Overview Switzerland

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Swiss banknotes
Rank 27th [1]
Currency Swiss franc (CHF 1)
Fiscal year Calendar year
Trade organisations EFTAWTO and OECD
Statistics
GDP CHF 550.6 billion (2010)[2][3][4]
$527.9 billion
$364.5 billion PPP
GDP growth 2.8% nominal
1.7% per capita nominal
2.7% real
1.6% per capita real
GDP per capita CHF 70,334
$75,440 current (nominal)
$46,815 PPP[5]
GDP by sector agriculture (1.2%)
industry (27.5%)
services (71.3%) (2011 est.)
Inflation (CPI) 0.2%[6]
Population
below poverty line
4.8 %[7]
Gini coefficient 33.7 (2008)
Labour force 4.547 million[8]
Labour force
by occupation
agriculture (3.4%)
Industry (23.4%)
services (73.2%) (2010)
Unemployment 3.1% (2011)[9]
Main industries machinerychemicalswatches,textiles, precision instruments
Ease of Doing Business Rank 26th[10]
External
Exports $308.3 billion (2011 est.)
Export goods machinerychemicalsmetals,watches, agricultural products
Main export partners Germany 19.2%, US 10.2%, Italy7.9%, France 7.7%, UK 5.9% (2010)
Imports $299.6 billion (2011 est.)
Import goods machinerychemicalsvehicles,metals; agricultural products, textiles
Main import partners Germany 32%, Italy 10.2%, France8.5%, US 5.3%, Netherlands 4.5%,Austria 4.3% (2010)
FDI stock $395.6 billion (31 December 2009 est.)
Gross external debt $1.346 trillion (30 June 2011)
Public finances
Public debt 52.4% of GDP (2011 est.)
Revenues $222 billion (2011 est.)
Expenses $216.8 billion (2011 est.)
Economic aid donorODA CHF2.31 billion (0.47% of GDP)[11]
Foreign reserves US$291.073 billion (March 2011)[14]
Main data source: CIA World Fact Book
All values, unless otherwise stated, are in US dollars

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