Swiss textile and textile machinery trade in January 2016
Swiss textile, clothing and footwear exports improved in real terms by 10.6 % to CHF 258 million and Swiss textile machinery exports sank 26.6 % to CHF 60 million.
The first group showed an improvement of turnover of 19 % against January 2015, but had a negative result of -38 % in the U.S.A.
Imports of clothing amounted to CHF 457 million (-5.1 %), textiles to CHF 146 million (-4.8 %) and footwear to CHF 139 million (-6.3 %).
Total Swiss exports amounted to CHF 16.2 billion, or CHF 165 million or 4 % less than January 2015 and total imports reached CHF 12.78 billion or CHF 372 million or 5 % less than the same month in 2015.