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Switzerland - Economic overview

Contents extracted from the comprehensive atlas of international trade by Export Entreprises

General economic indicators

20102011201220132014
GDP (billions USD)549659631646672
GDP (annual % change, constant prices)32122
GDP per capita69.7782.8378.8880.2882.97
General government balance1
Inflation rate1-1-
Current account (billions USD)8159716868
Current account (annual % change)15911111
Unemployment rate43333

Agriculture

20092010201120122013
Value added (annual % change)1-37-2-
Value added (in % of GDP)1111-
Value added (in % of total employment)3334-

Industry

20092010201120122013
Value added (annual % change)-6551-
Value added (in % of GDP)26262727-
Value added (in % of total employment)2121212-

Services

20092010201120122013
Value added (annual % change)-1211-
Value added (in % of GDP)73737273-
Value added (in % of total employment)71717173-

Exchange Rate

20092010201120122013
Exchange Rate11111

Foreign trade in figures

20092010201120122013
Imports of goods155.38176.28208.22197.79200.48
Exports of goods172.47195.61234.82225.95229.12
Imports of services38.8736.2845.0646.7452.15
Exports of services72.3181.1992.8888.8993.76
Imports of goods and services (annual % change)-5843-
Growth rate of exports of goods and services (in %)-8842-
Trade Balance14.5331.3925.1735.98-
Current account38.97-
Share of foreign trade in GDP9939294-
Share of imports of goods and services in GDP39414142-
Share of exports of goods and services in GDP5525152-

Exchanged goods

FDI in figures

20082009201020112012
FDI inward flow15.14428.89132.5511.8173.613
FDI stock447.507499.596617.703644.912665.596
Performance Index*, ranking on 141 economies9/18118/18118/18131/181
Potential Index**, ranking on 141 economies19/141--30/177
Number of Greenfield investments***584472533532391
FDI (in % of GFCF****)1328393
FDI (in % of GDP)859811298101
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