SJCC Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce


December 16, 2020

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, […]

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December 3, 2020

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 […]

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November 19, 2020

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 […]

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November 10, 2020

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 […]

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September 28, 2020

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: […]

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August 31, 2020

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 […]

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June 15, 2020

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 […]

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May 9, 2020

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 […]

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April 27, 2020

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 […]

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April 15, 2020

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 […]

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March 26, 2020

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 […]

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March 26, 2020

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 […]

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