Basel-Landschaft: Economy

Together with its “other half” (the Canton of Basel City), Basel-Landschaft is one of the most dynamic centres of the Swiss economy. The region benefits from its attractiveness to global economic players and the major corporations based on its territory provide employment for specialist personnel from more than 150 nations.


Economy of the region

Several Swiss and international corporations have their headquarters in Basel-Landschaft:
  • Endress+Hauser
  • Ronda AG
  • Novartis
  • Hoffmann-La Roche 


 The region's economy is based on important sectors, such as:


  • PharmaceuticalsPharmaceuticals

    The many innovative companies in the health sector form a pillar of the regional economy.

  • MetrologyMetrology

    Leading international measuring instrument engineers are another important economic factor.

  • Transport and logisticsTransport and logistics

    Transport and logistics firms specialize in carriage by air, river and sea.

  • ChemicalsChemicals

    The cantonal economy boasts some of the world’s leading chemical companies.


For more information on the economy of the Canton of Basel-Landschaft

Basel-Land Chamber of Commerce (link only in German)

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Strategic Partners



Gazzetta Svizzera