The Swiss Federal Customs Administration released its trade data on Thursday. The Swiss trade surplus rose to CHF4.16 billion in October from CHF3.25 billion in the previous month. September's figure was revised up from a surplus of CHF3.05 billion.
Exports climbed 5.1% in October, while imports rose 3.5%.
Exports dropped 1.5% year-on-year in October, while imports were down 5.3% year-on-year.