Lesser dynamics of Swiss Exports in July 2017

Lesser dynamics of Swiss Exports in July 2017

Swiss total exports in July 2017 as against July 2016 increased workday adjusted by 4.5 % to CHF 19.1 billion, but were less dynamic compared to the two previous months. Imports of CHF 15.5 billion were slightly less (-0.5 %). The trade surplus amounted to CHF 3.6 billion

Exports of textiles, clothing and footwear increased workday adjusted and in nominal terms by 26.9 % or plus CHF 75 million to CHF 340 million.

Imports of textiles, clothing and footwear amounted to CHF 858 million or a plus of CHF 71 million, and nominal + 9.0 % and real +0.4 %. Workday adjusted resulted a plus of CHF 70 million, in nominal terms +8.5 % and in real terms -0.1 %. Imports of apparel amounted to CHF 542 million, footwear was CHF 159 million and textiles CHF 156 million.

Textile machinery exports amounted to CHF 77 million or CHF 5 million less, meaning a nominal decrease of 5.8 % and in real terms -7.0 %. Workday adjusted resulted CHF 2 million less, in nominal terms -2.1 % and in real terms -3.6 %.

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