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2020
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Exports
: $49.2B, Rnk 2 / 217

2020
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Top Product
: $5.95B, Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures

2020
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Exports
: $62.7B, Rnk 9 / 220

2020
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Top Product
: $6.34B, Packaged Medicaments

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.99, Rnk 2 / 127

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.88, Rnk 4 / 127

2020
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GDP
: $752B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 18 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 24.7%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 107 / 195

2020
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 GDP
: $3.85T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 4 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 13.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 133 / 195

2020
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GDP PC 
: $87,097, CURRENT US$
Rnk 4 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 12.9%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 105 / 195

2020
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GDP PC
: $46,208, CURRENT US$
Rnk 19 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 11.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 107 / 195

Switzerland-Germany In 2020, Switzerland exported $49.2B to Germany. The main products that Switzerland exported to Germany are Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($5.95B), Packaged Medicaments ($5.19B), and Gold ($4.99B). During the last 25 years the exports of Switzerland to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 3.7%, from $19.8B in 1995 to $49.2B in 2020.

In 2019, Switzerland exported services to Germany worth $11.4B, with Travel ($2.85B), Transportation ($2.67B), and Computer and information services ($1.86B) being the largest in terms of value.

Germany-Switzerland In 2020, Germany exported $62.7B to Switzerland. The main products that Germany exported to Switzerland were Packaged Medicaments ($6.34B), Cars ($3.77B), and Gold ($3.35B). During the last 25 years the exports of Germany to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 3.41%, from $27.1B in 1995 to $62.7B in 2020.

In 2020, Germany exported services to Switzerland worth $21.5B, with Other business services ($9.35B), Royalties and license fees ($3.22B), and Transportation ($3.08B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2020,  Switzerland ranked 2 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.99), and 15 in total exports ($305B). That same year, Germany ranked 4 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.88), and 3 in total exports ($1.33T).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, Switzerland exported $49.2B to Germany. The main products exported from Switzerland to Germany were Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($5.95B), Packaged Medicaments ($5.19B), and Gold ($4.99B). During the last 25 years the exports of Switzerland to Germany have increased at an annualized rate of 3.7%, from $19.8B in 1995 to $49.2B in 2020.

In 2020, Germany exported $62.7B to Switzerland. The main products exported from Germany to Switzerland were Packaged Medicaments ($6.34B), Cars ($3.77B), and Gold ($3.35B). During the last 25 years the exports of Germany to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 3.41%, from $27.1B in 1995 to $62.7B in 2020.

Switzerland Exports

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Germany Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Switzerland
Top Destination
: United States, $62B

Germany
Top Destination
: United States, $116B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Switzerland than Germany were Cambodia ($461M), Bahrain ($246M), and Hong Kong ($6.38B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Germany than Switzerland were China ($106B), France ($101B), and Netherlands ($84.8B).

Comparative Advantage Switzerland - Germany

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Flow

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

During 2020, Switzerland had a large net trade with Germany in the exports of Chemical Products ($17.9B), Machines ($8.17B), and Precious Metals ($5.71B).

During 2020, Germany had a large net trade with Switzerland in the exports of Chemical Products ($13.7B), Machines ($11.6B), and Transportation ($6.87B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2019, Switzerland exported services to Germany worth $11.4B, with Travel ($2.85B), Transportation ($2.67B), and Computer and information services ($1.86B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2020, Germany exported services to Switzerland worth $21.5B, with Other business services ($9.35B), Royalties and license fees ($3.22B), and Transportation ($3.08B) 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 yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Switzerland has comparative advantage over Germany. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Germany has comparative advantage over Switzerland.