How Should Switzerland React to the New Mega-Regionals from Asia-Pacific?
SJCC Managing Director Dominique Ursprung and trade expert Patrick Ziltener have analysed what the newly concluded RCEP and the Japan led CPTPP mean for Swiss Foreign Economic Policy. The most important conclusion of the authors is, […]
CPTPP as a Sustainable Update and Extension of the Swiss Network of Free Trade Agreements?
Der Schweiz gelingt es kaum, bestehende Freihandelsabkommen zu aktualisieren: Bei Mexiko, Südkorea, Japan oder China sind Bemühungen für ein Update bis heute erfolglos geblieben. Neuere und umfassendere Abkommen der EU begünstigen die europäischen Konkurrenten von Schweizer […]
The Current Situation in Japan
On the 18 Novemeber, the Ambassador of Japan and SJCC Honorary Chairman, H.E. Kojiro SHIRAISHI addressed members and guests of the SJCC with a keynote speech. The Webcast started with a short introduction of the speaker […]
New Reports from a Year in Japan
Several reports have been published showing the experience of young professionals spending a year in Japan. Click here to read the different reports. Since 1988, the SJCC has been awarding grants through its Scholarship Fund to encourage and […]
Recording of the Webinar on Japan’s System of Corporate Governance is Online
In his presentation, Professor Franz Waldenberger, Director of the German Institute for Japanese Studies in Tokyo has shown the latest research on Japan’s system of corporate governance. The video of his presentation is now available here: […]
First Comprehensive Analysis on the Use of Swiss FTAs
The study “Analysis on the use of free trade agreements” by Stefan Legge and Piotr Lukaszuk of the University of St. Gallen shows that Swiss importers and consumers saved CHF 2.5 billion in customs duties in […]
Japanese immigration authorities announce conditions for re-entry of foreign residents
Japan’s Ministry of Justice has published criteria that will allow some foreign residents to re-enter Japan despite a coronavirus-induced entry ban covering 111 countries. The Japan Times has reported about a note in Japanese and English […]
Japanese Restaurants Are Reopening!
Several members of the SJCC are from the food and beverage industry, running their own shops, restaurant or catering services. They all feel the challenges of the current situation, we therefore encourage you to support them […]
First SJCC Webinar on Japan’s Way through the Corona Crisis
Adapting to the current circumstances, the Chamber held its very first webinar on the 24 April. The one-hour long event was attended by 60 guests from all over the world. Guest speaker Martin Schulz, Chief Policy […]
SJCC in April 2020
Dear Members and Friends of SJCC While Switzerland is gradually easing its measures aimed at combatting the corona virus pandemic, Japan with a relatively small number of infections compared to other countries declared a state of […]
Economic Turbulences – Official Swiss Support for SMEs
The outbreak of the coronavirus around the world is an extremely challenging time for all of us personally, for society and for businesses. The SJCC wants to let you know that we are here to support […]
SJCC in March 2020: Economic Turbulences – Official Swiss Support
Dear SJCC Members and Friends, The coronavirus pandemic grips the world. It is an extremely challenging time for all of us personally, for society and businesses. We want to let you know that we are here […]