Commerce and industry
Basel is the most dynamic commercial and industrial region in Switzerland and one of the most productive worldwide.
In Basel you will find a unique concentration of innovative companies, research institutes and academic institutions, a cosmopolitan culture, an international environment and business- friendly conditions. The region gives employment to around 300,000 people from both Switzerland and abroad.
The city on the Rhine is a centre for life sciences as well as the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
It is also home to many important companies in the logistics, transport and financial services industries.
Furthermore, Basel is one of the most important trade fair and congress centres in Switzerland.