This page displays a table with Switzerland Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Switzerland Imports By Category Value Year
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $109.87B 2021
Pharmaceutical products $42.25B 2021
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $21.10B 2021
Electrical, electronic equipment $17.14B 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $15.98B 2021
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $10.90B 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $9.08B 2021
Plastics $8.16B 2021
Organic chemicals $7.95B 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $5.32B 2021
Articles of iron or steel $4.52B 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $4.42B 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $3.87B 2021
Clocks and watches $3.59B 2021
Aluminum $3.49B 2021
Iron and steel $3.38B 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $2.50B 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $2.43B 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $2.41B 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $2.33B 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $2.30B 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $2.15B 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $1.92B 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $1.70B 2021
Rubbers $1.69B 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $1.53B 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $1.52B 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $1.35B 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $1.32B 2021
Copper $1.19B 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $1.18B 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $1.18B 2021
Glass and glassware $1.12B 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $1.12B 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $1.04B 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $1.04B 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $1.02B 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $990.70M 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $893.32M 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $851.75M 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $837.85M 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $790.77M 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $764.25M 2021
Ceramic products $763.27M 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $749.46M 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $739.80M 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $730.58M 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $712.19M 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $672.52M 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $662.37M 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $651.12M 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $596.25M 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $497.34M 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $449.51M 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $441.63M 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $439.75M 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $403.71M 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $389.96M 2021
Cereals $353.17M 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $302.88M 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $287.28M 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $282.98M 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $226.30M 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $216.17M 2021
Headgear and $208.26M 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $191.57M 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $181.19M 2021
Fertilizers $173.43M 2021
Manmade filaments $148.64M 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $138.70M 2021
Nickel $128.35M 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $125.63M 2021
Live animals $123.00M 2021
Cotton $115.83M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $105.14M 2021
Lac, gums, resins $102.55M 2021
Products of animal origin $97.13M 2021
Manmade staple fibers $85.56M 2021
Zinc $74.32M 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $68.47M 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $65.49M 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $59.31M 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $58.36M 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $55.52M 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $51.22M 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $49.37M 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $38.59M 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $33.40M 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $30.89M 2021
Cork and articles of cork $30.67M 2021
Lead $17.95M 2021
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $17.61M 2021
Ores slag and ash $10.52M 2021
Tin $8.21M 2021
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $6.10M 2021
Silk $5.97M 2021
Commodities not specified according to kind $1 2012




Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 2978.43 2934.13 5406.62 -1452.84 CHF Million [+]
Current Account 11090.78 17837.23 25242.98 -16176.72 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 9.30 2.80 14.80 -0.60 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 19964.73 20254.70 20254.70 273.20 CHF million [+]
Exports 22943.16 23188.83 23853.96 245.90 CHF million [+]
External Debt 2198538.90 2163498.00 2198538.90 763093.50 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 109.57 109.38 127.67 74.27 points [+]
Capital Flows -12873.59 12547.36 58151.60 -67462.49 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1216319.20 1369627.00 1369627.00 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1925.44 2160.60 2284.42 53.92 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1040.00 1040.00 2590.18 1039.99 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.52 2.72 2.72 0.13 [+]
Tourism Revenues 3716.10 2876.96 5020.43 885.98 CHF Million [+]
Weapons Sales 179.00 226.00 530.00 18.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]



Switzerland Imports by Category Last Previous
Total 1 (wda) 20860.09 19745.38 CHF Million Oct/22
Total 1 19964.73 19982.34 CHF Million Oct/22
Consumer Goods 8962.00 9688.60 CHF Million Oct/22
Chemical Products 4971.60 5607.50 CHF Million Oct/22
Investment Goods 4432.40 4278.40 CHF Million Oct/22
Raw Materials & Semi Finished Goods 4410.43 4474.57 CHF Million Oct/22
Semi-manufactures & Intermediate Prds. 4244.74 4322.73 CHF Million Oct/22
Medicine Goods Incl. Sanitary Articles 3723.69 4326.23 CHF Million Oct/22
Machines & Apparatus 3484.35 3420.25 CHF Million Oct/22
Machines & Electronic Equipment 3334.80 3260.80 CHF Million Oct/22
Energy Products 2184.12 1712.04 CHF Million Oct/22
Energy 2184.10 1712.00 CHF Million Oct/22
Precision Instruments & Watches 1734.00 1768.40 CHF Million Oct/22
Vehicles 1693.50 1697.00 CHF Million Oct/22
Metal Products 1565.00 1595.90 CHF Million Oct/22
Agriculture & Forestry 1452.40 1418.30 CHF Million Oct/22
Textiles, Wearing Apparel & Shoes 1114.17 1177.65 CHF Million Oct/22
Chemicals Semi-manufactures 1062.56 1092.10 CHF Million Oct/22
Machines & Devices 1061.10 1048.87 CHF Million Oct/22
Semi-manufactures Made of Metal 965.67 996.89 CHF Million Oct/22
Personal Automobiles 955.81 1033.12 CHF Million Oct/22
Clothing & Shoes 900.30 958.51 CHF Million Oct/22
Leather, Rubber, & Plastic Products 704.34 700.85 CHF Million Oct/22
Jewelry & Related Articles 672.89 696.31 CHF Million Oct/22
Food 624.26 618.58 CHF Million Oct/22
Force Production Machines 517.93 434.54 CHF Million Oct/22
Commercial Motor Vehicles 508.04 415.84 CHF Million Oct/22
Building Requisites Goods 439.96 442.32 CHF Million Oct/22
Production Machines 421.21 432.59 CHF Million Oct/22
Furnishings 419.54 404.54 CHF Million Oct/22
Office Machines 383.94 402.00 CHF Million Oct/22
Hospital & Practice Mechanisms 367.82 348.58 CHF Million Oct/22
Measure, Examine & Control Devices 359.70 364.03 CHF Million Oct/22
Paper, Publishing & Printing 353.20 351.97 CHF Million Oct/22
Semi-manufactures from Plastic 352.93 352.05 CHF Million Oct/22
Transmission Apparatus & Installation 311.94 314.64 CHF Million Oct/22
Semi-manufactures For Food Production 303.05 311.20 CHF Million Oct/22
Earth & Stones 290.98 282.62 CHF Million Oct/22
Above Ground Construction Goods 261.83 260.35 CHF Million Oct/22
Road Vehicles 225.42 217.40 CHF Million Oct/22
Household Articles 215.32 204.90 CHF Million Oct/22
Entertainment Electronics 180.74 169.57 CHF Million Oct/22
Drink & Tobacco 174.31 147.45 CHF Million Oct/22
Game, Sport & Leisure Devices 167.11 177.28 CHF Million Oct/22
Raw Materials 165.69 151.84 CHF Million Oct/22
Semin-manufactures of Paper 144.38 147.24 CHF Million Oct/22
Handicraft Machine Tools 117.46 114.68 CHF Million Oct/22
Prints 106.21 104.95 CHF Million Oct/22
Air & Spacecraft 103.03 40.99 CHF Million Oct/22
Household Apparatus 73.30 77.78 CHF Million Oct/22