Flag Switzerland / United States Flag

Exports Flag → Flag  (2018): $39.7B, Rnk 2 / 214

Top Product Flag → Flag (2018): $13.2B, Packaged Medicaments

Exports Flag → Flag (2018): $21.4B, Rnk 17 / 215

Top Product Flag → Flag (2018): $6.85B, Gold

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 2.01, Rnk 2 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 1.57, Rnk 9 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $705B, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 27.2%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $20.5T, CURRENT US$
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GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 39.6%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $82,797, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 14.2%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $62,795, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 29.8%, CURRENT US$
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Switzerland-United States: In 2018, Switzerland exported $39.7B to United States. The main products exported from Switzerland to United States were Packaged Medicaments ($13.2B), Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($6.58B), and Base Metal Watches ($1.52B). During the last 23 years the exports of Switzerland to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 7.59%, from $7.38B in 1995 to $39.7B in 2018. In 2017, Switzerland exported services to United States worth $11.7B, with Royalties and license fees ($4.83B), Insurance services ($2.89B), and Computer and information services ($2.34B) being the largest in terms of value.

United States-Switzerland: In 2018, United States exported $21.4B to Switzerland. The main products exported from United States to Switzerland were Gold ($6.85B), Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($2.4B), and Jewellery ($1.11B). During the last 23 years the exports of United States to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 5.16%, from $6.72B in 1995 to $21.4B in 2018. In 2011, United States exported services to Switzerland worth $14.1B, with Royalties and license fees ($8.72B), Transportation ($1.76B), and Travel ($1.73B) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison: In 2018, Switzerland ranked 2 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.01), and 18 in total exports ($310B). That same year, United States ranked 9 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.57), and 3 in total exports ($1.44T). In terms of GDP Per Capita, Switzerland was ranked 4 with a GDP Per Capita of $82,797, and United States was ranked 10 with a GDP Per Capita of $62,795.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, Switzerland exported $39.7B to United States. The main products exported from Switzerland to United States were Packaged Medicaments ($13.2B), Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($6.58B), and Base Metal Watches ($1.52B). During the last 23 years the exports of Switzerland to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 7.59%, from $7.38B in 1995 to $39.7B in 2018.

In 2018, United States exported $21.4B to Switzerland. The main products exported from United States to Switzerland were Gold ($6.85B), Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($2.4B), and Jewellery ($1.11B). During the last 23 years the exports of United States to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 5.16%, from $6.72B in 1995 to $21.4B in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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Switzerland
Top Destination
: Germany, $47.9B

United States
Top Destination
: Mexico, $237B

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

In 2018, countries that imported more from Switzerland than United States were Austria ($7.72B), Slovenia ($1.06B), and Slovakia ($652M).

In 2018, countries that imported more from United States than Switzerland were Mexico ($237B), Canada ($190B), and China ($119B).

Comparative Advantage Switzerland - United States

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

During 2018, Switzerland had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Chemical Products ($22.6B), Instruments ($6.41B), and Machines ($4.3B).

During 2018, United States had a large net trade with Switzerland in the exports of Precious Metals ($9.13B), Chemical Products ($4.29B), and Instruments ($2.04B).

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between Switzerland and United States. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

To create custom forecast, or modify the parameters of the forecasting model, visit our Forecast Section.

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Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2017, Switzerland exported services to United States worth $11.7B, with Royalties and license fees ($4.83B), Insurance services ($2.89B), and Computer and information services ($2.34B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2011, United States exported services to Switzerland worth $14.1B, with Royalties and license fees ($8.72B), Transportation ($1.76B), and Travel ($1.73B) 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 States. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more United States has comparative advantage over Switzerland.