Record year for foreign trade in 2018

Bern, 29.01.2019 - Despite the global economic uncertainties, Swiss foreign trade set high standards in both directions of trade in 2018: exports grew at their strong-est rate (+5.7%) since 2010 in nominal terms and thus reached a new high. The same applies to imports, which even grew by 8.6% year on year and thereby exceeded the 200 billion franc mark. The trade balance showed a surplus of CHF 31.3 billion.

 


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