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2020
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Exports
: $7.43B, Rnk 9 / 217

2020
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Top Product
: $1.84B, Packaged Medicaments

2020
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Exports
: $4.79B, Rnk 24 / 213

2020
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Top Product
: $1.23B, Gold

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

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 2.19, Rnk 1 / 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
: $5.06T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 3 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: -12.2%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 180 / 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
: $40,193, CURRENT US$
Rnk 25 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: -10.6%, CURRENT US$
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Switzerland-Japan In 2020, Switzerland exported $7.43B to Japan. The main products that Switzerland exported to Japan are Packaged Medicaments ($1.84B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($1.55B), and Base Metal Watches ($848M). During the last 25 years the exports of Switzerland to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 2.55%, from $3.96B in 1995 to $7.43B in 2020.

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 2020, Japan exported $4.79B to Switzerland. The main products that Japan exported to Switzerland were Gold ($1.23B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($1.12B), and Cars ($390M). During the last 25 years the exports of Japan to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 2.8%, from $2.4B in 1995 to $4.79B in 2020.

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 2020,  Switzerland ranked 2 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.99), and 15 in total exports ($305B). That same year, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.19), and 4 in total exports ($623B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, Switzerland exported $7.43B to Japan. The main products exported from Switzerland to Japan were Packaged Medicaments ($1.84B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($1.55B), and Base Metal Watches ($848M). During the last 25 years the exports of Switzerland to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 2.55%, from $3.96B in 1995 to $7.43B in 2020.

In 2020, Japan exported $4.79B to Switzerland. The main products exported from Japan to Switzerland were Gold ($1.23B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($1.12B), and Cars ($390M). During the last 25 years the exports of Japan to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 2.8%, from $2.4B in 1995 to $4.79B in 2020.

Switzerland Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Switzerland
Top Destination
: United States, $62B

Japan
Top Destination
: China, $133B

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 2019, countries that imported more from Switzerland than Japan were Germany ($49.2B), France ($16.3B), and Italy ($13.6B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Japan than Switzerland were China ($133B), United States ($112B), and Chinese Taipei ($42.7B).

Comparative Advantage Switzerland - Japan

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Flow

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

During 2020, Switzerland had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Chemical Products ($3.82B), Instruments ($2.01B), and Machines ($632M).

During 2020, Japan had a large net trade with Switzerland in the exports of Chemical Products ($1.79B), Precious Metals ($1.45B), and Machines ($546M).

Bilateral Service Trade

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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.

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