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About

Switzerland-Japan In 2021, Switzerland exported $8.4B to Japan. The main products that Switzerland exported to Japan are Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($2.12B), Packaged Medicaments ($1.81B), and Base Metal Watches ($962M). During the last 26 years the exports of Switzerland to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 2.94%, from $3.96B in 1995 to $8.4B in 2021.

In 2019, Switzerland exported services to Japan worth $1.86B, with Royalties and license fees ($902M), Insurance services ($324M), and Travel ($252M) being the largest in terms of value.

Japan-Switzerland In 2021, Japan exported $4.57B to Switzerland. The main products that Japan exported to Switzerland were Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($968M), Gold ($785M), and Packaged Medicaments ($400M). During the last 26 years the exports of Japan to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 2.52%, from $2.4B in 1995 to $4.57B in 2021.

In 2009, Japan exported services to Switzerland worth $3.83B, with Services not allocated ($1.91B), Other business services ($926M), and Transportation ($480M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2021,  Switzerland ranked 2 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.94), and 17 in total exports ($371B). That same year, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.06), and 4 in total exports ($731B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, Switzerland exported $8.4B to Japan. The main products exported from Switzerland to Japan were Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($2.12B), Packaged Medicaments ($1.81B), and Base Metal Watches ($962M). During the last 26 years the exports of Switzerland to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 2.94%, from $3.96B in 1995 to $8.4B in 2021.

In 2021, Japan exported $4.57B to Switzerland. The main products exported from Japan to Switzerland were Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($968M), Gold ($785M), and Packaged Medicaments ($400M). During the last 26 years the exports of Japan to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 2.52%, from $2.4B in 1995 to $4.57B in 2021.

Exports from Switzerland (Flag) to Japan (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Japan (Flag) to Switzerland (Flag) (2021)

Latest Data

Trade between Switzerland (Flag) and Japan (Flag)

Switzerland Exports

Japan Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
Switzerland
Top Destination
Germany$55.2B
Japan
Top Destination
China$153B

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

In 2021, countries that imported more from Switzerland than Japan were Germany ($55.2B), India ($31.8B), and France ($18.9B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Japan than Switzerland were China ($153B), United States ($128B), and Chinese Taipei ($52.5B).

Difference in imports from Japan (Flag) and Switzerland (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage Switzerland - Japan

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, Switzerland had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Chemical Products ($4.32B), Instruments ($2.36B), and Machines ($624M).

During 2021, Japan had a large net trade with Switzerland in the exports of Chemical Products ($1.77B), Precious Metals ($1.15B), and Machines ($562M).

Service Trade

Bilateral Service Trade

In 2019, Switzerland exported services to Japan worth $1.86B, with Royalties and license fees ($902M), Insurance services ($324M), and Travel ($252M) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2009, Japan exported services to Switzerland worth $3.83B, with Services not allocated ($1.91B), Other business services ($926M), and Transportation ($480M) being the largest in terms of value.

Service trade data is presented based on availability.

Services Exports from Switzerland (Flag) to Japan (Flag) (2019)

Services Exports from Japan (Flag) to Switzerland (Flag) (2009)

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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 Japan. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Japan has comparative advantage over Switzerland.

Product Space of Switzerland (Flag) and Japan (Flag) (2021)

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