A minor polemic exists in Switzerland because of their limited translation of official documents and research publications to English. Most are published in French and German, reflecting historic ties to both nations that date to the Middle Ages. Most important government documents are published in German, representing the capital in Zurich in southern Switzerland, while North Switzerland represents French areas such as Geneva.

Four currencies represent prime economic value for Switzerland because these currencies comprise the majority of trade with Switzerland. In order of importance, Swiss franc/euro, Swiss franc/U.S. dollar, Swiss franc/Japanese yen, and Swiss franc/British pound. Switzerland's index is titled the TWI.

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