in Switzerland: Swiss business culture
While openness towards technology may give the Swiss an air of daring-do – do not be misled.
The Swiss tend towards conservatism, empirical-thinking and prefer to stick to the rules.
Swiss culture remains ethnocentric – a strong belief in ones own cultural group – and maintains
a cautious attitude towards outside influences.
Fitch awards Switzerland the highest rating
Switzerland’s credit rating remains excellent, according to the credit rating agency Fitch. The country scored
well in part to its prudent economic and fiscal policies.
How Did Switzerland Become the World’s Most Innovative Country?
A small Alpine country that lacks raw materials, Switzerland has had no choice but to continually reinvent itself over
the centuries, developing alternative sources of income, such as agriculture, tourism and its service sector. What’s
the secret of its success, and how long can it continue?
Switzerland remains Richest Net Per Capita Nation;
US in Second Place, Japan, Singapore in Top 10
Switzerland has felt a chill wind from pressures on offshore banking in recent years but it remains the richest country
on a net per capita basis, while rival wealth management hubs of the UK and Singapore are in the top 10.
Corporate Tax Reform
The consultation materials of the Corporate Tax Reform (CTRIII) joint project organization, appointed by the
Confederation and cantons, claim that Switzerland, although being a small country with an open economy, still
actively demonstrates its tax advantages.
Attractive ski arena Andermatt-Sedrun
The new ski arena Andermatt-Sedrun is snow-reliable and very sunny; it will offer many ski runs both for
advanced skiers, families and pleasure skiers, and is easily accessible by private and public transport.
Switzerland’s Seven Secrets for Success
In economic and political terms, Switzerland is doing better than almost any other nation in the world. What does it do
better than others? What’s behind its competitive edge? And how can it stay on top?