Imports to Switzerland rose 9.8 percent from a month earlier to CHF 13.64 billion in May 2020. Purchases increased for machines & electronics (9.9 percent), metals (8.5 percent), jewellery (33 percent) and vehicles (66.2 percent). Among key trading partners, imports were up from the Euro Area (12.1 percent), in particular from Germany (7.2 percent), Italy (31.9 percent), France (18.2 percent) and Spain (18.2 percent), Austria (23.5 percent), and the Netherlands (14.9 percent). Purchases also rose China (13.7 percent), Japan (16.2 percent), Hong Kong (24.1 percent) and the Middle East (46 percent)t, but were down from the UK (-8.5 percent), the US (-9.6 percent).
Imports in Switzerland averaged 6642.98 CHF million from 1950 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 17656.68 CHF million in June 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. Switzerland Imports - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2020.
Imports in Switzerland is expected to be 12420.00 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 17120.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Imports is projected to trend around 18420.00 CHF million in 2021 and 21520.00 CHF million in 2022, according to our econometric models.