Switzerland

2.12

Econ Complexity 2nd of 184
1980
2015

$279B

Exports 15th of 221
1980
2015

$261B

Imports 17th of 221
1980
2015

$62.6k

GDP Per Capita 9th of 184
1990
2015

Switzerland is the 15th largest export economy in the world and the 2nd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Switzerland exported $279B and imported $261B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $17.5B. In 2015 the GDP of Switzerland was $670B and its GDP per capita was $62.6k.

The top exports of Switzerland are Gold ($65.3B), Packaged Medicaments ($31.9B), Human or Animal Blood ($18.1B), Base Metal Watches ($13.3B) and Precious Metal Watches ($8.66B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Gold ($72.7B), Packaged Medicaments ($14.1B), Cars ($10.5B), Jewellery ($9.9B) and Human or Animal Blood ($7.16B).

The top export destinations of Switzerland are Germany ($44.7B), the United States ($28.8B), Hong Kong ($21.7B), India ($21.5B) and China ($20.3B). The top import origins are Germany ($52.1B), the United Kingdom ($32.5B), the United States ($20.4B), Italy ($19.5B) and France ($16.5B).

Switzerland borders Austria, Germany, France and Italy.

Economic Complexity of Switzerland

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