SJCC Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce

News 2017

December 13th 2017

Japan-Switzerland FTEPA Needs to Be Renewed

On 12 December 2017, National Councilor Elisabeth Schneider-Schneiter, President of the Parliamentary Friendship Group Switzerland-Japan, has submitted a Parliamentary Interpellation to the Federal Council asking for a review of the Agreement on Free...
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November 29th 2017

New Board Members from Sika AG and University of Zurich

The Board of the Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce (SJCC) has been reinforced with two new members representing the construction business as well as academia. Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarzenegger, Vice President Law and Economics at University of Zurich...
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November 10th 2017

Tokyo 2020: Business Opportunities for Swiss SMEs

On 29 October 2017 Tokyo has marked 1000 days until the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo (24 July – 9 August 2020). Tokyo 2020 may offer Swiss SMEs interesting business opportunities in the Japanese market. To successfully participate in the tendering...
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October 21st 2017

SJCC co-organizes anniversary events: 50 Years of Partnership between ADB and Switzerland

50 years ago, Switzerland joined the Asian Development Bank (ADB), a regional multilateral development bank based in Manila. ADB is dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific through inclusive and environmentally sustainable economic growth and...
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May 19th 2017

“Switzerland and Japan – A Long Distance Relationship”

It is a rare opportunity to meet a Swiss Federal Councillor able to speak not only from the point of view of a head of a government department but also as a manager and entrepreneur with extensive past experience - 26 years, in fact - of working closely...
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August 24th 2017

One Month Left to Apply for a Scholarship for a "Year in Japan"

Twice a year the committee of SJCC Scholarship Fund reviews applications of young, motivated Swiss residents that hope to get support to spend a year in Japan dedicated to Japanese language training and acquiring first hand professional experience in a...
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July 9th 2017

Parliamentary Friendship Group visits Japan

Following an official invitation from the Japanese House of Representatives, nine members of the Parliamentary Friendship Group Switzerland-Japan paid an official visit to Japan from 25 March to 1 April 2017. The delegation included eight Members of the...