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 %).