Importing from Switzerland

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Importing from Switzerland

In terms of size, Switzerland is the sixteenth largest export economy in the world and the second most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). The growth in the economy has remained relative steady on an upwards trajectory. In general, Switzerland exported around $310B and imported around $250B, which resulted in a positive trade balance of around $60B. Yearly, the GDP of Switzerland is around $690B, which is a GDP per capita of around $55k.

The top imports from Switzerland are gold (around $41B), packaged medicaments (around $15B), cars ($10B), jewellery (around $8B) and around refined petroleum ($7B). The top import origins are Germany (around $60B), the United States (around $25B), Italy (around $24B), France (over $15B) and China ($11B).

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1.00 GBP
British Pound
1.00 GBP = 1.2523 CHF
=
1.2523 CHF
Swiss Franc
1.00 CHF = 0.79853 GBP

Country Profile

CapitalBern
Population 8,401,120
Area 41,285  km2 (15,940 sq mi)
km2 (135th)
Currency Swiss franc
GDP
Languages German, French, Italian, Romansh

2.10

Econ Complexity 2nd of 185
1980
2014

$296B

Exports 17th of 220
1980
2014

$281B

Imports 18th of 220
1980
2014

$59.5k

GDP Per Capita 9th of 185
1990
2014

Switzerland: Exports Profile

Exports from Switzerland

Exports from Switzerland: CHF 208.4 billion
Export commodities:Machinery, chemicals, metals, watches, agricultural products
Top export destinations:Germany 14.2%, United States 10.6%, Hong Kong 8.7%, India 7.3%, China 6.9%, France 6.1%, Italy 5.4%, United Kingdom 4.8% (2015)
GDP growth (annual %)

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Country Profile

CapitalBern
Population 8,401,120
Area 41,285  km2 (15,940 sq mi)
km2 (135th)
Currency Swiss franc
GDP
Languages German, French, Italian, Romansh

2.10

Econ Complexity 2nd of 185
1980
2014

$296B

Exports 17th of 220
1980
2014

$281B

Imports 18th of 220
1980
2014

$59.5k

GDP Per Capita 9th of 185
1990
2014
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