Overview: In 2018 Switzerland was the number 20 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 18 in total exports, the number 17 in total imports, and the number 2 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2018, Switzerland exported $310B and imported $294B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $16.9B. In 2018, Switzerland's exports per capita were $36.5k and its imports per capita were $34.5k.
Trade: The top exports of Switzerland are Gold ($63.8B), Packaged Medicaments ($44.1B), Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($28B), Base Metal Watches ($13.7B), and Jewellery ($11.1B). The top imports of Switzerland are Gold ($64.9B), Packaged Medicaments ($19B), Jewellery ($15.9B), Cars ($10.3B), and Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($9.9B).
Destinations: Switzerland exports mostly to Germany ($47.9B), United States ($39.7B), China ($30.4B), France ($19.2B), and India ($18.4B), and imports mostly from Germany ($62.2B), United Kingdom ($26.3B), Italy ($23.8B), United States ($21.4B), and France ($18.8B).
Location: Switzerland borders Austria, France, Italy, and Germany by land.