More Swiss textile machinery and textile exports in March 2014

More Swiss textile machinery and textile exports in March 2014

According to official statistics, Switzerland exported in March 2014 textile machinery in the amount of CHF 97 million, or 14.5 % more than in the same period of 2013 and aggregated for the first quarter the figure is CHF 280 million (+ 10.6 %)

The export of textiles, clothing and footwear amounted in March to CHF 259 million (+1.2 %) and in the first quarter to CHF 776 million (-0.1 %). On the other hand, Switzerland imported clothes and footwear in March for CHF 605 million and in the first quarter these totalled CHF 1854 million (+ 1.0 %).

The export of agricultural chemicals reached in March CHF 228 million (+ 10.1 %) and in the first quarter CHF 747 million (+3.7 %). Dyes amounted to CHF 130 million (-9.3 %) and in the first quarter the total was CHF 391 million (-8.1 %).


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