Industry and services

What's new?

In focus


Structural Business Statistics

The main figures

Further information




Press Releases

Statistical sources and concepts

On this topic

Businesses and Employment

Employment and other indicators on labour demand. Structure and evolution of businesses.

Production, Orders, Turnover

Short-term development

Value added statistics

The production and value added statistics are created annually on the basis of a sample survey amongst enterprises in the secondary and tertiary sectors. They do not include banks and insurance companies.

Foreign trade

Switzerland belongs to those countries where the share of foreign trade in gross domestic product (GDP) is highest. The main partners in the cross-border trade of goods are the industrialised countries; the EU is particularly important.


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