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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…

Energy Efficiency in the Russian Industry

The state policy on energy efficiency began to develop only in 2008 in Russia. The government approved a state energy efficiency improvement program 2020. The Russian authorities are eager to develop the legislation process further. There are already some tools for the support of companies implementing the energy efficient solutions in the industry. Swiss companies can also take advantage of the existing tools in order to promote their cleantech technologies in Russia. 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…

Sector Report Nanotechnology

The Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies (RUSNANO) was established in 2007 to enable government policy in the field of nanotechnology. To accomplish this task, RUSNANO selects promising spheres for investment based on long-term foresight and co-invests in nanotechnology industry projects that have high commercial potential or social benefit. More…

Innovative Technology Development in the Russian Automotive Sector

The Russian automotive industry is usually known for outdated car models, restricted reliability, low ecological standards, limited comfort and few extras. Nevertheless there are some innovative projects even in this sector and on a conference of the Association of European Businesses AEB two of them were presented. More…

Business Law / Contracts - Russia

Rules for foreign investors / Protection of intellectual property in Russia More…


Country Information Russia

Country Information Russia
Useful addresses for Swiss companies who have dealings with Russia. Information and advice on everyday business and social life in Russia. Laws and requirements to be observed when trading with Russia. Overview of the major branches of the economy in Russia. More…

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SWISS Pavilion News & Exhibitors

Exports from Switzerland 2013
Chemicals and associated products1'321'673'313
Machinery, units, electronics699'733'794
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery592'722'980
Imports to Switzerland 2013
Precious metals, precious and semi-precious stones451'618'108
Chemicals and associated products256'556'107
Machinery, units, electronics73'499'817

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