The cantonal economy is dominated by a large number of small and medium-sized enterprises, engaged in a variety of sectors.
With its central location on the main north-south route, and close to the lake, the Canton offers excellent conditions for economic growth. Trade is assured in every direction, via road, rail and air links. The Canton also offers an attractive tax system, which safeguards growth even during periods of economic turbulence.
Economy of the region
The Canton's economy features many SMEs and major corporations, such as:
- Pilatus Aircraft
- Glasi Hergiswil
- Schindler Holding
- Also Holding
The regional economy is based on staple industries such as:
- Aviation specialist
- Mechanical engineering
- Medical technology
- International trade
For more information on economy in the Canton of Nidwalden
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