Top Switzerland Exports to the World
Switzerland shipped US$299.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, down by -16.3% since 2013 and down by -1.7% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Germany

Switzerland's exports to Germany amounted to
$45.4 billion or 15.1% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $7.9 billion
  2. Machinery: $5.6 billion
  3. Organic chemicals: $5.3 billion
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $3.7 billion
  5. Gems, precious metals: $3.6 billion
  6. Electronic equipment: $3.4 billion
  7. Plastics: $2.1 billion
  8. Aluminum: $1.2 billion
  9. Iron or steel products: $1.1 billion
10. Cereals: $1.1 billion
Top 10 Swiss Exports to the US

Switzerland's exports to America amounted to
$36.8 billion or 12.3% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $17.4 billion
  2. Medical, technical equipment: $3.5 billion
  3. Gems, precious metals: $3 billion
  4. Machinery: $2.7 billion
  5. Cereals: $2.1 billion
  6. Organic chemicals: $1.7 billion
  7. Electronic equipment: $1.3 billion
  8. Collector items, art, antiques: $930.3 million
  9. Beverages: $848.4 million
10. Aircraft, spacecraft: $441.3 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to China

Switzerland's exports to China amounted to
$24.5 billion or 8.2% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $13.4 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $3.8 billion
  3. Machinery: $1.8 billion
  4. Cereals: $1.6 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $916.7 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $856.5 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $703.6 million
  8. Plastics: $198 million
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $158.2 million
10. Iron or steel products: $99.4 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to India

Switzerland's exports to India amounted to
$19.8 billion or 6.6% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $18.2 billion
  2. Machinery: $353.1 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $229.9 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $180.2 million
  5. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $173.4 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $171.8 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $161.4 million
  8. Cereals: $117.5 million
  9. Paper: $60.8 million
10. Plastics: $28.7 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to France

Switzerland's exports to France amounted to
$17.1 billion or 5.72% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $4.8 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $2.8 billion
  3. Machinery: $1.2 billion
  4. Cereals: $1 billion
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $822.3 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $802.7 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $574.8 million
  8. Cocoa: $570.4 million
  9. Collector items, art, antiques: $445.1 million
10. Plastics: $381.2 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to the UK

Switzerland's exports to United Kingdom equaled
$17 billion or 5.67% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $6.6 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $4.6 billion
  3. Cereals: $1.3 billion
  4. Machinery: $886.8 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $475.8 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $415.9 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $355.7 million
  8. Collector items, art, antiques: $302.7 million
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $191.6 million
10. Beverages: $182.4 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Hong Kong

Switzerland's exports to Hong Kong amounted to
$16 billion or 5.34% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $12.2 billion
  2. Cereals: $2.6 billion
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $237.8 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $225.1 million
  5. Medical, technical equipment: $131.1 million
  6. Machinery: $109.7 million
  7. Perfumes, cosmetics: $96.6 million
  8. Collector items, art, antiques: $96.4 million
  9. Inorganic chemicals: $35.4 million
10. Leather, animal gut articles: $34.5 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Italy

Switzerland's exports to Italy amounted to
$15.8 billion or 5.28% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $3.1 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $3 billion
  3. Organic chemicals: $2.3 billion
  4. Cereals: $1.2 billion
  5. Machinery: $1.2 billion
  6. Mineral fuels including oil: $1 billion
  7. Electronic equipment: $444.2 million
  8. Medical, technical equipment: $414.8 million
  9. Plastics: $343.7 million
10. Iron and steel: $333.4 million
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Top 10 Swiss Exports to Austria

Switzerland's exports to Austria amounted to
$8.2 billion or 2.7% of its overall exports.

  1. Organic chemicals: $2.5 billion
  2. Gems, precious metals: $1.5 billion
  3. Machinery: $726.3 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $454.7 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $342.6 million
  6. Cereals: $303.9 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $247.4 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $223.7 million
  9. Plastics: $198.4 million
10. Railway, tram equipment: $181.9 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Japan

Switzerland's exports to Japan amounted to
$7.6 billion or 2.53% of its overall exports.

  1. Pharmaceuticals: $3.1 billion
  2. Cereals: $1.2 billion
  3. Gems, precious metals: $772.4 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $620.7 million
  5. Machinery: $505.1 million
  6. Organic chemicals: $340.2 million
  7. Tobacco: $162.4 million
  8. Electronic equipment: $157.1 million
  9. Beverages: $108 million
10. Plastics: $68.8 million
Top 10 Swiss Exports to Singapore

Switzerland's exports to Singapore amounted to
$7.4 billion or 2.47% of its overall exports.

  1. Gems, precious metals: $3.3 billion
  2. Organic chemicals: $1.4 billion
  3. Cereals: $1.1 billion
  4. Machinery: $417.9 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $317.4 million
  6. Electronic equipment: $181.7 million
  7. Medical, technical equipment: $178 million
  8. Base metal tools, cutlery: $68 million
  9. Inorganic chemicals: $54.2 million
10. Perfumes, cosmetics: $48.4 million
Fastest-Growing Switzerland Exports 2017
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis