Tourism balance of payments

The tourism balance of payments is a component of the balance of payments established by the Swiss National Bank (SNB). The tourism balance of payments records Switzerland's income and expenditure in the scope of cross-border trips. The tourism balance is therefore an important instrument to measure the monetary effects of tourism.

Further information


Federal Statistical Office Section Tourism
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuch√Ętel


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