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ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Switzerland
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PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Gold
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Exports In 2021, Switzerland exported $86.7B in Gold, making it the 1st largest exporter of Gold in the world. At the same year, Gold was the 1st most exported product in Switzerland. The main destination of Gold exports from Switzerland are: India ($29.3B), China ($16B), United States ($8.13B), Germany ($5.8B), and Hong Kong ($4.67B).

The fastest growing export markets for Gold of Switzerland between 2020 and 2021 were India ($19.3B), China ($14.3B), and Hong Kong ($3.35B).

Imports In 2021, Switzerland imported $83.8B in Gold, becoming the 1st largest importer of Gold in the world. At the same year, Gold was the 1st most imported product in Switzerland. Switzerland imports Gold primarily from: United Kingdom ($19.3B), United States ($9.35B), United Arab Emirates ($7.47B), Burkina Faso ($6.72B), and South Africa ($3.67B).

The fastest growing import markets in Gold for Switzerland between 2020 and 2021 were United Kingdom ($12.7B), United States ($2.92B), and Uzbekistan ($2.36B).

Latest Trends

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Subnational Monthly Trade

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Gold. Countries are shown based on data availability.

* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

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EXPORTS (2021)$86.7B
IMPORTS (2021)$83.8B
NET TRADE (2021)$2.93B

In 2021, Switzerland exported $86.7B in Gold. The main destinations of Switzerland exports on Gold were India ($29.3B), China ($16B), United States ($8.13B), Germany ($5.8B), and Hong Kong ($4.67B).

In 2021, Switzerland imported $83.8B in Gold, mainly from United Kingdom ($19.3B), United States ($9.35B), United Arab Emirates ($7.47B), Burkina Faso ($6.72B), and South Africa ($3.67B).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Gold EXPORT MARKETS FOR Switzerland WERE (2020 - 2021):
India$19.3B (191%)
China$14.3B (848%)
Hong Kong$3.35B (254%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Gold BY Switzerland WERE (2020 - 2021):
United States-$19.1B (-70.2%)
Turkey-$3.97B (-84.3%)
United Kingdom-$2.03B (-31.1%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Switzerland's main exporting competitors in Gold were:
In 2021, Switzerland's main importing competitors in Gold were:

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Trade Value of Gold by Exporters

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