Switzerland counts about 550 companies (with 1 or more employees) with activities directly related to commodity trading and shipping.
According the the latest study, this activity provides approximately 10'000 direct jobs, with related services accounting for many more.
Fiscal contributions from commodity trading activity companies represent 22% of Geneva's budget, 10% in Zug and approximately 19% of the City of Lugano's income.
Swiss-based commodity trading companies handle a third of
the world trade in Crude Oil and Products
Number 1 worldwide in Grains and Oil Seeds
Number 1 in Europe in Sugar
Number 1 (tied with London) in Cotton
Number 1 worldwide in the finance of commodity trading
Inspection and Certification
Number 1 worldwide
22% of global movement of commodities
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