Why is Switzerland so rich?

How is it possible for a country as small as Switzerland, practically devoid of raw materials, to be one of the richest in the world? The answer lies in the country’s rich economic history, which stretches back over 500 years. Its geographical location, position of neutrality in wartime, high-quality education system, exploitation of resources, but also immigration, all play a role.

This programme of the Swiss channel SRG SSR is part of The European Collection, a joint initiative of European public media (ARD, ARTE, France Télévisions, SRG SSR and ZDF), coordinated by ARTE.

Production

SRF

Country

Switzerland

Year

2020

Duration

52 min

Available

From 11/07/2023 to 30/06/2024

Genre

Documentaries and Reportage

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