news — March 18, 2015 at 4:47 pm

Baselworld on air

Press conference at Baselworld, the world kingdom of jewels and watches until Thursday, March 26th. A outline has been traced by René Kamm, Ceo of Mch Group, the company that organizes the Basel Fair. The event has been opened with pride of the MCH Group, as demonstration of such a wide resonance of Baselworld: the city welcomes the most important trade fair announcing the trends of the creators. He then expressed his gratitude to Sylvie Ritter and his team to “be able once more to meet the needs of the market and the industry and to conceive a living unmatched able to shine in the world.” The Fair has a leadership, according to Sylvie Ritter, Managing director of Baselworld: “This position envied and enviable must be defended vigorously. For this reason Baselworld evolves from year to year, gaining more and more functionality and efficiency and offers constantly innovating to meet the needs of operators evolving. ”
But there are shadows: the time, according to analysts, is not among the best, even though 2014 was positive for the watch and jewelery. About watches: second François Thiébaud, President of the Committee of the Swiss exhibitors, the 2014 was more difficult for the Swiss watch, but it was a year of consolidation. Exports continued to grow, with an increase of 1.9% compared to 2013, with a total value of 22.2 billion francs. And 2015 has started positive, with exports that reached 1.6 billion Swiss francs in January (+ 3.7% yoy). Federico Graglia

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