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2019
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Exports
: $4.43B, Rnk 15 / 215

2019
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Top Product
: $1.56B, Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures

2019
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Exports
: $1.16B, Rnk 24 / 214

2019
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Top Product
: $457M, Gold

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.96, Rnk 3 / 146

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.01, Rnk 30 / 146

2019
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GDP
: $703B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 20 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 29.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 126 / 187

2019
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 GDP
: $1.74T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 10 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 26.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 134 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $81,994, CURRENT US$
Rnk 4 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 17.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 123 / 187

2019
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GDP PC
: $46,195, CURRENT US$
Rnk 20 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 13.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 132 / 187

Switzerland-Canada: In 2019, Switzerland exported $4.43B to Canada. The main products that Switzerland exported to Canada are Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($1.56B), Packaged Medicaments ($1.01B), and Paintings ($275M). During the last 24 years the exports of Switzerland to Canada have increased at an annualized rate of 7.85%, from $723M in 1995 to $4.43B in 2019.

In 2017, Switzerland exported services to Canada worth $818M, with Royalties and license fees ($263M), Computer and information services ($206M), and Insurance services ($172M) being the largest in terms of value.

Canada-Switzerland: In 2019, Canada exported $1.16B to Switzerland . The main products that Canada exported to Switzerland were Gold ($457M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($147M), and Gas Turbines ($79.3M). During the last 24 years the exports of Canada to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 3.98%, from $456M in 1995 to $1.16B in 2019.

In 2017, Canada exported services to Switzerland worth $315M, with Travel ($167M), Transportation ($143M), and Government services, n.i.e. ($5M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison: In 2019,  Switzerland ranked 3 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.96), and 17 in total exports ($310B). That same year, Canada ranked 30 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.01), and 11 in total exports ($431B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Value

In 2019, Switzerland exported $4.43B to Canada. The main products exported from Switzerland to Canada were Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($1.56B), Packaged Medicaments ($1.01B), and Paintings ($275M). During the last 24 years the exports of Switzerland to Canada have increased at an annualized rate of 7.85%, from $723M in 1995 to $4.43B in 2019.

In 2019, Canada exported $1.16B to Switzerland. The main products exported from Canada to Switzerland were Gold ($457M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($147M), and Gas Turbines ($79.3M). During the last 24 years the exports of Canada to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 3.98%, from $456M in 1995 to $1.16B in 2019.

Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Switzerland
Top Destination
: Germany, $48.1B

Canada
Top Destination
: United States, $314B

This map shows whether countries import more from Switzerland or Canada. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Switzerland and Canada or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2019, countries that imported more from Switzerland than Canada were Germany ($48.1B), France ($19.2B), and India ($18.9B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Canada than Switzerland were United States ($314B), Mexico ($6.18B), and Japan ($9.92B).

Comparative Advantage Switzerland - Canada

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This chart compares trade between Switzerland and Canada by product, considering products traded by both, Switzerland and Canada.

During 2019, Switzerland had a large net trade with Canada in the exports of Chemical Products ($2.81B), Instruments ($378M), and Arts and Antiques ($373M).

During 2019, Canada had a large net trade with Switzerland in the exports of Precious Metals ($529M), Transportation ($196M), and Machines ($147M).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2017, Switzerland exported services to Canada worth $818M, with Royalties and license fees ($263M), Computer and information services ($206M), and Insurance services ($172M) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2017, Canada exported services to Switzerland worth $315M, with Travel ($167M), Transportation ($143M), and Government services, n.i.e. ($5M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Switzerland has comparative advantage over Canada. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Canada has comparative advantage over Switzerland.