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 $109.19B 2021
Pharmaceutical products $42.20B 2021
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $21.09B 2021
Electrical, electronic equipment $17.13B 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $15.98B 2021
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $10.36B 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $9.08B 2021
Plastics $8.15B 2021
Organic chemicals $7.95B 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $5.33B 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 $3.58B 2021
Aluminum $3.48B 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 $2.27B 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $1.76B 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 $1.17B 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 $990.32M 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $897.92M 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $851.67M 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $837.46M 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $790.56M 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $764.07M 2021
Ceramic products $763.20M 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $748.88M 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $730.17M 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $719.86M 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $711.76M 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $672.40M 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $661.53M 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $650.50M 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $596.25M 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $452.09M 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $449.29M 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $441.54M 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $439.20M 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $403.87M 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $389.37M 2021
Cereals $353.01M 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $302.80M 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $287.03M 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $282.68M 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $226.16M 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $216.11M 2021
Headgear and $208.16M 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $191.62M 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $181.32M 2021
Fertilizers $173.42M 2021
Manmade filaments $148.11M 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $138.70M 2021
Nickel $128.32M 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $125.59M 2021
Live animals $122.73M 2021
Cotton $115.78M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $105.14M 2021
Lac, gums, resins $102.49M 2021
Products of animal origin $97.12M 2021
Manmade staple fibers $85.56M 2021
Zinc $74.33M 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $68.46M 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $65.39M 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $59.31M 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $58.13M 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $55.52M 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $53.03M 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $49.37M 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $38.54M 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $33.40M 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $30.88M 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 2023.00 3611.00 5464.00 -1452.84 CHF Million [+]
Current Account 19049.94 14296.84 25242.98 -14553.00 CHF Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.80 6.70 14.80 -0.60 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 19839.00 17994.00 19839.00 273.20 CHF million [+]
Exports 21867.00 21605.00 23899.00 245.90 CHF million [+]
External Debt 2163498.00 2131529.80 2163498.00 763093.50 CHF Million [+]
Terms of Trade 107.32 112.47 127.67 74.27 points [+]
Capital Flows 3145.30 13935.99 58151.60 -67462.49 CHF Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1216319.20 1369627.00 1369627.00 20958.90 CHF Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1116.85 896.43 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 2876.96 2567.87 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) 20034.93 17888.02 CHF Million May/22
Total 1 19839.44 17777.45 CHF Million May/22
Consumer Goods 10344.30 7803.20 CHF Million May/22
Chemical Products 6026.50 4497.40 CHF Million May/22
Raw Materials & Semi Finished Goods 4873.46 4331.08 CHF Million May/22
Semi-manufactures & Intermediate Prds. 4685.95 4153.27 CHF Million May/22
Medicine Goods Incl. Sanitary Articles 4655.94 3226.17 CHF Million May/22
Investment Goods 4123.50 3764.50 CHF Million May/22
Machines & Apparatus 3227.19 2986.29 CHF Million May/22
Machines & Electronic Equipment 3001.60 2782.20 CHF Million May/22
Precision Instruments & Watches 2324.90 1545.60 CHF Million May/22
Metal Products 1808.60 1572.60 CHF Million May/22
Agriculture & Forestry 1633.50 1500.10 CHF Million May/22
Vehicles 1525.20 1293.50 CHF Million May/22
Energy Products 1265.04 1412.68 CHF Million May/22
Energy 1265.00 1412.70 CHF Million May/22
Jewelry & Related Articles 1204.22 616.91 CHF Million May/22
Chemicals Semi-manufactures 1184.57 1108.08 CHF Million May/22
Semi-manufactures Made of Metal 1162.73 990.33 CHF Million May/22
Machines & Devices 1121.59 1002.76 CHF Million May/22
Textiles, Wearing Apparel & Shoes 1082.37 990.65 CHF Million May/22
Personal Automobiles 868.90 726.98 CHF Million May/22
Clothing & Shoes 851.53 788.77 CHF Million May/22
Leather, Rubber, & Plastic Products 740.60 643.37 CHF Million May/22
Food 695.75 666.89 CHF Million May/22
Building Requisites Goods 505.84 434.40 CHF Million May/22
Production Machines 419.38 374.24 CHF Million May/22
Furnishings 413.62 373.56 CHF Million May/22
Commercial Motor Vehicles 390.46 343.80 CHF Million May/22
Semi-manufactures from Plastic 382.18 338.36 CHF Million May/22
Hospital & Practice Mechanisms 365.87 317.17 CHF Million May/22
Force Production Machines 361.46 331.52 CHF Million May/22
Semi-manufactures For Food Production 360.86 318.11 CHF Million May/22
Measure, Examine & Control Devices 353.79 329.65 CHF Million May/22
Paper, Publishing & Printing 344.99 305.67 CHF Million May/22
Office Machines 306.12 353.51 CHF Million May/22
Earth & Stones 298.88 259.63 CHF Million May/22
Above Ground Construction Goods 295.56 249.14 CHF Million May/22
Transmission Apparatus & Installation 232.48 227.97 CHF Million May/22
Household Articles 211.30 187.18 CHF Million May/22
Road Vehicles 200.87 178.39 CHF Million May/22
Raw Materials 187.51 177.81 CHF Million May/22
Drink & Tobacco 167.88 148.83 CHF Million May/22
Semin-manufactures of Paper 150.49 130.29 CHF Million May/22
Entertainment Electronics 146.13 138.83 CHF Million May/22
Game, Sport & Leisure Devices 140.50 131.16 CHF Million May/22
Handicraft Machine Tools 122.81 111.20 CHF Million May/22
Prints 96.85 89.79 CHF Million May/22
Household Apparatus 77.02 57.92 CHF Million May/22
Air & Spacecraft 60.60 23.30 CHF Million May/22