Trade in goods with USA SITC (Standard International Trade Classification)
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Switzerland trade flows with USA by SITC*) product sections during 2020/7 - 2020/11

*) Standard International Trade Classification (classification system is maintained by the United Nations)


Share of USA's2020/7
%
2020/8
%
2020/9
%
2020/10
%
2020/11
%
Export1.02.01.31.31.6
Import3.83.22.32.32.3
Trade in Goods2.82.71.91.92.1

USA's foreign trade with Switzerland, exports to Switzerland and imports from Switzerland in November 2020


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Switzerland's share of USA's foreign trade in goods in November 2020 represented a share of 2.1 per cent. Share of USA's that month's exports was 1.6% and 2.3% of imports. In November Switzerland was USA's 11. largest foreign trade partner. Amounting trade to worth of $7.0 billion was 24.4 per cent bigger than in November of the previous year. In November the trade balance with Switzerland was $3.0 billion in deficit for United States of America.

The value of imports from Switzerland was 25.8 per cent higher than in November of the previous year, thus amounting to $5.0 billion. Major product categories of imports from Switzerland were Sitc542 (medicaments (including veterinary medicaments)), representing 20.9 percent of imports, Sitc971 (gold,non-monetary) 16.5 % and Sitc897 (jewellery, goldsmiths' and silversmiths' wares, and other articles of precious or semiprecious materials, n.e.s.) 11.1 % of the imports.

The value of exports to Switzerland were 21.3 percent higher than in November of the previous year, thus amounting to $2.0 billion. The largest product groups of exports were: Sitc971 (gold,non-monetary), which represented a share of 42.9 per cent of total exports, Sitc541 (medicinal and pharmaceutical products, other than medicaments of group 542) 8.5 % and Sitc667 (pearls and precious or semiprecious stones, unworked or worked) 7.9 % of the exports.

Development during January-November 2020

During this year trade in goods between countries was significantly higher than in January-November of the previous year. Growth was as high as 52.0382251312093 per cent and the value of the trade increased to $86.1 billion. During January-November the value of imports was $70.1 billion. The export value was $16.0 billion. Compared to the corresponding period in 2019, the value of imports during this period increased by 73.3 %. The largest value in imports was in Sitc971 (gold,non-monetary), worth $15.3 billion. In export the largest value had Sitc971 (gold,non-monetary), worth being $5.2 billion. The value of exports during this period decreased by 1.0 %. From USA's point of view, the trade balance between the countries in January-November remained in deficit. The trade deficit was $54.1 billion. The trade deficit continued to widen compared to the corresponding period in 2019. At that time, the deficit was $24.2 billion.


Table: USA's export to Switzerland (CH) during 2020/7 - 2020/11

2020 / 72020 / 82020 / 92020 / 102020 / 11
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 10.2 0.9 8.5 0.4 7.1 0.4 11.6 0.7 7.6 0.4
01. Meat and meat preparations 0.10 0.1 0.7 0.0 1.1 0.1 0.9 0.0 0.9 0.0
03. Fish and fish preparations 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.0
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 1.5 0.1 0.10 0.0 1.4 0.1 1.5 0.1 0.5 0.0
05. Vegetables and fruit 1.7 0.1 1.4 0.1 1.8 0.1 3.6 0.2 1.8 0.1
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 4.5 0.4 4.2 0.2 2.3 0.1 4.9 0.3 3.10 0.2
1. Beverages and tobacco 8.9 0.8 32.5 1.4 6.1 0.4 2.5 0.1 2.8 0.1
11. Beverages 1.8 0.1 1.8 0.1 2.6 0.2 2.5 0.1 2.5 0.1
12. Tobacco and tobacco manufactures 7.2 0.6 30.7 1.3 3.6 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 4.3 0.4 38.9 1.7 5.6 0.3 7.5 0.4 20.2 1.0
22. Oil seeds,oleaginous fruits 0.6 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 7.5 0.4
25. Pulp and waste paper 1.2 0.1 0.9 0.0 1.3 0.1 1.5 0.1 2.3 0.1
26. Textile fibres and their wastes 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.0
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 0.9 0.1 0.10 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.5 0.0
28. Metalliferous ores and metal scrap 0.2 0.0 34.8 1.5 2.5 0.2 3.3 0.2 8.8 0.4
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 0.9 0.1 0.8 0.0 0.8 0.0 1.3 0.1 0.8 0.0
3. Mineral fuels etc 57.0 4.9 12.4 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 40.4 2.0
33. Petroleum and products 57.0 4.9 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 32.3 1.6
34. Gas,natural and manufactured 0 0.0 12.4 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 8.2 0.4
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 222.3 19.2 322.10 13.8 250.2 15.6 371.1 21.8 285.0 14.2
51. Organic chemicals 28.4 2.4 25.0 1.1 34.6 2.2 48.1 2.8 26.6 1.3
52. Inorganic chemicals 3.3 0.3 0.8 0.0 2.7 0.2 1.2 0.1 1.8 0.1
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 14.4 1.2 11.1 0.5 13.9 0.9 7.2 0.4 9.6 0.5
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 147.1 12.7 253.10 10.9 161.3 10.0 265.6 15.6 202.5 10.1
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 16.5 1.4 17.2 0.7 26.7 1.7 28.3 1.7 26.4 1.3
57. Plastics in primary forms 3.1 0.3 4.8 0.2 2.2 0.1 3.4 0.2 2.3 0.1
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 1.8 0.2 3.5 0.1 2.2 0.1 4.3 0.3 2.7 0.1
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 7.9 0.7 6.8 0.3 6.9 0.4 13.4 0.8 13.4 0.7
6. Basic manufactures 200.3 17.3 274.1 11.7 326.6 20.4 195.5 11.5 273.2 13.7
61. Leather,dressed fur,etc. 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.0
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 1.10 0.2 1.5 0.1 1.6 0.1 1.4 0.1 1.0 0.0
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 1.6 0.1 1.5 0.1 0.8 0.0 1.8 0.1 1.5 0.1
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 1.5 0.1 1.7 0.1 2.3 0.1 1.5 0.1 2.6 0.1
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 46.6 4.0 88.5 3.8 87.6 5.5 104.6 6.2 167.5 8.4
67. Iron and steel 1.7 0.1 1.2 0.1 1.1 0.1 1.7 0.1 1.2 0.1
68. Non-ferrous metals 138.9 12.0 170.0 7.3 225.1 14.0 75.2 4.4 92.4 4.6
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 7.6 0.6 9.6 0.4 7.9 0.5 9.0 0.5 7.0 0.3
7. Machinery,transport equipment 147.1 12.7 131.1 5.6 148.6 9.3 155.4 9.1 168.3 8.4
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 15.5 1.3 13.7 0.6 11.2 0.7 10.3 0.6 12.5 0.6
72. Machinery for specialized industries 4.8 0.4 5.6 0.2 7.3 0.5 5.3 0.3 5.8 0.3
73. Metal working machinery 2.0 0.2 1.6 0.1 1.6 0.1 2.0 0.1 2.2 0.1
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 12.9 1.1 13.9 0.6 13.9 0.9 17.8 1.0 16.7 0.8
75. Office machines and adp machines 7.6 0.7 17.9 0.8 6.3 0.4 12.3 0.7 9.8 0.5
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 9.5 0.8 9.4 0.4 9.7 0.6 10.5 0.6 11.7 0.6
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 36.4 3.1 24.1 1.0 37.2 2.3 28.6 1.7 33.2 1.7
78. Road vehicles 7.5 0.6 4.4 0.2 8.8 0.5 19.7 1.2 25.6 1.3
79. Other transport equipment 51.1 4.4 40.10 1.8 53.0 3.3 49.2 2.9 51.2 2.6
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 335.10 29.0 229.3 9.8 258.5 16.1 235.8 13.9 287.6 14.4
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 0.7 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.6 0.0
82. Furniture and parts thereof 0.6 0.0 0.5 0.0 1.7 0.1 0.6 0.0 1.6 0.1
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 0.9 0.1 1.2 0.0 1.10 0.1 0.9 0.0 1.3 0.1
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 2.2 0.2 1.4 0.1 1.5 0.1 1.5 0.1 1.7 0.1
85. Footwear 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.7 0.0
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 44.8 3.9 49.8 2.1 32.2 2.0 36.10 2.2 38.10 1.9
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 22.5 1.9 25.1 1.1 33.2 2.1 29.9 1.8 21.2 1.1
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 264.2 22.8 150.9 6.5 186.9 11.6 164.9 9.7 221.8 11.1
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 172.4 14.9 1,284.1 55.0 602.2 37.5 720.10 42.4 916.5 45.8
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 5.6 0.5 1.9 0.1 6.4 0.4 2.9 0.2 3.8 0.2
96. Coin (not gold coin or legal) 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.8 0.0 2.1 0.1 0 0.0
97. Gold,non-monetary 124.5 10.7 1,214.4 52.0 554.8 34.6 667.4 39.3 857.7 42.9
99. (USA Sitc) Estimate of non-canadian low value shipments; compiled low value shipments to canada; and various export shipments not identified by kind 27.6 2.4 37.6 1.6 29.6 1.8 41.4 2.4 48.5 2.4
0-9. All groups combined 1,158.1 100.0 2,333.4 100.0 1,604.6 100.0 1,700.2 100.0 2,001.3 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Table: Import from Switzerland (CH) to USA during 2020/7 - 2020/11

2020 / 72020 / 82020 / 92020 / 102020 / 11
million $%million $%million $%million $%million $%
0. Food and live animals 53.9 0.7 61.4 1.0 66.1 1.4 84.10 1.6 59.10 1.2
00. Live animals 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.5 0.0
02. Dairy products and birds' eggs 7.4 0.1 8.9 0.1 9.1 0.2 12.9 0.2 9.9 0.2
04. Cereals and cereal preparations 0.8 0.0 0.9 0.0 1.1 0.0 1.6 0.0 0.5 0.0
05. Vegetables and fruit 1.9 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.8 0.0 1.8 0.0 1.1 0.0
06. Sugars,sugar preparations and honey 5.8 0.1 2.8 0.0 5.1 0.1 3.5 0.1 3.4 0.1
07. Coffee,tea,cocoa,spices 31.6 0.4 42.4 0.7 42.6 0.9 57.4 1.1 38.0 0.8
09. Miscellaneous edible products and preparations 6.1 0.1 5.4 0.1 6.7 0.1 7.3 0.1 6.5 0.1
1. Beverages and tobacco 65.4 0.8 59.8 0.9 54.7 1.2 67.3 1.3 60.1 1.2
11. Beverages 65.3 0.8 59.8 0.9 53.9 1.1 67.1 1.3 59.9 1.2
12. Tobacco and tobacco manufactures 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2. Crude materials,inedible,except fuels 2.6 0.0 2.7 0.0 3.7 0.1 3.3 0.1 2.4 0.0
27. Crude fertilizers and crude minerals 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.2 0.0
29. Crude animal,vegetable materials n.e.s. 1.6 0.0 1.8 0.0 2.10 0.1 2.0 0.0 1.7 0.0
5. Chemicals and related products,n.e.s. 2,147.8 27.8 2,419.3 37.5 1,886.2 39.8 1,808.6 35.1 1,757.3 35.4
51. Organic chemicals 578.2 7.5 296.8 4.6 149.3 3.2 319.10 6.2 301.8 6.1
52. Inorganic chemicals 1.6 0.0 1.6 0.0 1.2 0.0 1.6 0.0 1.2 0.0
53. Dyeing,tanning and colouring material 7.6 0.1 6.8 0.1 6.6 0.1 6.2 0.1 4.3 0.1
54. Medicinal and pharmaceutical products 1,522.3 19.7 2,077.7 32.2 1,694.10 35.8 1,436.6 27.9 1,409.7 28.4
55. Perfume,cleaning etc.preparations 12.3 0.2 12.7 0.2 10.7 0.2 15.5 0.3 13.8 0.3
57. Plastics in primary forms 11.7 0.2 11.4 0.2 9.7 0.2 14.1 0.3 11.3 0.2
58. Plastics in non-primary forms 4.3 0.1 3.10 0.1 5.7 0.1 5.6 0.1 5.2 0.1
59. Chemical materials and products,n.e.s. 10.1 0.1 8.8 0.1 8.2 0.2 9.2 0.2 10.4 0.2
6. Basic manufactures 179.5 2.3 299.7 4.6 204.2 4.3 151.3 2.9 129.5 2.6
62. Rubber manufactures,n.e.s. 2.9 0.0 2.0 0.0 2.6 0.1 1.7 0.0 2.5 0.0
63. Wood and cork manufactures 1.8 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.10 0.0 1.1 0.0 1.1 0.0
64. Paper,paperboard and articles thereof 3.2 0.0 1.4 0.0 2.8 0.1 1.6 0.0 2.7 0.1
65. Textile yarn,fabrics,made up articles,etc. 3.5 0.0 2.9 0.0 3.7 0.1 3.7 0.1 5.1 0.1
66. Non-metallic mineral manufactures,n.e.s. 24.9 0.3 29.2 0.5 32.5 0.7 27.4 0.5 25.6 0.5
67. Iron and steel 3.6 0.0 2.2 0.0 3.0 0.1 3.0 0.1 3.6 0.1
68. Non-ferrous metals 102.9 1.3 218.9 3.4 120.7 2.5 73.9 1.4 56.4 1.1
69. Manufactures of metals,n.e.s. 37.1 0.5 42.3 0.7 38.4 0.8 39.1 0.8 32.8 0.7
7. Machinery,transport equipment 414.6 5.4 384.6 6.0 375.3 7.9 476.7 9.3 435.1 8.8
71. Power generating machinery and equipment 26.6 0.3 26.5 0.4 32.4 0.7 36.9 0.7 31.9 0.6
72. Machinery for specialized industries 82.8 1.1 73.0 1.1 71.9 1.5 113.3 2.2 80.5 1.6
73. Metal working machinery 47.6 0.6 42.9 0.7 43.1 0.9 45.2 0.9 38.5 0.8
74. General industrial machinery n.e.s. 105.1 1.4 97.9 1.5 92.8 2.0 119.1 2.3 128.7 2.6
75. Office machines and adp machines 9.1 0.1 7.4 0.1 8.2 0.2 5.8 0.1 6.3 0.1
76. Telecommunications and sound recording equipment 6.8 0.1 7.8 0.1 8.5 0.2 8.6 0.2 10.6 0.2
77. Electric machinery,n.e.s.and parts 90.1 1.2 77.8 1.2 77.8 1.6 87.2 1.7 88.4 1.8
78. Road vehicles 3.3 0.0 3.6 0.1 4.1 0.1 4.2 0.1 3.9 0.1
79. Other transport equipment 43.7 0.6 48.1 0.7 36.9 0.8 56.10 1.1 46.6 0.9
8. Miscellaneous manufactured articles 2,300.2 29.8 2,444.5 37.9 1,483.9 31.3 1,317.2 25.6 1,258.6 25.3
81. Prefabr.buildings;sanitary,lighting etc.fixtrs 1.5 0.0 2.4 0.0 3.4 0.1 1.6 0.0 1.6 0.0
82. Furniture and parts thereof 1.7 0.0 1.2 0.0 2.4 0.0 2.0 0.0 3.7 0.1
83. Travel goods,handbags and sim.containers 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
84. Articles of apparel and clothing accessories 1.3 0.0 1.10 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.8 0.0
87. Instruments and apparates n.e.s. 153.10 2.0 161.6 2.5 160.6 3.4 172.6 3.4 178.0 3.6
88. Photographic equipment,optical goods etc. 275.3 3.6 267.6 4.1 281.4 5.9 316.1 6.1 326.9 6.6
89. Miscellaneous manufactured articles,n.e.s. 1,866.2 24.2 2,009.4 31.2 1,034.3 21.8 821.4 16.0 746.2 15.0
9. Goods not classified elsewhere 2,551.10 33.1 777.3 12.1 659.10 13.9 1,240.5 24.1 1,266.7 25.5
93. Special transactions and commodities not classified 724.9 9.4 480.9 7.5 555.6 11.7 569.7 11.1 419.2 8.4
97. Gold,non-monetary 1,803.1 23.4 274.9 4.3 66.7 1.4 638.5 12.4 819.7 16.5
98. (USA Sitc) Estimate of import items valued under $251 and of other low valued items nonexempt from formal entry 22.6 0.3 21.3 0.3 22.8 0.5 24.7 0.5 24.6 0.5
0-9. All groups combined 7,715.8 100.0 6,449.2 100.0 4,734.1 100.0 5,149.8 100.0 4,969.5 100.0

Source: US Census Bureau

Year level (Sitc)

Year 2020 January - November (Sitc)

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