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2019
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Exports
: $24.4B, Rnk 3 / 215

2019
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Top Product
: $14.9B, Gold

2019
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Exports
: $15.4B, Rnk 8 / 221

2019
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Top Product
: $6.04B, Gold

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

2019
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.46, Rnk 13 / 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
: $2.83T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 6 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 17.3%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 152 / 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
: $42,330, CURRENT US$
Rnk 23 / 187

2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 9.34%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 143 / 187

Switzerland-United Kingdom In 2019, Switzerland exported $24.4B to United Kingdom. The main products that Switzerland exported to United Kingdom are Gold ($14.9B), Packaged Medicaments ($1.18B), and Jewellery ($1.08B). During the last 24 years the exports of Switzerland to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 6.67%, from $5.18B in 1995 to $24.4B in 2019.

In 2019, Switzerland exported services to United Kingdom worth $9.35B, with Royalties and license fees ($3.04B), Transportation ($2.48B), and Financial services ($1.51B) being the largest in terms of value.

United Kingdom-Switzerland In 2019, United Kingdom exported $15.4B to Switzerland . The main products that United Kingdom exported to Switzerland were Gold ($6.04B), Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds ($2.4B), and Jewellery ($1.08B). During the last 24 years the exports of United Kingdom to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 5.29%, from $4.47B in 1995 to $15.4B in 2019.

In 2018, United Kingdom exported services to Switzerland worth $20.9B, with Insurance services ($5.4B), Other business services ($5.12B), and Royalties and license fees ($5.07B) 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, United Kingdom ranked 13 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.46), and 10 in total exports ($446B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, Switzerland exported $24.4B to United Kingdom. The main products exported from Switzerland to United Kingdom were Gold ($14.9B), Packaged Medicaments ($1.18B), and Jewellery ($1.08B). During the last 24 years the exports of Switzerland to United Kingdom have increased at an annualized rate of 6.67%, from $5.18B in 1995 to $24.4B in 2019.

In 2019, United Kingdom exported $15.4B to Switzerland. The main products exported from United Kingdom to Switzerland were Gold ($6.04B), Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds ($2.4B), and Jewellery ($1.08B). During the last 24 years the exports of United Kingdom to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 5.29%, from $4.47B in 1995 to $15.4B in 2019.

Switzerland Exports

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United Kingdom Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Switzerland
Top Destination
: Germany, $48.1B

United Kingdom
Top Destination
: United States, $64.7B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from Switzerland than United Kingdom were India ($18.9B), Austria ($6.54B), and Germany ($48.1B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from United Kingdom than Switzerland were Ireland ($26.9B), Netherlands ($29.4B), and United States ($64.7B).

Comparative Advantage Switzerland - United Kingdom

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

During 2019, Switzerland had a large net trade with United Kingdom in the exports of Precious Metals ($16.8B), Chemical Products ($2.64B), and Instruments ($1.78B).

During 2019, United Kingdom had a large net trade with Switzerland in the exports of Precious Metals ($7.48B), Chemical Products ($3.83B), and Transportation ($1.19B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2019, Switzerland exported services to United Kingdom worth $9.35B, with Royalties and license fees ($3.04B), Transportation ($2.48B), and Financial services ($1.51B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2018, United Kingdom exported services to Switzerland worth $20.9B, with Insurance services ($5.4B), Other business services ($5.12B), and Royalties and license fees ($5.07B) 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 United Kingdom. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more United Kingdom has comparative advantage over Switzerland.