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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SME Export Indicator Q2 2015: SMEs are facing up to the strong franc

In the aftermath of the Swiss National Bank’s decision on January 15 to dismantle the EUR/CHF exchange-rate floor, export sentiment among the more than 200 Swiss SMEs questioned by Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) for its quarterly survey has plummeted to its lowest level since the launch of the survey back in 2010. However, Swiss SMEs are exhibiting a fighting spirit, they continue to export abroad and are enhancing their competitiveness through targeted product innovations. More…

China’s key industries of the future

China’s key industries of the future
Which economic sectors in China have the most promising prospects? What are the government’s priorities in terms of promoting key industries? An infographic provides an overview at a glance. More…

Setting up companies in India: process to be simplified

India wants to position itself as an attractive investment location for foreign capital and has already launched a number of initiatives to this end. A further chapter is to now be opened and the process of setting up companies is to be greatly simplified. More…

Brazil: Program supports Swiss companies to become suppliers to the Olympic Games in Rio 2016

Brazil: Program supports Swiss companies to become suppliers to the Olympic Games in Rio 2016
Global Opportunities: Through the “Supplier Development Program”, worth R$ 3 billion, the Olympic Committee in Brazil intends to encourage the sustainable development of the host country, giving preference to suppliers who subcontract local companies. More…

Firma Aarenet AG: rasanter Expansionskurs dank der rising middle class in Asien

Die Firma Aarenet in Niederwangen bei Bern produziert Sprachkommunikations-Systeme mit neuester Technologie, unter anderem auch sehr begehrte I-Phone-Software. Die neue „rising middle class“ in Asien spielte für die Expansions-Strategie der Firma Aarenet gemäss CEO Felix Jakob bereits eine sehr grosse Rolle: More…

Review – S-GE Impulse: Life Science

Thank you for having been a part of S-GE’s Impulse: Life Science event, the afternoon track of the Swiss Biotech Day 2015. We sincerely hope that the people and businesses you got to know during those hours opened new doors and business opportunities for you in the biotech industry. On this closed user group homepage you can find the documentations and presentations of the track. More…

Singapore: Ideal Drug Discovery Eco-System for Pharmaceutical and Biotech Companies

Singapore: Ideal Drug Discovery Eco-System for Pharmaceutical and Biotech Companies
Global Opportunities: With strong capabilities across the drug discovery and development value chain, Singapore is home to one of Asia’s most developed drug discovery ecosystems. This environment presents ideal opportunities for Swiss pharmaceutical and biotech companies to tap into and accelerate their own R&D initiatives. More…

Brazil: Tactical Force Units are looking for Swiss quality suppliers

Brazil: Tactical Force Units are looking for Swiss quality suppliers
Global Opportunities: Brazilian Tactical Forces Unit of PMESP (Military Police of the State of São Paulo) are going through a modernization and technological update process. In the following months they intend to buy new helmets, anti-gas masks, exoskeleton suits, night vision glasses and related equipment. More…

Trade Industries and Associations

review of Swiss industry associations. More…

Success Stories

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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.


Business Mission to Uzbekistan

21. - 24. April 2015 - Tashkent, Samarkand, Angren
Tashkent, Samarkand, Angren, Uzbekistan

Cuban Investment Opportunities

22. April 2015 - Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

Forum for Swiss Foreign Trade 2015

23. April 2015 - Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

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 @ 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.

  • SWISS Pavilion @ CMEF Spring

    We are back!

  • 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 @ 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

  • SWISS Pavilion @ Anuga

    ANUGA 2015


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

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