (%) 10.20 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.3 9.3
Imports (CHF million) 17071.00 17520 18450 19150 19950 20620
Exports (CHF million) 18977.00 19150 21750 22200 22720 23200
Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 29.70 31.1 31.1 31.1 30.7 30.7
Government Budget (% of GDP) 1.20 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4
Government Spending (CHF Million) 19991.24 20037 19986 20136 20155 20478
Government Spending to GDP (%) 33.00 32.4 32.4 32.4 32 32
Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.77 17.77 17.77 17.77 17.77 17.77
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 40.00 40 40 40 40 40
Sales Tax Rate (%) 7.70 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7
Social Security Rate (%) 12.46 12.46 12.46 12.46 12.46 12.46
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 6.23 6.23 6.23 6.23 6.23 6.23
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 6.23 6.23 6.23 6.23 6.23 6.23
Business Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Business Confidence (Index Points) 94.40 98 105 105 102 105
Manufacturing PMI 48.60 52.5 52.5 52.8 53 53.6
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -14.30 -6.4 -6 -4 -2 -6
Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Consumer Confidence (Index Points) -6.00 -2 -6 -2 -3 -6
Retail Sales MoM (%) 0.20 -0.3 -1.6 0.4 0.3 0.5
Retail Sales YoY (%) -0.70 0.9 1 0.7 1.1 1.5
Consumer Spending (CHF Million) 93430.10 93389 93300 94213 94306 95815
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 1.64 1.53 1.49 1.45 1.42 1.42


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