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<p>SwitzerlandAdrish Ray Amrita Singh Saneyee Sarkar</p> <p>INTRODUCTION Switzerland is one of the richest countries in the world by per capita gross domestic product, with a nominal per capita GDP of $75,835.[4] In 2010, Switzerland had the highest wealth per adult of any country in the world (with $372,692 for each person).[7] Switzerland also has one of the world's largest account balances as a percentage of GDP. Zurich and Geneva have respectively been ranked as the cities with the second and third highest quality of life in the world.[8] In 2010 the World Economic Forum ranked Switzerland as the most competitive country in the world,[9] while ranked by the European Union as Europe's most innovative country by far</p> <p>Population of Switzerland</p> <p>SWITZERLAND GDP</p> <p>GDP GROWTH RATE</p> <p>GDP PER CAPITA PPP</p> <p>GNP</p> <p>CURRENCYThe Swiss currency is called "Schweizerfranken" ("Swiss Francs") or short "Franken".</p> <p>PARITY OF CURRENCY AGAINST DOLLAR (March 2011): $1 U.S. = 0.9191 CHF or SFr The Swiss Franc exchange rate depreciated 1.66 percent against the US Dollar during the last month. During the last 12 months, the Swiss Franc exchange rate appreciated 1.35 percent against the US Dollar.</p> <p>TYPE OF ECONOMY Developed economy Capital intensive Most innovative country of Europe ranked by EU. Market for luxurious goods.</p> <p>UNEMPLOYMENT RATE</p> <p>MAJOR OCCUPATION The Swiss economy follows the typical First World model with respect to the economic sectors. Only a small minority of the workers are involved in the Primary or Agricultural sector (3.8% of the population, in 2006) while a larger minority is involved in the Secondary or Manufacturing sector (23% in 2006). The majority of the working populations are involved in the Tertiary or Services sector of the economy (73.2% in 2006).</p> <p>MAJOR PRODUCTSSwitzerland's major products include services mainly banking ,insurance and tourism .Other products are chemicals, metals, machinery, agricultural products ,watches ,food, beverages, and tobacco (4%; +8%); metal and chemical industries (44%; +10%); precision instruments (15%; +18%); watches (8%; +27%); machinery and electronics (22%; +12%); clothing (1.5%; 3%). Exports accounts for 50% of its GDP.</p> <p>EXPORTS Swiss main exports are: medicinal and pharmaceutical products, watches and clocks, machinery for special industry and metalworking machinery and tools. Swiss main export partners are Germany, United States, Italy and France. Switzerland exports were worth 17.8 Billion CHF in November of 2011</p> <p>VALUE OF EXPORTS</p> <p>IMPORTS Switzerland imports mostly machinery, chemicals, vehicles, metals; agricultural products and textiles. Its main import partners are: European Union countries (Germany, Italy, France, Netherlands, Austria) and United States. Switzerland imports were worth 14.8 Billion CHF in November of 2011</p> <p>VALUE OF IMPORTS</p>