Swiss (Textile) Trade in the third quarter of 2017

The total of Swiss Exports in the third quarter amounted to CHF 52.6 billion, workday adjusted a plus of CHF 4 billion or nominally +8.2 %, in real terms +1.9 % against the same period of 2016, and against the former quarter of 2017 resulted a nominal plus of 3 % and in real terms +0.2 %.

The textile, clothing and footwear exports reached CHF 986 million or CHF +196 million, or nominally +24.8 % and in real terms +14.2 % in the third quarter of 2017, workday adjusted the plus of CHF 211 million, nominally +26.9 % and in real terms +26.1 % resulted.

The total imports of that group in the third quarter amounted to CHF 2795 million or a plus of CHF 202 million, nominally +7.8 % and in real terms +1.1 %, workday adjusted the plus was CHF 233 million, nominally +9.0 % and in real terms +2.3 % and against the same period of 2016.

Clothing imports amounted to CHF 1813 million or CHF +162 million, nominally +9.8 % and in real terms +1.3 %. Workday adjusted resulted a plus of CHF 171 million, nominally +10.4 % and in real terms +1.7 %.

Textile imports totalled CHF 471 million or CHF 2 million more, nominally +0.5% and in real terms +1.8 %. Workday adjusted CHF +4 million, nominally +0.8 % and in real terms +2.0 %.

Footwear total imports amounted to CHF 511 million, a plus of CHF 38 million or +8.0 % nominally and -1.3 % in real terms, workday adjusted resulted a plus of CHF 43 million, nominally +9.1 % and in real terms -1.9 %.

Total Swiss imports amounted to CHF 44876 million or a plus of CHF 2295 million, nominally +5.4 % and in real terms -1.2 %, workday adjusted a plus or CHF 3136 million, nominally +7.4 % and in real terms +2.6 %.

Textile machinery exports in the third quarter and against the same time 2016 amounted to totally CHF 222 million or CHF 12 million less than 2016, meaning nominally -5.0 %, in real terms  -9.8 % and workday adjusted a plus of CHF 6 million resulted or nominally + 2.6 % and in real terms -2.2 %.

All figures are based upon the official statistics of the Swiss Custom Authorities.

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