The visit saw a delegation of 30 politicians and entrepreneurs from the Canton of Vaud, led by Minister of Economy Phillippe Leuba, attending presentations and a panel discussion led by Swiss Centers China managing director Zhen Xiao and co-founder Nicolas Musy. The visit was concluded with a cocktail reception supported by Global Infusion Group (GIG) and Xuantai Swiss Wines.
Developments in China’s pharma & medical, luxury, finance and education industries present great opportunities for Swiss businesses, Nicolas Musy highlighted. “Swiss companies are better suited to serve China’s growth now than ever.”
Five panelists, managers at Swiss Center member companies Dec, Microdia, Alpvision, NGL and LEMO, shared their knowledge on business set-up, investment and trading in China and the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.
Vaud is the largest economy and largest state by population in Western Switzerland. Nationally, it is the third largest economy after Zurich and Bern.