SJCC Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce

Message of President

January 31, 2023

SJCC in January 2023

Dear Members and Friends I am pleased to send you the first President’s letter of the year. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda is due to step down in April after the longest stint at the helm of […]

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November 7, 2022

SJCC in November 2022

Dear Members and Friends, Global economic activity is experiencing a broad-based and sharper-than-expected slowdown, with inflation higher than seen in several decades. The Japanese government unveiled a USD 200bn stimulus in fresh spending to ease the […]

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September 11, 2022

SJCC in September 2022

Dear Members and Friends, Challenges and uncertainties have increased in business. Reliable and trustworthy partners are of uttermost importance. Japan and Switzerland share such relations and the SJCC provides you with a relevant forum and information […]

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December 15, 2021

SJCC in December 2021

Dear members and friends Approaching the end of the year, I would like to thank you for the support you have shown towards the SJCC in 2021. Once again, a challenging year is coming to an […]

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November 4, 2021

SJCC in November 2021

Dear SJCC Members and Friends Japan’s new government, strengthened by an election victory last week, and the central bank have just confirmed their commitment to a key 2013 pledge to cooperate on achieving 2% inflation, a […]

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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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March 25, 2021

SJCC in March 2021

Dear SJCC Members and Friends It is with great sadness that the SJCC has received the news that its former Board Member and Chairman of the Scholarship Fund, Paul Dudler, passed away last month. Paul joined […]

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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

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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December 20, 2019

The SJCC in 2019

Dear Members and friends, I thank you for a very successful year 2019 for the SJCC. Your valuable contribution and support are very much appreciated. The Shinnenkai at the beginning of the year could not have […]

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March 1, 2019

SJCC in Spring 2019

Impulse Event Japan / EU-Japan EPA / Jean-Paul Clozel Dear SJCC Members and friends The Chamber successfully began the New Year with the traditional Shinnenkai on 14 January, kindly supported by JT International. Now I would […]

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October 1, 2018

SJCC in Autumn 2018

Sake Tasting / Tokyo 2020 / Elisabeth Schneider-Schneiter Dear SJCC Members and friends On 1 October, the SJCC celebrated the 30th Anniversary of its Scholarship Fund. The fund was established on 1 October 1988 with the purpose of encouraging […]

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