German, French, Italian, Romansh
CHF Fr. - Swiss Franc
UTC+1 (CET); Summer UTC+2 (CEST)
Area (sq. miles)
$584 bn (PPP)
Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research
2.5% for books and 8% on eBooks
Swiss Booksellers and Publishers Association (Schweizer Buchhändler– und Verleger-Verband or SBVV)
Swiss Association of Broadcasters, Publishers and Booksellers (Association Suisse des Diffuseur, Editeurs et Libraires or ASDEL)
Geneva Book Fair is held over 5 days in May.
Pro Helvetia supports the creation of literary works, the dissemination of Swiss literature abroad, and cultural exchange within Switzerland as well as audience outreach of Swiss literature.