Dear Members and Friends of SKV,

It is our great pleasure to share with you, first of all, the two successful Swiss projects in China. The 4th edition of SwissWeek China which promotes Swiss brands and products in the center of Shanghai, achieved a great success and the Grand Opening of Franke Kitchen World, as one of the Swiss SMEs, marks as the first Franke Showroom in Asia an exciting and important milestone for the Franke Group. Secondly, articles about the G7 Conference from an objective view are included in this Wrap-up. Last but not least, let’s take a look at the current situation and trend of the smartphone market in China.

If you are interested, you may click on READ FULL ARTICLE for the full version.

Enjoy your reading,

Swiss SME China


 

Wrap-Up

SWISSWEEK SHANGHAI 2016 HAS ACHIEVED A GREAT SUCCESS AGAIN

Thanks to the great support from the Shanghai Government, the Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai, the Huangpu District government and the participation of Swissnex, Swiss Club and SwissCham, the SwissWeek Shanghai 2016 has achieved another tremendous success this year. Attended by 25 brands and sponsors, SwissWeek Shanghai welcomed close to 60’000 visitors during the exhibition. Source: sim READ FULL ARTICLE

OPENING OF FRANKE KITCHEN WORLD IN SHANGHAI

With over 200 guests attended the grand opening including key Franke customers, partners, media representatives, architects, designers, real estate developers and government representatives, the grand opening of the Franke Kitchen World Showroom marks an exciting and important milestone for the Franke Group, solidifying the brand as the world’s leading provider of intelligent systems for domestic kitchens. Source: sim READ FULL ARTICLE

G7 WOLLEN KONJUNKTUR ANKURBELN- KEINE ZUSAGEN IN FLUCHTLINGSKRISE

Kompromiss in Wirtschaftsfragen, Enttäuschung in der Flüchtlingskrise und Streit mit China. Der erste Tag des G7-Gipfels in Japan brachte gemischte Ergebnisse. Source: AARGAUER ZEITUNG READ FULL ARTICLE

G7 VOWS GROWTH EFFORTS AS JAPAN’S ABE WARNS OF GLOBAL CRISIS

G7 leaders wrapped up a summit in central Japan vowing to use “all policy tools” to boost demand and ease supply constraints. “Global growth remains moderate and below potential, while risks of weak growth persist,” they said in a declaration. “Global growth is our urgent priority.” Source: Reuters READ FULL ARTICLE

APPLE IN TURBULENTEN GEWAESSERN

Der Smartphone-Markt ist ein Beleg dafür, wie stark manche Branchen inzwischen von den Launen der chinesischen Konsumenten abhängig sind. Laut dem Marktforschungsinstitut Strategy Analytics wurden in den ersten drei Monaten dieses Jahres weltweit 335 Mio. Smartphones ausgeliefert – und annähernd jedes dritte davon ging nach China. Die schlechte Nachricht lautet: Im Reich der Mitte zeichnet sich eine Sättigung des Marktes ab. Source: NZZ READ FULL ARTICLE