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

Switzerland recorded a Current Account surplus of 12.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in Switzerland averaged 7.60 percent from 1980 until 2013, 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


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.30 9.16 15.60 -0.60 1980 - 2013 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 Thursday, March 5, 2015.

Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3432.72 1514.42 3901.00 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Exports 16403.92 15800.87 19779.06 245.90 CHF million [+]
Imports 12971.20 14286.45 17348.96 273.20 CHF million [+]
Current Account 11158.76 8214.23 28384.74 -7228.00 CHF million [+]
Current Account to GDP 12.30 9.16 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
External Debt 88278.10 84441.40 88278.10 13136.80 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 108.21 107.09 115.96 74.27 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 688084.40 671551.30 688084.40 20958.90 CHF million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1003.00 1426.00 2045.00 600.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1039.99 1039.99 2590.18 1039.99 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 2.00 Dec/13 2.60 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.40 Dec/13 1.40 2.40 -1.50 percent [+]
France -1.30 Dec/13 -2.20 2.70 -2.20 percent [+]
Germany 7.50 Dec/13 7.40 7.50 -1.70 percent [+]
India -1.70 Dec/13 -4.70 1.50 -4.70 percent [+]
Indonesia -2.95 Dec/14 -3.20 4.80 -6.80 percent [+]
Italy 1.00 Dec/13 -0.30 3.20 -3.70 percent [+]
Japan 0.70 Dec/13 1.10 4.80 -1.00 percent [+]
Mexico -2.10 Dec/14 -1.80 3.40 -6.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 10.40 Dec/13 9.50 10.40 -1.00 percent [+]
Russia 1.56 Dec/13 3.60 18.00 -1.40 percent [+]
South Korea 5.80 Dec/13 4.30 11.90 -8.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.80 Dec/13 -1.20 1.50 -10.00 percent [+]
Switzerland 12.30 Dec/13 9.16 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
Turkey -7.90 Dec/13 -6.00 2.00 -9.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom -4.40 Dec/13 -3.80 1.90 -4.90 percent [+]
United States -2.30 Dec/13 -2.70 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]