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February 12th 2018

Swiss Watch Exports in 2017

Growth returns sooner than expected

The situation of Swiss watch industry exports improved steadily in the course of 2017. After declining for two years and reaching a new threshold, demand gradually picked up again. On the distribution side, a presumably tighter stock level was another factor conducive to recovery. A growing number of markets returned to growth, but several of them are still lagging behind.

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August 15th 2016

Swissness

New "Swiss made" label from 1 January 2017

The Federal Council has just approved the partial revision of its "Swiss made" ordinance for watches and stipulated that this will come into force on January 1 2017. The revision will strengthen the label for watches and movements in accordance with the new "Swissness" legislation.

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March 19th 2015

Three watchmaking trends for 2015

The innovations revealed at Baselworld and at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie at the beginning of the year provide an opportunity to see three watchmaking trends in 2015: more reasonably sized diameters, finely crafted dials and the use of unexpected materials.

Take a regular look at swisstime.ch during and after Baselworld and see if these trends are holding.

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March 8th 2015

A new look and new functions for Swisstime

In synch with our connected world, Swisstime has been given a complete makeover. And the 100% product-focused platform has chosen Baselworld 2015 to launch its new look! A revised interface, easier navigation, simplified menus… discover the ultimate watch site, and an invaluable tool for journalists and bloggers, in eight points.

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