Switzerland exported more textile, clothing and footwear in February 2016
February 2016 textile, clothing and footwear exports increased to CHF 267 million or CHF +35 million or 17.4 % in real terms and workdays adjusted +11.8 %. The same groups imports increased by CHF 86 million to CHF 849 million or + 9.1 % in real terms and workdays adjusted 3.8 %.
Clothing February imports amounted to CHF 526 million, textiles to CHf 166 million and footwear to CHF 157 million.
Textile machinery exports amounted to CHF 97 million, less 15.0 % and workdays adjusted -16.3 % in real terms.
Total Swiss exports (all categories) amounted to CHF 17621 million, a plus of CHF 1438 million or a plus of 6.4 % in real terms, workdays adjusted + 1.4 %. Swiss total imports amounted to CHF 13550 million or – CHF 361 million and -2.7 % in real terms, workdays adjusted – 7.3 %.
All figures are based upon the statistics of Swiss Customs authorities.