Swiss Business Hub Southern Africa
The Swiss Business Hub (SBH) is part of the Embassy of Switzerland in Pretoria. It supports SMEs from Switzerland and Liechtenstein in their business development in Southern and Eastern Africa and provides African companies with information on Switzerland as a business location.
The Swiss Business Hub also represents Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE), the official Swiss agency for export and investment promotion. It has access to in-depth market knowledge through a local network of experts in all sectors of the economy.
The Swiss Business Hub Southern Africa advises and supports small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from Switzerland and Liechtenstein wishing to explore and seize export opportunities in the Southern and East African market e.g. in the cleantech, energy, mining, life sciences, infrastructure, agritech, ICT or Fintech sectors.
In cooperation with its local partners, the SBH Southern Africa offers a wide range of trade promotion services in addition to the basic services provided by all Swiss Embassies:
- Market analysis
- Legal clarification
- Business partner search
- Business Trips
- Support in the target market
- Trade fair presence
Swiss and Liechtenstein companies may access these services and offerings through Switzerland Global Enterprise, by contacting S-GE’s country consultants.
Switzerland as a business location for African companies
The SBH Southern Africa is the first point of contact for Eastern and Southern African companies interested in Switzerland as a business location.