The first half-year was very favourable for the Swiss watch industry as a whole. Exports once again passed the 10 billion franc mark, with 10.532 billion. This high level corresponds to growth of 3.0% compared to the first half of 2013. The rate in this first part of the year is slowing however, with a result of +4.6% for the first quarter and +1.6% for the second.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans is unquestionably the most highly anticipated fixture in the FIA World Endurance Championship season. In 2014, this legendary race will carry a distinctive flavour, since it sees the grand return of Porsche to this track that has brought the German team 16 victories, a still unmatched record. As Official Timing Partner Porsche Motorsport, Chopard is delighted to be associated with this major rendezvous that is already set to be a highlight of the 2014 season.
Swiss watches enjoy an unrivalled worldwide reputation.
The Swiss watch industry has decided to strengthen the criteria of the Swiss made label.
Buying or selling counterfeit products undermines know-how, finances organised crime, and threatens jobs and innovation.