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New free trade agreements, new markets, new opportunities

Following the abolition of the minimum exchange rate against the euro, the strong Swiss franc is even stronger and is therefore becoming a substantial problem again, especially for the Swiss export industry. As a consequence, new markets and additional cost-saving opportunities are again being urgently sought. Free trade agreements offer both of these. A study by Switzerland Global Enterprise explains in detail how SMEs can use free trade agreements in a lucrative manner. More…

Rapid expansion of the railways in the Arab Gulf States

Rapid expansion of the railways in the Arab Gulf States
The Arab Gulf States are currently investing more in railways than anywhere else in the world, with $36 billion having been invested in rail projects in 2013 alone. An overview of the current projects has been compiled by the Swiss Business Hub GCC (in English). More…

New momentum for green building in the Gulf states

New momentum for green building in the Gulf states
It has taken a while, but green building has finally arrived in the Gulf states. And so successfully, that the first supply bottlenecks are already imminent. In other words, this is a market with considerable growth potential. More…


Country Information Bahrain

Country Information Bahrain
Useful addresses for Swiss companies who have dealings with Bahrain. Tips for everyday business and social life in Bahrain. Laws and regulations to be observed in trade with Bahrain. More…

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S-GE Impulse: Gulf States

08. September 2015 - Luzern
Luzern, Switzerland
Exports from Switzerland 2013
Machinery, units, electronics98'418'926
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery95'893'714
Agricultural and forestry products, fishery67'307'156
Imports to Switzerland 2013
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery12'241'774
Machinery, units, electronics10'476'909

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Swiss Business Hub Gulf States (GCC), Office Kuwait
c/o Embassy of Switzerland, Ziad Tarakji
Block 2, Street 1, House No. 122

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