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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…

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…

Innovation centre Switzerland: In Europe the unrivalled No. 1

Innovation centre Switzerland: In Europe the unrivalled No. 1
Switzerland is Europe’s top address for innovation. In the European Commission’s current Innovation Union Scoreboard, Switzerland once again outperformed the EU member states. 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…

INDIA - restrictive barrier for foreign JV partner finally eliminated!

As from 1 April 2011, the government eased regulations for investment by foreign companies that are present in India through joint ventures or technical collaboration (formerly known as Press Note 1 rule) . More…


Country Information India

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

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SWISS Pavilion News & Exhibitors

SWISS Pavilion trade fairs

SWISS Pavilion @ PackTech/ drinktechnology India 2014

25. September 2014 - Mumbai
Mumbai, India

SWISS Pavilion @ PLASTINDIA 2015

05. February 2015 - New Delhi
New Delhi, India
Exports from Switzerland 2012
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery920'792'463
Chemicals and associated products918'917'206
Machinery, units, electronics596'226'855
Imports to Switzerland 2012
Chemicals and associated products486'683'184
Textiles, clothes, shoes324'725'421
Precious metals, precious and semi-precious stones214'953'283

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