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Market-Specific Information -Switzerland

Switzerland's National Standards Body:
Swiss Association for Standardization (SNV)
Bürglistrasse 29
CH-CH-8400 Winterthur
Tel: +41 52 224 54 54
Fax: +41 52 224 54 74
E-mail: info@snv.ch
Web: www.snv.ch/

Doing Business in Switzerland: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies

An excerpt from U.S. Commercial Service's 2012 Country Commercial Guide providing an overview of Switzerland's standards and conformity assessment activities.

Interested in being notified and commenting on Switzerland's proposed foreign technical regulations that can impact your access to Switzerland's market?

Member countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are required under the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Agreement) to report to the WTO all proposed technical regulations that could affect trade with other Member countries. Notify U.S. is a free, web-based e-mail subscription service that offers an opportunity to review and comment on proposed foreign technical regulations that can affect your access to international markets.  You can modify the subscription to include specific markets and industries.  Register online at Internet URL: http://www.nist.gov/notifyus/

U.S. Embassy in Switzerland

The U.S. Commercial Service no longer maintains an office in Switzerland as of July 1, 2012. The Economic Section of the U.S. Embassy has assumed responsibility for the Commercial Service's portfolio and can provide additional information on doing business in Switzerland.