Imports to Switzerland rose 0.5 percent to CHF 16.8 billion in January 2020 from the previous month's year-low, boosted by purchases of chemical & pharmaceutical products (1.5 percent), machines & electronics (0.8 percent) and jewelry (13.1 percent). On the other hand, imports dropped for vehicles (-16.3 percent), fuels (-2.5 percent), metals (-0.1 percent) and textiles, clothes and shoes (-3.1 percent). Imports were down 0.5 percent from the Euro Area, mostly from Germany (-2.0 percent), but increased from France (30.3 percent) and Italy (1.3 percent). Imports rose also from the UK (0.5 percent) and Japan (4.3 percent), while declines were seen from the US (-20.9 percent), China (-1.5 percent) and Singapore (-4.3 percent).
Imports in Switzerland averaged 6613.94 CHF million from 1950 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 17782.30 CHF million in January of 2018 and a record low of 273.20 CHF million in February of 1950. This page provides - Switzerland Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.
Imports in Switzerland is expected to be 18950.00 CHF million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Switzerland to stand at 20620.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Imports is projected to trend around 21420.00 CHF million in 2021, according to our econometric models.