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Economy
Swiss watchmaking in September 2017 - The recovery has continued

Watch industry exports maintained their momentum in recent months. September saw the sixth monthly rise this year. Their value reached 1.8 billion francs, equivalent to 3.7% growth compared to September 2016. The trend over a twelve months period therefore shows a continuing recovery with positive variations expected again in the near future.

Thursday, 19 October 2017
The HH Journal editors
1 min read
Economy
All good for Swiss watchmaking

The latest Deloitte study of the Swiss watch industry* highlights renewed optimism among executives, for whom the strongest growth prospects are still in Asia. For the vast majority, smartwatches are not perceived as a threat and digital is seen as an opportunity to develop sales.

Monday, 09 October 2017
4 min read
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Economy
Continued growth for watch exports

Swiss watch exports have increased for the fourth consecutive month. In August, shipments grew to CHF 1.4 billion in value, a year-on-year increase of 4.2%.

Friday, 22 September 2017
The HH Journal editors
1 min read
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12 months moving average
Economy
Watch exports increase in July

Continued growth suggests Swiss watch exports will soon be on an even keel.

Wednesday, 23 August 2017
The HH Journal editors
1 min read
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Economy
First-half exports bode well

Stable first-half export figures suggest that Swiss watchmaking is over the worst, an upturn that hadn't been expected before the end of the year.

Wednesday, 09 August 2017
3 min read
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Economy
Higher monthly value – exports are improving steadily

The recovery of watch industry exports continued with a positive trend in June. The value of products crossing the Swiss border stood at 1.7 billion francs, 5.3% higher than in June 2016. This increase follows the good result posted one month previously.

Friday, 21 July 2017
The HH Journal editors
1 min read
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Economy
Swatch Group in the pink

Half-year results make for positive reading, with net income up by 6.8%. The first half of 2017 has shown "accelerated growth" for all the group's brands.

Friday, 21 July 2017
The HH Journal editors
1 min read
Economy
Hermès, the messenger of success

The months go by and not a single cloud darkens Hermès' growth prospects. Sales increased 7.5% in 2016, and the Parisian firm recorded a further 13.5% rise in this year's first quarter. Only its watch business is struggling to keep pace.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017
4 min read
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