the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry

A Phillips preview at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.

Government and Trade

Swiss Watch Sales Rise 4.8% in March

Exports of Swiss timepieces were up 10.1 percent in the first quarter, the highest quarterly growth rate since June 2012.

clock April 24, 2018Joelle Diderich

A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches China.

Watches

Swiss Watch Exports Rise 12.9% in February

The growth figures come as watchmakers prepare to meet at the annual Baselworld bonanza this week.

clock March 20, 2018Mimosa Spencer

A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches China.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Climb 12.6% in January

China overtook the U.S. as the industry’s second-largest market.

clock February 20, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Swiss watch exports gained timidly in December.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Rise 2.7% in 2017

The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry forecasts similar growth in 2018.

clock January 30, 2018Jennifer Weil

A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches China.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Climb 6.3% in November, Fueled by China

The monthly performance was driven by a surge in demand from China, where exports grew at their fastest pace in more than two years.

clock December 21, 2017Mimosa Spencer

A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches China.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Jump 9.3% in October

Hong Kong and China led the sharp increase that offset ongoing weakness in the U.S., the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry said.

clock November 21, 2017Mimosa Spencer

A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches China.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Rise 3.7% in September

The monthly figures add to evidence of a sustained recovery despite patchy spots, including continued weakness in the U.S.

clock October 19, 2017Mimosa Spencer

A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches China.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Rise 4.2% in August

The industry’s recovery is being driven by half of its key markets, the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry said.

clock September 21, 2017Mimosa Spencer

A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches China.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Rise 3.6% in July

A third consecutive month in a row of growth shows the industry is approaching the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry’s forecast of stabilization.

clock August 22, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Drive de Cartier watches.

Watches

What to Watch: Is the Long-Troubled Watch Sector Finally Turning a Corner?

With demand for watches finally showing signs of improvement, optimism is slowly creeping back into the sector.

clock August 21, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Swiss watch exports gained timidly in December.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Rise 5.3% in June

Sales abroad of Swiss timepieces are steadily improving, the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry said.

clock July 20, 2017Mimosa Spencer

A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches China.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Grow 9% in May

The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry said the gains confirmed the recovery the segment has been seeing since the beginning of the year.

clock June 22, 2017Alex Wynne

Frédérique Constant's Classic Worldtimer watch

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Fall 5.7% in April

The drop was less severe than expected despite three fewer working days in the month, the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry said.

clock May 23, 2017Joelle Diderich

Frédérique Constant's Classic Worldtimer watch

Watches

Frédérique Constant to Expand Production Capacity

The Swiss watchmaker is bucking the headwinds facing the category and investing for future growth.

clock May 19, 2017Alex Wynne

A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches China.

Watches

March Swiss Watch Exports Grow for First Time in More Than 18 Months

The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry revealed a 7.5 percent increase in international sales after 20 consecutive months of declines.

clock April 27, 2017Alex Wynne

Load More Arrow

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Cate Blanchett

Fashion

Cate Blanchett Broadens Role at Giorgio Armani Beauty

clock 13hJennifer Weil

Social Studies