General Information

Country Reports

We can provide various reports for you, or you can search on your own.

Economic Research at Credit Suisse 

We can order a variety of country and regional reports , at cost, from various suppliers. For further information please contact your relationship manager.

SECO Country Information

Learn all about the economic, social and political situation in other countries. The Country Reports published by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs provide comprehensive information for Swiss SMEs .


Here you will find publications containing analyses and forecasts about macroeconomic developments in OECD countries. Also, the OECD examines changes in society and developments in various areas such as trade, the environment, agriculture, technology, and taxation.

WORLD BANK "at a Glance" - Tables

Two-page overview in PDF format with key indicators of the socio-economic trends over the past 30 years. Figures on poverty, government spending, trade balances, national debt, etc . Figures are also presented in comparison with other countries in the same region.


On the following pages, you will find analyses of topics such as the impact of economic policy in the IMF member states on the global financial system, and studies into the attainment of macroeconomic stability and fiscal transparency.

CIA World Factbook

The CIA World Factbook contains maps and other geographical information as well as information on economic and political topics .

US GOVERNMENT Country Commercial Guides

The country commercial guides, produced by US embassies in conjunction with other government institutions, provide information geared to the (export) requirements of US companies. The guides contain indicators and analyses at the macroeconomic and sector level with up-to-date estimates and projections. This publication is a useful business guide; it is very detailed and contains important addresses. 

Advice from Our Export Finance Specialists

Our hotline – 0800 880 885 – is at your service Monday through Friday, from 08:00 to 17:00. Or you can contact one of our four Trade Finance Service Centers in Switzerland.

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Useful links

Export Credit Agencies & Insurance

Federal Department of Economic Affairs