DUSHANBE, August 22, Asia-Plus -- World’s largest manufacturer of clockworks – Swiss corporation “Swatch Group” – is no represented in Tajikistan.  

Ms. Zarrina Otaboyeva, administrator of the shop “Chronos”, which is distributor of “Swatch Group” in Tajikistan, has told Asia-Plus that the most known participants of the watchmaking conglomerate “Swatch Group” such as Omega, Longines, Rado and Tissot are represented here.   

Before launching official supplies to Tajikistan “Swatch Group” has thoroughly surveyed market and has come to a conclusion that the delivered output will be demanded in the republic, according to Ms. Otaboyeva.  She added that there are many those interested in purchasing expensive watch.       

ABOUT: The Swatch Group is an international group active in the manufacture and sale of finished watches, jewelry, watch movements and components. The Group supplies nearly all components required by its eighteen watch brands, and Group companies supply movements and components to third-party watchmakers in Switzerland and around the world. Swatch Group is also a key player in the manufacture and sale of electronic systems used in watchmaking and other industries. The Group employs more than 20,000 persons in over 50 countries. Gross sales in 2005 increased by 8.3% from the previous year to 4.497 billion Swiss francs, net profit by 21.3% to CHF 621 million