Switzerland External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

1999 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Switzerland External Debt: Short Term accounted for 158.0 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 135.7 % in the previous year. Switzerland External Debt: Short Term: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from 1999 to 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 202.6 % in 2007 and a record low of 120.8 % in 1999. CEIC calculates Short Term External Debt as % of Nominal GDP from annual Short Term External Debt and annual Nominal GDP. Swiss National Bank provides Short Term External Debt in local currency. State Secretariat for Economic Affairs provides Nominal GDP in local currency.

In the latest reports of Switzerland, Current Account recorded a deficit of 3.2 USD bn in Dec 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) fell by 14.4 USD bn in Dec 2020. Switzerland Direct Investment Abroad fell by 29.9 USD bn in Dec 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 5.4 USD bn in Dec 2020. Switzerland External Debt: Short Term value stood at 1,255.0 USD bn in Dec 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 197.5 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Switzerland External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
158.0 2020 135.7 2019 120.8 1999 202.6 2007 % yearly 1999 - 2020

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 4.2 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Algeria (%) 1.3 2019 yearly 1977 - 2019
Argentina (%) 19.0 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Armenia (%) 12.7 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Australia (%) 22.0 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Austria (%) 41.8 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 1.3 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Bangladesh (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Belarus (%) 17.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 85.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 0.0 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 1.8 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Botswana (%) 0.8 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Brazil (%) 4.8 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 15.1 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Canada (%) 52.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Chile (%) 7.9 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
China (%) 8.9 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Colombia (%) 8.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Croatia (%) 16.3 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Cyprus (%) 157.4 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Czech Republic (%) 42.9 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Denmark (%) 68.5 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Ecuador (%) 0.6 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Egypt (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Estonia (%) 27.4 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Finland (%) 82.9 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
France (%) 95.3 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Georgia (%) 14.4 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Germany (%) 61.3 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Greece (%) 90.2 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 335.6 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Hungary (%) 12.8 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Iceland (%) 3.5 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
India (%) 4.0 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 4.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Iran (%) 0.3 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Ireland (%) 177.2 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Israel (%) 11.0 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Italy (%) 53.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 1.5 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Japan (%) 65.2 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Jordan (%) 31.9 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Kazakhstan (%) 5.8 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Kenya (%) 2.7 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
South Korea (%) 9.7 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Kosovo (%) 11.5 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 7.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Latvia (%) 56.1 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 21.9 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Luxembourg (%) 1,316.4 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 16.9 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Malawi (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 26.0 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Malta (%) 169.3 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Mauritius (%) 57.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Mexico (%) 4.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Moldova (%) 19.9 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Mongolia (%) 21.1 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Montenegro (%) 5.0 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Morocco (%) 7.2 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Mozambique (%) 10.8 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Netherlands (%) 195.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
New Zealand (%) 33.4 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Nigeria (%) 0.1 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
Norway (%) 64.8 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 1.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 9.0 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Panama (%) 55.1 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 12.7 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Peru (%) 4.6 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Philippines (%) 3.9 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Poland (%) 9.5 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Portugal (%) 78.0 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Romania (%) 15.2 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Russia (%) 4.2 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Serbia (%) 4.2 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Singapore (%) 320.5 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Slovakia (%) 59.5 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Slovenia (%) 26.3 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
South Africa (%) 9.2 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Spain (%) 78.8 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 10.2 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Sudan (%) 12.8 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Sweden (%) 53.5 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Switzerland (%) 158.0 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Taiwan (%) 26.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Tajikistan (%) 16.3 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Thailand (%) 14.9 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Tunisia (%) 26.1 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 19.3 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Ukraine (%) 11.1 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
United Kingdom (%) 222.7 2020 yearly 1979 - 2020
United States (%) 34.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Uruguay (%) 12.1 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Venezuela (%) 0.2 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Yemen (%) 1.8 2017 yearly 1991 - 2017

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.4 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 10,392.117 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 198,054.637 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 26.9 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 218,144.8 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 25.8 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Forecast: Government Expenditure (CHF bn) 271.157 2026 yearly 1983 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (CHF bn) 332.298 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (CHF bn) 271.155 2026 yearly 1983 - 2026
General Government: Consolidated (Cons): Revenue (CHF mn) 239,156.982 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
General Government: Cons: Expenditure (CHF mn) 228,830.249 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
General Government: Cons: Net Lending/Borrowing (CHF mn) 10,326.733 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Gross Public Debt: General Government (CHF mn) 214,479.964 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 4.450 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 2,725.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 35,248.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 20.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,562,334.799 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 48,294,364.058 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 36,582,026.343 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 32,522.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 29.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 21,395,960.436 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 10,731,656.255 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 5,165.692 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Jan 2021
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2,884.913 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,605.938 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,619.775 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Imports (CHF mn) 30,239.758 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Exports (CHF mn) 32,773.614 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Imports: ow Machinery, Equipment and Electronics (CHF mn) 3,058.371 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Imports: ow Precision Instruments, Watches and Jewellery (CHF mn) 1,952.959 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Imports: ow Chemicals (CHF mn) 4,715.631 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Imports: ow Metals (CHF mn) 1,474.174 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Exports: ow Machinery, Equipment and Electronics (CHF mn) 2,970.488 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Exports: ow Chemicals (CHF mn) 12,312.026 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Exports: ow Precision Instruments, Watches and Jewellery (CHF mn) 4,536.092 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Exports: ow Precision Instruments, Watches and Jewellery: ow Watches (CHF mn) 1,869.939 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -29,866.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -3,155.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -1.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -14,385.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -7.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -5,372.008 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 9,064.897 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -14,436.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -2.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 2,263,299.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 284.9 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,255,028.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 158.0 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 1,058.9 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 78.002 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 748,590.239 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
BoP: Financial Account (FA): Net (CHF mn) 1,300.303 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: FA: NA: Portfolio Investment (CHF mn) 6,308.485 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Debit: GS: Services (CHF mn) 29,770.497 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
BoP: FA: Net Acquisition of Financial Assets (NA) (CHF mn) 9,021.565 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: Capital Transfers: Credit (CHF mn) 220.448 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: Capital Transfers: Debit (CHF mn) 657.085 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: FA: NA: Direct Investment (CHF mn) -26,996.861 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Debit: Secondary Income (CHF mn) 17,789.345 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
BoP: Capital Transfers: Net (CHF mn) -436.637 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Debit: Primary Income (CHF mn) 38,472.037 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Credit: Secondary Income (CHF mn) 10,967.310 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payment (BoP): Current Account (CA): Net (CHF mn) -2,852.761 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
BoP: FA: IL: Direct Investment (CHF mn) -13,003.593 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: FA: IL: Other Investment (CHF mn) 23,851.221 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: FA: IL: Portfolio Investment (CHF mn) -4,855.937 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: FA: NA: Other Investment (CHF mn) 17,418.120 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: FA: Net Incurrence of Liabilities (IL) (CHF mn) 5,991.692 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Credit (CHF mn) 148,645.265 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Credit: Goods and Services (GS) (CHF mn) 112,875.808 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Credit: GS: Goods (CHF mn) 83,514.725 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Credit: GS: Services (CHF mn) 29,361.083 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Credit: Primary Income (CHF mn) 24,802.147 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Debit (CHF mn) 151,498.027 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Debit: Goods and Services (GS) (CHF mn) 95,236.645 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Debit: GS: Goods (CHF mn) 65,466.148 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1983 - Dec 2020
International Investment Position (IIP): Net (CHF mn) 661,828.630 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
IIP: Assets (CHF mn) 5,322,968.606 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
IIP: Liabilities (CHF mn) 4,661,139.976 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Gross External Debt (CHF mn) 2,000,982.653 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Gross External Debt: Short Term (CHF mn) 1,109,570.314 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Gross External Debt: Long Term (CHF mn) 891,412.339 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Flow (CHF mn) -78,751.581 2019 yearly 1985 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment: Stock: Manufacturing (Mfg) (CHF mn) 162,001.536 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: Flow: Services: Trade (CHF mn) 1,806.961 2017 yearly 1986 - 2017
Direct Investment Abroad: Flow: Europe: EU: ow Austria (CHF mn) 1,774.311 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Direct Investment Abroad: Flow: Europe: EU: ow United Kingdom (CHF mn) 6,167.699 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Direct Investment Abroad: Flow: North America: Canada (CHF mn) 8,375.239 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Direct Investment Abroad: Flow: Europe: EU: ow Belgium (CHF mn) 5,042.787 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Direct Investment Abroad: Flow: Asia: ow China (CHF mn) 1,549.941 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Direct Investment Abroad: Flow: Services: Finance and Holding Companies (FH) (CHF mn) -20,400.491 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Direct Investment Abroad: Flow: Services: Banks (CHF mn) 6,168.678 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Direct Investment Abroad: Flow: Mfg: Electronics, Energy, Optical and Watch (CHF mn) 1,936.736 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Direct Investment Abroad: Flow: Services (CHF mn) -52,763.529 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Direct Investment Abroad: Flow (CHF mn) -42,140.248 2019 yearly 1985 - 2019
Direct Investment Abroad: Flow: Manufacturing (CHF mn) 10,623.281 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Number of Bankruptcies (Unit) 13,761.000 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
No of Registered Companies: New (Unit) 39,608.000 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 0.6 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 134.9 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 794,727.118 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1984 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 1,155,603.100 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1984 - Mar 2021
M2 Growth (%) 6.0 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1985 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 988,393.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 135.230 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 30.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 56,737.375 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 2,281,716.522 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - Feb 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 11.0 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1997 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 1,374,932.5 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1987 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.6 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1988 - Mar 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 19.400 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2020
Credit to Households (USD bn) 1,002.063 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 2,049.753 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1953 - Sep 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 1,071,525.8 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 1,621,078.971 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1985 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.84 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Feb 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 175.05 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2020
Monetary Base (CHF mn) 718,098.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1950 - Mar 2021
Monetary Base: Seasonally Adjusted (CHF mn) 717,726.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2021
Money Supply: M3 (CHF mn) 1,152,174.000 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1984 - Mar 2021
Official Reserve Assets: USD (USD mn) 1,052,014.847 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Official Reserve Assets: USD: Foreign Currency Reserves in Convertibles (FC) (USD mn) 988,074.795 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Mar 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence: Net Balance (% Point) 32.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 45.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021

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