43rd Baselworld Ended on a Positive Note

Basel: Baselworld came to an end after 8 days of non-stop activity from March 19th to 26th. Swiss Exhibitors are in a positive mood.

Despite a small drop in the number of buyers (-3%), this year’s edition drew a record number of 4,300 media representatives (+7.5%), bringing total attendance to 150,000, in line with last year. Professionals travelled from around the globe to admire the latest Swiss-Made innovations from the 288 Swiss brands that put on a Show this year.

In January 2015, Swiss watch exports increased 3.7%, and then fell by 2.0% in February, as did all exports. The situation for the first two months of the year is nonetheless positive, despite withdrawal of the floor rate, as Swiss watch exports gained 1.0%.