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

Exports from Switzerland grew by 12.0 percent from a year earlier to CHF 16.05 billion in August of 2016. Sales rose for: chemicals and pharmaceuticals (+31.0 percent), precision instruments (+8.2 percent), metals (+5.8 percent), jewelry and bijouterie (+6.9 percent), food & beverages (+1.1 percent), textiles, clothing and footwear (+11.3 percent), and plastics (+4.0 percent). In contrast, outbound shipments dropped for machinery and electronics (-1.5 percent), watches (-8.8 percent), vehicles (-31.2 percent) and paper and graphic products (-3.0 percent). Among major trade partners, sales were higher to the EU countries (+18.2 percent), followed by the US (+31.0 percent), Japan (24.7 percent), and China (+9.1 percent). In contrast, sales declined to South Africa (-17.1 percent) and Australia (-3.0 percent). Exports in Switzerland averaged 6266.66 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
16050.57 17649.67 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 September of 2016.


Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 3024.63 2805.72 4014.24 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Exports 16050.57 17649.67 19778.73 245.90 CHF million [+]
Imports 13025.95 14843.95 17348.96 273.20 CHF million [+]
Current Account 17281.00 9380.00 25255.00 -2681.00 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 11.00 9.00 15.60 -0.60 percent [+]
External Debt 132468.60 118233.10 141988.10 13136.80 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 118.04 113.19 118.18 74.27 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 5045.00 20563.00 43721.00 -53640.00 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 3848.45 3784.13 4725.41 2179.85 CHF Million [+]


Last Reference Previous Highest
Exports of Total 2 (wda) 24887.37  CHF Million Jun/16 26451.78 26451.78 [+]
Exports of Total 2 24273.22  CHF Million Jun/16 25862.02 25862.02 [+]
Exports of Total 2 (trend) 23886.48  CHF Million Jun/16 23623.62 25039.28 [+]
Imports of Total 2 (wda) 21461.38  CHF Million Jun/16 21097.25 23574.65 [+]
Imports of Total 2 (trend) 21090.96  CHF Million Jun/16 21153.32 21164.38 [+]
Imports of Total 2 20868.90  CHF Million Jun/16 21284.33 21731.39 [+]
Exports of Total 1 (trend) 17563.79  CHF Million Jun/16 17575.12 17734.11 [+]
Exports of Total 1 17124.84  CHF Million Jun/16 17644.02 18364.66 [+]
Exports 16050.57  CHF million Aug/16 17649.67 19778.73 [+]
Imports of Total 1 (trend) 14663.46  CHF Million Jun/16 14592.15 15982.64 [+]
Imports of Total 1 (wda) 14120.66  CHF Million Jun/16 14311.61 16915.85 [+]
Imports of Total 1 14038.02  CHF Million Jun/16 14471.02 16484.77 [+]
Imports 13025.95  CHF million Aug/16 14843.95 17348.96 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods (total 1, Wda) 11243.84  CHF Million May/16 10879.28 11243.84 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods (total 2, Wda) 11243.84  CHF Million May/16 10879.28 11243.84 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods (total 1) 10712.21  CHF Million May/16 10621.07 10712.21 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods (total 2) 10712.21  CHF Million May/16 10621.07 10712.21 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods 10702.30  CHF Million Jun/16 10650.60 11324.40 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods (trend, Total 1) 10648.86  CHF Million May/16 10577.53 10648.86 [+]
Exports of Consumer Goods (trend, Total 2) 10648.86  CHF Million May/16 10577.53 10648.86 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods (trend, Total 1) 7300.71  CHF Million May/16 7165.04 7300.71 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods (trend, Total 2) 7300.71  CHF Million May/16 7165.04 7300.71 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods (total 1) 7060.14  CHF Million May/16 7492.85 7829.84 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods (total 2) 7060.14  CHF Million May/16 7492.85 7829.84 [+]
Exports of Pharmaceuticals, Vitamin, Diagnostic P 6911.70  CHF Million Jun/16 6723.07 7057.50 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods 6888.30  CHF Million Jun/16 6413.40 9918.87 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods (total 1, Wda) 6762.72  CHF Million May/16 7890.59 7917.23 [+]
Imports of Consumer Goods (total 2, Wda) 6762.72  CHF Million May/16 7890.59 7917.23 [+]
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 Investment Goods 4353.90  CHF Million Jun/16 3687.50 5656.80 [+]
Exports of Investment Goods (trend, Total 2) 4073.86  CHF Million May/16 4066.94 5165.12 [+]
Imports of Investment Goods 3928.50  CHF Million Jun/16 3237.60 4118.90 [+]
Exports of Investment Goods (total 2) 3881.57  CHF Million May/16 4094.24 5532.36 [+]
Exports of Investment Goods (total 2, Wda) 3880.04  CHF Million May/16 4165.43 5419.19 [+]
Exports of Mechanical Engineering (total 1, Wda) 3771.29  CHF Million Apr/15 3751.03 4883.71 [+]
Imports of Investment Goods (trend, Total 2) 3723.91  CHF Million May/16 3688.31 4101.81 [+]
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 Crude Materials & Semi-manuf. Gds.(tot 3555.62  CHF Million May/16 3307.12 4743.16 [+]
Imports of Crude Materials, Semi-manuf.goods(tota 3555.62  CHF Million May/16 3307.12 4743.16 [+]
Exports of Non-European Countries 3475.90  CHF Million Jun/16 3984.40 3984.40 [+]
Imports of Chemical Products 3465.00  CHF Million Jun/16 3294.40 4595.50 [+]
Imports of Investment Goods (total 2) 3439.24  CHF Million May/16 3723.40 4277.14 [+]
Imports of Investment Goods (total 2, Wda) 3414.28  CHF Million May/16 3889.39 4344.01 [+]
Imports of Raw Materials & Semi Finished Goods 3372.54  CHF Million Jun/16 3371.01 3744.30 [+]
Imports of Crude Materials & Semi-manuf. Goods (t 3361.37  CHF Million May/16 3132.46 4671.48 [+]
Imports of Crude Materials, Semi-manuf. Goods (to 3361.37  CHF Million May/16 3132.46 4671.48 [+]
Imports of Crude Materials, Semi-manuf. Goods (tr 3337.67  CHF Million May/16 3296.95 4339.52 [+]
Imports of Semi-manufactures & Intermediate Prds. 3239.83  CHF Million Jun/16 3231.26 3603.62 [+]
Exports of Raw Materials & Semi Finished Goods 3010.40  CHF Million Jun/16 2818.90 3338.80 [+]
Exports of Crude Materials, Semi-manuf.gds. (tota 2981.21  CHF Million May/16 3003.59 4103.56 [+]
Exports of Crude Materials, Semi-manuf. Gds. (tr. 2891.79  CHF Million May/16 2885.34 3884.28 [+]
Exports of Crude Materials & Semi-manuf.gds.(tren 2891.79  CHF Million May/16 2885.34 3884.28 [+]
Exports of Crude Materials, Semi-manuf. Gds. (tot 2887.13  CHF Million May/16 2855.41 4035.08 [+]
Exports of Crude Materials & Semi-manuf. Goods (t 2887.13  CHF Million May/16 2855.41 4035.08 [+]
Imports of Machines & Apparatus 2813.37  CHF Million Jun/16 2535.63 3110.28 [+]
Imports of Machines & Electronic Equipment 2523.40  CHF Million Jun/16 2294.50 2896.40 [+]
Imports of Medicine Goods Incl. Sanitary Articles 2507.43  CHF Million Jun/16 2166.14 3614.61 [+]
Imports of Precision Instruments & Watches 1768.20  CHF Million Jun/16 1686.10 90995.17 [+]
Imports of Vehicles 1749.60  CHF Million Jun/16 1322.30 1968.00 [+]
Exports of Watches & Clocks 1635.70  CHF Million Jun/16 1559.60 2280.50 [+]
Exports of Precision Instruments 1341.50  CHF Million Jun/16 1194.70 1419.00 [+]
Imports of Metal Products 1182.90  CHF Million Jun/16 1079.60 1342.20 [+]
Imports of Agriculture & Forestry 1173.90  CHF Million Jun/16 1178.70 1280.30 [+]
Exports of Basic Metals 1063.40  CHF Million Jun/16 992.00 1483.80 [+]
Imports of Machines & Devices to The Service Indu 1062.79  CHF Million Jun/16 947.04 1281.14 [+]
Imports of Machines & Devices 915.32  CHF Million Jun/16 797.72 937.20 [+]
Imports of Personal Automobiles 881.96  CHF Million Jun/16 812.86 991.29 [+]
Imports of Chemicals Semi-manufactures 813.77  CHF Million Jun/16 986.52 986.52 [+]
Exports of Jewelry & Related Articles 798.94  CHF Million Jun/16 1056.93 1113.30 [+]
Exports of Metal Goods 798.38  CHF Million Jun/16 730.39 883.11 [+]
Imports of Jewelry & Related Articles 791.83  CHF Million Jun/16 767.81 1310.86 [+]
Imports of Textiles, Wearing Apparel & Shoes 732.93  CHF Million Jun/16 662.84 940.90 [+]
Imports of Commercial Motor Vehicles 706.79  CHF Million Jun/16 342.19 855.07 [+]
Exports of Food Products, Beverage & Tobacco 686.29  CHF Million Jun/16 692.40 826.70 [+]
Imports of Semi-manufactures Made of Metal 661.59  CHF Million Jun/16 608.47 761.68 [+]
Exports to Austria (total 2) 659.94  CHF Million Jun/16 588.60 804.17 [+]
Exports of Electrical, Electronic Articles 652.67  CHF Million Jun/16 586.46 890.25 [+]
Imports of Leather, Rubber, & Plastic Products 562.75  CHF Million Jun/16 524.46 615.50 [+]
Imports of Food 553.69  CHF Million Jun/16 573.66 576.80 [+]
Imports of Energy Products (total 2) 542.15  CHF Million May/16 568.07 1779.42 [+]
Imports of Energy Products (trend, Total 2) 540.90  CHF Million May/16 546.18 1571.19 [+]
Imports of Clothing & Shoes 537.30  CHF Million Jun/16 474.83 718.61 [+]
Imports of Energy Products (total 2, Wda) 518.91  CHF Million May/16 576.27 1718.74 [+]
Imports of Energy Products 487.21  CHF Million Jun/16 500.81 1055.30 [+]
Imports of Energy 487.20  CHF Million Jun/16 500.80 1055.30 [+]
Imports of Building Requisites Goods 408.34  CHF Million Jun/16 359.73 443.58 [+]
Exports of Vehicles 394.07  CHF Million Jun/16 372.59 637.80 [+]
Exports of Raw & Raw Materials 366.53  CHF Million Jun/16 318.43 521.74 [+]
Imports of Air & Spacecraft 362.22  CHF Million Jun/16 25.05 536.85 [+]
Imports of Furnishings 347.66  CHF Million Jun/16 332.07 1038.57 [+]
Imports of Production Machines 338.81  CHF Million Jun/16 319.30 410.85 [+]
Imports of Electrical & Electronic Semi-manufactu 334.99  CHF Million Jun/16 298.24 384.89 [+]
Imports of Hospital & Practice Mechanisms 330.43  CHF Million Jun/16 301.44 6230.67 [+]
Exports of Metal Working Machines 328.44  CHF Million Jun/16 282.21 378.19 [+]
Imports of Paper, Publishing & Printing 307.68  CHF Million Jun/16 307.94 397.60 [+]
Imports of Force Production Machines 304.15  CHF Million Jun/16 291.29 356.06 [+]
Exports of Rubber & Plastic 295.52  CHF Million Jun/16 268.97 327.70 [+]
Imports of Semi-manufactures from Plastic 286.80  CHF Million Jun/16 266.29 304.49 [+]
Imports of Measure, Examine & Control Devices 278.62  CHF Million Jun/16 242.40 295.79 [+]
Imports of Transmission Apparatus & Installation 276.02  CHF Million Jun/16 235.73 400.14 [+]
Imports of Office Machines 267.06  CHF Million Jun/16 238.32 387.74 [+]
Imports of Earth & Stones 258.07  CHF Million Jun/16 234.84 304.80 [+]
Imports of Above Ground Construction Goods 250.45  CHF Million Jun/16 219.83 262.67 [+]
Exports of Generation of Current, Electric Motors 225.55  CHF Million Jun/16 196.93 326.92 [+]
Imports of Road Vehicles 219.79  CHF Million Jun/16 199.75 228.19 [+]
Exports of Machines 218.57  CHF Million Jun/16 129.30 367.64 [+]
Imports of Semi-manufactures For Food Production 213.29  CHF Million Jun/16 198.90 257.21 [+]
Exports of Pumps, Compressor, Etc. 203.09  CHF Million Jun/16 161.81 247.04 [+]
Imports of Machines & Devices to The Equip. of Bl 192.30  CHF Million Jun/16 180.28 211.60 [+]
Exports of Agrochemical Products 168.46  CHF Million Jun/16 201.20 370.82 [+]
Exports of Beverages 163.89  CHF Million Jun/16 182.21 199.51 [+]
Imports of Household Articles 163.82  CHF Million Jun/16 159.87 176.03 [+]
Exports of Unformed Synthetic Material 163.45  CHF Million Jun/16 151.84 175.96 [+]
Exports of Paper, Publishing & Printing 157.54  CHF Million Jun/16 138.11 186.00 [+]
Exports of Essential Oils, Scent & Flavour Materi 147.15  CHF Million Jun/16 135.14 187.39 [+]
Exports of Aluminum 134.28  CHF Million Jun/16 138.08 176.51 [+]
Imports of Raw Materials 132.71  CHF Million Jun/16 139.75 162.68 [+]
Exports of Wearing Apparel 132.19  CHF Million Jun/16 120.27 132.19 [+]
Imports of Entertainment Electronics 131.69  CHF Million Jun/16 139.22 190.99 [+]
Exports of Machines For Paper 131.59  CHF Million Jun/16 85.74 306.91 [+]
Exports of Pigment 123.33  CHF Million Jun/16 117.29 145.59 [+]
Exports of Textiles 122.25  CHF Million Jun/16 112.68 147.80 [+]
Imports of Drink & Tobacco 121.31  CHF Million Jun/16 124.71 179.45 [+]
Exports of Electricity 118.82  CHF Million Jun/16 111.20 621.70 [+]
Imports of Semin-manufactures of Paper 116.16  CHF Million Jun/16 111.45 142.52 [+]
Imports of Handicraft Machine Tools 114.92  CHF Million Jun/16 101.51 123.43 [+]
Exports of Heating & Cooling Technology 114.70  CHF Million Jun/16 102.60 209.47 [+]
Imports of Prints 111.71  CHF Million Jun/16 118.56 164.21 [+]
Exports of Clothing 102.61  CHF Million Jun/16 93.52 194.08 [+]
Imports of Game, Sport & Leisure Devices 101.29  CHF Million Jun/16 99.35 155.74 [+]
Exports of Household Apparatus 99.92  CHF Million Jun/16 76.26 140.42 [+]
Exports of Textile Machines 91.18  CHF Million Jun/16 69.92 143.64 [+]
Exports of Telecommunications 89.39  CHF Million Jun/16 48.44 89.39 [+]
Exports of Iron & Steel 86.45  CHF Million Jun/16 85.30 214.91 [+]
Exports of Office Machines 73.51  CHF Million Jun/16 70.97 82.60 [+]
Exports of Chocolate 65.77  CHF Million Jun/16 49.83 90.33 [+]
Imports of Household Apparatus 56.25  CHF Million Jun/16 51.74 54406.00 [+]
Exports Tobacco Products 52.24  CHF Million Jun/16 39.55 63.23 [+]
Exports of Detergent 46.20  CHF Million Jun/16 40.58 56.42 [+]
Exports of Cheese 40.02  CHF Million Jun/16 41.20 75.96 [+]
Exports of Handicraft Machine Tools 18.32  CHF Million Jun/16 16.33 117.51 [+]
Exports of Cotton Fabric 14.36  CHF Million Jun/16 15.39 63.81 [+]
Exports of Chemical Fibres, Fabric 11.97  CHF Million Jun/16 9.28 41.18 [+]
Exports of Chemical Fibres, Yarns 11.73  CHF Million Jun/16 11.10 60.79 [+]
Exports of Embroideries 4.02  CHF Million Jun/16 3.21 25.75 [+]
Exports of Cotton Yarns 1.96  CHF Million Jun/16 1.68 31.78 [+]