Key data

Year 2015 Total EU EU D I F
in mio CHF in mio CHF in % in % in % in %

Export CH

202'919

108'976

53,7

18,1

6,3

6,8

Import CH

166'445

120'551

72,4

28,2

9,7
8,0
Foreign trade

Source: Swiss-Impex, Total 1, economic situation: without gold bullion and others precious metals, coinx, precious stones and cameos, objets d'art and antiquities

Product categories

Part (total) commercial trade with the EU in %

 

Export

Import

Agriculture and forestry, fishery

  4,9

  8,3

Chemical products

41,6

24,7

Metals

8,1 9,0

Machines, electronics

15,5

15,4

Precision instruments, watches, jewels

17,4

  9,5

Others

12,5

33,1

Commercial exchange with the EU (2015)

Source: Swiss-Impex, Total 1, economic situation: without gold bullion and others precious metals, coinx, precious stones and cameos, objets d'art and antiquities

 

Swiss investment abroad

Foreign investment in Switzerland

Year

Total in mio CHF

in EU in mio CHF (in %)

Total in mio CHF

from EU in mio CHF (in %)

2014

1'056'265

460'531 (43,6)

755'785

587'193 (77,7)

Direct investment
Direct investment

Source: Swiss National Bank

 

2014

2015

Switzerland

1,9

0,9
EU-28

1,4

1,9
Growth of GNP in %
Growth of GNP in %

Source: Eurostat

 

2015

Switzerland

77'249 (provisional)

EU-28

28'091

Per capita income in CHF
Per capita income in CHF

Source: Federal Statistical Office FSO / Eurostat

 

2015

Switzerland

  4,6

EU-28

  9,4
Rate of unemployment in %
Rate of unemployment in %

Source: Eurostat

EU    455'862
 59,8%
EFTA        6'269
   0,8%
USA      80'218
  10,5%
Canada      39'869     5,3%
Australia     24'789     3,3%
Others   154'923
   20,3%
Total  761'930
100,0%
Swiss citizens abroad (2015)

Source: FDEA

EU and EFTA 1'363'736   68.4 %
Others       630'180
  31,6 %
Total     1'993'916 100,0 %
Foreigners in Switzerland (2015)
Foreigners in Switzerland (2015)

Source: State Secretariat for Migration (SEM)

Year

Total

EU (in %)

2014

1'962'583

750'403 (38,2)

Manpower in Swiss firms abroad
Manpower in Swiss Firms Abroad

Source: Swiss National Bank