Annual International Trade Statistics
Publication date: 2019-05-19
Reporting period: 2002 - 2018
Timeseries: 164 million
Source:UN Comtrade
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Switzerland | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Netweight (kg); Quantity and Value (US$) | 2016 - 2018

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Commodities Reporter Partner Trade flow Indicator 2016 2017 2018
TOTAL. ALL COMMODITIES Switzerland World Exports Value (US$) 304 691 297 208.00 299 308 693 087.00 310 524 275 089.00
Imports Value (US$) 269 157 232 225.00 267 501 495 875.00 278 665 555 576.00

The value of total merchandise exports from Switzerland totalled $ 310 billion in 2018. Merchandise exports from Switzerland increased by 3.74% compared to 2017. Goods exports grew up by $ 11.2 billion in 2018 (the value of merchandise exports from Switzerland amounted to $299 billion in 2017)

Switzerland's exports 2018 by country

Top export destinations of commodities from Switzerland in 2018:

  • Germany with a share of 15.2% (47 billion US$)
  • USA with a share of 13.1% (40 billion US$)
  • China with a share of 9.74% (30 billion US$)
  • France with a share of 6.35% (19.7 billion US$)
  • India with a share of 5.74% (17.8 billion US$)
  • Italy with a share of 5.33% (16.5 billion US$)
  • Hong-Kong with a share of 5.16% (16 billion US$)
  • United Kingdom with a share of 3.42% (10.6 billion US$)
  • Netherlands with a share of 2.63% (8.19 billion US$)
  • Japan with a share of 2.55% (7.94 billion US$)

Exports structure from Switzerland in 2018 represented by the following commodity groups:

  • 26% (81 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 24% (75 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 7.91% (24 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 6.97% (21 billion US$): 91 - Clocks and watches and parts thereof
  • 6.68% (20 billion US$): 29 - Organic chemicals
  • 5.64% (17.5 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 4.11% (12.7 billion US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 1.79% (5.58 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 1.2% (3.73 billion US$): 33 - Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
  • 1% (3.13 billion US$): 73 - Articles of iron or steel

What did Switzerland export in 2018?

Switzerland's Top Exports in 2018:

  • 20% ($63 billion): 7108 - Gold (including gold plated with platinum) unwrought or in semi-manufactured forms, or in powder form.
  • 14.4% ($44 billion): 3004 - Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • 9.35% ($29 billion): 3002 - Human blood; animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera and other blood fractions and modified immunological products, whether or not obtained by means of biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) and similar products.
  • 4.39% ($13.6 billion): 9102 - Wrist-watches, pocket-watches and other watches, including stop-watches, other than those of heading 91.01.
  • 3.78% ($11.7 billion): 7113 - Articles of jewellery and parts thereof, of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal.
  • 3.04% ($9.45 billion): 2933 - Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atom(s) only.
  • 2.18% ($6.77 billion): 9101 - Wrist-watches, pocket-watches and other watches, including stop-watches, with case of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal.
  • 2.01% ($6.26 billion): 9021 - Orthopaedic appliances, including crutches, surgical belts and trusses; splints and other fracture appliances; artificial parts of the body; hearing aids and other appliances which are worn or carried, or implanted in the body, to compensate for a defect or disability.
  • 1.3% ($4.04 billion): 9018 - Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electro-medical apparatus and sight-testing instruments.

The value of total merchandise imports to Switzerland totalled $ 278 billion in 2018. Merchandise imports to Switzerland increased by 4.17% compared to 2017. Goods imports grew up by $ 11.1 billion in 2018 (the value of merchandise imports to Switzerland was equal to $267 billion in 2017)

Switzerland's imports 2018 by country

Top trading partners (import sources) of Switzerland in 2018:

  • Germany with a share of 20% (57 billion US$)
  • United Kingdom with a share of 9.52% (26 billion US$)
  • Italy with a share of 7.63% (21 billion US$)
  • USA with a share of 7.62% (21 billion US$)
  • France with a share of 7.12% (19.8 billion US$)
  • China with a share of 5.29% (14.7 billion US$)
  • United Arab Emirates with a share of 3.71% (10.3 billion US$)
  • Ireland with a share of 3.15% (8.79 billion US$)
  • Austria with a share of 3.04% (8.48 billion US$)
  • Spain with a share of 2.04% (5.68 billion US$)

Imports structure to Switzerland in 2018 represented by the following commodity groups:

  • 30% (86 billion US$): 71 - Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin
  • 10.7% (29 billion US$): 30 - Pharmaceutical products
  • 7.3% (20 billion US$): 84 - Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
  • 5.56% (15.5 billion US$): 87 - Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof
  • 5.23% (14.5 billion US$): 85 - Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
  • 4.63% (12.9 billion US$): 29 - Organic chemicals
  • 3.46% (9.66 billion US$): 27 - Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
  • 2.98% (8.31 billion US$): 90 - Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
  • 2.5% (6.98 billion US$): 39 - Plastics and articles thereof
  • 1.65% (4.61 billion US$): 94 - Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings

What did Switzerland import in 2018?

Switzerland's Top Imports in 2018:

  • 22% ($63 billion): 7108 - Gold (including gold plated with platinum) unwrought or in semi-manufactured forms, or in powder form.
  • 6.96% ($19.4 billion): 3004 - Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packings for retail sale.
  • 5.81% ($16.1 billion): 7113 - Articles of jewellery and parts thereof, of precious metal or of metal clad with precious metal.
  • 3.78% ($10.5 billion): 8703 - Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
  • 3.56% ($9.94 billion): 3002 - Human blood; animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera and other blood fractions and modified immunological products, whether or not obtained by means of biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micro-organisms (excluding yeasts) and similar products.
  • 2.5% ($6.99 billion): 2933 - Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atom(s) only.
  • 1.7% ($4.74 billion): 2710 - Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils.
  • 1.4% ($3.91 billion): 8471 - Automatic data processing machines and units thereof; magnetic or optical readers, machines for transcribing data onto data media in coded form and machines for processing such data, not elsewhere specified or included.
  • 1.22% ($3.4 billion): 8525 - Transmission apparatus for radio-telephony, radio-telegraphy, radio-broadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus; television cameras; still image video cameras and other video camera recorders; digital cameras.
  • 0.903% ($2.51 billion): 7102 - Diamonds, whether or not worked, but not mounted or set.

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Switzerland | Imports and Exports | World | ALL COMMODITIES | Netweight (kg); Quantity and Value (US$) | 2016 - 2018