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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…

Italy: Business Matching during EXPO 2015

Italy: Business Matching during EXPO 2015
Global Opportunity: Expo Milano 2015, the Universal Exhibition hosted in Milan from May 1st to October 31st, 2015 will welcome more than 20 million visitors among whom entrepreneurs and business executives from all over the world.  EXPO Business Matching will help them to find each other! More…

Italy: EUR 800m for energy efficiency

Italy: EUR 800m for energy efficiency
Global Opportunities: In order to comply with EU regulations, the Italian government allocates over EUR 800 million for programs to restructure and upgrade energy efficiency in the public sector, in industrial manufacturing and domestic consumption from 2014 to 2020. 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…

Italy: Expo 2015

Italy: Expo 2015
Global Opportunities: In 2015 Italy and in particular the city of Milan will vibrate when Expo comes to town from May 1st until October 30th. This project is considered the pumping heart of a recovering Italian economy in 2014 and 2015, with a positive effect resulting in a growth of up to 2 points on GDP. More…

Italy Faces Long Road to Full Recovery

When it comes to encouraging economic recoveries, Portugal, Spain and Ireland have each had their moment in the sun over the last two years. Now, it looks as though it might be Italy's turn. 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…


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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Exports from Switzerland 2013
Chemicals and associated products6'002'177'605
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery2'290'937'988
Machinery, units, electronics1'350'284'769
Imports to Switzerland 2013
Chemicals and associated products4'091'448'474
Machinery, units, electronics2'195'583'488
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery1'958'181'828

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