Top Switzerland Exports to the World
Switzerland shipped US$303.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, down by -3% since 2012 but up by 3.8% from 2015 to 2016.
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Germany

Switzerland's exports to Germany amounted to
$43.5 billion or 14.4% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $7.8 billion
  2. Organic chemicals: $5.5 billion
  3. Machinery: $5.4 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $3.8 billion
  5. Electronic equipment: $3.2 billion
  6. Gems, precious metals: $3.2 billion
  7. Plastics: $2 billion
  8. Cereals: $1.1 billion
  9. Iron or steel products: $1 billion
10. Aluminum: $989.2 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to the US

Switzerland's exports to the US amounted to
$37 billion or 12.2% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $15.4 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $5.7 billion
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $3.1 billion
  4. Machinery: $2.5 billion
  5. Organic chemicals: $2.2 billion
  6. Cereals: $2.2 billion
  7. Electronic equipment: $1.3 billion
  8. Beverages: $913.6 million
  9. Collector items, art, antiques: $594.4 million
10. Aircraft, spacecraft: $424.6 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to the UK

Switzerland's exports to the UK amounted to
$32.7 billion or 10.8% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $22 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $5.1 billion
  3. Cereals: $1.2 billion
  4. Machinery: $748.7 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $498.5 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $431.7 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $381.1 million
  8. Collector items, art, antiques: $280.3 million
  9. Aircraft, spacecraft: $250.1 million
10. Plastics: $172.1 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to China

Switzerland's exports to China amounted to
$27 billion or 8.9% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $17.3 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $3.5 billion
  3. Machinery: $1.6 billion
  4. Cereals: $1.3 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $805.6 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $733.2 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $579.5 million
  8. Plastics: $164.6 million
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $101.7 million
10. Cereal, milk preparations:$84.5 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Hong Kong

Switzerland's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$18.4 billion or 6.1% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $14.8 billion
  2. Cereals: $2.4 billion
  3. Electronic equipment: $219.3 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $205.8 million
  5. Collector items, art, antiques: $148.6 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $126.7 million
  7. Machinery: $108 million
  8. Perfumes, cosmetics: $59 million
  9. Inorganic chemicals: $43.1 million
10. Leather, animal gut articles: $33.4 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to France

Switzerland's exports to France amounted to
$17.6 billion or 5.8% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $5.4 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $3.1 billion
  3. Machinery: $1.1 billion
  4. Cereals: $1 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $830.2 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $778.9 million
  7. Cocoa: $563.6 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $558.9 million
  9. Collector items, art, antiques: $392.3 million
10. Plastics: $376.3 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Italy

Switzerland's exports to Italy amounted to
$14.8 billion or 4.9% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $2.9 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $2.5 billion
  3. Organic chemicals: $2.2 billion
  4. Cereals: $1.2 billion
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.1 billion
  6. Machinery: $1.1 billion
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $402.5 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $371.7 million
  9. Plastics: $315.7 million
10. Iron and steel: $249.5 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to India

Switzerland's exports to India amounted to
$14.5 billion or 4.8% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $12.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $374.3 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $236.9 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $187.2 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $167.6 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $161.6 million
  7. Cereals: $108.8 million
  8. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $101.6 million
  9. Paper: $87.1 million
10. Other chemical goods: $30 million
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Top 10 Swiss Exports to Japan

Switzerland's exports to Japan amounted to
$7.7 billion or 2.5% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $3.1 billion
  2. Cereals: $1.3 billion
  3. Gems, precious metals: $844.6 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $658.1 million
  5. Machinery: $467.1 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $344.5 million
  7. Tobacco: $161.7 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $160 million
  9. Beverages: $104.1 million
10. Plastics: $62.7 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Austria

Switzerland's exports to Austria amounted to
$7.5 billion or 2.5% of its overall exports.

  1. Organic chemicals: $2.1 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $1.3 billion
  3. Machinery: $679.3 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $550.4 million
  5. Cereals: $307.5 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $300.5 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $236.4 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $221.4 million
  9. Plastics: $201.9 million
10. Collector items, art, antiques: $160.4 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Singapore

Switzerland's exports to Singapore amounted to
$6.4 billion or 2.1% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $3.3 billion
  2. Cereals: $1 billion
  3. Organic chemicals: $840.9 million
  4. Machinery: $277.1 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $215.5 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $138.4 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $102.8 million
  8. Aircraft, spacecraft: $77.8 million
  9. Base metal tools, cutlery: $71.2 million
10. Inorganic chemicals: $47.7 million
Fastest-Growing Switzerland Exports 2016
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis