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Nov 03, 2020

Economic recovery & CIIE: Swiss companies in China feel the upturn

–          As China announced a 4.9% year-on-year growth of its economy in the third quarter 2020, UBS and the International Monetary Fund respectively expect a Chinese GDP growth of 7.5% and 8.2% in 2021. –          Swiss enterprises on the ground report a return to normal and a growing market demand. “For our member companies, the…

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Oct 20, 2020

Swiss Centers China: 20 years of supporting Swiss companies in China

‐ The Swiss Centers Foundation celebrated its 20-year anniversary with an event on October 16 in Neuchatel. Over twenty years, Swiss Centers has served more than 350 companies in China. ‐ Jean-Jacques de Dardel, the former Swiss Ambassador to China, takes up the Presidency of the Swiss Centers Foundation from 2020. The newly established Swiss…

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Sep 24, 2020

Chinas Wirtschaft im Zeichen von Corona - KMU-Magazin Nr. 9, September 2020

von Nicolas Musy China sieht sich mit der ersten Rezession seit dem Beginn der Öffnung des Landes vor 40 Jahren konfrontiert. Für 2020 wurde erstmals kein Wachstumsziel festgelegt. Statt dessen wird die Schaffung von Arbeitsplätzen priorisiert. Was bedeutet das für die Geschäfts­ chancen von internationalen Firmen in China? Download the complete press release in  German.  …

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Apr 23, 2020

10 million masks and emergency room equipment for Swiss hospitals flown from Shanghai

Two flights of repurposed SWISS passenger airplanes, an Airbus A340 and a Boeing 777, brought 10 million medical masks and emergency room equipment from Shanghai to Switzerland. One more flight is planned for early May.  “Wild East”: The price of polypropylene non-woven, the raw material of masks, has been multiplied by 20 since January. Mask…

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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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