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June 24, 2021

Opening of the first plant-based ramen shop in Zurich

SJCC Member Sala of Tokyo has opened a new Japanese Restaurant in Zurich: midori – the first plant-based ramen shop where all dishes are 100 % vegan. Location: Midori Ramen, Mattengasse 13, 8005 Zurich: www.midori-ramen.ch

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June 7, 2021

Destination Report Japan

The Swiss weekly business newspaper Handelszeitung will publish a special edition on Japan in July 2021. In a cooperation between the Swiss-Japan Chamber of Commerce (SJCC) and Handelszeiting, the opportunities of the Japanese market for Swiss […]

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May 26, 2021

“Japan is a ‘priority country’ for Switzerland”

Eurobiz Japan interviewed the Ambassador of Switzerland to Japan Andreas Baum. Topics covered are the upcoming visit of Swiss President Guy Parmelin to Japan, efforts in both states towards lower-carbon economies, Swiss participation in the Expo […]

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May 11, 2021

New Board Members from Takeda and Nestlé

The Board of the Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce (SJCC) has been reinforced with the election of two new members at the occasion of the 36th Annual General Assembly on the 6th May 2021. Vlad Andreev, is […]

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April 16, 2021

SJCC in April 2021

Dear SJCC Members and Friends Japan and Switzerland report good economic data despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Japan had a relatively strong economic recovery in 2020 but is now experiencing a temporary reversal. The Swiss economy is […]

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April 16, 2021

SJCC Member Takeda Receives Prestigious Award

Takeda is this year’s winner of the EURORDIS 2021 Award for patient-oriented commitment. The company received this prestigious award for its constructive cooperation with and its strong, continuous commitment to people who are affected by rare […]

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April 6, 2021

New Midterm Report Published

Scholarship Recipient Danting Wu reported on her experience of taking advanced courses at Kyoto Japanese Language School (KJLS). The special focus on her report is on the current situation of handling sexual abuse in Japan and […]

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March 25, 2021

SJCC in March 2021

Dear SJCC Members and Friends It is with great sadness that the SJCC has received the news that its former Board Member and Chairman of the Scholarship Fund, Paul Dudler, passed away last month. Paul joined […]

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March 21, 2021

Tokyo 2020: Entry into Japan for Overseas Spectators not Allowed

On 20 March the organisers informed that overseas spectators will not be allowed entry into Japan for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Tickets purchased by overseas residents will […]

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February 24, 2021

UK Announces CPTPP Expansion Phase – A New Opportunity for Swiss-Japanese Relations?

The notification by the United Kingdom to begin the accession process to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) could transform this transpacific trade initiative into a global framework. Patrick Ziltener and Dominique Ursprung […]

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February 13, 2021

Paul Dudler, former Chairman of the SJCC Scholarship Fund, has passed away

It is with great sadness that the Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce has received the news that the former Chairman of the Scholarship Fund, Mr. Paul Dudler, has passed away on 7 February 2021. Our deepest thoughts […]

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February 4, 2021

Federal Council: CPTPP with Negative Impact on Swiss Exporters – Accession a Major Challenge

The President of the Switzerland-Japan Parliamentary Group, National Councillor Elisabeth Schneider-Schneiter, submitted an interpellation on 2 December 2020, asking the Federal Council whether Switzerland’s accession to CPTPP could be a way to update and extend the […]