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Switzerland: Trade balance as percent of GDP: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Switzerland from 1960 to 2015. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 4.01 percent with a minumum of -3.8 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 12.11 percent in 2013.
The trade balance for Switzerland and other countries is calculated as the difference between the exports and imports of goods and services, as percent of GDP. A positive number means trade surplus and a negative number means trade deficit. Trade balance, percent of GDP rankings around the world. Create and download charts for Switzerland Trade balance, percent of GDP and other indicators with the country comparator.
World Bank definition: External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services).