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Venezuela is to be excluded from Mercosur

Venezuela is to be excluded from Mercosur
The four other member states of the Mercosur trading bloc, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, have excluded Venezuela from “South America's Common Market”. The stated reasons are fundamental infringements of the constitutional and democratic principles, compliance with which is a requirement for membership. More…

USA: Will Trump influence Swiss export business?

USA: Will Trump influence Swiss export business?
One thing's for sure: TTIP would have meant enormous discrimination against Swiss SMEs.With Donald Trump's election as president of the USA, this problem seems to have been put on the back burner.Switzerland was once more given time to reconsider its relations with the USA. More…

Canada Food Guide: Government intends to renew guidelines for foodstuffs

Canada Food Guide: Government intends to renew guidelines for foodstuffs
The Canadian government has announced the revision of the "Canada Food Guide". A new, more comprehensive strategy will now also regulate the advertisement and labeling of foodstuffs. More…

Canada: Potential for Swiss know-how in green building sector

Canada: Potential for Swiss know-how in green building sector
Global Opportunities: In order to meet its Paris climate agreement targets, Canada’s government recently announced a nation-wide carbon pricing plan. In July 2016, the city of Vancouver in Canada’s westernmost province of British Columbia adopted a new policy that will require zero emissions from new buildings by 2030. The province of Alberta just recently adopted changes to its building codes to make buildings more energy efficient that will go into effect in November 2016. These changes to policies and building codes in Western Canada offer tremendous potential for Swiss know how and products in the green building sector. More…

TTIP: Consequences for Swiss exporters

TTIP: Consequences for Swiss exporters
TTIP is not off the table yet! If the TTIP agreement between the EU and the USA is concluded, certain Swiss industries may experience disadvantages, while others are likely to be less affected. These are the results of a recent study based on an analysis of customs data and commissioned by Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE). More…

Wood construction in Canada: Swiss SMEs as providers of energy efficient products

Wood construction in Canada: Swiss SMEs as providers of energy efficient products
In times of global warming, also the construction industry is developing new environmental friendly ways for the construction of buildings. Bernhard Gafner is an expert in mass timber engineering and will talk about the opportunities for Swiss Cleantech SMEs that could provide their products and services in Canada. More…

Switzerland simplifies trade with developing countries

Switzerland simplifies trade with developing countries
Switzerland wants to simplify trade with developing countries. With this in mind it is introducing a new system, REX. So from January 1, 2017, new certificates of origin will be used in trade with developing countries. More…

Brazil: Government presents Investment Opportunities in Infrastructure

Brazil: Government presents Investment Opportunities in Infrastructure
Opportunities for Swiss SMEs: New projects from Brazil’s Investment Partnership Programs, which include RFPs of biddings for the port, mining & energy, railway, road and water treatment stations’ sectors. 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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SWISS Pavilion trade fairs

SWISS Pavilion @ Hospitalar 2017

May 16 - 19, 2017 - Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil

mini SWISS Pavilion @ FIME 2017

August 08 - 10, 2017 - Orlando FL
Orlando FL, United States

SWISS Pavilion @ NPE 2018

May 07 - 11, 2018 - Orlando FL
Orlando FL, United States

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Switzerland Global Enterprise
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