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 %.