Exports from Switzerland increased 2.3 percent from a month earlier to an all-time high of CHF 19.4 billion in February 2019, driven by sales of chemical and pharmaceutical products (3.9 percent); watchmaking (1.1 percent); metals (3.2 percent); and jewellery (0.8 percent). By contrast, exports declined for machinery and electronics (-0.1 percent), precision instruments (-0.2 percent), and food, beverages and tobacco (-0.5 percent). Among major trade partners, exports rose to Germany (0.2 percent), the Netherlands (4.3 percent), Spain (74.8 percent), the UK (11.6 percent), the US (9.1 percent), Canada (1.8 percent) and the Middle East (11.9 percent). Meanwhile, there were declines in exports to France (-1.6 percent), Italy (-5.1 percent), Austria (-21.4 percent), China (-4.5 percent), Japan (-8.4 percent), Hong Kong (-2 percent) and Singapore (-20.5 percent). Exports in Switzerland averaged 6558.37 CHF million from 1950 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 19396.90 CHF million in February of 2019 and a record low of 245.90 CHF million in January of 1950.

Exports in Switzerland is expected to be 19760.00 CHF million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Switzerland to stand at 23200.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Exports is projected to trend around 24900.00 CHF million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2037.56 1389.99 3268.12 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Current Account 14596.00 22724.00 25032.31 -2851.91 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 9.80 9.40 14.80 -0.60 percent [+]
Imports 17359.34 17569.30 17759.64 273.20 CHF million [+]
Exports 19396.90 18959.28 19396.90 245.90 CHF million [+]
External Debt 1841937.30 1838035.30 1841937.30 13293.30 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 120.28 117.27 121.41 74.27 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 20070.23 11300.52 44260.29 -53637.28 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1088433.00 1061331.00 1088433.00 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1118.00 1572.00 2250.00 600.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1040.00 1040.00 2590.18 1039.99 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.13 0.27 2.03 0.13 [+]
Tourism Revenues 4962.82 4121.43 4971.77 999.10 CHF Million [+]
Weapons Sales 186.00 186.00 589.00 18.00 USD Million [+]

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Switzerland Exports

In 2018, Swiss exports rose the most since 2010 and reached a record high of CHF 233 billion despite the global economic uncertainties. Main exports were: chemical and pharmaceutical products (45 percent of total exports), of which medicines (19 percent) and immunological products (12 percent); machines and electronics (14 percent); watches (9 percent); precision instruments (7 percent); metals (6 percent); and jewelry (5 percent). Swiss main export partners were: Germany (18 percent of total exports), the US (16 percent), France and Italy (6 percent each), China (5 percent) and the UK (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 March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
19396.90 18959.28 19396.90 245.90 1950 - 2019 CHF million Monthly
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