in Switzerland in april, more than 81 percent of the watches are exported than in april of last year, according to figures from the federation of the Swiss watch making. In total, there was a little of 329 million Swiss francs (or 310 million) of the watches were sold in the month of april.
The decline in the export of these luxury goods, as in so many other sectors, due to the coronacrisis. The virus outbreak was in the production of the watches is lower, it is less well-distributed, and that they were simply being sold.
The federation of watchmakers, reports that the exports to China, its biggest export market, if only a little bit to be maintained, with a reduction of about 17 per cent. Watch exports to other major markets, including hong Kong, and the United States of america and the republic of Korea, decreased by, respectively, 83, 86, and 69 percent of the time.
in Addition to the watches, other Swiss, jewellery, considerably less was exported. The export value has decreased a total of 1.6 billion francs in april versus the same month in the previous year.