The Swiss-African Business Circle (SABC), a business-to-business association, is the indispensable partner for business contacts and links between Switzerland and Africa. It provides to its members – all already successfully active in Africa – an efficient and accessible organisation, top quality services and an influential network to promote their own interests. The SABC offers a unique platform for the exchange of experience, projects and ideas, thereby fostering partnerships and opening new business perspectives between members.

Africa Business Day 2016: 
Africa Business Day will take place on 5th October 2016 at Endress + Hauser in Reinach (Basel). To find out more or register click HERE.

Short SABC video:

The Swiss-African Business Circle: A network for you from Swiss-African Business Circle on Vimeo.

Watch the long version of the video which was screened at the 5 year anniversary event HERE.

Photo Galleries: 

New Year's Reception with African Ambassadors in Bern, 27 January 2016: photo gallery

Business trip to Angola, 23 -27 November 2015, Luanda: photo gallery

SABC 5 year anniversary celebration, 29 September 2015, Bern: photo gallery

Who has joined us already? To look at the member list click here


Want to see who are the SABC representatives in African countries? Click here

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Next events

10 June 2016, 8:30- 10:30
Breakfast Buzz Africa - The objective of this meeting is to provide a platform for companies active on the African continent to pitch their projects, bounce their ideas and share their approach to doing business in the African countries where they are active. Presenting companies include Inoks Capital, Monetas and Siemens Building Technologies. You will find the programme HERE.

17 June 2016, 13:30- 17:00
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce DRC-Switzerland (CCSC) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) is organizing an event focussed on the DRC in the framework of its 2nd Trade Policy Review at the headquarters of the WTO in Geneva. The event will take place on 17 June 2016 from 13:30. For more details contact Helina Bischoff before 13 June. [more...]


“Africa is open for business” A guide to tax / incentives in Africa - by KPMG Africa
Africa too, is party to a growing number of bilateral and multi-lateral trade agreements, providing African exporters with an opportunity to claim preferential treatment. [more...]

Doing Business Africa 2015 - East African Community and ECOWAS
Read the World Bank Group's analysis on doing business in the East African Community and ECOWAS. [more...]

Africa Development Bank Working Paper 209: What is driving Africa's growth miracle?
The main contribution of this paper is to show, for the first time, that the ‘African Growth Miracle’ can be traced to a significant decline in the share of the labor force engaged in agriculture. [more...]