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Switzerland 21/12/2017

Imports are up 80% since 1990!

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In Switzerland, food imports grew strongly from 2 million tonnes in 1990 to 4 million tonnes in 2016.

 
 
The Federal Department of Finance announces that food imports have increased from 2 to 4 million tons between 1990 and 2016, or 344 to 490 kg per inhabitant.
 
 
 
This growth varies according to the products, beverages have contributed the most with 40% of the total. Ready-to-eat foods also supported growth with an increase of 40Kg per capita.
 
 
 
Even when subject to tariffs, vegetables account for 9% of growth, increasing by 14 kg per capita, including 11 kg of potatoes. Fruit contributed to 8% of growth, up by 5 kg per capita, exotic fruits accounted for 3/4 of the group's growth.

 

 

 

source : efd.admin.ch

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