France is Switzerland's fifth most important trading partner after Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy and China. In 2022, the volume of trade amounted to CHF 36.2 billion with an almost equal balance of trade between the two countries. Switzerland is France's third top foreign investor after the US and Germany, with investments amounting to EUR 107 billion. According to the French authorities, Switzerland is the country's leading creator of jobs in its manufacturing sector.
French investments in Switzerland amount to CHF 48.2 billion, making it Switzerland's fourth largest foreign investor. There are more than 1,300 Swiss companies in France, which together employ around 300,000 people. In Switzerland, there are 1,500 French companies, employing around 71,000 people. More than 220,000 French citizens commute across the Swiss–French border for work.
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