The Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) links importers based in Switzerland, the EU/EFTA and around the world, with vetted suppliers from eleven partner countries. We cultivate close relations with a broad network of potential suppliers through export promotion boards.

SIPPO supports importers by offering the following services for efficient market access:

Capacity building

We make export promotion boards and sector associations ready for advanced export services. We assess and provide tools for your performance management.


Profit from our large network of contacts. We organize networking events and invite to conferences and workshops. Join the Import Promotion Forum in November.

Market Intelligence

Learn more about market potentials. We provide assessments, sector studies and product information. Get ready for new markets with our expertise.

B2B matchmaking

Get contacts to suppliers and buyers. Meet them at trade fairs. We facilitate B2B meetings, organize selling and buying missions, and combine them with on-site visits or study tours.