Success Story: Ticino IT for the Middle East

Tinext SA in Morbio Inferiore (TI) offers system integration, service and cloud services and has entered the Middle Eastern market.
Success Story: Ticino IT for the Middle East

Implants for broken bones

High-quality implants for large bones: epimedical (Switzerland) AG produces medical implants and surgical instruments. With the support of S-GE, sales in Turkey and the United Arab Emirates grew rapidly.
Implants for broken bones
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Saudi Arabia increases official fees for trade marks

Saudi Arabia increases official fees for trade marks
Official fees for trade mark applications, renewals and recordals of licenses increase effective on 29 September 2016. Fees for changes of name, changes of address and assignments remain the same. There is a new official fee for filing a trade mark opposition. More…

Food market in GCC: Swiss SMEs score points in the premium food segment

Food market in GCC: Swiss SMEs score points in the premium food segment
The quality expectations for Swiss food products are high in the Gulf countries. Philipp Straehl has been living in Dubai for over 10 years and knows the challenges of the market exactly. He has been helping Swiss SMEs gain foothold in the Middle East and Africa for just as long. More…

Dubai South: Export opportunities for aviation SMEs

Dubai South: Export opportunities for aviation SMEs
Dubai South is an emerging 145 sq. km. city situated within the emirate of Dubai that will ultimately sustain a population of one million people. Dubai South’s economic platform supports every conceivable kind of business and industry. The city is also home to the Expo 2020 Dubai and the now-operational Al Maktoum International Airport, which will be the largest airport in the world when complete. Justin Wilshaw is the Senior Vice-President for Commercial Affairs at Dubai South and in this interview, as well as at our event Impulse Middle East, he explains how Swiss SMEs can realize a considerable business potential in the new city. More…

Expo 2020: focus on mobility and sustainability

Expo 2020: focus on mobility and sustainability
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be the first Arab country to host a World Expo. The theme will be "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future", mainly referring to sustainability and all its many facets. More…

Introduction of value-added tax (VAT) planned in the Arabian Gulf states

Introduction of value-added tax (VAT) planned in the Arabian Gulf states
In the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the subject of introducing value-added tax has been on the table for quite some time. The project now appears to be taking real shape. The new tax is to be introduced at the beginning of 2018 or 2019. More…

EFTA-GCC Free Trade Agreement How to correctly fill out EUR.1

EFTA-GCC Free Trade Agreement How to correctly fill out EUR.1
Anyone who does not fill out the EUR.1 movement certificate correctly can expect to have problems in the future with customs in GCC countries. Qatar, at least, has announced that it will introduce stricter criteria. More…

Harmonization of trademark protection rights in the GCC

Harmonization of trademark protection rights in the
GCC
The Gulf States have agreed on a unified brand protection law. The introduction was scheduled for the end of December 2015 but has not yet taken place in all GCC States. More…

Review: S-GE Impulse: Gulf States, September 8, 2015

Thank you for having been part of the event «S-GE Imuplse: Gulf States» on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. Over 100 participants joined the event at the Verkehrshaus in Lucerne and we sincerely hope that the people and businesses you got to know during those hours opened new doors and business opportunities for you. More…

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Country Information United Arab Emirates

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

Success Stories

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    Tinext SA in Morbio Inferiore (TI) offers system integration, service and cloud services and has entered the Middle Eastern market.
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    High-quality implants for large bones: epimedical (Switzerland) AG produces medical implants and surgical instruments. With the support of S-GE, sales in Turkey and the United Arab Emirates grew rapidly.

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