Watch exports were valued at 10.6 billion Swiss francs in the first half of 2021. This was comparable (-0.5%) to the result achieved in 2019, which is viewed as the reference year given that the historically poor performance recorded in 2020 does not provide a useful annual basis for comparison.
With the aim of inspiring future generations, Blancpain, main partner to the 2021 edition of the Ocean Photography Awards competition, is launching the Female Fifty Fathoms Award, a new category designed to reward women’s achievements in the field of ocean photography.
On World Ocean Day, Alpina not only unveiled two new limited series – one for women and one for men – of its eco-responsible Seastrong Diver Gyre Automatic watch, but also reiterated its commitment to associations fighting to protect the environment.
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.