Doing Business Abroad
Key facts about Switzerland
Switzerland is located in Western Europe and bordered by Italy, France, Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein
Switzerland is not a member of the EU but does engage in the European Single Market by way of treaty.
It has a population of approximately 8.5 million people. The largest city is Zurich which has a population of approximately 0.4 million inhabitants.
Switzerland is part of the Schengen Zone.
The currency is the Swiss Franc (CHF)
The international dialling code can be found here
The top exports of Switzerland are chemical and pharmaceutical products, machines and electronics, watches, precision instruments, metals and jewellery
The Top Imports of Switzerland are chemical and pharmaceutical products, machines and electronics, vehicles, metals, clothing & shoes, food stuffs, tobacco and energy sources.
Embassy Information for Switzerland
A detailed breakdown by the World Bank for doing business with Switzerland. The report includes Economy Profile, Starting a Business, Construction Permits, Getting Credit, Protecting Minor Investors, Paying Taxes, Trading Across Borders, Labour Market Regulations and more.
Details of sea ports from ports.com
Details of Swiss airports
Tax & VAT details
SME United does not currently have a presence in Switzerland