Markedly less Swiss textile machinery and textile exports in May

Markedly less Swiss textile machinery and textile exports in May

The newest available statistic data show that so far in the ongoing year Swiss textile machinery as well as textiles and clothing exports were diminishing in line with total Swiss exports – the only exception were watches with a plus of 16 % or CHF 266 million additionally

Markedly less Swiss textile machinery was exported in May 2012, exports amounted to CHF 90 million (-36.4 % and in real terms -34.5 %) and in the period from January to May the value was CHF 425 million (-35,7 % and in real terms -33.7 %. Also there were 17.3 % (-16.2 % in real terms) less Swiss textile exported in May and 13.5 % less from January to May, the total was CHF 614 million (-13.9 % in real terms) and clothing exports reached in May CHF 115 million (-12.8 % nominal and -11.5 % in real terms) and from January to May exports amounted to CHF 572 million (-7.3 % and -4.5 % in real terms).


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