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
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Africa on the Rise: the driving factors

Africa on the Rise: the driving factors
The economic upturn on the continent of Africa is due to many factors. A talk on growth drivers in Africa and how Swiss companies can benefit from them. More…

Arab Gulf states set to introduce VAT?

Arab Gulf states set to introduce VAT?
The price of oil is falling and the government spending is rising. What is to be done? Usher in some new taxes, perhaps? There has been talk from the Gulf States about such a move. More…

Retrospection S-GE Impulse: Latam Day, May 21, 2015

The S-GE Impulse: Latam Day was held in cooperation with Latcam and over 100 participants on May 21st at the Hotel Marriott, Zurich. Swiss SMEs from a variety of sectors interested in Latin America, country experts, ambassadors and Chambers of Commerce were on location to establish new contacts, cultivate new contacts and obtain new impulses. More…

Swiss companies in Nigeria: successfully underway (2)

Swiss companies in Nigeria: successfully underway
Nigeria is Africa's largest economy and has huge potential for growth. The country is also becoming increasingly attractive to Swiss companies. More…

China opens three new free trade zones

China opens three new free trade zones
It is not yet two years since the Shanghai Free Trade Zone opened, but China has already created three more free trade zones which are all based on the same model, namely Tianjin, Guangdong, Fujian. More…

South Korea: Internet and TV shopping opportunities

South Korea: Internet and TV shopping opportunities
Global Opportunities: In South Korea, the online retail market (internet and TV shopping) is forecast to reach KRW 31 trillion (CHF 27 billion) in 2018. According to Korea Statistics, the total trade volume of online retailers for 2014 has surpassed the one of large offline retailers like Emart or Lotte, Hyundai and Shinsegae department stores for the first time. More…

Indonesia: Now using Carnet ATAs

Indonesia: Now using Carnet ATAs
Indonesia has joined the Carnet ATA procedure with effect from 15 May 2015. As of this date, Carnet ATAs can be issued for the temporary importation of goods into Indonesia. More…

China beefs up Food Safety Law

China beefs up Food Safety Law
China's consumers are demanding greater control and better quality with respect to food. Beijing is responding by tightening up the food safety law. More…

Trade Industries and Associations

review of Swiss industry associations. More…

Success Stories

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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.


Matchmaking during cleantech conference Aqua con Soil in Copenhagen

10. June 2015 - Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark

S-GE Impulse: Africa Business Day

12. June 2015 - Schlatt / Schaffhausen
Schlatt / Schaffhausen, Switzerland

EEN brokerage event in Luxembourg “Greater Region Business Days”

17. - 18. June 2015 - Luxembourg-Kirchberg
Luxembourg-Kirchberg, Luxembourg

SWISS Pavilion trade fairs


06. - 08. October 2015 - Hanovre
Hanovre, Germany

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

SWISS Pavilion News & Exhibitors

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Anuga

    ANUGA 2015

  • 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 @ 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 40 years Arab Health offers the access to a fast growing and potential-strong market.

  • 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 @ 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 @ BIOFACH

    News & Aussteller / News & Exhibitors / Nouveautés & Exposants

  • 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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