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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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Jun 17, 2019

SCC Newsletter June 2019 Edition

In this newsletter, we are pleased to announce the newly joined member companies, Steinemann, Tschudin and PB Swiss Tools. We also warmly thank Mikron Tool and Widler & Schiemann for their renewal of the membership. The Swiss Centers development has been possible only thanks to the trust and continuous support of the member companies. In return, we continue to bring more benefits and…

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Feb 01, 2019

Swiss exports to China at record high, spurring confidence

Optimistic into the Year of the Pig: Swiss companies remain confident for the business outlook in China in the next 5 years, with a confidence index of 6.7; 76% of Swiss business leaders in China expect their companies’ sales in 2019 to be “higher” or “substantially higher” than in 2018, according to the “2019 Swiss…

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Dec 17, 2018

SCC Newsletter December 2018 Edition

In the past few months, the Swiss Centers had the pleasure of welcoming 5 new members into our cluster, namely EAO, Ceramaret, Intamin, CONDIS, Spineart. Despite the tension and uncertainty between US and China, we are glad to have been witnessing the positive development of Swiss businesses in China. The growing Chinese market with strong demand of high-end…

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