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Recent News

September 17, 2021

Annual Reception of the Parliamentary Group Switzerland Japan

On 14 September 2021, the SJCC hosted its annual reception for the Switzerland-Japan Parliamentary Friendship Group. Challenges for Swiss exporters, the importance of Japanese investments in Switzerland, and the new Consulate of Switzerland in Osaka were […]

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September 7, 2021

Scholarship Fund: Interviews for a Year in Japan Suspended

Thank you for taking note that the ongoing travel restrictions by Japan have forced us to take the decision to suspend the interviews for our scholarship program originally planned for autumn 2021. We hope that the […]

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July 23, 2021

Switzerland Opens a Swissnex Office in Japan

Switzerland’s decision to open a new Consulate in Osaka has been welcomed by the Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce. SJCC President Martin Herb is delighted to see that Switzerland is intensifying cooperation with Japan in the areas […]

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July 8, 2021

“Despite stable friendship between Japan and Switzerland, cooperation must be improved.”

The Swiss weekly business newspaper “Handelszeitung” published several articles on Japan ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. A PDF of today’s article with statements from SJCC Managing Director Dominique Ursprung is available here below.

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June 30, 2021

High-Tech Meets Tradition: Swiss Export Journal with Focus Japan

The Swiss Export Association has just publised its latest edition of the Swiss Export Journal dedicated to Japan. The publication is available as an e-journal and features an introductory message by SJCC President Martin Herb on […]

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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:

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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 […]