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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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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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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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Nov 05, 2018

More chances for Swiss companies: China pushes for high-tech imports

China’s President Xi Jinping launches the CIIE (China International Import Expo) to import more high-tech products and develop its industries and service sector. China’s hunger for technology is a big opportunity for Swiss companies, according to Swiss Centers China. From January to September 2018, Switzerland exported goods in the value of 13.3 billion Swiss francs…

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