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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…

Switzerland simplifies trade with developing countries

Switzerland simplifies trade with developing countries
Switzerland wants to simplify trade with developing countries. With this in mind it is introducing a new system, REX. So from January 1, 2017, new certificates of origin will be used in trade with developing countries. More…

Saudi FDA to regulate borderline products as pharmaceuticals

Saudi FDA to regulate borderline products as pharmaceuticals
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) now regulates some borderline products as drugs rather than medical devices. For affected products currently registered with the SFDA as medical devices, their registrations will remain valid until they expire. The Saudi Arabian government has officially shifted oversight of certain borderline products from medical device to pharmaceutical regulation. More…

Egypt introduces new value-added tax

Egypt introduces new value-added tax
At the beginning of September, Egypt introduced a value-added tax. It replaces the turnover tax that has been in effect since 1991. The new tax will come into effect on 1 October 2016. More…

Swiss food products score with high quality

Swiss food products score with high quality
The Swiss food industry always shines with its premium products. Whether it's neighboring markets like Scandinavia or regions further afield like the Gulf States. Both export regions present their own challenges and opportunities. "Impulse: Food – Innovation from Tradition" in late October is dedicated to these challenges and opportunities. 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…

Certificates of origin: Special solutions for exports from third countries to Kuwait and Qatar

Certificates of origin: Special solutions for exports from third countries to Kuwait and Qatar
If a Swiss company exports goods from a third country to Kuwait or Qatar, certain special regulations, which have been in force since 2013, need consideration. How to avoid problems when importing goods: recommendations. More…

Luxury goods market South Africa: What consumers on the Cape hold dear

Luxury goods market South Africa: What consumers on the Cape hold dear
Luxury goods are one of South Africa’s fastest growing market segments. Purchasing power in the country is on the rise. The number of wealthy citizens is growing. Fashion goods and watches are popular status symbols. Two reports by S-GE on the South African luxury goods market with a special focus on the sub-markets fashion and watches. More…

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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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SWISS Pavilion trade fairs

SWISS Pavilion @ Airport Show Dubai 2017

May 15 - 17, 2017 - Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

SWISS Pavilion @ Iran Health / EXCIDA 2017

May 16 - 19, 2017 - Tehran
Tehran, Iran

mini SWISS Pavilion at IRAN AGROFOOD 2017

May 22 - 25, 2017 - Tehran
Tehran, Iran

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