Is Switzerland an OECD member?

The original Member countries of the OECD are Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey United Kingdom and the United States.

When did Switzerland join the OECD?

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Country Date
SWEDEN 28 September 1961
SWITZERLAND 28 September 1961
TURKEY 2 August 1961

What is OECD Switzerland?

(This text is also available in German). Switzerland, along with 19 other countries, signed the Convention founding the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development on 14 December 1960, thereby pledged its full dedication to achieving the Organisation’s fundamental aims.

Which countries are members of the OECD?

On 25 January 2022, the Council decided to take the first step in accession discussions with six candidate countries to OECD Membership – Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Peru and Romania.

Is Switzerland a net importer or exporter?

In 2020, Switzerland exported a total of $305B, making it the number 15 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Switzerland have changed by $13.2B from $292B in 2015 to $305B in 2020.

Is Switzerland a free market economy?

The economy of Switzerland is one of the world’s most advanced and highly-developed free-market economies. The service sector has come to play a significant economic role, particularly the Swiss banking industry and tourism.

Are all EU countries in OECD?

OECD-Europe comprises all European members of the OECD (not necessarily EU members).

What is Switzerland’s biggest export?

Exports The top exports of Switzerland are Gold ($68.5B), Packaged Medicaments ($46.3B), Blood, antisera, vaccines, toxins and cultures ($30.2B), Base Metal Watches ($11.5B), and Nitrogen Heterocyclic Compounds ($11.4B), exporting mostly to United States ($62B), Germany ($49.2B), China ($17.3B), France ($16.3B), and …