Survey documents

Current account survey (valid from 01.01.2023)

Name of survey
available configurations:
CAS-B for banks,
CAS-I for insurance corporations,
CAS-G for all other reporting institutions
Web tables
Transactions between entities domiciled in Switzerland/Liechtenstein (residents) and counterparties abroad (non-residents) in connection with trade in goods, services and intangible assets. Cross-border transactions relating to investment income, insurance operations and various transfers such as fines, penalties and aid are also covered.
Type of survey
Partial sample survey
Reporting institutions
Legal entities and companies if the aforementioned cross-border transactions exceed CHF 100,000 during a given quarter.
1 month
Special provisions
The surveys follow the guidelines of the International Monetary Fund (Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition) and the requirements of the bilateral agreement on statistics between Switzerland and the European Union.

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