Switzerland is the 18th largest export economy in the world and the 2nd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Switzerland exported $285B and imported $273B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $12B. In 2017 the GDP of Switzerland was $678B and its GDP per capita was $64.7k.
The top exports of Switzerland are Gold ($70.3B), Packaged Medicaments ($35.6B), Human or Animal Blood and Vaccines ($21B), Base Metal Watches ($13.2B) and Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds ($7.48B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Gold ($70.9B), Packaged Medicaments ($19.3B), Jewellery ($10.9B), Cars ($10.5B) and Human or Animal Blood and Vaccines ($8.52B).
The top export destinations of Switzerland are Germany ($48.1B), the United States ($28.4B), China ($26.1B), India ($20.9B) and Hong Kong ($15.5B). The top import origins are Germany ($54.6B), the United States ($21.3B), Italy ($20.7B), the United Kingdom ($19.3B) and France ($16.4B).