Switzerland Current Account to GDP 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Switzerland recorded a Current Account surplus of 7 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Current Account to GDP in Switzerland averaged 7.65 percent from 1980 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 15.60 percent in 2010 and a record low of -0.60 percent in 1980. Current Account to GDP in Switzerland is reported by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office.

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Switzerland Current Account to GDP
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 12.70 15.60 -0.60 1980 - 2014 percent Yearly
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - Switzerland Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Switzerland Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.

Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3578.49 3408.61 3894.91 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Exports 17911.64 15489.67 19778.73 245.90 CHF million [+]
Imports 14333.15 12081.06 17348.96 273.20 CHF million [+]
Current Account 13741.68 17343.31 28384.74 -7228.00 CHF million [+]
Current Account to GDP 7.00 12.70 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
External Debt 102536.70 102689.00 102689.00 13136.80 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 113.85 103.71 115.96 74.27 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 688084.40 671551.30 688084.40 20958.90 CHF million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1420.00 1159.00 2056.00 600.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1040.00 1040.00 2590.18 1040.00 Tonnes [+]


Current Account to GDP Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2.90 Dec/13 -4.10 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
Brazil -4.17 Dec/14 -3.66 1.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Canada -3.20 Dec/13 -3.40 2.70 -4.20 percent [+]
China 2.10 Dec/14 2.00 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.10 Dec/14 1.90 2.10 -1.60 percent [+]
France -1.00 Dec/14 -1.40 3.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Germany 7.60 Dec/14 6.50 7.60 -1.70 percent [+]
India -1.40 Dec/14 -1.70 1.50 -4.70 percent [+]
Indonesia -2.95 Dec/14 -3.20 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Italy 1.90 Dec/14 0.90 2.90 -3.70 percent [+]
Japan 0.50 Dec/14 0.70 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Mexico -2.10 Dec/14 -1.80 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 10.30 Dec/14 11.00 11.00 -1.00 percent [+]
Russia 3.09 Dec/14 1.64 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
South Korea 6.30 Dec/14 5.80 11.90 -8.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/14 1.40 1.50 -9.60 percent [+]
Switzerland 7.00 Dec/14 12.70 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
Turkey -5.70 Dec/14 -7.90 2.00 -9.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom -5.50 Dec/14 -4.50 1.90 -5.50 percent [+]
United States -2.40 Dec/14 -2.40 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]