The Swiss China Center Zurich will be an exclusive platform and address for premium Chinese products and brands and will embody showrooms, retail stores and representative offices for companies. (A unique and exclusive shopping mall will emerge. The center establishes itself as a hub for financial and banking services.) The Center establishes itself as a hub for economic exchange, especially for small and medium size businesses, and provide a platform for service providers and consultants supporting the further development of business relationships. The Center will also provide a platform for project and infrastructure funding in the People’s Republic of China. It is a jointly carried forum for cultural and information exchange between China and Switzerland. The Swiss China Center Zurich will offer authentic, outstanding restaurants with regional delicacies, (art galleries), cultural events, industrial and trade exhibitions, permanent representations from provinces, regions and cities as well as economic development agencies and industry organizations.
The project will be implemented in several stages between 2016 and 2019. The centre will offer about 15,000 m2 and will ‒ in respect to architecture, location and size ‒ be a significant and visible sign of Chinese culture and economy, even by international standards.