Key figures 2017

The key figures show the most important information concerning foreign trade by goods type and country in 2017.

General total
Trade flow CHF bn +/- %
Exports 295 -1.2
Imports 266 -0.2
Balance 29 -9.1
Business cycle total¹
Trade flow CHF bn +/- %
Exports 221 +4.8
Imports 186 +7.0
Balance 35 -5.7
¹ without precious metals, precious stones and gems, works of art and antiques

Exports

Main product groups
Product groups CHF bn Share (%)
Chemical and pharmaceutical products 99 33.4
Precious metals and gemstones 72 24.4
Precision instruments, Watches and Jewellery 47 15.9
Most important trading partners
Country CHF bn Share (%)
Germany 45 15.3
USA 36 12.3
China 24 8.1

Imports

Main product groups
Product groups CHF bn Share (%)
Precious metals and gemstones 78 29.3
Chemical and pharmaceutical products 47 17.6
Machines, appliances, electronics 30 11.4
Most important trading partners
Country CHF bn Share (%)
Germany 55 20.6
USA 21 8.0
Italy 20 7.5
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