2021 - Aug 23, 2021

Swiss exports to China continue to surpass pre-pandemic levels

Shanghai (August 23, 2021) – Swiss exports to China and Hong Kong have fully recovered from the pandemic crisis and continue to be on the rise. In the first half of 2021, Switzerland exported goods in the value of 10,1 billion Swiss francs to China including Hongkong – a growth of 24,9% compared to the Covid-stricken first half of 2020, according to recent figures of the Swiss Federal Customs Administration.1 “More important is the comparison with the same period in 2019. Even though the USA will soon be Switzerland’s first export market, China including Hong Kong is its fastest growing market with 8.6% over 2 years, an average of 4.3% per year since 2019,” reports Nicolas Musy, Delegate of the Board of Swiss Centers in China (SCC), a platform that lowers the market entry barriers into Asia for Swiss companies.

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