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Russia Chocolate Exports

Russia is now in the world top 10 of chocolate exporters for the first time. Russia now exports more chocolate than Switzerland. Russia exported $839 mi...
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Posted on December 8, 2021

Swiss watch exports on the rise

Swiss watch exports rose globally by 3.9% in November to CHF 2.06 billion. This is the first time in three years that export value exceeded the CHF2-bi...
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Posted on January 13, 2019

Swiss Watch Exports To The US Soared In November

Monthly Swiss watch exports to the United States exceeded 200 million Swiss francs in November, something which rarely happens. Exports added up to CHF...
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Posted on January 11, 2019

Rapid increase in Swiss fines for freight trucks

An increasing number of freight vehicles are being stopped for motoring offences at border crossings into Switzerland. Some 100 drivers were caught drink...
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Posted on May 22, 2018

Swiss Quartz watch Exports Slump

Switzerland exported the fewest quartz watches in 33 years as competition from fitness bands and smartwatches attacked the lower end of the market, forcing...
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Posted on February 1, 2018

Swiss parliament to vote on kosher meat imports

The Swiss Federal Assembly is to vote on the possibility of banning the import of kosher meat into the country. The bill, which was introduced to the Swis...
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Posted on August 30, 2017

Swiss trade surplus rises due to big fall in imports

The Swiss trade surplus rose to CHF 4.7 billion in January from CHF 2.7 billion in the previous month, attributable to sharp declines in imports during the...
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Posted on February 24, 2017

Swiss Watch Exports Fall in November on Steep Hong Kong Decline

Swiss watch exports fell in November, led by a 28 percent decline in shipments to Hong Kong, the industry’s largest market. Export shipments slid 5.6 pe...
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Posted on December 25, 2015

Quarterly Exports of Watches Decline

Swiss watch exports had their biggest quarterly decline since 2009 as the industry struggles with the strong franc and as a slump in demand in China and Ho...
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Posted on October 26, 2015

Swiss July exports fall

Switzerland's exports fell in July, as the strength of the Swiss franc curbed demand in the European Union and Asia for chemicals, pharmaceuticals, machine...
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Posted on August 19, 2015

Watches thwart declining export trend from Switzerland

According to the Federal Customs Administration, Switzerland has seen a 2.6% decrease in exports in the first half of 2015. But while exports to the eurozo...
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Posted on August 3, 2015

Swiss exports slip as franc strengthens

Switzerland's exports fell in February as the strong Swiss franc eroded demand from the European Union and Asia for the country's pharmaceuticals, chemical...
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Posted on March 28, 2015

Swiss exports fall

Swiss exports fell 0.8 percent in January in real terms from the previous year. Export sales of chemicals and pharmaceuticals were hit hard, the Federal Cu...
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Posted on February 22, 2015
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