Economic forecasts

The Federal Government's Expert Group publishes on a quarterly basis its forecasts for Switzerland's economic development based on assumptions about the international economy and on monetary developments. The release dates are listed below in the «Agenda» tab.

A comprehensive assessment of the economic situation in Switzerland and abroad as well as information on the economic forecast of the expert group can be found in SECO's quarterly publication «Konjunkturtendenzen» (available in German and French). Selected forecast results for the gross domestic product, the labor market and the consumer price index are summarized in the table below.

Weaker global economy also slows Swiss economy

Economic forecasts by the Federal Government’s Expert Group – summer 2019
The Expert Group is expecting moderate GDP growth of 1.2% for 2019. The weakening of the global economy is slowing down Swiss foreign trade, while the considerable uncertainty is weighing on investment activity. Economic growth is set to increase in 2020 and rise to 1.7%.


Further information



Release calendar 2019   

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 7:45

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 7:45

Last modification 12.06.2019

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