Swiss Foreign Trade with a marked plus in January 2021

After a marked minus in December 2020 the Swiss Foreign Trade shows at the beginning of 2021 again a marked plus. The exports in January, seasonally adjusted increases by 5.4 % to CHF 18.9 billion and the imports increased by 3.3 % to CHF 15.3 billion. In both trade direction the development was the major result from the sector Chemics-Pharma. The trade balance resulted with a surplus of CHF 3.6 billion.