Switzerland - Merchandise imports

Merchandise imports from economies in the Arab World (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from economies in the Arab World (% of total merchandise imports) in Switzerland was 1.09 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 5.90 in 1979, while its lowest value was 0.47 in 1961.

Definition: Merchandise imports from economies in the Arab World are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from economies in the Arab World. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 0.86
1961 0.47
1962 0.55
1963 0.75
1964 0.85
1965 0.89
1966 1.04
1967 2.05
1968 2.08
1969 2.12
1970 1.86
1971 2.05
1972 1.65
1973 2.14
1974 3.64
1975 3.08
1976 2.15
1977 2.04
1978 1.65
1979 5.90
1980 3.05
1981 3.39
1982 2.76
1983 3.47
1984 3.22
1985 2.62
1986 1.30
1987 1.35
1988 1.14
1989 0.60
1990 1.16
1991 1.35
1992 0.95
1993 1.09
1994 1.07
1995 1.00
1996 1.27
1997 1.22
1998 0.92
1999 0.91
2000 1.14
2001 1.04
2002 1.43
2003 1.42
2004 1.48
2005 1.92
2006 2.08
2007 1.63
2008 2.48
2009 1.39
2010 1.24
2011 1.09

Merchandise imports (current US$)

The value for Merchandise imports (current US$) in Switzerland was 208,280,000,000 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 208,280,000,000 in 2011 and a minimum value of 2,206,290,000 in 1960.

Definition: Merchandise imports show the c.i.f. value of goods received from the rest of the world valued in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Trade Organization.

See also:

Year Value
1960 2,206,290,000
1961 2,662,730,000
1962 2,969,620,000
1963 3,198,980,000
1964 3,553,890,000
1965 3,642,620,000
1966 3,888,450,000
1967 4,067,280,000
1968 4,442,080,000
1969 5,198,780,000
1970 6,374,190,000
1971 7,191,200,000
1972 8,468,390,000
1973 11,625,600,000
1974 14,445,100,000
1975 13,303,400,000
1976 14,775,400,000
1977 17,940,100,000
1978 23,804,000,000
1979 29,356,000,000
1980 36,341,000,000
1981 30,697,000,000
1982 28,678,000,000
1983 29,192,000,000
1984 29,522,000,000
1985 30,696,000,000
1986 41,051,000,000
1987 50,652,000,000
1988 56,363,000,000
1989 58,194,000,000
1990 69,681,000,000
1991 66,485,000,000
1992 65,723,000,000
1993 60,828,000,000
1994 67,997,000,000
1995 80,152,000,000
1996 78,224,000,000
1997 75,960,000,000
1998 80,094,000,000
1999 79,857,000,000
2000 82,521,000,000
2001 84,102,000,000
2002 87,189,000,000
2003 100,239,000,000
2004 115,799,000,000
2005 126,574,000,000
2006 141,400,000,000
2007 161,180,000,000
2008 183,574,000,000
2009 155,378,000,000
2010 176,281,000,000
2011 208,280,000,000

Merchandise imports from high-income economies (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from high-income economies (% of total merchandise imports) in Switzerland was 88.60 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 94.67 in 1988, while its lowest value was 83.90 in 1979.

Definition: Merchandise imports from high-income economies are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from high-income economies according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 91.09
1961 91.79
1962 92.49
1963 92.60
1964 91.70
1965 92.05
1966 91.60
1967 91.09
1968 91.37
1969 91.59
1970 92.29
1971 92.83
1972 93.43
1973 92.67
1974 92.20
1975 92.37
1976 90.52
1977 90.01
1978 91.22
1979 83.90
1980 90.41
1981 90.71
1982 90.07
1983 90.21
1984 90.71
1985 91.52
1986 93.88
1987 94.31
1988 94.67
1989 94.62
1990 94.65
1991 94.10
1992 94.62
1993 94.14
1994 93.87
1995 93.91
1996 93.51
1997 89.23
1998 89.46
1999 92.56
2000 90.32
2001 90.03
2002 91.96
2003 92.17
2004 91.88
2005 91.41
2006 90.36
2007 90.51
2008 90.19
2009 89.21
2010 88.54
2011 88.60

Merchandise imports from developing economies outside region (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies outside region (% of total merchandise imports) in Switzerland was 11.38 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 16.05 in 1979, while its lowest value was 5.30 in 1988.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies outside region are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from other developing economies in other World Bank regions according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 8.61
1961 7.96
1962 7.42
1963 7.18
1964 8.02
1965 7.92
1966 8.36
1967 8.91
1968 8.62
1969 8.34
1970 7.68
1971 7.15
1972 6.54
1973 7.31
1974 7.75
1975 7.62
1976 9.46
1977 9.97
1978 8.76
1979 16.05
1980 9.58
1981 9.27
1982 9.90
1983 9.77
1984 9.26
1985 8.46
1986 6.09
1987 5.66
1988 5.30
1989 5.35
1990 5.32
1991 5.88
1992 5.35
1993 5.83
1994 6.11
1995 6.06
1996 6.44
1997 6.97
1998 7.11
1999 7.41
2000 9.59
2001 9.89
2002 7.91
2003 7.69
2004 7.96
2005 8.48
2006 9.52
2007 9.41
2008 9.80
2009 10.77
2010 11.45
2011 11.38

Merchandise imports from developing economies in East Asia & Pacific (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies in East Asia & Pacific (% of total merchandise imports) in Switzerland was 4.92 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 5.70 in 2010, while its lowest value was 0.55 in 1962.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies in East Asia and Pacific are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from developing economies in the East Asia and Pacific region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 0.86
1961 0.62
1962 0.55
1963 0.55
1964 0.63
1965 0.72
1966 0.90
1967 0.82
1968 0.74
1969 0.79
1970 0.66
1971 0.60
1972 0.59
1973 0.61
1974 0.63
1975 0.65
1976 0.71
1977 0.76
1978 0.61
1979 1.24
1980 0.91
1981 0.69
1982 0.66
1983 0.66
1984 0.83
1985 0.76
1986 0.75
1987 0.71
1988 0.80
1989 0.95
1990 1.02
1991 1.37
1992 1.76
1993 2.10
1994 2.17
1995 2.05
1996 2.21
1997 2.40
1998 2.45
1999 2.47
2000 2.65
2001 2.54
2002 2.57
2003 2.72
2004 2.88
2005 3.03
2006 3.09
2007 3.44
2008 3.57
2009 5.07
2010 5.70
2011 4.92

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Europe & Central Asia (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Europe & Central Asia (% of total merchandise imports) in Switzerland was 2.65 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 18 years was 3.86 in 2001, while its lowest value was 0.76 in 1993.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies in Europe and Central Asia are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from developing economies in the Europe and Central Asia region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1993 0.76
1994 0.96
1995 0.92
1996 0.80
1997 1.42
1998 1.64
1999 1.85
2000 3.25
2001 3.86
2002 1.76
2003 1.50
2004 1.46
2005 1.52
2006 2.07
2007 2.03
2008 1.85
2009 1.92
2010 2.53
2011 2.65

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Latin America & the Caribbean (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Latin America & the Caribbean (% of total merchandise imports) in Switzerland was 1.22 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 4.68 in 1979, while its lowest value was 0.80 in 2004.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies in Latin America and the Caribbean are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from developing economies in the Latin America and the Caribbean region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 3.78
1961 3.08
1962 3.16
1963 3.08
1964 3.17
1965 2.89
1966 2.92
1967 2.98
1968 2.68
1969 2.58
1970 2.27
1971 2.16
1972 2.11
1973 2.12
1974 1.84
1975 2.09
1976 2.17
1977 3.00
1978 2.38
1979 4.68
1980 2.01
1981 1.89
1982 1.78
1983 1.81
1984 1.96
1985 1.76
1986 1.47
1987 1.40
1988 1.20
1989 1.13
1990 1.11
1991 1.06
1992 1.06
1993 0.96
1994 1.02
1995 1.06
1996 0.99
1997 0.86
1998 0.93
1999 0.94
2000 1.16
2001 1.04
2002 1.20
2003 0.86
2004 0.80
2005 0.89
2006 1.01
2007 1.20
2008 1.15
2009 1.05
2010 1.16
2011 1.22

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Middle East & North Africa (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Middle East & North Africa (% of total merchandise imports) in Switzerland was 0.61 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 3.58 in 1979, while its lowest value was 0.42 in 1989.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies in Middle East and North Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from developing economies in the Middle East and North Africa region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 0.84
1961 0.65
1962 0.69
1963 0.76
1964 0.99
1965 1.04
1966 1.18
1967 2.12
1968 2.04
1969 1.72
1970 1.55
1971 1.60
1972 1.22
1973 1.52
1974 1.70
1975 1.01
1976 1.36
1977 1.25
1978 1.09
1979 3.58
1980 1.61
1981 1.68
1982 2.03
1983 2.95
1984 2.82
1985 2.16
1986 1.13
1987 1.06
1988 0.83
1989 0.42
1990 0.56
1991 0.75
1992 0.68
1993 0.79
1994 0.82
1995 0.82
1996 0.99
1997 0.81
1998 0.63
1999 0.80
2000 1.03
2001 0.99
2002 0.97
2003 1.05
2004 1.08
2005 1.31
2006 1.30
2007 1.15
2008 2.01
2009 0.83
2010 0.60
2011 0.61

Merchandise imports from developing economies in South Asia (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies in South Asia (% of total merchandise imports) in Switzerland was 0.90 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 0.90 in 2011, while its lowest value was 0.28 in 1972.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies in South Asia are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from developing economies in the South Asia region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 0.60
1961 0.84
1962 0.83
1963 0.59
1964 0.53
1965 0.49
1966 0.45
1967 0.45
1968 0.43
1969 0.43
1970 0.33
1971 0.29
1972 0.28
1973 0.35
1974 0.36
1975 0.39
1976 0.88
1977 0.57
1978 0.49
1979 0.76
1980 0.34
1981 0.40
1982 0.41
1983 0.38
1984 0.35
1985 0.35
1986 0.36
1987 0.39
1988 0.37
1989 0.36
1990 0.40
1991 0.40
1992 0.46
1993 0.49
1994 0.49
1995 0.46
1996 0.49
1997 0.53
1998 0.52
1999 0.51
2000 0.57
2001 0.52
2002 0.50
2003 0.49
2004 0.51
2005 0.54
2006 0.55
2007 0.63
2008 0.71
2009 0.63
2010 0.72
2011 0.90

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports from developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise imports) in Switzerland was 1.07 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 2.41 in 1979, while its lowest value was 0.52 in 2008.

Definition: Merchandise imports from developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are the sum of merchandise imports by the reporting economy from developing economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa region according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 1.54
1961 1.81
1962 1.22
1963 1.20
1964 1.63
1965 1.69
1966 1.50
1967 1.42
1968 1.59
1969 1.51
1970 1.58
1971 1.26
1972 1.16
1973 1.27
1974 1.58
1975 1.69
1976 1.52
1977 1.58
1978 1.27
1979 2.41
1980 1.38
1981 1.08
1982 1.53
1983 1.02
1984 0.96
1985 1.20
1986 0.78
1987 1.01
1988 1.25
1989 1.58
1990 1.32
1991 1.01
1992 0.57
1993 0.72
1994 0.66
1995 0.76
1996 0.97
1997 0.96
1998 0.95
1999 0.83
2000 0.94
2001 0.93
2002 0.92
2003 1.06
2004 1.23
2005 1.19
2006 1.51
2007 0.97
2008 0.52
2009 1.27
2010 0.75
2011 1.07

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy, residual (% of total merchandise imports)

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy, residual (% of total merchandise imports) in Switzerland was 0.02 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 3.80 in 1997, while its lowest value was 0.00 in 1967.

Definition: Merchandise imports by the reporting economy residuals are the total merchandise imports by the reporting economy from the rest of the world as reported in the IMF's Direction of trade database, less the sum of imports by the reporting economy from high-, low-, and middle-income economies according to the World Bank classification of economies. Includes trade with unspecified partners or with economies not covered by World Bank classification. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise imports by the economy.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 0.30
1961 0.25
1962 0.09
1963 0.22
1964 0.28
1965 0.03
1966 0.04
1967 0.00
1968 0.01
1969 0.07
1970 0.03
1971 0.02
1972 0.03
1973 0.02
1974 0.06
1975 0.02
1976 0.02
1977 0.02
1978 0.02
1979 0.05
1980 0.01
1981 0.02
1982 0.02
1983 0.02
1984 0.03
1985 0.02
1986 0.03
1987 0.03
1988 0.03
1989 0.04
1990 0.03
1991 0.02
1992 0.02
1993 0.03
1994 0.02
1995 0.02
1996 0.05
1997 3.80
1998 3.43
1999 0.03
2000 0.09
2001 0.08
2002 0.13
2003 0.14
2004 0.16
2005 0.11
2006 0.12
2007 0.08
2008 0.01
2009 0.02
2010 0.01
2011 0.02

Merchandise imports by the reporting economy (current US$)

The latest value for Merchandise imports by the reporting economy (current US$) in Switzerland was $208,015,000,000 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $208,015,000,000 in 2011 and $2,233,500,000 in 1960.

Definition: Merchandise imports by the reporting economy are the total merchandise imports by the reporting economy from the rest of the world, as reported in the IMF's Direction of trade database. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based data from International Monetary Fund's Direction of Trade database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 $2,233,500,000
1961 $2,691,200,000
1962 $3,004,100,000
1963 $3,236,300,000
1964 $3,609,200,000
1965 $3,698,000,000
1966 $3,947,900,000
1967 $4,117,500,000
1968 $4,505,800,000
1969 $5,287,600,000
1970 $6,487,500,000
1971 $7,215,800,000
1972 $8,482,100,000
1973 $11,670,900,000
1974 $14,446,600,000
1975 $13,296,800,000
1976 $14,772,100,000
1977 $17,930,400,000
1978 $23,804,100,000
1979 $26,483,800,000
1980 $36,355,600,000
1981 $30,688,300,000
1982 $28,675,200,000
1983 $29,189,500,000
1984 $29,515,300,000
1985 $30,697,700,000
1986 $41,048,900,000
1987 $50,650,300,000
1988 $56,549,200,000
1989 $58,208,040,000
1990 $69,704,960,000
1991 $66,257,900,000
1992 $65,733,260,000
1993 $60,702,430,000
1994 $68,044,350,000
1995 $80,050,710,000
1996 $78,177,920,000
1997 $75,652,620,000
1998 $80,268,920,000
1999 $79,840,800,000
2000 $82,543,800,000
2001 $84,077,450,000
2002 $87,188,900,000
2003 $100,238,000,000
2004 $115,813,000,000
2005 $126,523,000,000
2006 $141,284,000,000
2007 $160,964,000,000
2008 $183,004,000,000
2009 $155,552,000,000
2010 $176,165,000,000
2011 $208,015,000,000

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exports