Importing SMEs are required to declare all goods crossing the Swiss border to the Swiss Customs Administration (FCA).
Swiss SMEs exporting products overseas need to consider a certain number of formalities, including a mandatory export declaration.
For an SME, foreign trade can represent an extraordinary growth opportunity. But the partner country must be chosen with care.
Setting up a subsidiary overseas can prove decisive in establishing a company on a new market. However, this is a process that requires significant planning.
Switzerland Global Enterprise, the center of competence for the promotion of foreign trade in Switzerland, offers various programs supporting SMEs.
Swiss SMEs working in the import-export sector are exposed to multiple risks, but protection is available. Here is some advice.
Export promotion takes place amongst increasingly globalized competition. In order to support the market presence of Swiss companies, the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO provides subsidies which can be utilized for joint promotions abroad.
Last modification 24.01.2022