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About

Switzerland-United States In 2021, Switzerland exported $51.1B to United States. The main products that Switzerland exported to United States are Packaged Medicaments ($16.3B), Gold ($8.13B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($4.75B). During the last 26 years the exports of Switzerland to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 7.76%, from $7.31B in 1995 to $51.1B in 2021.

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 2021, United States exported $22.2B to Switzerland. The main products that United States exported to Switzerland were Gold ($9.35B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($1.34B), and Platinum ($914M). During the last 26 years the exports of United States to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 4.74%, from $6.67B in 1995 to $22.2B in 2021.

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 2021,  Switzerland ranked 2 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.94), and 17 in total exports ($371B). That same year, United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.46), and 2 in total exports ($1.63T).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, Switzerland exported $51.1B to United States. The main products exported from Switzerland to United States were Packaged Medicaments ($16.3B), Gold ($8.13B), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($4.75B). During the last 26 years the exports of Switzerland to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 7.76%, from $7.31B in 1995 to $51.1B in 2021.

In 2021, United States exported $22.2B to Switzerland. The main products exported from United States to Switzerland were Gold ($9.35B), Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($1.34B), and Platinum ($914M). During the last 26 years the exports of United States to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 4.74%, from $6.67B in 1995 to $22.2B in 2021.

Exports from Switzerland (Flag) to United States (Flag) (2021)

Exports from United States (Flag) to Switzerland (Flag) (2021)

Latest Data

Trade between Switzerland (Flag) and United States (Flag)

Switzerland Exports

United States Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
Switzerland
Top Destination
Germany$55.2B
United States
Top Destination
Canada$259B

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 2021, countries that imported more from Switzerland than United States were Slovenia ($8.25B), Austria ($10.3B), and Romania ($1.79B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from United States than Switzerland were Canada ($259B), Mexico ($247B), and China ($151B).

Difference in imports from United States (Flag) and Switzerland (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage Switzerland - United States

Flow
Scale

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

During 2021, Switzerland had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Chemical Products ($24.2B), Precious Metals ($10.3B), and Instruments ($7.61B).

During 2021, United States had a large net trade with Switzerland in the exports of Precious Metals ($11.9B), Chemical Products ($3.41B), and Instruments ($1.84B).

Service Trade

Bilateral Service Trade

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.

Services Exports from Switzerland (Flag) to United States (Flag) (2019)

Services Exports from United States (Flag) to Switzerland (Flag) (2017)

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

Product Space of Switzerland (Flag) and United States (Flag) (2021)

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