The strong Swiss Franc for exporters: Infographic

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The strong Swiss Franc for exporters: Infographic

Strong Swiss Franc: Five tips for export-oriented SME

There is no miracle cure for the strong franc but there are certainly a number of measures which can be recommended which, together, can significantly reduce the monetary disadvantages for the Swiss export industry.

Strong Swiss Franc: Five tips for export-oriented SME

Dossier strong Swiss Franc

Practical advice, helpful information and events for internationally active SME in an uncertain currency situation after the lifting of the Franc’s minimum exchange rate to the Euro.

Dossier strong Swiss Franc

The SNB has announced that it is abolishing the minimum exchange rate against the euro.

What does this mean for Swiss SMEs?

The SNB has announced that it is abolishing the minimum exchange rate against the euro.
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“Swissness” paying off – including in Poland

It is true that the strong Swiss franc is making Swiss exports more expensive, but they are proving to be no less popular with foreign clients thanks to their “Swissness”. The Swiss seal of quality enjoys a great deal of kudos everywhere, representing as it does the highest levels of product quality and service, for which consumers are willing to pay a little more. This is also true of Poland, as demonstrated by a survey carried out by the University of St. Gallen. More…

How our clients are dealing with the strong Swiss franc: advice and examples

How our clients are dealing with the strong Swiss franc: advice and examples
A few weeks have passed now since the Swiss franc was significantly appreciated again, making many Swiss export products more expensive. Since then, the consultants of S-GE, the initial contacts for all matters relating to internationalization, have had an opportunity to speak to many exporters. Over 150 companies have used our information services and would like to adapt their international strategy. And how are they going about this? Here is an overview of the most effective measures: More…

Swiss products find a warm welcome in the cool North

Swiss products find a warm welcome in the cool North
Scandinavia is an attractive destination for the Swiss export economy – today more than ever. This is also the opinion of our new man in Stockholm, Gustav Henriksson, who also oversees Denmark, Norway and Finland from his headquarters in the Swedish capital. More…

Swiss foreign trade in January: sluggish start to the year

Swiss foreign trade did not make a good start to the New Year, with both exports and imports declining in January. However, this was not just due to the strong Swiss franc. More…

Swiss products highly rated in the US

Swiss products highly rated in the US
In the United States, “Swiss Made” is in demand as never before. Over the last 20 years, Swiss exports to the United States increased by 6.6% per year, and in 2014 reached a volume of CHF 25.9 billion. With strong economic growth in the United States, demand for Swiss products is set to continue to rise in 2015. This is good news for the export economy, which is currently suffering as a result of the strong Swiss Franc. According to forecasts from CS, the dollar in particular is anticipated to undergo a revaluation of just under 11% over the course of this year. More…

Markets and market niches where the strong Swiss franc is not weakening business

Markets and market niches where the strong Swiss franc is not weakening business
Since the abolition of the minimum exchange rate against the euro at least, euro-dominated and price-sensitive markets are no longer the most promising destinations for the Swiss export industry. Diversification is the key word. Diversifying into new climes with attractive markets and market niches where the strong Swiss franc is less of a burden and high-class Swiss workmanship is increasingly finding financially sound customers. Quality, reliability, service – that is the currency that counts in the global economy. And that is where the Swiss export economy is strong. Here is an overview of where these strengths pay off, combined with average growth prospects for 2015 and 2016 and currency forecasts for the next 12 months against the Swiss franc, which was produced on 27 January by Credit Suisse: More…

“Swiss quality still has an effect even when price becomes a pressing matter”

At our Rendez-vous du commerce international [International Commerce Meeting] we asked entrepreneurs what measures they are taking to counter the strong Swiss franc, as well as asking politicians for their views on the situation for the export industry (video interview). More…

Price escalation clauses as an alternative to the strong Swiss franc?

Price escalation clauses as an alternative to the strong Swiss franc?
Following the decision by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to abolish the minimum exchange rate against the euro, one or more exporters have been posing the question of using this instrument, with the result that this issue has been registered by our ExportHelp team. More…

Reactions and actions of Swiss exporters

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Events

S-GE Impulse: Life Science

14. April 2015 - Basel
Basel, Switzerland

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

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