Switzerland Exports  1950-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Exports from Switzerland rose 11.2 percent year-on-year to CHF17.25 billion in May of 2016. Sales increased for chemicals and pharmaceuticals (29.1 percent); precision instruments (10.2 percent); jewelry and bijouterie (2.1 percent); metals (6.1 percent); food & beverages (16.3 percent); textiles, clothing, footwear (11.7 percent); plastics (5.7 percent) and paper and graphic products (1.6 percent). In contrast, shipments fell for machinery and electronics (-1.9 percent); watches (-9.7 percent) and vehicles (-24.8 percent). Among major trade partners, exports to the Eurozone went up 10.7 percent and to other EU countries sales rose 12.5 percent. In addition, exports to the United States jumped 52.1 percent. Exports in Switzerland averaged 6225.32 CHF million from 1950 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 19778.73 CHF million in October of 2014 and a record low of 245.90 CHF million in January of 1950. Exports in Switzerland is reported by the Swiss Customs Administration.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
17252.00 17985.00 19778.73 245.90 1950 - 2016 CHF million Monthly
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Trade has been the key to prosperity in Switzerland. Exports accounts for 50 percent of its GDP. In 2015, main exports were: chemicals and pharmaceuticals (42 percent), machinery and electronics (15 percent), watches (11 percent), precision instruments (7 percent) and metals (6 percent). Swiss main export partners are: Germany (18 percent), the United States (14 percent), France (7 percent), Italy (6 percent), UK (6 percent) and China (4 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Switzerland Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Switzerland Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2016.


Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3785.97 2508.36 4014.24 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Exports 17252.00 17985.00 19778.73 245.90 CHF million [+]
Imports 13466.00 15482.00 17348.96 273.20 CHF million [+]
Current Account 9898.35 15908.22 25252.92 -2680.96 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 11.00 9.00 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
External Debt 118233.10 141988.10 141988.10 13136.80 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 118.18 114.26 118.18 74.27 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 18012.91 6460.36 44515.93 -53434.44 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 755784.60 697722.60 755784.60 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1677.00 1420.00 2056.00 600.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1039.99 1039.99 2590.18 1039.99 Tonnes [+]
Weapons Sales 369.00 342.00 589.00 18.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 1.35 2.03 2.03 0.13 [+]
Tourism Revenues 3777.64 3428.95 4656.07 2179.85 CHF Million [+]


Last Reference Previous Highest
Exports of Total 2 25592.10  CHF Million Dec/15 24828.65 25592.10 [+]
Exports of Total 2 (trend) 25039.28  CHF Million Dec/15 24603.02 25039.28 [+]
Exports of Total 2 (wda) 23602.55  CHF Million Dec/15 26045.42 26058.11 [+]
Imports of Total 2 (wda) 21754.39  CHF Million Dec/15 20499.30 23497.07 [+]
Imports of Total 2 21492.36  CHF Million Dec/15 20130.57 21731.39 [+]
Imports of Total 2 (trend) 20828.07  CHF Million Dec/15 20626.05 20828.07 [+]
Exports 17252.00  CHF million May/16 17985.00 19778.73 [+]
Exports of Total 1 (trend) 17057.21  CHF Million Dec/15 16958.56 17734.11 [+]
Exports of Total 1 17035.08  CHF Million Dec/15 17113.87 18364.66 [+]
Imports of Total 1 (trend) 13677.22  CHF Million Dec/15 13704.43 15982.64 [+]
Imports 13466.00  CHF million May/16 15482.00 17348.96 [+]
Imports of Total 1 13319.60  CHF Million Dec/15 14443.55 16484.77 [+]
Imports of Total 1 (wda) 13077.96  CHF Million Dec/15 15280.15 16915.85 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods (total 1, Wda) 11060.19  CHF Million Nov/15 10724.09 11060.19 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods (total 2, Wda) 11060.19  CHF Million Nov/15 10724.09 11060.19 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods (total 1) 10057.45  CHF Million Nov/15 10456.99 10456.99 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods (total 2) 10057.45  CHF Million Nov/15 10456.99 10456.99 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods (trend, Total 1) 9980.40  CHF Million Nov/15 9904.36 10153.14 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods (trend, Total 2) 9980.40  CHF Million Nov/15 9904.36 10153.14 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods 9484.20  CHF Million Dec/15 11034.50 11324.40 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods (total 1, Wda) 7559.44  CHF Million Nov/15 6806.66 7917.23 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods (total 2, Wda) 7559.44  CHF Million Nov/15 6806.66 7917.23 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods (total 1) 7239.28  CHF Million Nov/15 6778.23 7829.84 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods (total 2) 7239.28  CHF Million Nov/15 6778.23 7829.84 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods (trend, Total 1) 6886.89  CHF Million Nov/15 6742.23 7049.53 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods (trend, Total 2) 6886.89  CHF Million Nov/15 6742.23 7049.53 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods 6844.50  CHF Million Dec/15 7526.90 9918.87 [+]
Exports of Chemical Products (total 1, Wda) 6725.44  CHF Million Apr/15 7174.22 7802.96 [+]
Exports of Chemical Products (trend, Total 1) 6668.83  CHF Million Apr/15 6786.33 7193.72 [+]
Exports of Chemical Products (total 1) 6479.36  CHF Million Apr/15 6847.89 7605.83 [+]
Exports of Pharmaceuticals, Vitamin, Diagnostic P 5814.62  CHF Million Dec/15 6565.92 6759.62 [+]
Exports of Investment Goods (total 2, Wda) 4280.36  CHF Million Nov/15 4215.81 5419.19 [+]
Exports of Investment Goods (total 2) 3995.26  CHF Million Nov/15 4185.86 5532.36 [+]
Exports of Investment Goods (trend, Total 2) 3941.55  CHF Million Nov/15 3930.41 5165.12 [+]
Exports of Investment Goods 3900.40  CHF Million Dec/15 4260.40 5656.80 [+]
Imports of Investment Goods (total 2, Wda) 3795.83  CHF Million Nov/15 3642.86 4344.01 [+]
Exports of Mechanical Engineering (total 1, Wda) 3771.29  CHF Million Apr/15 3751.03 4883.71 [+]
Exports of Mechanical Engineering (total 1) 3690.03  CHF Million Apr/15 3577.73 4695.23 [+]
Exports of Mechanical Engineering (trend, Total 1) 3616.29  CHF Million Apr/15 3621.76 4612.97 [+]
Imports of Investment Goods (total 2) 3501.03  CHF Million Nov/15 3511.78 4277.14 [+]
Imports of Investment Goods (trend, Total 2) 3456.40  CHF Million Nov/15 3420.77 4101.81 [+]
Imports of Chemical Products 3417.70  CHF Million Dec/15 3944.20 4565.40 [+]
Imports of Investment Goods 3285.70  CHF Million Dec/15 3778.60 4118.90 [+]
Exports of Non-European Countries 3250.90  CHF Million Dec/15 3741.60 3926.40 [+]
Imports of Crude Materials & Semi-manuf. Gds.(tot 3249.58  CHF Million Nov/15 3181.24 4743.16 [+]
Imports of Crude Materials, Semi-manuf.goods(tota 3249.58  CHF Million Nov/15 3181.24 4743.16 [+]
Imports of Crude Materials, Semi-manuf. Goods (tr 3114.74  CHF Million Nov/15 3117.33 4339.52 [+]
Imports of Crude Materials & Semi-manuf. Goods (t 3075.09  CHF Million Nov/15 3135.92 4671.48 [+]
Imports of Crude Materials, Semi-manuf. Goods (to 3075.09  CHF Million Nov/15 3135.92 4671.48 [+]
Exports of Crude Materials, Semi-manuf.gds. (tota 2831.00  CHF Million Nov/15 2988.28 4103.56 [+]
Exports of Crude Materials, Semi-manuf. Gds. (tr. 2794.83  CHF Million Nov/15 2796.16 3884.28 [+]
Exports of Crude Materials & Semi-manuf.gds.(tren 2794.83  CHF Million Nov/15 2796.16 3884.28 [+]
Exports of Crude Materials, Semi-manuf. Gds. (tot 2781.65  CHF Million Nov/15 2992.05 4035.08 [+]
Exports of Crude Materials & Semi-manuf. Goods (t 2781.65  CHF Million Nov/15 2992.05 4035.08 [+]
Imports of Raw Materials & Semi Finished Goods 2688.70  CHF Million Dec/15 3236.60 3744.30 [+]
Imports of Machines & Apparatus 2661.50  CHF Million Dec/15 2976.27 3110.28 [+]
Imports of Semi-manufactures & Intermediate Prds. 2580.79  CHF Million Dec/15 3110.97 3603.62 [+]
Exports of Raw Materials & Semi Finished Goods 2536.00  CHF Million Dec/15 2813.20 3338.80 [+]
Imports of Medicine Goods Incl. Sanitary Articles 2512.44  CHF Million Dec/15 2986.17 3557.09 [+]
Imports of Machines & Electronic Equipment 2390.40  CHF Million Dec/15 2725.70 2896.40 [+]
Imports of Precision Instruments & Watches 1767.10  CHF Million Dec/15 1837.90 90995.17 [+]
Exports of Watches & Clocks 1735.20  CHF Million Dec/15 1964.90 2280.50 [+]
Imports of Vehicles 1285.20  CHF Million Dec/15 1404.80 1703.90 [+]
Exports of Precision Instruments 1163.70  CHF Million Dec/15 1305.00 1419.00 [+]
Imports of Machines & Devices to The Service Indu 1117.73  CHF Million Dec/15 1281.14 1281.14 [+]
Imports of Agriculture & Forestry 1114.10  CHF Million Dec/15 1191.30 1280.30 [+]
Imports of Energy Products (total 2) 841.90  CHF Million Jan/15 849.13 1779.42 [+]
Imports of Jewelry & Related Articles 839.80  CHF Million Dec/15 871.44 1310.86 [+]
Exports of Basic Metals 826.60  CHF Million Dec/15 1012.10 1483.80 [+]
Imports of Metal Products 824.10  CHF Million Dec/15 1116.50 1342.20 [+]
Exports to Austria (total 2) 791.22  CHF Million Dec/15 636.08 791.62 [+]
Imports of Personal Automobiles 782.06  CHF Million Dec/15 845.57 991.29 [+]
Imports of Energy 780.00  CHF Million Dec/15 624.60 1055.30 [+]
Imports of Energy Products 780.00  CHF Million Dec/15 624.60 1055.30 [+]
Imports of Chemicals Semi-manufactures 767.29  CHF Million Dec/15 796.17 942.42 [+]
Imports of Machines & Devices 764.54  CHF Million Dec/15 825.90 937.20 [+]
Exports of Jewelry & Related Articles 684.70  CHF Million Dec/15 1055.90 1113.30 [+]
Imports of Textiles, Wearing Apparel & Shoes 654.10  CHF Million Dec/15 698.50 940.90 [+]
Exports of Food Products, Beverage & Tobacco 646.30  CHF Million Dec/15 770.10 826.70 [+]
Imports of Energy Products (total 2, Wda) 634.31  CHF Million Nov/15 601.63 1718.74 [+]
Exports of Metal Goods 630.11  CHF Million Dec/15 750.79 883.11 [+]
Imports of Energy Products (trend, Total 2) 592.79  CHF Million Nov/15 601.97 1571.19 [+]
Imports of Food 556.66  CHF Million Dec/15 535.53 561.38 [+]
Exports of Electrical, Electronic Articles 522.17  CHF Million Dec/15 582.96 890.25 [+]
Imports of Clothing & Shoes 492.70  CHF Million Dec/15 512.48 718.61 [+]
Imports of Semi-manufactures Made of Metal 432.46  CHF Million Dec/15 624.48 761.68 [+]
Imports of Leather, Rubber, & Plastic Products 420.10  CHF Million Dec/15 526.50 615.50 [+]
Exports of Vehicles 409.30  CHF Million Dec/15 508.30 637.80 [+]
Exports of Raw & Raw Materials 402.79  CHF Million Dec/15 312.16 521.74 [+]
Imports of Office Machines 381.84  CHF Million Dec/15 348.54 387.74 [+]
Imports of Commercial Motor Vehicles 367.81  CHF Million Dec/15 423.61 605.68 [+]
Imports of Production Machines 344.14  CHF Million Dec/15 352.50 410.85 [+]
Imports of Furnishings 332.62  CHF Million Dec/15 376.49 1038.57 [+]
Imports of Paper, Publishing & Printing 307.40  CHF Million Dec/15 338.90 397.60 [+]
Exports of Metal Working Machines 302.43  CHF Million Dec/15 323.11 378.19 [+]
Imports of Hospital & Practice Mechanisms 294.27  CHF Million Dec/15 332.12 6230.67 [+]
Imports of Force Production Machines 286.99  CHF Million Dec/15 325.74 356.06 [+]
Imports of Building Requisites Goods 256.39  CHF Million Dec/15 378.70 443.58 [+]
Imports of Transmission Apparatus & Installation 255.08  CHF Million Dec/15 400.14 400.14 [+]
Imports of Electrical & Electronic Semi-manufactu 248.11  CHF Million Dec/15 309.05 384.89 [+]
Imports of Measure, Examine & Control Devices 243.89  CHF Million Dec/15 255.17 295.79 [+]
Exports of Machines 226.78  CHF Million Dec/15 153.78 367.64 [+]
Exports of Rubber & Plastic 222.80  CHF Million Dec/15 281.80 327.70 [+]
Imports of Semi-manufactures from Plastic 214.39  CHF Million Dec/15 264.78 304.49 [+]
Imports of Semi-manufactures For Food Production 213.53  CHF Million Dec/15 238.68 257.21 [+]
Exports of Generation of Current, Electric Motors 193.70  CHF Million Dec/15 237.14 326.92 [+]
Exports of Electricity 189.90  CHF Million Dec/15 176.00 621.70 [+]
Imports of Earth & Stones 187.10  CHF Million Dec/15 246.20 304.80 [+]
Imports of Road Vehicles 184.43  CHF Million Dec/15 196.19 228.19 [+]
Exports of Agrochemical Products 181.98  CHF Million Dec/15 185.05 370.82 [+]
Imports of Above Ground Construction Goods 165.39  CHF Million Dec/15 236.86 262.67 [+]
Imports of Household Articles 159.19  CHF Million Dec/15 158.27 176.03 [+]
Exports of Pumps, Compressor, Etc. 156.64  CHF Million Dec/15 194.30 247.04 [+]
Imports of Entertainment Electronics 155.52  CHF Million Dec/15 175.79 190.99 [+]
Imports of Machines & Devices to The Equip. of Bl 148.10  CHF Million Dec/15 190.99 211.60 [+]
Exports of Paper, Publishing & Printing 144.30  CHF Million Dec/15 163.00 186.00 [+]
Imports of Drink & Tobacco 133.59  CHF Million Dec/15 149.99 179.45 [+]
Exports of Machines For Paper 132.05  CHF Million Dec/15 114.96 306.91 [+]
Imports of Prints 131.69  CHF Million Dec/15 140.51 164.21 [+]
Exports of Heating & Cooling Technology 126.45  CHF Million Dec/15 103.05 209.47 [+]
Exports of Beverages 124.23  CHF Million Dec/15 171.44 188.79 [+]
Exports of Essential Oils, Scent & Flavour Materi 121.58  CHF Million Dec/15 137.60 187.39 [+]
Exports of Pigment 120.08  CHF Million Dec/15 121.39 145.59 [+]
Exports of Wearing Apparel 114.70  CHF Million Dec/15 123.60 126.60 [+]
Exports of Unformed Synthetic Material 109.12  CHF Million Dec/15 137.39 175.96 [+]
Imports of Game, Sport & Leisure Devices 108.24  CHF Million Dec/15 114.62 155.74 [+]
Imports of Raw Materials 107.88  CHF Million Dec/15 125.58 158.36 [+]
Imports of Semin-manufactures of Paper 102.57  CHF Million Dec/15 121.27 142.52 [+]
Exports of Aluminum 99.42  CHF Million Dec/15 133.31 176.51 [+]
Exports of Textiles 89.60  CHF Million Dec/15 111.40 147.80 [+]
Exports of Clothing 88.10  CHF Million Dec/15 94.78 194.08 [+]
Imports of Handicraft Machine Tools 86.10  CHF Million Dec/15 105.35 123.43 [+]
Exports of Household Apparatus 83.88  CHF Million Dec/15 89.67 140.42 [+]
Exports of Textile Machines 77.55  CHF Million Dec/15 83.12 143.64 [+]
Exports of Office Machines 75.04  CHF Million Dec/15 75.84 82.60 [+]
Imports of Air & Spacecraft 60.35  CHF Million Dec/15 102.70 197.83 [+]
Exports of Chocolate 60.13  CHF Million Dec/15 71.69 90.33 [+]
Exports of Iron & Steel 58.14  CHF Million Dec/15 83.02 214.91 [+]
Exports of Cheese 57.09  CHF Million Dec/15 61.55 75.96 [+]
Exports of Telecommunications 55.36  CHF Million Dec/15 73.08 84.43 [+]
Imports of Household Apparatus 50.41  CHF Million Dec/15 60.97 54406.00 [+]
Exports Tobacco Products 37.12  CHF Million Dec/15 53.30 63.23 [+]
Exports of Detergent 36.07  CHF Million Dec/15 41.86 56.42 [+]
Exports of Handicraft Machine Tools 15.63  CHF Million Dec/15 17.13 117.51 [+]
Exports of Cotton Fabric 11.18  CHF Million Dec/15 15.45 63.81 [+]
Exports of Chemical Fibres, Yarns 8.52  CHF Million Dec/15 10.18 60.79 [+]
Exports of Chemical Fibres, Fabric 8.29  CHF Million Dec/15 10.65 41.18 [+]
Exports of Embroideries 4.10  CHF Million Dec/15 3.83 25.75 [+]
Exports of Cotton Yarns 1.67  CHF Million Dec/15 1.91 31.78 [+]