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Watch exports soar in July, at their highest in 8 years – rts.ch

Swiss watch exports accelerated in July, reaching 2.2 billion francs, the highest monthly level since the record high of October 2014. The other export sectors had a less encouraging month. Shipments of Swiss watches abroad grew last month by 8.3% compared to July 2021, the Federation of the Watch Industry (FH) said on Thursday. From …

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A secure energy supply is possible in Switzerland by 2050 – rts.ch

A secure energy supply for Switzerland, with zero greenhouse gas emissions, is achievable by 2050. The Swiss Academies of Sciences confirm this in a report presented on Thursday, but underline in particular the importance of putting the focus on photovoltaics. In this new report presented to the press in Bern, the Swiss Academies of Sciences …

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Legal sale of cannabis in pharmacies from September 15 in Basel

The first Swiss project for the legal sale of cannabis in pharmacies starts on September 15 in Basel-City. Hemp consumers over the age of 18 can now register to participate in this study. The number of participants will be limited to 370. Six cannabinic products will be sold in nine Basel pharmacies chosen by the …

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We must develop renewable electricity, according to a report

A secure energy supply with net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is achievable provided there is a coordinated approach from all energy sectors, according to a report. Strong development of photovoltaics is required. In this new report presented to the press in Bern on Thursday, the Swiss Academies of Science underline the importance of …

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Switzerland Tourism: the challenges continue to arise for the sector

Without being able to fully compensate for the lack of foreign tourists, more guests from Switzerland are still staying in hotels in their country than before the crisis. Headwinds continue to blow for Swiss tourism. Admittedly, the results of the summer season are positive, but attendance by foreign guests remains far from its pre-crisis levels. …

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The results are becoming more and more volatile

Content reserved for subscribers The results are becoming more and more volatileThe results are becoming more and more volatile Published on 18.08.2022 Estimated reading time: 1 minute Share this article on: The need to stabilize the franc, especially against the euro, increases uncertainty around the money that the cantons and the Confederation receive from the …

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An unfavorable month of July for Swiss exports

Seasonally adjusted exports reached 21.57 billion francs in July, down 4.3% over one month. Swiss exports recorded their first decline in three months in July, weighed down by the pharmaceutical and chemical sectors as well as still weak demand in Europe. Imports, particularly of energy products, also fell. Seasonally adjusted exports reached 21.57 billion francs …

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Geberit’s half-year profitability affected by inflation

Between January and the end of June, the St. Gallen group saw its net turnover prosper by 5.5% over one year, or 11.3% excluding currency effects, to 1.93 billion francs. The bathroom supplier Geberit took advantage of price increases to increase its turnover in the first half. Profitability, on the other hand, fell, under the …

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