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Investing in Switzerland

The Swiss economy has a reputation for having a high degree of openness. Nevertheless, there is a multitude of restrictions and regulations for foreign investors. This is noticeable, for example, when someone wants to buy a property or start a business.

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Swiss chambers of commerce

Switzerland has numerous chambers of commerce charged with promoting better business ties between Switzerland and the outside world.

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Bank accounts in Switzerland

Ease of account opening has become a selling point in the Swiss retail banking sector, which is good news for prospective customers.

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Self employed in Switzerland

While Swiss entrepreneurial spirit runs deep across the country, setting out on your own as a self-employed foreigner requires permits and permission.

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Starting a business

However, there are certain terms: only holders of a valid C permit (settlement permit for third-country nationals), the spouse of a C permit holder or the spouse of a Swiss citizen have the legal right to establish their own business in Switzerland. All other persons have no legal right to set up their own business.…

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Buying property in Switzerland

Foreigners are allowed to buy real estate in Switzerland, but rules vary depending on the type of property and the buyer’s country of origin.

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