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Germany: Energy-efficient ICT for SMEs, the Administration and the Home

Germany: Energy-efficient ICT for SMEs, the Administration and the Home
Global Opportunities: With the programme "Energy-efficient ICT for SMEs, the Administration and the Home", the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy promotes innovative projects which aim at reducing the energy consumption in data centres, telecommunication nets, office and home applications. The programme was launched in 2012 and the first results were presented in May 2014.  More…

Swiss households enjoy the world’s highest level of wealth

Global wealth has reached its all-time high with 251,200 Billion Swiss Francs. Switzerland is again leading the ranking of average per capita wealth. More…

Switzerland: Also ranked No. 1 as a tourism nation

Switzerland is, in many respects, one of the world's most attractive locations. Time and time again Switzerland receives top marks as a tourism nation as well. For the fifth consecutive year, Switzerland has been ranked first in the 2013 WEF Travel and Competitiveness Report. It was awarded excellent marks primarily in the areas of safety and security, health and hygiene, public transport, tourism infrastructure and environmental sustainability. More…

Post-it manufacturer 3M to open centre of excellence in Switzerland

The U.S. technology group 3M is relocating 250 jobs from abroad to Switzerland, where it is planning to establish a centre of excellence for production and requirements planning for the global post-it manufacturer in Burgdorf in the Canton of Berne. Felix Thun-Hohenstein, CEO of 3M (Switzerland), told the media that the decision to relocate to the Canton of Berne is a tribute to Switzerland’s competitiveness. More…

The world’s most competitive nations: Switzerland again secures top rating

Switzerland has again been ranked the world’s most competitive country. It leads the ranking in the World Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum WEF for the third year in succession. Ahead of Singapore and Sweden, which switched places. More…

Taxes / VAT - Germany

Germany reduces corporation tax. More…

Business Law / Contracts - Germany

Germany wants to make it easier to set up a GmbH (roughly equivalent to a private limited company) More…


Country Information Germany

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

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SWISS Pavilion News & Exhibitors

SWISS Pavilion trade fairs


06. - 08. October 2015 - Hanovre
Hanovre, Germany
Exports from Switzerland 2013
Chemicals and associated products12'502'426'973
Machinery, units, electronics8'258'820'346
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery4'785'500'248
Imports to Switzerland 2013
Machinery, units, electronics9'775'130'976
Chemicals and associated products9'769'004'857

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