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«Grüezi» and welcome to Switzerland
Switzerland is the world’s most competitive economy. Innovation and technology, a liberal economic system and political stability are only some of its advantages. The country is inextricably linked to foreign economies, and offers first-class education and healthcare, excellent infrastructure, high quality of life and a competitive tax system. All the more reasons for companies to settle in Switzerland.
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Swiss Business Hub GermanyHead of Swiss Business Hub GermanyHirschstrasse 22, Stuttgart+49 (0)711/22 29 43 28
Within a few weeks S-GE had arranged contacts with representatives of the authorities, so that we were quickly able to choose from several options.»
President and CEO
The proximity to the industry as well as the infrastructure and the professional support on all levels were crucial for the choice of location.»
DMG MORI SEIKI Europe AG
Switzerland is the first choice for qualified professionals
According to the first «Global Talent Competitiveness Index» by INSEAD, Switzerland is the most attractive country for qualified professionals. Singapore and Denmark came in second and third. Switzerland is ranked best with respect to a stable economic and political environment, an efficient education system, high productivity, global knowledge and quality of life.
Free competition at its best
Free competition, trade and intellectual property protection are given priority in Switzerland: The Economic Freedom of the World Report 2013 ranks Switzerland on fourth place. Thus, Switzerland is the economically freest country in Europe.
Switzerland tops new global Human Capital Index
When it comes to investing in people, Switzerland is way ahead of the curve. In the new Human Capital Report 2013 by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Switzerland reached first place – ahead of 121 other countries. Switzerland clearly proves first place especially in the area of workforce and employment.
Switzerland is the most competitive country in the world
The latest Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013 from the World Economic Forum once again ranks Switzerland as foremost among the most competitive countries. This is the fifth consecutive year. Switzerland gets top marks for innovation, business sophistication, education and the employment market.
High employment satisfaction in Switzerland
91% of persons in gainful employment are very satisfied or satisfied with their working conditions. For the second time, a study compares employment conditions in Switzerland with those in the countries of the European Union. This highlights the developments between 2005 and 2010. Swiss employees work more flexibly and with a greater degree of self-determination than employees in the countries of the EU. European Working Conditions Surveys (EWCS)