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Though not a European Union (EU) member state, Switzerland has become increasingly integrated with the EU by concluding bilateral issue-specific accords.

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  • Imports from Switzerland A$4,306 million
  • Exports to Switzerland A$1,773 million
  • Capital Berne
  • Official Languages German, French, Italian
  • Area 41,000 sq km
  • Population 8.0 million

Country information provided by DFAT

Country brief

A comprehensive overview of political, economic and bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Trade and economic fact sheet

Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Switzerland and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travelers and tourists going to Switzerland. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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