Success Story of Feintool International Holding AG in Japan

Reliability, highest quality and a competitive price are the main success factors of the innovative technology company, along with the right mix between local adaptation and Swiss values.

Success Story of Feintool International Holding AG in Japan
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S-GE Market Study: Business Chances for the Swiss – Automotive Cluster in Japan

S-GE Market Study: Business Chances for the Swiss – Automotive Cluster in Japan
As a global market leader, the Japanese automotive industry offers attractive marketing chances to innovative suppliers. Swiss suppliers have similarly great opportunities. A study by Switzerland Global Enterprise explains how they can be used successfully. More…

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…

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…


Country Information Japan

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

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Exports from Switzerland 2013
Chemicals and associated products2'938'789'902
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery1'962'247'399
Machinery, units, electronics571'376'315
Imports to Switzerland 2013
Chemicals and associated products846'528'085
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery721'014'101
Machinery, units, electronics714'941'339

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