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Employment in Switzerland

With a stable economy, Swiss unemployment rate is one of the lowest in the world, standing at 3.7 percent in January 2017, with average unemployment typically lower in German-speaking Switzerland (3.1 percent) than in French and Italian-speaking Swiss cantons (5 percent).

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Blue EU card

The EU card it is basically a work and residence permit created by the European Union for the non-European citizens in order to allow them to work within European Union countries. 

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Cost of living in Switzerland

The cost of living in Switzerland is among the highest in the world, with the main cities Geneva and Zurich being named in a 2015 study among the most expensive cities in the world. 

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Switzerland approves simplified citizenship rules for third generation immigrants

The Swiss have voted for the law allowing third generation immigrants to receive Swiss citizenship much easier and faster, on the referendum organized on February 12 2017

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What should you know when you apply for the Swiss citizenship

If you want to live and work in Switzerland for an extensive period of time you should consider applying for the Swiss citizenship, not only for tax purposes, but also because you have easier access to the facilities offered by the Swiss government through various special programs. 

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Swiss regulations for buying property

Buying properties in Switzerland, especially a house or a commercial property is not as easy as is sounds, as the Swiss real estate market is highly regulated. Owning a house in Switzerland is not something as usual. More than 60% of the people living in Switzerland usually rent their residence. 

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