Swiss total Exports stagnate in April 2021 at high level

The seasonal adjusted Swiss Foreign Trade reached in April 2021 total Exports of 20043 million and total Imports of 16752 million. Nominal Exports remained unchanged whereas imports added 3.5 %, and inreal terms Exports slightly increased by 0.1 % and Imports by 2.2 %.

Textiles, clothing  and footwear exports in April amounted – seasonally adjusted – to CHF 422 million or 11 million less than in March. Nominally  this means -2.5 % and in real terms -2.6 %.

The imports of the same group decreased in April by CHF 2 million against March to totally CHF 1095 million, of the grand total clothing amounted to CHF 750 million or CHF 35 million or 4.9 % nominally  more than in March. In real terms resultet a plus of 1.4 %. Footwear added CHF 5 million  or nominally + 2.7 % and in real terms + 1.0 %.

Machinery, among Textile Machinery, Exports amounted to totally CHF 1679 in April or minus 46 million against March or nominally minus 2.8 % against March, and in real terms -4.7 %.

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