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November 12th 2019

SJCC visit to Canon Switzerland

On 7 November, SJCC Members had the opportunity to visit the facilites of Canon in Zurich Wallisellen. Stefan Sieber, CFO of Canon Switzerland presented the company and its different fields of activities. He also showed the latest innovation that was used...
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October 25th 2019

New Japanese Ambassador Accredited

On 24 October 2019, Swiss President Ueli Maurer received the new Ambassador of Japan, Mr. Kojiro SHIRAISHI (白石興二郎), in the Federal Palace for the presentation of the letter of credentials. At the end of August, the government in Tokyo appointed the 72-...
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September 23rd 2019

Is the Federal Council not being heard in Japan?

The Federal Council's efforts to update the Swiss-Japanese FTEPA have not yet led to the opening of talks. The President of the Swiss-Japanese Parliamentary Group, National Councillor Elisabeth Schneider-Schneiter, has aksed the Federal Council to...
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September 17th 2019

A Pioneering Trade Treaty in Need of Modernisation

On 2 September 2019, the SJCC celebrated the tenth anniversary of the entry into force of the Agreement on Free Trade and Economic Partnership between Switzerland and Japan. State Secretary Ineichen-Fleisch stated that the FTEPA adds value to both...
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August 29th 2019

10 Jahre Freihandelsabkommen: Was der Deal mit Japan brachte

Mit dem bilateralen Freihandelsabkommen mit Japan wurde Pionierarbeit geleistet: Der damalige Schweizer Chefunterhändler, Luzius Wasescha, verkündete nach Abschluss der Verhandlungen im Sommer 2009: "Während wir im 19. Jahrhundert im...
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July 5th 2019

Handelskammer Schweiz-Japan begrüsst Intensivierung der schweizerisch-japanischen Beziehungen

Anlässlich der Japanreise vom 7.- 9. Juli 2019 unterstützt die Handelskammer Schweiz-Japan die Absicht des Bundesrates, sich gegen die Diskriminierung von Schweizer Firmen gegenüber Konkurrenten aus der EU im japanischen Markt einzusetzen....