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In 2018, the global import from Switzerland was 321,238.72 USD million. The major commodities that are globally imported from Switzerland are Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Organic chemicals, Electrical, electronic equipment, Iron and steel, Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope . These products form 37.44% of the world’s imports from Switzerland.

The table includes a list of top products majorly imported from Switzerland:

import from Switzerland
Product Name HS Code Value (USD Million) % Increase
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc 84 22402.716546 -0.11
Organic chemicals 29 9242.258714 8.92
Electrical, electronic equipment 85 12145.391497 -0.65
Iron and steel 72 1435.60108 16.46
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope 28 501.836791 4.37
Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus 90 14442.849748 6.4
Plastics and articles thereof 39 4685.607051 8.26
Articles of iron or steel 73 2800.035723 -6.58
Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet 62 1570.21422 27.53
Cotton 52 161.975239 1.43

Switzerland's top 10 exported products majorly account up-to 56.81 of the overall value of its global shipments. Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products nes under the 14 HS code has shown a sheer growth of 113.31% with the value of USD million, followed by Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers etc with 75.13% and Fertilizers with 66.73%, these three top products show significant increase in their value.

The following list showcases the top 10 import partners of Switzerland. In terms of export sales, these countries imported the most Switzerland shipments during 2018. The list also provides data on the country's import percentage of total Switzerland products.

Country Value (USD Million) % Share
World 122151.477094 38.03
Germany 35751.652946 11.13
USA 19780.039502 6.16
Italy 14989.897229 4.67
France 12616.167506 3.93
China 10244.45446 3.19
United Kingdom 9523.529378 2.96
Austria 7256.118273 2.26
China, Hong Kong SAR 6702.929264 2.09
Japan 6421.370898 2.0

These 10 countries in total import 245,437.64 USD Million worth of commodities from Switzerland. More than 76.4% of the Switzerland exports in 2018 were imported in the above-mentioned top 10 trade partners. Germany holds the maximum share market of 11.13, imported 35751.652946 USD million worth of Switzerland products, followed by USA and Italy. Italy is also expanding its trading relation with Switzerland in import value since 2017.

The following table will enlighten you with details on products imported from Switzerland in 2018:

HS Code Product Name Value (USD Million)
9018 Instruments etc for medical, surgical, dental, etc us 4047.866588
8479 Machines nes having individual functions 2339.97291
2933 Heterocyclics, nitrogen hetero atom only, nucleic aci 1985.433469
8501 Electric motors and generators, except generating set 1568.937177
8708 Parts and accessories for motor vehicles 1370.576614
8419 Machinery, non domestic, involving heating or cooling 1361.513625
4202 Trunks, suit cases, camera cases, handbags, etc 634.142195
2922 Oxygen function amino compounds 510.372748
6203 Mens or boys suits, jackets, trousers etc not knit 479.899076
3920 Plastic plate, sheet, film not cellular, reinforced 476.946477
8516 Electric equipment with heating element, domestic etc 474.804261
6204 Womens, girls suits, jacket, dress, skirt, etc, wove 460.798066
6104 Womens, girls suit, dress, skirt, etc, knit or croche 206.655674
2914 Ketones and quinones, their derivatives 196.033021
2918 Carboxylic acids (additional oxygen function), derivs 193.168323
2921 Amine function compounds 164.051013
2915 Saturated acyclic monocarboxylic acids, derivatives 156.446146
5208 Woven cotton fabric, greater than 85 percentage cotton, less than 200g m2 136.301183
7216 Angles, shapes and sections of iron or non alloy stee 112.990269
5407 Woven synthetic filament yarn, monofilament greater than 67dtex 91.425643
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their derivatives 79.372407
9506 Equipment for gymnastics, sports, outdoor games nes 74.902318
5402 Synthetic filament yarn(not sewing thread) not retail 59.712101
2939 Veg alkaloids, their salts, ethers, esters and derivs 54.075206
2916 Unsaturated acyclic, cyclic monocarboxylc acid, deriv 41.378179
4802 Uncoated paper for writing, printing, office machines 41.095533
7304 Tube or hollow profile, seamless iron steel not cast 34.649153
5702 Carpets, woven, not tufted, flocked 32.516519
6006 Other knitted or crocheted fabrics. 28.428307
7219 Rolled stainless steel sheet, width greater than 600mm 27.713322
2009 Fruit and vegetable juices, not fermented or spirited 25.449458
4804 Uncoated kraft paper and paperboard 22.333432
2917 Polycarboxylic acid, derivatives 22.308431
6302 Bed, table, toilet and kitchen linens 21.86465
2804 Hydrogen, rare gases, non metallic elements 20.199912
2902 Cyclic hydrocarbons 16.12807
6103 Mens, boys suits,jackets,trousers etc knit or crochet 11.228567
5801 Woven pile, chenille fabric, not terry towel, w greater than 30cm 11.110051
2008 Fruit, nut, edible plant parts nes, prepared preserve 10.982373
5211 Woven fabric, less than 85 percentage cotton with manmade fibre, greater than 200g m2 10.427039
802 Nuts except coconut, brazil and cashew, fresh or dried 9.091801
5509 Yarn (not sewing), synthetic staple fibre, not retail 7.118843
7208 Hot rolled products, iron steel, width greater than 600mm, not cla 6.456492
5209 Woven cotton nes, greater than 85 percentage cotton, greater than 200g m2 6.072727
5205 Cotton yarn not sewing thread greater than 85 percentage cotton, not retail 2.816767
2903 Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons 2.470201
4002 Synthetic rubber 2.326089
106 Animals, live, except farm animals 2.144991
5516 Woven fabric less than 85 percentage artificial staple fibre 2.01151
304 Fish fillets, fish meat, mince except liver, roe 0.745196

The least valued item that India imported from Switzerland was Commodities not specified according to kind

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Exporters and suppliers in Switzerland

S. No Company Name Address Country Product Code Product Name
Blattmann Cerestar Ag Seestrasse 201,Waedenswil,Switzerland Switzerland 0 Agriculture Supplies
Bunge Sa Route De Florissant 13,Geneve,Switzerland Switzerland 0 Agriculture Supplies
Castor Consult AG Baarerstr.110,6300 Zug,Switzerland Switzerland 0 Agriculture Supplies
Cereal Investments Company C.I.C. Sa Chemin Du Nant-D'Argent 53,Cologny,Switzerland Switzerland 0 Agriculture Supplies
Cerplata S.A. Boulevard Des Philosophes 5,Geneve,Switzerland Switzerland 0 Agriculture Supplies
Corigrain Trading Sa Rue Jean Senebier 4 BP 2,Geneve,Switzerland Switzerland 0 Agriculture Supplies
Dominion Grain Sa Route De Florissant 70,Geneve,Switzerland Switzerland 0 Agriculture Supplies
Fenaco Erlachstrasse 5,Bern,Switzerland Switzerland 0 Agriculture Supplies
Fields Botanicals & Ingredients 1 rue du bourg,Montricher,Switzerland Switzerland 0 Agriculture Supplies
Fuga Ag Sempacherstrasse 5,Luzern,Switzerland Switzerland 0 Agriculture Supplies

People Also Ask

What do we import from Switzerland?

Following are the major products that can be imported from Switzerland :
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Organic chemicals, Electrical, electronic equipment, Iron and steel, Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope . The total export value of the major products is 45,727.8 USD million.

Which are the main countries that import from Switzerland?

Main countries that import from Switzerland are World, Germany, USA .

What are the most profitable items to import from Switzerland?

The profitable imported items from Switzerland are Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products nes, Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers etc, Fertilizers, Nickel and articles thereof, Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruit, etc, ne .