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December 13, 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 Trade and Economic […]

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December 12, 2017

Interpellation eingereicht: “Freihandelsabkommen muss erneuert werden”

Medienmitteilung vom 12. Dezember 2017 Bern, 12. Dezember 2017 – Frau Nationalrätin Elisabeth Schneider-Schneiter hat im Nationalrat eine Interpellation eingereicht, in der sie den Bundesrat auffordert, Verhandlungen mit Japan aufzunehmen, um das Freihandelsabkommen von 2009 zu erneuern. Die […]

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December 8, 2017

“Freihandelsabkommen zwischen der Schweiz und Japan muss erneuert werden”

Medienmitteilung vom 8 . Dezember 2017 Am 8. Dezember 2017 wurde der Abschluss des Freihandelsabkommen(FHA) zwischen Japan und der Europäischen Union (EU) verkündet. Für Schweizer Unternehmen bedeutet dies, dass sie im japanischen Markt in absehbarer Zeit […]

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November 29, 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 will bring […]

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November 10, 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 […]

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October 21, 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 […]

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August 24, 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 […]

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July 9, 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 […]

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May 19, 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 […]

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March 1, 2017

A Dynamic 2017

High Demand for Events – SJCC AGM with Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann Dear SJCC Members and Friends, First, I would like to thank all of you for being part of the SJCC, and particularly welcome the […]

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January 26, 2017

Wirtschaftsfaktor Abenomics in Zürcher Zunfthaus

Medienmitteilung vom 16. Januar 2017 An der diesjährigen Neujahrsfeier «Shinnenkai» der Handelskammer Schweiz-Japan in Zürich, äusserte sich der Japanische Botschafter Etsuro Honda zuversichtlich zur erwarteten Wirtschaftsentwicklung in Japan. Die vollständige Medienmitteilung finden Sie im Anhang.