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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WTO: customs exemption for 201 IT products

WTO: customs exemption for 201 IT products
An agreement to extend the IT free trade by 200 products was concluded in late July. As a result, import duties amounting to billions of dollars could be saved around the world. More…

Food as a lifestyle - trends and developments in the UK

Food as a lifestyle - trends and developments in the
Households and attitudes to food have been changing steadily. Convenient and high quality food are in high demand, creating new opportunities for food producers. More…

SWISS Pavilion @ PLMA Food

SWISS Pavilion @ PLMA Food
Welt der Handelsmarken / World of private label More…

SWISS Pavilion @ PLMA Nonfood

SWISS Pavilion @ PLMA Nonfood
SWISS Pavilion @ PLMA 2016 More…

UK: North Sea Fields Decommissioning – big challenges and big opportunities

UK: North Sea Fields Decommissioning – big challenges and big opportunities
Global Opportunities: Government legislation requires that all surface and sub-sea equipment and materials must be removed and wells must be plugged and capped. This covers 475 installations, 5000 subsea wells and 10000km of pipeline. More…

Indonesia: higher tariffs on finished products

Indonesia: higher tariffs on finished products
Indonesia has raised the tariffs for imported goods from abroad. Finished products from the consumer goods industry are particularly affected. More…

Sharing ideas on the sharing economy

Sharing ideas on the sharing economy
The sharing economy uses digital platforms to create a virtual marketplace that provides consumers access to a wide variety of goods and More…

The rising middle class as an ICT market

The rising middle class as an ICT market
Directly into the mobile age: the people of the new middle class in the emerging nations are, digitally, very savvy and are creating market opportunities for Swiss ICT companies in the B2B and B2C sec 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.


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

18. August 2015 - Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

Food Mission Peru 2015

25. - 29. August 2015

Business Outlook Iran – New Opportunities

27. August 2015 - Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

SWISS Pavilion trade fairs

SWISS Pavilion @ Cosmoprof Asia 2015

11. - 13. November 2015

SWISS Pavilion @ MEDICA 2015

16. - 19. November 2015 - Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf, Canada

SWISS Pavilion @ Milipol 2015

17. - 20. November 2015 - Paris
Paris, France

SWISS Pavilion News & Exhibitors

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Arab Health

    DieDIe=decisione d'imposizione elettronica.
    Le IMe all’esportazione possono essere ritirate dalla persona il cui TIN o numero di spedizioniere è indicato nella dichiarazione doganale d’esportazione (DE). Al ritiro viene richiesto un certificato e verificata la firma. Le DIe devono essere conservate per almeno 10 anni. Per questi documenti vale il principio del ritiro: devono essere ritirati elettronicamente dopo l'importazione o l'esportazione.
    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 @ BIOFACH

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  • 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 @ 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

    With a booming economy, rising standards of living and an ageing population, China’s demand for healthcare products and services is increasing.

    CMEF is the most important trade show of the sector in the Asia Pacific region and S-GE offers again the successful and proven platform of the SWISS Pavilion to showcase products and services. We support you from start to finish – with exceptional Swiss quality. Join us in Shanghai!

  • 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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