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Covid-19 cost Swiss economy could lose up to CHF35 billion to pandemic

Coronavirus will cost the Swiss economy CHF22 billion ($22.7 billion) in lost productivity in the best-case scenario, economists have warned.

This content was published on April 7, 2020 4:30 PM

Coronavirus disinfectant Italy ‘steals’ hand gel destined for Switzerland

Italy has blocked a lorry at its border and confiscated disinfectant en route to Switzerland.

This content was published on April 7, 2020 12:04 PM

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Unemployment figures Swiss job market shows first signs of Covid-19 pandemic

The Swiss labour market in March felt the first effects of coronavirus. Unemployment was 2.9%, up from 2.5% in February. 

This content was published on April 7, 2020 8:59 AM

Swiss Abroad businesses Can expat Swiss get Covid-19 financial aid?

There are question marks over whether Swiss citizens living around the world are entitled to state support to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus and employment Pandemic pushes more Swiss businesses to short-time working

In order to avoid mass lay-offs, Swiss firms are resorting to a measure that has proved its worth in times of crisis: short-time working. What is it?

Production line Helping people to breathe

Production has been stepped up at a company in eastern Switzerland that makes breathing machines, as health services struggle to help a growing ...