SJCC Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce

Shinnenkai 2019

SJCC Shinnenkai 2019

Yuki Ujihara, Member Swiss National Kata Team

Monday, January 14th 2019, 17:15 - 20:00
Zunfthaus zur Meisen
Münsterhof 20
8001 Zurich
Robert Teh, Chief of Economic Modelling, World Trade Organization (WTO), Geneva,
Alexandre Edelmann, Presence Switzerland, FDFA,
Yuki Ujihara, Member Swiss National Kata Team
SJCC Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce
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17:15 Doors open & Registration

18:00 Welcome

  • Martin Herb, President SJCC

18:05 Global Trade Outlook 2019

18:25 Q & A

18:40 House of Switzerland at the Tokyo Summer Olympics 2020

  • Alexandre Edelmann, Head Marketing and Events at Presence Switzerland, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA)

18:50 Karate - Kata Demonstration

  • Yuki Ujihara, Member Swiss National Kata Team

19:00 Sake Barrel Opening Ceremony “Kagami-Biraki”

  • Guest: H.E. Etsuro Honda, Ambassador of Japan to Switzerland, SJCC Honorary Chairman

19:05 Apéro Riche with Sushi from SJCC Member Bimi.


About our Guest Speaker:

Robert Teh is Chief of the Economic Modelling and Quantitative Analysis Unit of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva. At the SJCC Shinnenkai he will present the latest forecast of the WTO regarding the development of global trade in 2019 with a special focus on Japan and East Asia.

Mr. Teh's research interests include preferential trade agreements, trade facilitation, electric commerce, trade remedies, WTO dispute settlement, the effect of natural disasters on trade and trade policy modelling.
He obtained his PhD in economics from Stanford University.


This event is kindly supported by: