The Swiss watch industry saw exports exceed the already high level achieved in 2018, in line with the forecasts produced a year ago, in a complex and fast-changing environment. Swiss watches benefited from continued demand in the luxury goods market in general, despite a sometimes challenging economic, commercial, political or social context.
For 2020, the MIH has completely revised its programme of regular events. While the traditional guided tours on the first Sunday of the month are still on the programme (10:30-12:00), the “Sur le coup de midi” noontime visits are being replaced by three other regular events.
Since the creation of the Youth Olympic Games in 2010, Omega has been the Official Timekeeper. For the sixth time, the watch company followed every second of the feats accomplished by these young athletes who vied with each other from January 9th to 22nd this year.
On December 12th 2019, the Espace Horloger – Vallée de Joux was reopened to the public after an 18-month closure. This period of time enabled a sweeping redevelopment of the museum, aimed in particular at the restructuring necessary to ensure its smooth operation and modernity.
Swiss watches enjoy an unrivalled worldwide reputation.
The Swiss watch industry has decided to strengthen the criteria of the Swiss made label.
Buying or selling counterfeit products undermines know-how, finances organised crime, and threatens jobs and innovation.