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Swiss government to ease fintech regulations and encourage market entry for firms

Swiss government to ease fintech regulations and encourage market entry for firms
During its meeting on 1 February 2017, the Federal Council initiated the consultation on amendments to the Banking Act and Banking Ordinance in the fintech area. The revision should ensure that barriers to market entry for fintech firms are reduced and that the competitiveness of the Swiss financial centre is enhanced. The consultation will last until 8 May 2017. More…

EFTA – Mercosur free trade agreement in sight

EFTA – Mercosur free trade agreement in sight
The Mercosur association and the EFTA states already reached an agreement to establish free trade relationships in 2000. However, it was only with the changes in government in Brazil and Argentina that the negotiations have begun to gain momentum. They have now signed a declaration on the issue. More…

Brazil: New norms for control and registration of medication and correlated products

Brazil: New norms for control and registration of medication and correlated products
Brazil announced new norms for the control and registration of medication and correlated products. What Swiss companies need to know. More…

Pan-Canadian Climate Framework on clean growth and climate change creates potential for Swiss providers of clean technologies

Pan-Canadian Climate Framework on clean growth and climate change creates potential for Swiss providers of clean technologies
Global Opportunities: Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and the premiers of the Canadian provinces and territories recently signed a ground-breaking agreement that will help the country meet its emission targets with measures that target cleaner electricity as well as energy efficiency in industry, transportation and buildings. More…

Food Challenge USA - a unique export opportunity for SMEs

Food Challenge USA - a unique export opportunity for SMEs
fial is conducting a “Food Challenge” in cooperation with Switzerland Global Enterprise. Swiss food manufacturers are being given the opportunity to sell their products in the New York metropolitan area. More…

Tunnel between Chile and Argentina planned

Tunnel between Chile and Argentina planned
The tunnel through the Agua Negra Pass in the Andean massif has been in the planning since 2009, and preparations are finally starting to take shape. The plan provides for two 14-km tunnels running parallel, along with two border stations. The calls for tender are likely to begin in May 2017. More…

Automotive Industry in Mexico: Prospects and Opportunities for Swiss SMEs

Automotive Industry in Mexico: Prospects and Opportunities for Swiss SMEs
Mexico has become one of the most important car manufacturers worldwide, and considerable investments will continue to be made in production lines. An interesting market is available for Swiss automotive suppliers. However, the increased absence of US investments must be expected. More…

Compatibility between labeling requirements and Swissness legislation for exports

SMEs, for instance, that export to Saudi Arabia, the USA or South Korea face a problem. The customs and excise rules in these countries oblige them to indicate the origin of the goods, while for Swiss SMEs such a label could represent a breach of Swissness legislation. More…

Success Stories

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    ViDi Systems SA distributes the first ready-to-use software suite for industrial image analysis based on deep learning. The program learns independently and makes its own decisions in the blink of an eye. The ViDi software finds faults in machine parts, welds, solar panels or on complex textiles. It is now being intensively tested by well-known U.S. companies or is already in use. 
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    Frauenfeld-based Sky-Frame AG is a specialist for frameless sliding windows. In 2014, the company opened a U.S. branch with its own showroom. American builders with high demands on design and quality love the frameless sliding windows “Made in Switzerland”. 
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    After participating on a Trade Mission with S-GE to the Silicon Valley, Safe Host successfully initiated new contacts to US companies. Meanwhile, the Data-Hosting company is investing in a new Data-Center in Gland to enlarge their capacities. 

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    Thanks to successful contract negotiations with the supplier of the TRACcess system, SAFOS AG can continue to provide its Swiss customers with the best possible service in future.

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    With the support of the Swiss Business Hub in New York, the Zurich start-up Starmind quickly found investors, concluded customer contracts and opened up a new branch office.

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    Perforating and fibrillating: Burckhardt of Switzerland AG aimed to boost its sales of perforating rollers for plastics processing in the USA. With the support of the Swiss Business Hub, a distributor and other representatives were found.

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