Economic Development

Economic Development
Themes of the Swiss Cooperation Strategy 2017-2020 in Bosnia and Herzegovina © FDFA












  • A better business and investment climate all over BiH attracts more high-value companies.
  • Young entrepreneurs have more and better opportunities to start a business.
  • Trustworthy microfinance institutions help people to get their ideas off the ground.

Expected result in 2020:

  • 84 start-up companies are established and use high quality services of 5 business incubators.
  • 3 additional microfinance institutions are SMART certified.

Woman on a farm in Latvia

Switzerland supports 64 projects with CHF 311 million in its partner countries. They support economic growth and improve working conditions. This is also in Switzerland's interest as the Swiss export industry profits from developing the Eastern European growth markets and the increasing spending power in the partner countries.

The Swiss contribution