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Compatibility between labeling requirements and Swissness legislation for exports

SMEs, for instance, that export to Saudi Arabia, the USA or South Korea face a problem. The customs and excise rules in these countries oblige them to indicate the origin of the goods, while for Swiss SMEs such a label could represent a breach of Swissness legislation. More…

Certificates of origin from Iran have bear a handwritten signature

Certificates of origin from Iran have bear a handwritten signature
The Swiss Federal Customs Administration has increasingly found that certificates of origin from Iran have been provided with a printed signature. However, in order to be valid, these certificates of origin must bear a handwritten signature. More…

India: huge investments in solar energy

India: huge investments in solar energy
The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) launched a tender for the realization of the 1000 MW-Rooftop-Solar-Photovoltaic-Scheme for government buildings. More…

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…

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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SWISS Pavilion trade fairs

mini SWISS Pavilion @ Africa Health 2017

June 07 - 09, 2017 - Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

SWISS Pavilion @ IRAN PLAST 2017

September 26 - 29, 2017 - Tehran
Tehran, Iran

SWISS Pavilion @ Gulfood Manufacturing 2017

October 31 - November 02, 2017 - Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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