Doing Business in Switzerland Webinar

26 February 2019

Get valuable practical advice on how to enter and develop your business successfully in Switzerland.

This is a great opportunity to uncover fresh options and new possibilities within the market.

The strengths of the Swiss market

Unlike other markets which have seen stability or decline, UK goods and services exports to Switzerland grew by 130% in the last 5 years.

The strengths of the Swiss market include:

  • Central location in Europe
  • Political and financial stability
  • Excellent public infrastructure
  • Highly educated workforce
  • High productivity
  • Innovative country with high spend on R&D and technology
  • Purchasing power amongst the world’s highest
  • Reliable business, legal and regulatory environment
  • Low VAT compared to many EU countries

The benefits for UK businesses exporting to Switzerland include:

  • Favourable exchange rate
  • Short flight times
  • English widely spoken
  • Multicultural market suitable for product testing
  • Europe’s highest per capita income
  • Similar legal and regulatory environment


  • 10.00 Welcome and Introductions
  • 10.05 Doing business in Switzerland – an overview | Dr Patrick Kunz | Senior Trade Specialist, Science & Technology, Scottish Development International
  • 10.20 GlobalScot Experience of trading in Switzerland | Jane Pritchard 
  • 10.35 Q&A
  • 10.45 Market Visit to Switzerland and End of Webinar

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