Imports in Switzerland decreased to 16542.66 CHF million in May from 16803.46 CHF million in April of 2021. source: Federal Customs Administration

Imports in Switzerland averaged 6777.29 CHF million from 1950 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 17667.72 CHF million in January of 2018 and a record low of 273.20 CHF million in February of 1950. This page provides - Switzerland Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Imports - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2021.

Imports in Switzerland is expected to be 16500.00 CHF million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Switzerland to stand at 18420.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Imports is projected to trend around 21520.00 CHF million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Imports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16542.66 16803.46 17667.72 273.20 1950 - 2021 CHF million Monthly
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Switzerland Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 4264.21 3305.48 4264.21 -1478.68 CHF Million [+]
Current Account -2852.76 11499.01 25242.98 -3125.98 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.80 6.70 14.80 -0.60 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 16542.66 16803.46 17667.72 273.20 CHF million [+]
Exports 20806.86 20108.94 20806.86 245.90 CHF million [+]
External Debt 2000982.70 2008375.70 2008375.70 768352.30 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 115.18 117.49 127.67 74.27 points [+]
Capital Flows 2593.24 12731.07 58151.60 -67462.49 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1369627.00 1358873.80 1369627.00 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 801.19 801.20 2284.42 53.92 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 1040.00 1040.00 2590.18 1039.99 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.29 0.19 2.03 0.13 [+]
Tourism Revenues 1502.37 2386.11 5020.43 885.98 CHF Million [+]
Weapons Sales 179.00 226.00 530.00 18.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]


Switzerland Imports
In 2019, imports to Switzerland reached a record high of CHF 275 billion despite the global uncertainty surrounding trade disputes and the world economy. Main imports were: natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal, and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin (31 percent of total imports); pharmaceutical products (11 percent); nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (7 percent); vehicles (6 percent); electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (5 percent); organic chemicals (5 percent); mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (3 percent); and optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (3 percent). Germany was the biggest source of imports (21 percent of total imports), followed by Italy (8 percent), France and the US (7 percent each), the UK and China (6 percent each), the UAE (5 percent), Austria and Ireland (3 percent each), Spain, Thailand, the Netherlands, Belgium and Japan (2 percent each).
Switzerland Imports by Category Last Previous
Total 1 16542.66 16753.78 CHF Million May/21
Total 1 (wda) 16447.03 16813.15 CHF Million May/21
Consumer Goods 7860.00 8536.30 CHF Million May/21
Chemical Products 4443.40 4768.30 CHF Million May/21
Raw Materials & Semi Finished Goods 3693.63 3788.30 CHF Million May/21
Investment Goods 3537.00 3800.90 CHF Million May/21
Semi-manufactures & Intermediate Prds. 3533.69 3608.15 CHF Million May/21
Medicine Goods Incl. Sanitary Articles 3366.57 3624.88 CHF Million May/21
Machines & Apparatus 2750.39 2948.81 CHF Million May/21
Machines & Electronic Equipment 2515.80 2710.70 CHF Million May/21
Precision Instruments & Watches 1437.30 1584.50 CHF Million May/21
Agriculture & Forestry 1391.60 1426.30 CHF Million May/21
Vehicles 1360.70 1536.20 CHF Million May/21
Metal Products 1329.80 1353.60 CHF Million May/21
Machines & Devices 973.37 1003.66 CHF Million May/21
Textiles, Wearing Apparel & Shoes 932.61 1026.29 CHF Million May/21
Chemicals Semi-manufactures 913.02 974.25 CHF Million May/21
Semi-manufactures Made of Metal 789.43 790.24 CHF Million May/21
Personal Automobiles 754.93 863.90 CHF Million May/21
Clothing & Shoes 733.56 812.52 CHF Million May/21

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