The business affairs section helps promote business between Hong Kong/Macau and Switzerland. It supports and assists business people from both China and Switzerland and provides them with useful information and contacts. A focus also lies on adequate training and mediation in the field of inter-cultural business competence.
Trade relations between Hong Kong/Macau and Switzerland are intense and have been growing over the last years. In fact, China (including Hong Kong) has been Switzerland's principal commercial partner in Asia since 2002.
Swiss exports to Hong Kong/Macau are from the following industries among others: Machinery, watches, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Business and leisure travel from Switzerland to China as well as tourism from China to Switzerland are further important fields.