In times of crisis we mostly all corners saved, according to information of the Federal Statistical Office especially the watches are affected in the industry. Therefore, imports of watches after Germany has fallen in the first half of 2009 when compared to the same period last year to nearly 20 percent. On the occasion of the watch and jewellery fair Midora, it was announced that 2009 just over 15 million watches were introduced to Germany, in the same period of 2008, there were still 19 million units. The most expensive watch exports from the Switzerland have reduced to about 800 000 units, the average price was 266,80 euros. The watches from the far East come only in the section on 9,70 euro.