Chemical and pharmaceutical products bring new highs in 2019 foreign trade

Bern, 28.01.2020 - Against the background of the global uncertainty surrounding trade disputes and the world economy, Swiss foreign trade still developed positively in 2019, albeit at a slower pace. Exports rose by 3.9% to CHF 242.3 billion and imports by 1.6% to CHF 205.0 billion. This means that trade in goods reached record levels in both directions. The trade balance ended at a new high of CHF 37.3 billion.


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