Current forecasts

BAK forecasts- March 2019

March 12, 2019


FORECASTS FOR THE SWISS ECONOMY

 20162017201820192020
CIVIL ECONOMICS ACCOUNTING1     
Gross domestic product1.61.62.51.11.8
Gross domestic product excluding major sporting events1.31.92.31.31.6
Private consumption1.51.11.01.21.4
Public consumption1.20.91.00.70.6
Gross fixed capital investment3.43.3

1.8

0.21.6
Construction spending0.51.40.7-0.50.2
Ausrüstungsinvestitionen5.44.52.40.72.4
Exports7.03.63.41.93.8
Imports4.74.11.02.03.8
Consumer prices2-0.40.50.90.60.8
      
LABOUR MARKET     
Number of employees20.10.61.80.80.7
Registred unemployed3, in 1'000149.3143.2118.3103.9102.1
Unemployment rate3, in %3.33.22.62.32.3
      
FINANCIAL MARKETS     
3-month-euro franks interest rates3, in %-0.75-0.73-0.74-0.74-0.53
Return eidg. Bond3, in %-0.35-0.08-0.05-0.140.18
Exchange rate CHF / EUR3 1.09 1.11 1.151.151.17

1Real change p.a. in %     2Change p.a. in %     3Annual average


FORECASTS FOR SELECTED COUNTRIES AND ECONOMIC AREAS

FORECASTS FOR SELECTED COUNTRIES AND ECONOMIC AREAS

 GDP1Private consumption1Investments1Unemployment rate2Inflation2
 2018201920182019201820192018201920182019
USA2.92.32.62.44.92.73.93.62.41.6
Japan1.00.60.51.21.11.62.42.41.00.9
EU 271.91.51.61.63.12.16.96.51.91.5
Germany1.51.10.91.62.72.63.43.21.71.4
Switzerland2.51.11.01.21.80.22.62.30.90.6

1Real, change p.a. in %     2In % (annual median)

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