CAPITAL: No city in Switzerland has the official status either of capital or of Federal City
GDP GROWTH RATE: 3.49%
MAJOR COMMERCIAL CITIES: Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Bern, Lausanne, Lucerne
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS: Ambri Airport(LSPM), EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg(LFSB, LSZM), Bern-Belp Airport(LSZB), Bex Airport(LSGB), Birrfeld Airport(LSZF), Fribourg-Ecuvillens Airport(LSGE), Buochs Airport(LSZC), Geneva Airport(Geneva–Cointrin Airport)(LSGG), Gruyère Airport(LSGT), Grenchen Airport(LSZG), Interlaken Airport(LSMI), Les Eplatures Airport(LSGC), Lausanne–La Blécherette Airport(LSGL), Locarno Airport(LSZL), Lugano Airport (Lugano–Agno Airport)(LSZA), Neuchâtel Airport(LSGN), Saanen Airport(LSGK), Sion Airport (Public / Military: 14th Air Base)(LSGS), St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport(LSZR), Samedan Airport (Engadine Airport)(LSZS), St. Stephan Airport(LSTS), Zurich Airport (Zürich–Kloten Airport)(LSZH)
MAJOR SEAPORTS: Switzerland is a landlocked country and has only small ports on its rivers, such as the Port of Basel.
RAIL AND ROADWAYS: Switzerland has a very high density of railway network. Swiss Federal Railways system, BLS AG, Rhaetian Railway are standard gauge railway lines. Two-thirds of the cargoes handled in the Swiss Rhine port are received or dispatched by rail. Hafenbahn Schweiz AG is a subsidiary of the Swiss Rhine ports and operates two port railways with control centres
EXPORT GOODS: Switzerland’s major exports are machinery and equipment, chemical-pharmaceutical products, watches, and textiles and apparel. Raw materials, food, vegetable oils, and fuel account for about one-quarter of total imports and are transported by rail, truck, and barge.
EXPORT PARTNERS: Germany, United States, United Kingdom, China, France, India, Italy, Hong Kong, Japan, Spain, Austria, Singapore, Netherlands, Belgium, Canada, UAE
IMPORT GOODS: Leading imports are manufactured goods, motor vehicles, and chemical products.
IMPORT PARTNERS: Germany, Italy, United States, France, United Kingdom, China, UAE, Austria, Ireland, Spain, Thailand, Netherlands, Belgium, Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam