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Exports
: $13.1B, Rnk 35 / 209

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Top Product
: $1.34B, Computers

2019
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Exports
: $21.7B, Rnk 4 / 215

2019
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Top Product
: $8.11B, Gold

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.01, Rnk 29 / 146

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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.96, Rnk 3 / 146

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GDP
: $14.3T, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 181%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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 GDP
: $703B, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP GROWTH
: 29.8%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 126 / 187

2019
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GDP PC 
: $10,262, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 168%, CURRENT US$
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2019
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GDP PC
: $81,994, CURRENT US$
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2009-2019
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 17.3%, CURRENT US$
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China-Switzerland In 2019, China exported $13.1B to Switzerland. The main products that China exported to Switzerland are Computers ($1.34B), Broadcasting Equipment ($1.32B), and Office Machine Parts ($468M). During the last 24 years the exports of China to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 11.8%, from $900M in 1995 to $13.1B in 2019.

In 2019, China did not export any services to Switzerland.

Switzerland-China In 2019, Switzerland exported $21.7B to China . The main products that Switzerland exported to China were Gold ($8.11B), Packaged Medicaments ($2.13B), and Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($2.06B). During the last 24 years the exports of Switzerland to China have increased at an annualized rate of 14.1%, from $912M in 1995 to $21.7B in 2019.

In 2019, Switzerland exported services to China worth $3.34B, with Travel ($1.01B), Royalties and license fees ($988M), and Transportation ($696M) being the largest in terms of value.

Comparison In 2019,  China ranked 29 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.01), and 1 in total exports ($2.57T). That same year, Switzerland ranked 3 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.96), and 17 in total exports ($310B).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2019, China exported $13.1B to Switzerland. The main products exported from China to Switzerland were Computers ($1.34B), Broadcasting Equipment ($1.32B), and Office Machine Parts ($468M). During the last 24 years the exports of China to Switzerland have increased at an annualized rate of 11.8%, from $900M in 1995 to $13.1B in 2019.

In 2019, Switzerland exported $21.7B to China. The main products exported from Switzerland to China were Gold ($8.11B), Packaged Medicaments ($2.13B), and Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($2.06B). During the last 24 years the exports of Switzerland to China have increased at an annualized rate of 14.1%, from $912M in 1995 to $21.7B in 2019.

Switzerland Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Measure

China
Top Destination
: United States, $429B

Switzerland
Top Destination
: Germany, $48.1B

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

In 2019, countries that imported more from China than Switzerland were United States ($429B), Hong Kong ($268B), and Japan ($152B).

In 2019, countries that imported more from Switzerland than China were Slovenia ($3.46B), Cayman Islands ($189M), and British Virgin Islands ($31.5M).

Comparative Advantage China - Switzerland

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

During 2019, China had a large net trade with Switzerland in the exports of Machines ($5.56B), Textiles ($1.68B), and Chemical Products ($1.25B).

During 2019, Switzerland had a large net trade with China in the exports of Precious Metals ($9.05B), Chemical Products ($5.46B), and Instruments ($3.18B).

Tariff Section

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This section shows import tariffs for products traded between China and Switzerland (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from China that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Switzerland were Cereals, hulled, pearled, sliced or kibbled nes (65%) and Vermouth and other flavoured grape wines - pack < 2l (65%).

In 2018, the products from Switzerland that paid the highest import tariffs to enter China were Horses: live, pure-bred breeding animals (0%) and Horses: live, other than pure-bred breeding animals (0%).

*The tariffs present between China and Switzerland are:
125: General duty rate
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement
307: Preferential tariff for Switzerland and Liechtenstein

Bilateral Service Trade

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In 2019, Switzerland exported services to China worth $3.34B, with Travel ($1.01B), Royalties and license fees ($988M), and Transportation ($696M) 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 China has comparative advantage over Switzerland. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Switzerland has comparative advantage over China.