Swiss Exports Rose in January, Federal Customs Office Says

Swiss exports climbed in January, according to the Federal Customs Office.

Foreign sales, adjusted for inflation and seasonal swings, advanced 3.7 percent from December, the customs office in Bern said in an e-mailed statement today. Imports dipped 0.5 percent.

The trade surplus grew to 2.13 billion Swiss francs from a revised 904 million francs in December.

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