Want to share news to millions of readers?

Swiss watch exports jump to highest since 2014 as industry booms

The Straits Times LogoThe Straits Times1 mo ago

Swiss watch exports jump to highest since 2014 as industry booms - The Straits Times

Quick Summary:

August 18, 2022 3:48 PM - Exports rose 8.3 per cent in July to 2.2 billion Swiss francs (S$3.2 billion) compared with the same month in 2021.

Exports to the United States increased 13.5 per cent from the year before.

Demand for luxury watches has been soaring after many cash-flush consumers discovered Swiss brands from Rolex to Audemars Piguet and Patek Philippe while stuck at home during the pandemic.

More Pictures


Article Details

Category: Economy

Topics: Francs July Value Exports Month 2021 Swiss Watches Cent Watch Rose

Source Website Secure: Yes (HTTPS)

News Sentiment: Neutral

Fact Checked: Legitimate

Article Type: News Report

Published On: 2022-08-18, 15:48:48

News Timezone: GMT +8:00

News Source URL:

Language: English

Reading Time: 3 minutes read

Article Length: 416 words

Coverage Area: Singapore

Availability: Desktop Web, Mobile Web

News ID: 147621

View Article Analysis

About The Straits Times

The Straits Times Logo

Main Topics: Economy

Official Website:

Update Frequency: 15 posts per day

Year Established: 1845

Headquarters: Singapore

News Last Updated: 2h ago

Coverage Areas: Singapore

Ownership: Independent Company

Publication Timezone: GMT +8:00

News Language: English

RSS Feed: Available (XML)

Website Security: Secure (HTTPS)

Publisher ID: #25

Publisher Details

BEAMSTART brings you the latest news, jobs, and events from all around the world on startups, technology, and business. Stay updated with industry news, plug-in to exciting events, and discover incredible career opportunities with the world's most innovative companies.

© Copyright 2022 BEAMSTART. All Rights Reserved.