Dynamic Swiss textile exports and lesser exports of textile machinery in August 2017

Total Swiss Exports in August amounted to CHF 16.3 billion, workday corrected resulted a plus of CHF 0.6 billion which translates against July into a plus of nominal 3.9 %. are real +6.1 %. Seasonally adjusted the values are nominal +0.7 % and real +2.8 %.

Total Swiss Imports amounted in August to CHF 14.2 billion, workday adjusted against July a plus of CHF 1.3 billion and nominally +9.9 % and real +6.5 %. Seasonally adjusted resulted a nominal plus of 4.3 % and in real terms +3.0 %.

The export of textiles, clothing and footwear amounted in august to CHF 297 million, a plus of 60 million, meaning nominally +25.5 % and real +15.0 %. Workday adjusted a plus of CHF 59 Million.

The imports of above categories reached CHF 928 million or + CHF 37 million or nominally +4.1 % and in real terms -2.1 %. Seasonally adjusted resulted a plus of CHF 45 million or nominally +5.3 % and in real terms -1.0 %. Clothing imports amounted to CHF 609 million, Footwear to CHF 172 million and Textiles to CHF 147 million.

Textile Machinery was exported in the amount of CHF 65 million, or CHF 7 million less than in July, nominally less 9.6 % and in real terms -16.7 %, workday adjusted CHF -3.0 million, nominally -5.0 %and in real terms -13.2 %.

These figures are based upon the official statistics of Swiss Custom authorities.

 

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