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Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) fell 0.495% to 119% in Switzerland in 2019

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) (%), 2019
Economy | Switzerland | May 1, 2021
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Foreign trade as a share of GDP fell 0.495% to 119% in Switzerland in 2019, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Switzerland reached an all time high of 132% in 2013 and an all time low of 54.0% in 1967. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Austria amounted to 108%, 64.5% in France, 88.0% in Germany and 60.0% in Italy in 2019.

Switzerland has been ranked 30th within the group of 150 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Austria % 104% 104% 102% 101% 105%
Belgium % 158% 159% 154% 158% 165%
France % 59.8% 60.5% 61.8% 61.1% 63.0%
Germany % 85.1% 84.6% 86.2% 84.8% 87.4%
Hungary % 164% 168% 167% 164% 165%
Italy % 54.9% 55.3% 56.4% 55.4% 58.6%
Poland % 90.6% 93.5% 95.4% 100% 105%
Slovenia % 144% 146% 146% 147% 157%
Spain % 62.0% 63.9% 64.2% 63.8% 66.7%
Switzerland % 132% 117% 113% 120% 120%