Martin Naville, CEO of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, discusses Swiss exports to the US, global competitiveness and innovation rankings, and why the Swiss-US relationship will only continue to grow stronger in the coming years. In 2015, the US was the most important destination for Swiss direct investment abroad, amounting for 239 billion Swiss Francs (242.6 billion USD) – over 18 percent of all direct investment abroad. Equally, Switzerland is an important destination for American direct investors. How would you characterize the trade relationship between the two countries?
Over the last five years ... Swiss exports to the USA have increased by 37 percent.