SME Policy

SME Policy

The SME Policy section is the centre for any questions related to small and medium enterprises (SME).

99.6% of all Swiss companies have fewer than 250 employees. At the same time, these SMEs account for two thirds of employment in Switzerland, so it is quite right that they are often called the backbone of our economy.

The Federal Council holds SMEs' needs in high esteem. With a policy specifically targeted at those needs, the federal government is invested in optimising the framework in a sustainable way. The SECO SME Policy section cooperates with various partners to that effect. Its main tasks include the parameters regarding SME funding, reducing administrative burden and e-government for SMEs. In the past few years the SME portal and the platform were set up to provide SMEs with information and help reduce the administrative burden.

Last modification 18.12.2023

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State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO
SME Policy
Holzikofenweg 36
CH-3003 Bern

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