Swiss-Indian Bilateral Trade Statistics
(
In Mio. SFr.

Items

Imports from India
2003 2004 % growth (+/-)
Agriculture products 39.11 44.25 13.1
Minerals 0.43 0.39 -9.3
Bulk Chemicals 92.64 96.59 4.3
Pharmaceuticals 2.47 1.9 -23.1
Fertilizers, Dye & Pigments 31.45 25.61 -18.6
Cosmetics, Cleaning powders  4.35 4.28 -1.6
Starch and other chemical products 2.24 2.02 -9.8
Plastic & rubber 4.57 8.26 80.7
Leather and skin products 18.15 18.66 2.8
Wood, cork & woven handicraft items 1.09 1.29 18.3
Paper and paper products 1.08 2.33 115.7
Textile and apparel 154.44 156.3 1.2
Umbrella 16.99 19.79 16.5
Stone, ceramic & glass products 2.28 2.83 24.1
Precious stones, metals and jewellery 62.79 74.1 18.0
Metal & metal products 9.65 13.9 44.0
Machinery ( Non-electric) 24.46 21.03 -14.0
Machinery (Electric) 9.62 15.25 58.5
Vehicles & airplanes 2.53 16.59 555.7
Optical and medical instruments 4.34 4.94 13.8
Watches 7.04 9.27 31.7
Music instruments 0.03 0.04 33.3
Weapons and ammunition 0 0 0
Furniture and Linen 6.23 6.67 7.1
Toys and sports goods 1.32 1.74 31.8
Art & antiques 0.94 0.1 -89.4
Total 500.24 548.13 9.6



India's exports of  selected commodities to Switzerland
(In US$ million)

Item 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-2004
Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices 5.53 9.48 5.00 4.11 3.83
Organic Chemicals 32.64 39.40 52.76 54.62 52.91
Tanning or Dyeing extracts, Dyes, Pigments, Paints, Inks etc. 28.19 38.51 32.39 22.23 17.64
Articles of Apparels & Clothing accessories, knitted/crocheted 28.99 38.84 36.72 51.26 59.60
Articles of Apparels & Clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 18.91 23.58 17.65 21.10 25.38
Precious metals, Stones & Imm. Jewellery, Coins etc. 135.58 143.16 120.96 118.49 149.56
Nuclear Reactor, Boilers, Machinery & Mechanical Appliances 12.45 18.74 18.18 17.73 20.26
Cotton 8.78 9.65 10.26 10.48 14.54
Carpets & Textile 4.29 3.63 2.84 2.50 3.38
Pharmaceuticals Products 5.95 8.04 6.54 4.53 5.17
Ore, Slug, Ash 6.70 12.36 16.46 0.97 NA
Leather Products 9.28 11.25 10.54 9.36 12.20
Iron & Steel 6.74 11.99 2.47 1.05 2.43
Other Made-Up textiles 5.62 8.45 4.00 4.53 9.73
Others 0.56 1.67 1.00 5.90 17.95
Total 353 437.70 409.10 382.72 449.87
Source: Federal ministry of Commerce, Government of India

Posted on August 30, 2005

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