On course for expansion with sunglasses

With INVU, the Swiss Eyewear Group has been wowing the Italian “impulse buyer segment” (under 80 francs purchase price) since 2014. A market specific children's range with “zoomed down” adult glasses helped to open doors.

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Swiss government to ease fintech regulations and encourage market entry for firms

Swiss government to ease fintech regulations and encourage market entry for firms
During its meeting on 1 February 2017, the Federal Council initiated the consultation on amendments to the Banking Act and Banking Ordinance in the fintech area. The revision should ensure that barriers to market entry for fintech firms are reduced and that the competitiveness of the Swiss financial centre is enhanced. The consultation will last until 8 May 2017. 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…

Smart Cities in Italy: focus on intelligent mobility and lighting

Smart Cities in Italy: focus on intelligent mobility and lighting
Sensors, cameras, apps for smartphones. Some of the ingredients that make intelligent cities possible. Sounds like it involves investments, but it also provides savings and benefits. The situation in Italy: More…

Italy: 100% fast broadband coverage by 2022 – opportunities for Swiss SMEs

Italy: 100% fast broadband coverage by 2022 – opportunities for Swiss SMEs
Global Opportunities: In April 2016, Italy’s Premier Matteo Renzi said the government aims to have 100% ultra-broadband coverage in Italy by 2020. More…

Industry 4.0 in Italy: Lot of catching up needed

Industry 4.0 in Italy: Lot of catching up needed
In Italy, Industry 4.0 is still in its infancy. A greater commitment to and more investment in digitalization of the economy is required. Innovative Swiss companies can benefit here. More…

Digitization in the EU: Who’s ahead?

Digitization in the EU: Who’s ahead?
Digital competition is heating up. Against the backdrop of Industry 4.0, firms are investing and upgrading heavily. The Scandinavian and Benelux countries are a step ahead of everyone else. More…

S-GE Impulse: MEM – Automotive Industry in our neighbouring Countries / Trends and Opportunities

S-GE Impulse: MEM – Automotive Industry in our neighbouring Countries / Trends and Opportunities
There is an upward trend in the eurozone again. One reason for this is the strong boost from exports which stimulates additional investment in the export industry. Swiss MEM companies can profit from this. S-GE Impulse is the place to seize the opportunity here: MEM. The focus is on cars. 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…

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Country Information Italy

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

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    Since 2008, Züger Frischkäse AG, based in Oberbüren, St. Gallen, has been supplying specialty organic retailers in Germany with organic lactose-free dairy products: Mozzarella, cream cheese, curd cheese, mascarpone, goat’s cheese and butter. The distinctive green bar with the label “lactose-free” on Züger products has become the hallmark for the symptom-free consumption of dairy products.
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    Nobody in Europe buys more sunglasses than the Italians. With INVU, the Swiss Eyewear Group has been wowing the Italian “impulse buyer segment” (under 80 francs purchase price) since 2014. A market specific children's range with “zoomed down” adult glasses helped to open doors.

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Exports from Switzerland 2015
CHF
Chemicals and associated products5'352'370'334
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery2'357'820'465
Precious metals, precious and semi-precious stones2'110'236'550
Imports to Switzerland 2015
CHF
Chemicals and associated products3'467'581'757
Precious metals, precious and semi-precious stones2'568'424'573
Machinery, units, electronics2'018'941'306

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