the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry

Blancpain store in Beijing

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Climb 7.2% in October

High-end time pieces led growth while exports of watches priced under 200 Swiss francs declined.

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A view of a Swatch store in New York

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Fall 6.9% in September

Exports were down for the first time in 18 months, casting further doubt on the health of the luxury sector.

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A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches in China.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Climb 5.5% in August

Exports of lower-priced timepieces declined.

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Fashion Features

René Le Coultre, Pioneer of the Quartz Watch, Dies at 100

He “was a great personality of the watch industry.”

clock August 22, 2018Katya Foreman

Audemars Piguet

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Rise 6.6% in July

Brisk business in Asia and bimetal timepieces spurred sales growth in the month.

clock August 21, 2018Jennifer Weil

A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches in China.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Post Brisk 11.8% Rise in June

Higher-priced timepieces are leading the Swiss watch industry’s recovery.

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A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches in China.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Rise 5.3% in May

Hong Kong accounted for nearly two-thirds of global growth, according to the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry.

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Tag Heuer Aquaracer

Financial

Swiss Watch Sales Climb 13.8% in April

Swiss watch exports resumed a strong trajectory of growth after a slower pace in March.

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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 in 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.

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A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches in China.

Financial

Swiss Watch Exports Climb 12.6% in January

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

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Swiss watch exports resumed a strong growth trajectory in April.

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 in 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 in 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.

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A pedestrian walks past an advertisement for Rolex watches in 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.

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