Swiss-Indian Bilateral Trade Statistics
(
In Mio. SFr.

Items

Swiss exports to India 
  2003 2004

% growth (+/-)

Agriculture products 1.68 2.4 42.9
Minerals 0.22 0.34 54.5
Energy 0.25 0.19 -24.0
Bulk Chemicals 69.01 114.05 65.3
Pharmaceuticals 50.79 133.81 163.5
Fertilizers, Dye & Pigments 47.43 49.87 5.1
Cosmetics & cleaning products  22.26 20.09 -9.7
Starch & other chemical products 11.18 14.39 28.7
Plastic and rubber 13.14 18.88 43.7
Leather & skin products 3.15 3.75 19.0
Wood, cork & woven handicrafts items 0.45 0.69 53.3
Paper & paper products 6.59 9.62 46.0
Textile & apparels 4.94 4.85 -1.8
Umbrellas 0.03 0.22 633.3
Stone, ceramic & glass products 4.84 5.69 17.6
Precious stones, metals & jewelleries 37.14 47.55 28.0
Metal and metal products 28.5 32.37 13.6
Machinery (Non-electric) 257.22 332.91 29.4
Machinery ( Electric) 76.88 104.57 36.0
Vehicles and airplanes 7.32 5.09 -30.5
Optical and medical instruments 64.82 81.68 26.0
Watches 26.43 30.52 15.5
Music instruments 0.01 0 -100.0
Weapons & ammunition 0.02 0.02  
Furniture and linen 0.19 0.42 121.1
Toys and sports goods 7.15 5.1 -28.7
Art & antiques 0.02 0.01 -50.0
Total 741.66 1019.08 37.4
       


India's imports of  selected commodities from  Switzerland
(In US$ million)

Item 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04
Organic Chemicals 37.41 44.17 56.31 111.55 110.24
Pharmaceuticals Products 28.34 24.16 17.42 46.90 29.01
Dyes, Chemicals etc. 6.71 9.48 16.25 19.69 28.77
Misc. Chemical Products 9.98 5.67 6.40 6.90 13.62
Plastic and Articles thereof 7.13 4.83 9.82 7.30 12.47
Precious stones & jewellery 2297.33 2823.94 2471.55 1640.86 2571.17
Iron & Steel 2.58 3.29 7.36 9.60 3.36
Articles of iron and steel 3.84 4.09 6.13 7.68 10.66
Nuclear reactor, Boilers, Machinery, Mechanical appliances 97.17 92.75 99.53 175.65 229.11
Electrical Machinery & Appliances 29.32 35.38 34.48 49.09 60.03
Optical, Photographic, Cinematographic accessories etc 33.56 34.33 40.82 53.85 58.62
Total 2597.71 3160.14 2870.75 2,329.88 3,312.75
Source: Federal ministry of Commerce, Government of India

Posted on August 30, 2005

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