The value of trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Switzerland amounted to $902.2 million over the first five months of 2020, compared to $1.1 billion during the same period of 2019, the Statistics Committee reported.
The share of Switzerland in the total value of Kazakhstan’s trade turnover stood at less than 2.6% during the reporting period compared to 3% during the same period of 2019.
Kazakhstan’s export to Switzerland amounted to $831.4 million compared to $1.06 billion. Switzerland’s share in the total volume of Kazakhstan’s export amounted to less than 3.7% compared to 4.5%.
In turn, Kazakhstan’s imports from Switzerland amounted to nearly $70.8 million over the reporting period, compared to $54.7 million during the same period of 2019. Switzerland’s share in the total volume of Kazakhstan’s import amounted to 0.6% compared to 0.4%.
The total volume of Kazakhstan’s trade turnover amounted to $34.9 billion over the period from January through May, down by $37.5 billion. Kazakhstan’s export amounted to $22.3 billion ($23.6 billion in the same period of 2019), whereas import amounted to $12.6 billion ($13.9 billion in 2019). (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)