Current forecasts

BAK forecasts- September 2019

September 13, 2019


FORECASTS FOR THE SWISS ECONOMY

 2017201820192020
CIVIL ECONOMICS ACCOUNTING1    
Gross domestic product1.82.80.71.3
Gross domestic product excluding major sporting events2.22.31.11.1
Private consumption1.21.01.11.1
Public consumption1.20.31.00.7
Gross fixed capital investment3.41.1-0.10.3
Construction spending1.51.2-0.1-0.6
Equipment investments    4.61.1-0.20.8
Exports3.84.52.51.2
Imports4.42.40.01.1
Consumer prices20.50.90.50.4
     
LABOUR MARKET    
Number of employees20.61.81.20.5
Registred unemployed3, in 1'000143.2118.2107.5109.2
Unemployment rate3, in %3.12.52.32.4
     
FINANCIAL MARKETS    
3-month-euro franks interest rates3, in %-0.73-0.74-0.72-0.73
Return eidg. Bond3, in %-0.080.05-0.51-0.55
Exchange rate CHF / EUR3 1.11 1.151.111.10
Exchange rate CHF/USD0.980.980.990.97

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
 2019202020192020201920202019202020192020
USA2.21.62.62.22.01.13.73.51.82.0
Japan0.80.20.5-0.21.31.12.42.40.70.9
EU 271.41.31.61.42.31.56.46.31.51.5
Germany0.60.81.41.42.81.03.23.21.41.4
Switzerland0.71.31.11.1-0.10.32.32.40.50.4

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

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