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Feb 20, 2020

Swiss companies in China: struggling with consequences of Coronavirus but seeing a ray of light at the end of the tunnel

Personnel shortages, production downtimes, travel restrictions, interrupted supply chains and reduced demand: Swiss companies in China struggle with the effect of the epidemic but see light at the end of the tunnel. The total number of people still sick from the Coronavirus starts to decrease, with the recovery of over 16’000 patients. A broad government…

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Dec 24, 2019

SCC Newsletter December 2019 Edition

Our last months of 2019 have been filled with exciting activities: Swiss Centers Booths at the 2nd CIIE (China International Import Expo), the delegation from Canton of Ticino, the meeting with the Swiss industries at Xinzhuang Industrial Park, the Sino-Swiss FTA Roundtable, and the on-going Mini-Swiss Pavilion where we set up with 11 brands and…

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Nov 02, 2019

Growing market, huge platform: Swiss companies in the CIIE spotlight

China’s biggest trade show – the China International Import Expo – goes into its second year and will take place from November 5-10, 2019. In a joint Swiss Booth organized by Swiss Centers China, 16 Swiss companies will take the chance to highlight their quality products and build their brands. China is expected to import…

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Aug 07, 2019

Biggest market: China and Hong Kong hungry for Swiss precision instruments, watches, jewelry

In the first half of 2019, Swiss precision instrument, watch and jewelry exports to China and Hong Kong grew by 8.2% year-on-year to 4.3 bio Swiss francs. China (incl. Hong Kong) remains the biggest market for Swiss products of this segment. Jewelry exports grew particularly fast: +25%, 1.3 bio CHF. Despite the lowest quarterly GDP…

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Aug 05, 2019

Delegation from the Institute of Financial Services Zug IFZ visited Swiss Center Shanghai

Swiss Center Shanghai welcomed a 30-people delegation from the Institute of Financial Services Zug IFZ on August 5, as part of their study tour to India and China exploring the banking and finance environment in an Asian context. Our CEO Zhen XIAO first offered an overview on the Chinese business landscape in which he underlined…

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