GO! - the foreign trade magazine

How exporting Swiss SMEs succeed in planning, construction and maintenance of infrastructure projects (in GER and FR only).

GO! - the foreign trade magazine

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

SME Export Indicator Q4 2014: USA remains the growth engine

Export sentiment among Swiss SMEs heading into Q4 2014 is a bit less optimistic than it was at the start of the prior quarter.

SME Export Indicator Q4 2014: USA remains the growth engine

Foreign Trade Vademecum 2014

The Vademecum comprises facts & figures on Swiss foreign trade (exports and imports) as well as on the worldwide trade in goods and services. The handy reference book offers data on worldwide foreign direct investments as well as on Switzerland Global Enterprise’s official network abroad.

Foreign Trade Vademecum 2014

Import formalities for more than 100 countries

The “Import formalities" module is an extremely useful addition to the customs data available to Swiss and Liechtenstein companies on MendelOnline. In particular, it is extremely easy to use and features detailed information which is presented in a clear and practical manner.

Import formalities for more than 100 countries
Official Program http://www.s-ge.com/global/invest
Principal Partnerhttp://www.bisnode.ch http://www.serv-ch.com/
Strategic Partners http://www.dhl.ch http://www.pwc.ch http://www.sap.ch http://xlgroup.com/insurance/global/switzerland
Premium Partner https://www.credit-suisse.com/ch/de/unternehmen/kmugrossunternehmen/

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Trends and prospects for Swiss companies in Vietnam

Trends and prospects for Swiss companies in Vietnam
Vietnam is gaining momentum. At present, there is scarcely any other country in the world which has such a large growth potential and which is as attractive as Vietnam. The destination is also becoming increasingly attractive to Swiss exporters. The Swiss Embassy in Hanoi has produced a report on «Trends and Prospects for Swiss Companies in Vietnam». (in German). More…

India relaxing investment rules in the medtech sector

Foreign investments in the construction of new factories and plants for manufacturing medical devices, equipment or apparatus are to be exempted from all restrictive regulations in India. More…

Austria: Free dental braces for children as of 2015

Austria: Free dental braces for children as of 2015
Global Opportunity: As of July 2015, health insurance companies will cover the costs for dental braces for children and young people up to 18 years of age. The statutory framework conditions for the implementation of the free dental braces regulation were passed by the Federal Council on April 10, 2014. More…

Swiss companies finding success in Nigeria

Swiss companies finding success in Nigeria
Nigeria has become Africa's leading economic power, replacing South Africa as the continent’s number one. This has rekindled the interest of the global economy. Nigeria is also increasingly attracting Swiss companies. Many Swiss companies are already successfully operating in Nigeria: five of which will be presented in more detail here. More…

Rapid expansion of the railways in the Arab Gulf States

Rapid expansion of the railways in the Arab Gulf States
The Arab Gulf States are currently investing more in railways than anywhere else in the world, with $36 billion having been invested in rail projects in 2013 alone. An overview of the current projects has been compiled by the Swiss Business Hub GCC (in English). More…

Federal Council demands partial suspension of the Iran sanctions

The nuclear negotiations between Iran and the E3+3 international group of countries (Germany, France, Great Britain, China, Russia and the USA) are still ongoing. And as long as there are hopes and a prospect of a successful outcome, the Iran sanctions will also continue to be suspended, at least partially. More…

Free trade agreement between EFTA and Bosnia and Herzegovina enters into force on 1 January 2015

Free trade agreement between EFTA and Bosnia and Herzegovina enters into force on 1 January 2015
(Almost) all of the customs duties charged in Bosnia and Herzegovina on goods with Swiss origin will be abolished on 1 January 2015, the date that the free trade agreement between the EFTA countries (Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Iceland) and Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was signed in June 2013, enters into force. More…

Brazil: A new scenario for the photovoltaic sector

Brazil: A new scenario for the photovoltaic sector
Global Opportunities: The need for alternative energy sources has led Brazilian authorities to create incentives for the photovoltaic solar energy. In Oct. 2014, Brazil had the first federal auctions for the sector, with expectations to create more than 10GW. More…

Trade Industries and Associations

review of Swiss industry associations. More…

Success Stories

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    RepRisk opens a branch in Manila. Switzerland Global Enterprise helped the company to search for a location in Asia and also find highly qualified employees.
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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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    The Winterthur-based company – a pioneer in the field of common-rail injection technology for diesel engines – delivers systems for diesel locomotives of the Indian State Railways.

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    Perforating and fibrillating: Burckhardt of Switzerland AG aimed to boost its sales of perforating rollers for plastics processing in the USA. With the support of the Swiss Business Hub, a distributor and other representatives were found.


Export Dialogue: Morocco – opportunities for Swiss companies

06. February 2015 - Basel
Basel, Switzerland

Evento sul Maghreb: quali opportunità per le PMI ticinesi?

16. March 2015 - Lugano
Lugano, Switzerland

SWISS Pavilion trade fairs

Mini Swiss Pavilion @ NPE 2015

23. - 27. March 2015 - Orlando
Orlando, United States

Mini Swiss Pavilion @ expoMED Eurasia 2015

26. - 29. March 2015 - Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey

SWISS Pavilion News & Exhibitors

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Arab Health

    Die jährlich in Dubai stattfindende Arab Health ist nach der Medica die zweitgrösste Messenfür Medizintechnik, Gesundheit, Pharmazie und Dentaltechnik und die grösste Messe in diesen Bereichen im Mittleren Osten. Seit 40 Jahren bietet sie Zugang zu einem schnell wachsenden und wachstumsstarken Markt.

    The Arab Health Exhibition and Congress is the largest health care exhibition in the Middle East and the second largest in the world. For nearly 40 years Arab health offers the access to a fast growing and potential-strong market.

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Arabplast

    Arabplast – the leading bi-annual event for the plastic and rubber industry for the Arab region

  • SWISS Pavilion @ FEIMAFE

    15th International Machine Tools and Integrated Manufacturing Systems Trade Fair
    São Paulo, 18 – 23 May 2015

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Anuga

    ANUGA 2015


    BIOTECHNICA - Europe's No.1 Event for Biotechnology, Life Sciences and Lab Technology

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Plastindia

    PLASTINDIA – the leading three-annual event for the plastic and rubber industry for the Indian subcontinent

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Cosmoprof Asia

    Cosmoprof Asia, taking place annually in Hong Kong, is the leading and biggest beauty event in the Asia Pacific region. Overall, hardly any other market grows as the cosmetic market does. In demand are high-quality cosmetics and care products, which consider the latest medical and dermatological findings.

  • Mini Swiss Pavilion @ Gulfood Manufacturing

    NEUE MESSE - Gulfood Manufacturing Die Messeleitung der Gulfood hat für 2014 die Einführung eines zweiten Messe-Formats angekündigt, welches sich im Profil deutlich vom Februar Anlass abhebt. Switzerland Global Enterprise organisiert in der Novemer-Edtion erstmals einen Mini SWISS Pavilion.

    Due to sold out Gulfood - NEW TRADE FAIR - Gulfood Manufacturing The trade fair organizer of Gulfood has announced a new two show format for 2014 with each event focused on quite different and distinct buyer groups.

  • SWISS Pavilion @ BIOFACH

    News & Aussteller / News & Exhibitors / Nouveautés & Exposants

  • Mini Swiss Pavilion @ Africa Health

    Africa’s International Medical Instruments and Equipment Fair

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