Tailor-made economic trend for swiss exporters

The global middle class changes the future of international business – due to a strong increase in purchasing power among the Rising Middle Class (RMC). In a world with a population of 8 billion by 2025, the middle class will represent the largest consumer segment.

Tailor-made economic trend for swiss exporters

South Korea – Driver of Innovations and Technologies

South Korea has proven quick in adapting to new technologies and supportive of innovations, offering huge business opportunities for Swiss companies.

South Korea – Driver of Innovations and Technologies
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South Korea: High-speed rail line for USD 1.8 billion

South Korea: High-speed rail line for USD 1.8 billion
South Korea has announced the construction of a 95-kilometer high-speed rail line between Chuncheon and Sokcho. More…

South Korea: second airport for Jeju

South Korea: second airport for Jeju
The South Korean holiday island of Jeju which is becoming increasingly popular is to get a second airport, in order to avoid bottlenecks in the wake of the rapidly growing volume of air traffic. More…

S-GE Market Study: Chaebol Research – How to Approach Korean Conglomerates

S-GE Market Study: Chaebol Research – How to Approach Korean Conglomerates
Anyone wanting to get their foot in the door in South Korea needs to be on good terms with the chaebol. The way in which these mega-conglomerates function and how you can do business with them is the subject of the S-GE market study "Chaebol Research: How to Approach Korean Conglomerates". The study was presented at S-GE Impulse: Asia (June 23). More…

Eat better, cook better - the desire of the new middleclass

Eat better, cook better - the desire of the new middleclass
Better eating is a desire shared by many in the strongly growing middle class of the world’s emerging markets – often accompanied by a desire for convenient preparation with attractive cookware. More…

South Korea: Internet and TV shopping opportunities

South Korea: Internet and TV shopping opportunities
Global Opportunities: In South Korea, the online retail market (internet and TV shopping) is forecast to reach KRW 31 trillion (CHF 27 billion) in 2018. According to Korea Statistics, the total trade volume of online retailers for 2014 has surpassed the one of large offline retailers like Emart or Lotte, Hyundai and Shinsegae department stores for the first time. More…

New growth drivers for South Korean economy

New growth drivers for South Korean economy
South Korea regularly defines new fast-growing branches in its economy and sectors in which concentrated support is intended to deliver new impetus to the economic growth of the country. South Korea has had extraordinarily good results with this system of selective promotion.  Thirteen new growth drivers have been defined recently. More…

Korea is getting ready for Pyeongchang 2018

Korea is getting ready for Pyeongchang 2018
Global Opportunities: With the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 coming to Korea, the chances for the winter sports industry have strongly risen. Lacking suppliers and technology open many ways for Swiss exports to Korea. 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…

Focus

Country Information South Korea

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

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Exports from Switzerland 2015
CHF
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery971'348'784
Chemicals and associated products806'411'487
Machinery, units, electronics628'811'740
Imports to Switzerland 2015
CHF
Vehicles179'937'043
Machinery, units, electronics165'005'320
Chemicals and associated products110'383'215

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