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Impressions S-GE Impulse: Asia

S-GE Impulse: Asia – a two-day journey across Asia. India, Southeast Asia and the Far East are the world's largest growth markets – in terms of area, population, economic potential as well as the diversity of business opportunities. Two days is a tight time frame in which to improve our understanding these huge regions. But it's certainly enough, as demonstrated by S-GE Impulse: Asia, which was held at GDI Rüschlikon between 23 and 24 June. More…

Free trade agreement with China comes into force on 1st July

It is now certain: the free trade agreement between Switzerland and China will come into force on 1st July 2014, almost exactly one year after it was concluded on 6th July 2013. More…

China Offers Opportunities Despite Slowing Growth

China Offers Opportunities Despite Slowing Growth
Slowing economic momentum and concerns over increased default risks in China have rattled investor confidence. But don’t give up on Asia’s largest economy. Michael Strobaek, Global Chief Investment Officer for Credit Suisse’s Private Banking & Wealth Management division, discusses the outlook and the sectors investors should pay attention to as structural reforms are put in place. More…

Switzerland tops new global Human Capital Index

When it comes to investing in people, Switzerland is way ahead of the curve. In a new global ranking by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Switzerland reached first place – ahead of 121 other countries. More…

ETH Zurich ranked best university in continental Europe

ETH Zurich defended its position as the best university in mainland Europe in the latest World University Ranking of Times Higher Education magazine. Like last year, a total of seven Swiss universities are ranked among the top 200. More…

The Federal Government approves civil use of the Payerne airport

The Federal Office for Civil Aviation (FOCA) has approved the opening of the Payerne (VD) military airport for civil aviation. According to FOCA, up to 8400 movements per year are possible in a long term view. Mainly business flights are planned. More…

Opportunities Surrounding the Chinese Renminbi (RMB)

Opportunities Surrounding the Chinese Renminbi (RMB)
China's economy is the second largest in the world and has become a key driver of global growth. Although the Chinese government is not yet prepared to open its economy to the free movement of capital and allow full convertibility of its currency, it has managed to push international use of the renminbi (yuan) to over 10 percent of China's foreign trade volume within a span of four years. More…

Does China's Slowdown Really Matter?

Does China's Slowdown Really Matter?
China's economy in 2013 has been doing something it hasn't done for years: cooling off. Following a breakneck expansion over the past decade, is its more leisurely rate of economic growth really so dangerous for the rest of the world? More…


Country Information China

Country Information China
Useful addresses for Swiss companies who have dealings with China. Tips for everyday business and social life in China. Laws and regulations to be observed in trade with China. Overview of the major business sectors. More…

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SWISS Pavilion @ CMEF SPRING 2015

15. May 2015 - Shanghai
Shanghai, China
Exports from Switzerland 2013
Chemicals and associated products2'496'147'603
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery2'461'122'996
Machinery, units, electronics2'291'467'220
Imports to Switzerland 2013
Machinery, units, electronics4'916'987'611
Textiles, clothes, shoes2'039'963'415
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery1'209'412'826

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