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Key Figures

Switzerland counts about 500 companies with activities directly related to commodity shipping and trading.

Commodity Trading in the Lemanic Region

Commodity Trading

  • 1/3 of world trade in Crude Oil and Products          
  • Number 1 worldwide in Grains and Oil Seeds
  • Number 1 in Europe in Sugar
  • Number 1 (tied with London) in Cotton

Trade Finance

  • Number 1 worldwide in the finance of commodity trading

Inspection and Certification

  • Number 1 worldwide


  • 22% of global movement of commodities