Top Switzerland Exports to the World
Switzerland shipped US$310.7 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018, down by -0.2% since 2014 but up by 3.8% from 2017 to 2018.
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Germany

Switzerland's exports to Germany amounted to
$47.5 billion or 15.3% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $8.5 billion
  2. Machinery: $5.9 billion
  3. Organic chemicals: $5 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $3.8 billion
  5. Electronic equipment: $3.6 billion
  6. Gems, precious metals: $3.5 billion
  7. Plastics: $2.2 billion
  8. Aluminum: $1.2 billion
  9. Clocks, watches: $1.1 billion
10. Iron or steel products: $1.1 billion
Top 10 Swiss Exports to the US

Switzerland's exports to America amounted to
$40.9 billion or 13.2% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $21 billion
  2. Medical, technical equipment: $4 billion
  3. Machinery: $2.9 billion
  4. Gems, precious metals: $2.7 billion
  5. Clocks, watches: $2.3 billion
  6. Organic chemicals: $1.6 billion
  7. Electronic equipment: $1.4 billion
  8. Collector items, art, antiques: $822.6 million
  9. Beverages: $741.6 million
10. Aircraft, spacecraft: $513 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to China

Switzerland's exports to China amounted to
$30.3 billion or 9.8% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $18.5 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $3.7 billion
  3. Machinery: $2 billion
  4. Clocks, watches: $1.8 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $1 billion
  6. Electronic equipment: $917.3 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $850.4 million
  8. Perfumes, cosmetics: $236.7 million
  9. Plastics: $222.5 million
10. Cereal, milk preparations:$128.8 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to France

Switzerland's exports to France amounted to
$19.7 billion or 6.4% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $6.5 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $3 billion
  3. Machinery: $1.2 billion
  4. Clocks, watches: $1.1 billion
  5. Organic chemicals: $904.9 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $782 million
  7. Collector items, art, antiques: $593.4 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $589.3 million
  9. Coffee, tea, spices: $569.4 million
10. Plastics: $375.9 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to India

Switzerland's exports to India amounted to
$17.8 billion or 5.7% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $16 billion
  2. Machinery: $362.6 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $258 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $211.7 million
  5. Organic chemicals: $208.2 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $191.4 million
  7. Clocks, watches: $158.4 million
  8. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $84.1 million
  9. Plastics: $36.5 million
10. Iron or steel products: $30.6 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Italy

Switzerland's exports to Italy amounted to
$16.6 billion or 5.3% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $3.1 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $2.8 billion
  3. Organic chemicals: $2.4 billion
  4. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.5 billion
  5. Machinery: $1.3 billion
  6. Clocks, watches: $1 billion
  7. Electronic equipment: $479.6 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $471.5 million
  9. Iron and steel: $407.7 million
10. Plastics: $375.3 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Hong Kong

Switzerland's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$16.1 billion or 5.2% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $11.6 billion
  2. Clocks, watches: $3.1 billion
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $263.5 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $240.3 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $149.2 million
  6. Perfumes, cosmetics: $135.8 million
  7. Machinery: $97.9 million
  8. Collector items, art, antiques: $82.3 million
  9. Leather, animal gut articles: $52 million
10. Inorganic chemicals: $35.2 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to the UK

Switzerland's exports to United Kingdom were
$10.7 billion or 3.4% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $2.4 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $2 billion
  3. Clocks, watches: $1.3 billion
  4. Machinery: $982.5 million
  5. Collector items, art, antiques: $591.3 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $546.5 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $416 million
  8. Organic chemicals: $409.3 million
  9. Aircraft, spacecraft: $197.2 million
10. Plastics: $196.1 million
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Top 10 Swiss Exports to the Netherlands

Switzerland's exports to the Netherlands amounted to $8.2 billion or 2.6% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $3.9 billion
  2. Medical, technical equipment: $1.2 billion
  3. Machinery: $623.5 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $410.1 million
  5. Clocks, watches: $273.1 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $215.1 million
  7. Collector items, art, antiques: $190 million
  8. Plastics: $134 million
  9. Coffee, tea, spices: $133 million
10. Gems, precious metals: $105.6 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Japan

Switzerland's exports to Japan amounted to
$7.9 billion or 2.6% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $3.2 billion
  2. Clocks, watches: $1.4 billion
  3. Gems, precious metals: $673.2 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $646.1 million
  5. Machinery: $565.9 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $340.2 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $251.2 million
  8. Tobacco: $189.3 million
  9. Beverages: $112.2 million
10. Plastics: $82.7 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Austria

Switzerland's exports to Austria amounted to
$7.6 billion or 2.5% of its overall exports.

  1. Organic chemicals: $1.9 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $1.5 billion
  3. Machinery: $821 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $504.2 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $341.5 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $281.1 million
  7. Iron or steel products: $231.3 million
  8. Clocks, watches: $215.3 million
  9. Plastics: $212.4 million
10. Vehicles: $142.2 million
Fastest-Growing Switzerland Exports 2018
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis