Overview: In 2018 Switzerland was the number 37 economy in the world in terms of GDP (constant 2011 international USD), 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.