Switzerland PESTLE Insights - A Macroeconomic Outlook Report

Switzerland PESTLE Insights - A Macroeconomic Outlook Report


Financial intermediation, real estate and business activities contributed 27.4% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2019, followed by mining, manufacturing and utilities (21.0%), and wholesale, retail and hotels (15.9%). Agriculture is the least contributing sector of the economy. The sector contributed 0.7% to GVA.

Five cantons are driving the Swiss economy by contributing 53.8% to the country’s GDP in 2017 and 47.4% of the population in 2018


  • As per World Bank's logistics performance index (LPI) 2018, the country’s rank stood at 13 out of 160 countries.
  • The overall SMI index exhibited a slight upward trend. As of July 21, 2020, the SMI index stood at 10,444.1, compared to 9,922.4 on July 22, 2019
Reasons to Buy
  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

List of Exhibits
Did you Know?
Country Highlights
COVID-19 Impact
Country Snap Shot
PESTLE Insights
Political Landscape
Economic Landscape
Social Landscape
Technology Landscape
Legal Landscape
Environment Landscape
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Switzerland’s Performance in the Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Western Europe and the World
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights Behind the Index
Exhibit 4: AEX Index (29th May 2019 to 28th May 2020)
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy (2015-2019)
Exhibit 6: FDI Inward Position (2015-2018) and FDI Outward Position (2015-2018)
Exhibit 7: FDI by Country (2016-2018)
Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators
Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2019)
Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance (2015-2019)
Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance (2015-2019)
Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2015-2018
Exhibit 14: Machinery and Mechanical Appliances, % of World Total, 2018
Exhibit 15: Interest Rates (January 2012 to January 2020)
Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 17: Public Finance (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 18: General Government Debt (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 19: Employment/Unemployment (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 21: Labour Cost Index (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share of Total Population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 23: Age-group Wise Share of Total Population (2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 24: Gender-wise Share of Total Population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2019
Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per Million Population, 2019
Exhibit 27: High-technology Exports (% of manufactured exports), 2018
Exhibit 28: Doing Business in The Netherlands 2020
Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) 2019
Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions (2012-2016)

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