Swiss-Indian Bilateral Trade Trends

Year

Exports to India Imports from India Total Trade Balance of Trade
mio Sfr % Change mio Sfr % Change mio Sfr % Change mio Sfr % Change
1993 404.8 +13.0 316.7 +3.4 721.5 +8.6 +88.1 +69.4
1994 534.3 +31.9 331.0 +4.5 865.3 +19.9 +203.3 +130.7
1995 659.5 +23.4 336.9 +1.7 996.4 +15.2 +322.6 +58.6
1996 666.3 +1.0 367.1 +8.9 1033.4 +3.7 +299.2 -7.3
1997 591.0 -11.3 450.8 +22.8 1041.8 +0.8 +140.2 -53.1
1998 581.4 -1.6 467.7 +3.1 1046.1 +0.4 +116.7 -16.8
1999 511.8 -11.9 473.1 +1.8 984.9 -5.9 +38.7 -66.8
2000 655.7 +28.1 600.6 +26.9 1256.3 +27.6 +55.1 +42.4
2001 655.7 -- 585 -2.6 1240.7 -1.2 +70.7 +28.3
2002 641.3 -2.2 516.1 -11.8 1157.4 -6.7 +125.2 +77.1
2003 741.66 15.64 500.24 -3.08 1241.8 7.29 241.42 +92.82
2004 1019.08 37.40 548.13 9.57 1567.21 26.20 470.95 95.07

Source: Swiss Business Hub

Swiss exports of major commodities to India

Major Commodities

2002 2001
Amount
(mio Sfr)
Share % Variation from 2001 Amount
(mio Sfr)
Share
Machinery  288.3 45.0 -14.4 336.8 51.4
Chemicals & Pharmas 186 29.0 23.5 150.6 23.0
Instruments & Apparatus 57.5 9.0 -4.3 60.1 9.2
Watches 27.4 4.3 136.2 11.6 1.8
Metal & Metal Products 23 3.6 -10.9 25.8 3.9
Precious Metals, Jewellery & Coins 17.6 2.7 -23.8 23.1 3.5
Plastic & Rubber 11.1 1.7 -35.8 17.3 2.6
Paper & Paper Products 7.7 1.2 26.2 6.1 0.9
Textile & Apparel 6.1 1.0 -33.7 9.2 1.4
Sports Goods 4.4 0.7 69.2 2.6 0.4
Stone, Ceramic & Glass Products 3.7 0.6 27.6 2.9 0.4
Others 8.5 1.3 -11.5 9.6 1.5
TOTAL 641.3 100.0 -2.2 655.7 100.00
Source: Swiss Business Hub

Swiss exports of major commodities to India

Major Commodities 2002 2001
Amount
(mio Sfr)
Share % Variation
from 2001
Amount
(mio Sfr)
Share
Textiles & Apparels 162.4 31.5 -7.1 174.9 29.9
Chemicals and Pharmas 142.2 27.6 -18.0 173.4 29.6
Precious Metals, Jewellery & Coins 59.1 11.5 -4.4 61.8 10.6
Agricultural Produce 38.7 7.5 -12.4 44.2 7.6
Machinery 32.4 6.3 -21.7 41.4 7.1
Leather & Leathergoods 19.9 3.9 -8.3 21.7 3.7
Shoes, Umbrellas etc. 17.1 3.3 -13.2 19.7 3.4
Plastics & Rubber Product 9.7 1.9 -39.0 15.9 2.7
Meatls & Metal Goods 8.5 1.6 -21.3 10.8 1.8
Watches 5.6 1.1 27.3 4.4 0.8
Furniture & Linen 5.1 1.0 10.9 4.6 0.8
Other 15.4 3.0 26.2 12.2 2.1
TOTAL 516.1 1000.0 -11.8 585 100.0
Source: Swiss Business Hub

Posted on August 30, 2005

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