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March 27th 2019

Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin announces visit to Japan to initiate renegotiations of the FTEPA

At the Forum for Swiss Foreign Trade and Investment in Zurich on 27 March 2019, Swiss Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin had his first public speech on trade policy issues. "Switzerland must not slip behind the EU’s active free trade policy...
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February 20th 2019

Handelszeitung: "Schweiz verliert Vorteile"

Japan: Die drittgrösste Wirtschaftskraft der Welt ist aus der Stagnation erwacht. Auch für die Schweiz ist das Land ein bedeutender Partner. Umso wichtiger ist das bilaterale Freihandelsabkommen mit Japan.
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January 30th 2019

Japan-Erfahrung vor Ort für die Zukunft

Praktikum: Die Handelskammer Schweiz–Japan schickt seit Jahren junge Talente in das Land der aufgehenden Sonne. Wertvolle Erfahrungen sind garantiert. Yasmine El-Safty, eine junge Schweizer Apothekerin, ist vor wenigen Tagen in Tokio angekommen. Das...
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January 28th 2019

NZZaS: Bern Is Preparing for a Trade War - Japan is gaining in importance

The Swiss Federation has issued a warning that the United States’ quarrel with China and the EU could result in an economic crisis. By Stefan Bühler NZZ on Sunday, 20 January 2019, p. 9 [Translation by SJCC] Bern Is Preparing for a Trade War...
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November 8th 2018

From Appenzell to Yokohama: 30th Anniversary SJCC Scholarship Fund

On 1 October, the SJCC celebrated the 30th Anniversary of its Scholarship Fund, which was established on 1 October 1988 with the purpose of encouraging young Swiss residents to add a “Year in Japan” during the most formative years at the...
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October 25th 2018

Tokyo 2020: Opportunities for Swiss Companies

SJCC President Martin Herb has published an article in the Swiss Trade Magazine, showing why the Summer Olympic Games 2020 are expected to stimulate economic activity in Japan. It is argued, that the urban Tokyo Olympics are of particular relevance in a...