Business in Nidwalden
Canton Nidwalden's economy features a multiplicity of small and medium-sized enterprises operating in a wide variety of sectors. The latter include aviation, special-purpose machinery manufacture, medical technology, international trade and surface finishing, to name but a few.
Favourable business conditions created by the canton have helped maintain economic development, even during downturns in the economy. The accessibility of the cantonal authorities and administrative organs plays a role, as does, importantly, the attractive tax environment.
Nidwalden's central location in Europe benefits the operations of internationally oriented businesses. The canton lies in the heart of Switzerland on the main north-south axis and incorporates a section of the Lake Lucerne shoreline. It benefits from excellent road, rail
Statistical data on the canton may be found in the publication Kanton Nidwalden in Zahlen
(available in German only).