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2020
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Exports
: $62B, Rnk 1 / 217

2020
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Top Product
: $27.3B, Gold

2020
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Exports
: $19.7B, Rnk 17 / 218

2020
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Top Product
: $6.44B, Gold

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

2020
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.56, Rnk 9 / 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
: $21T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 1 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP GROWTH
: 39.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 78 / 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
: $63,593, CURRENT US$
Rnk 8 / 195

2010-2020
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 31.2%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 57 / 195

Switzerland-United States In 2020, Switzerland exported $62B to United States. The main products that Switzerland exported to United States are Gold ($27.3B), Packaged Medicaments ($13.2B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($3.54B). During the last 25 years the exports of Switzerland to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 8.95%, from $7.28B in 1995 to $62B in 2020.

In 2019, Switzerland exported services to United States worth $14.4B, with Royalties and license fees ($7.43B), Insurance services ($1.94B), and Computer and information services ($1.49B) being the largest in terms of value.

United States-Switzerland In 2020, United States exported $19.7B to Switzerland. The main products that United States exported to Switzerland were Gold ($6.44B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($2.56B), and Platinum ($1B). During the last 25 years the exports of United States to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 4.45%, from $6.65B in 1995 to $19.7B in 2020.

In 2017, United States exported services to Switzerland worth $40.8B, with Other business services ($17.5B), Royalties and license fees ($13.7B), and Financial services ($3.04B) 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, United States ranked 9 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.56), and 2 in total exports ($1.34T).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2020, Switzerland exported $62B to United States. The main products exported from Switzerland to United States were Gold ($27.3B), Packaged Medicaments ($13.2B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($3.54B). During the last 25 years the exports of Switzerland to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 8.95%, from $7.28B in 1995 to $62B in 2020.

In 2020, United States exported $19.7B to Switzerland. The main products exported from United States to Switzerland were Gold ($6.44B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($2.56B), and Platinum ($1B). During the last 25 years the exports of United States to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 4.45%, from $6.65B in 1995 to $19.7B in 2020.

Switzerland Exports

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United States Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

Switzerland
Top Destination
: United States, $62B

United States
Top Destination
: Canada, $218B

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 2019, countries that imported more from Switzerland than United States were Slovenia ($4.87B), Austria ($8.32B), and Romania ($1.38B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from United States than Switzerland were Canada ($218B), Mexico ($196B), and China ($122B).

Comparative Advantage Switzerland - United States

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Flow

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

During 2020, Switzerland had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Precious Metals ($29B), Chemical Products ($19.8B), and Instruments ($5.91B).

During 2020, United States had a large net trade with Switzerland in the exports of Precious Metals ($8.73B), Chemical Products ($4.52B), and Instruments ($1.84B).

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2019, Switzerland exported services to United States worth $14.4B, with Royalties and license fees ($7.43B), Insurance services ($1.94B), and Computer and information services ($1.49B) being the largest in terms of value.

In 2017, United States exported services to Switzerland worth $40.8B, with Other business services ($17.5B), Royalties and license fees ($13.7B), and Financial services ($3.04B) 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 United States. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more United States has comparative advantage over Switzerland.