Official Name: The Swiss Confederation
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Federal Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft; Confederation Suisse; Confederazione Svizzera; Confederaziun Svizra
ISO Country Codes: CH : CHE
Internet Domain: .ch
Government Web Site: https://www.admin.ch/
Capital: Bern Main Airports: Belp Airport, Geneva Airport, Kloten Airport
Language(s): French; German; Italian; Romansh Population: 8,508,698
Currency: Swiss Franc ISO Currency Code: CHF
Telephone Dial In: +41 ID Prefix: 00


Government Website: https://www.admin.ch/
Sovereign Ratings: https://countryeconomy.com/ratings/switzerland
Central Bank: Schweizerische Nationalbank
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 0.88995 Swiss francs (CHF) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 2.31% (2019 est.)
Population below poverty line: 16% (2018 est.)
Inflation Rate: 0.3% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 2.60% (2019 - World Bank)
GDP: $618.228 billion (2021 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $71,000 (2021 est.)
Currency Name: Swiss Franc
Currency Code: CHF
World Bank Classification: High-Income Economy

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 0.7% grains, fruits, vegetables; meat, eggs, dairy products
Industry: 25.9% machinery, chemicals, watches, textiles, precision instruments, tourism, banking, insurance, pharmaceuticals
Services: 73.4%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

Financial Exchanges:
Stock & Securities Exchange: SIX Swiss Exchange ;

National Statistics Office:

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Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? NO

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Business Language(s): English; French; German; Italian
Customs & Excise: Swiss Customs
Development Bank(s): The Social Development Bank in Europe;
National Standards Bureau: Swiss Association for Standardization
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 5/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 7/180 (2022 Rank)
Ease of Doing Business: N/A Enabling Trade Index: 11/136 (2016)
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Export Insurance Agency: Swiss Export Risk Insurance ;

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Investment & Export Promotion Agency: Switzerland Global Enterprise ;

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