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

GO! - the foreign trade magazine

New edition of GO!: Swiss MEM companies are still way out in front thanks to their ingenuity and constant increases in efficiency (in GER and FR).
 
GO! - the foreign trade magazine

Asia: how SME benefit from the “Rising Middle Class”

GO! latest edition (in GER and FR): by 2030, more than 5 bn. people will enter the global middle class – what this means for exporting Swiss SMEs.

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News

The Swiss verdict on the Switzerland-China FTA is positive

The Swiss verdict on the Switzerland-China FTA is
positive
The free trade agreement between Switzerland and China, which came into force a year ago, has by and large lived up to the high expectations. The verdict in Switzerland is uniformly positive. More…

"A multipolar world is emerging"

"A multipolar world is emerging"
Felix Sutter, Head Asia Business Group PwC Switzerland, on the opportunities available to Swiss SMEs in Asia as a result of the rising middle class. (Article published in June issue of "GO!") More…

Export without loss of liquidity

Export without loss of liquidity
Swiss exporters often have to back down in contractual negotiations if they want to prevail over their international competition. For instance, they have to forgo down payments. Particularly SMEs lack money for their production in this case. SERV offers a solution to this problem. More…

Russia: A strong boost for the construction of Data Centers

Russia: A strong boost for the construction of Data Centers
Global Opportunities: Data center services are booming because of a law restricting the storage of personal data on foreign servers and the ruble devaluation, making the storage of data abroad more expensive. More…

Russia is back with the TIR Convention

Russia is back with the TIR Convention
The Russian authorities are restoring the transit procedure for vehicle cargo transportation with the use of TIR Carnets. More…

Brazil: The state of São Paulo is looking for new solutions to fight its water crisis

Brazil: The state of São Paulo is looking for new solutions to fight its water crisis
Global Opportunities: The Water and Sanitation Company of the State of São Paulo (Sabesp) plans to conduct significant investments in order to handle the current water crisis in the State of São Paulo. In the next years they will focus on acquiring CHF 4,5 billion in new technologies and solutions. More…

Saudi Arabia: barcodes for medical products

Saudi Arabia: barcodes for medical products
In Saudi Arabia, all medical products which have to be registered with the Saudi health authority now have to be provided with a barcode. More…

Switzerland becomes a founding member of the AIIB

Switzerland becomes a founding member of the AIIB
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is to start operating in late 2015 or early 2016. Switzerland will be involved as a founding member. More…

Trade Industries and Associations

review of Swiss industry associations. More…

Success Stories

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    Thanks to successful contract negotiations with the supplier of the TRACcess system, SAFOS AG can continue to provide its Swiss customers with the best possible service in future.

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    With the support of the Swiss Business Hub in New York, the Zurich start-up Starmind quickly found investors, concluded customer contracts and opened up a new branch office.

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    In accordance with the company’s strategy and in order to be close to the customers, the riveting machine manufacturer BalTec has founded a subsidiary in Shanghai with the support of S-GE.

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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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    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.

Events

S-GE Roundtable - Swissness at "Global Mega Events"

18. August 2015 - Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

Food Mission Peru 2015

25. - 29. August 2015
Peru

Business Outlook Iran – New Opportunities

27. August 2015 - Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

SWISS Pavilion trade fairs

SWISS Pavilion @ World Efficiency 2015

13. - 15. October 2015 - Paris
Paris, France

SWISS Pavilion @ GITEX 2015, Dubai

18. - 22. October 2015 - Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

mini SWISS Pavilion @ Gulfood Manufacturing 2015

27. - 29. October 2015 - Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

SWISS Pavilion News & Exhibitors

  • mini SWISS Pavilion @ Gulfood Manufacturing

    Gulfood Manufacturing, launched in 2014 by the trade fair organizer of Gulfood,  is the biggest and only food and beverage processing event for the MEASA region focused on ingredients, processing, packaging equipment and supply chain solutions.

     

  • SWISS Pavilion @ BIOFACH

    News & Aussteller / News & Exhibitors / Nouveautés & Exposants

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Arab Health

    Die jährlich in Dubai stattfindende Arab Health ist nach der Medica die zweitgrösste Messen für 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 40 years Arab Health offers the access to a fast growing and potential-strong market.

  • 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.

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Anuga

    ANUGA 2015

  • SWISS Pavilion @ CMEF Spring

    We are back!

  • SWISS Pavilion @ BIO International Convention

    News & Aussteller / News & Exhibitors / Nouveautés & Exposants

  • The personal approach to partnerships
    The food sector owes its existence to products that can be seen, felt and tasted. Here, the sector is supported by Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) through trade fairs and trade missions. Jonas Spahn, food specialist at S-GE, gives an overview of the most important showcase opportunities in 2015.
  • 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

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