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Economy of Switzerland

According to cheeroutdoor, Switzerland is a technologically advanced country with a market economy. The economy is focused on the production of high-quality specialized products (within its own “production niche”), most of which is intended for sale on the world market (its own “marketing niche”). The country continues to be one of the world’s largest financial… Read More »

Switzerland Brief Information

Geographical position The Swiss Confederation (lat. Confederatio Helvetica or CH) is located in the center of Europe, covers an area of ​​41,284 km², inhabited by 7.7 million people, includes 20 cantons and 6 half-cantons, and borders on five countries: in the north – with Germany, in the east – with Liechtenstein and Austria, in the… Read More »

Switzerland Economy and Currency

ECONOMY Business etiquette Business cards are common. Zurich You should always address Swiss colleagues by their last name (as well as academic or honorary title) and talk to them until you know each other better. Punctuality is also important, and business cards are exchanged frequently. If you are invited to a Zurich home, you should… Read More »

Shopping in Switzerland

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING Overview The following articles can be imported into Switzerland duty-free: 250 cigarettes / cigars or 250 g of other tobacco products (people aged 17 and over) 5 l alcoholic beverages with an alcohol content of up to 18% and 1 l alcoholic beverages over 18% alcohol content (people aged 17 and over) 1… Read More »

Getting and Living in Switzerland

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane The international airline Swiss (LX) (Internet: www.swiss.com) offers destinations in around 60 countries. Lufthansa, the Lufthansa subsidiary Air Dolomiti, Eurowings (EW), easyJet (U2) and Austrian Airlines (OS) connect Germany and Austria with many Swiss destinations. Air Berlin (AB) connects numerous major German cities such as Geneva with Düsseldorf and Vienna… Read More »

Switzerland Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Swiss Confederation. Capital Bern. Geography As a country located in Europe according to franciscogardening, Switzerland borders France to the west, Germany to the north, Austria and the Principality of Liechtenstein to the east, and Italy to the south. The Confoederatio Helvetica (abbreviation CH) is divided into 26 partially sovereign… Read More »

Swiss Confederation

Switzerland lies in the area of ​​the Central Alps and their northern foothills. The landscape is divided into the Jura, Central Plateau and Alps. The Principality of Liechtenstein lies between Switzerland and the second Alpine state, Austria. The cities of Zurich, Geneva and Basel are more economically important and better known internationally than the state… Read More »

Switzerland Old History

Switzerland today, or the Swiss Confederation, is undoubtedly one of the most peaceful countries in the world, but the same was not the case in previous times, since it had to do with struggles, wars, massacres and dramatic events of all kinds. The causes of all this were essentially three: – the position of center… Read More »