Chamber Events Archive

2017

JCC Holiday Reception

On December 12, 2017 JCC members and partners rang in the holiday season over Moldovan wines and Azeri wines, organic fruit juices and local specialties from our target region.

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6th Switzerland-Moldova Mixed Economic Commission

The 6th Switzerland-Moldova Mixed Economic Commission took place in Bern on November 30, 2017. JCC represented the Swiss private sector at the meeting.

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JCC signs MoU with Chamber of Commerce of Turkmenistan to create Swiss-Turkmen Business Council

On November 20, 2017, JCC welcomed a high-level delegation from Turkmenistan to Burckhardt Compression, Winterthur on the occasion of the JCC Switzerland-Turkmenistan Business Roundtable.

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JCC roundtable portrays South Caucasus as gateway to east and west

Not only are Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia important markets within themselves, they offer the added value of being a launching pad to a much greater region, Russia, Central Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

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JCC Legal & Tax Chapter Lunch on Exporting to Russia

JCC held its second Legal & Tax Chapter Lunch Seminar of the year on October 31, 2017 at Sberbank (Switzerland) AG. Presentations and discussion focused on issues related to exporting to Russia.

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China's One Belt, One Road reaches Zurich at JCC New Silk Road Forum

JCC's annual flagship conference, the New Silk Road Forum II:  ""China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) Initiative: Creating New Infrastructure, Energy and Trade Linkages from China through Russia, Central Asia and the South Caucasus to Europe" took place on October 3, 2017 at Credit Suisse St. Peter Forum, Zurich. This year, JCC teamed up with the Swiss-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (SCCC) to showcase the OBOR intiative's impact and opportunities for Swiss companies.

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JCC roundtable showcases sweeping reforms of Ukrainian pharma sector

The Ukrainian pharma sector is undergoing a complete overhaul. These reforms were the focus of JCC's Switzerland-Ukraine Pharma Roundtable with keynote speaker Ukrainian Acting Minister of Health Dr. Ulana Suprun at Novartis on September 19, 2017.

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Hot off the Press!

JCC Newsletter documenting recent Swiss business developments in the CIS and Georgia and chamber news.  

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JCC legal & tax chapter holds its inaugural lunch seminar

The inaugural lunch seminar of JCC's new initiative, the Legal and Tax Chapter, took place on June 29, 2017 at Lenz & Staehelin's office in Zurich. The Legal & Tax Chapter's first event was on "Financing Exports from Swizerland to Russia and the CIS. 

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JCC's 2017 AGM takes place at FISCHER Spindle Group, Herzogenbuchsee

On June 7, 2017, JCC held its Annual General Meeting at FISCHER Spindle Group AG, Herzogenbuchsee. After the AGM, two speakers took the stage. HE Mr. Sergei Garmonin, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Switzerland, followed by Daniel Schmid and the FISCHER team who presented the company globally and in Novosibirsk, Russia. There was a tour of the factory and a networking reception afterwards.

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JCC at 18th Switzerland-Russia Mixed Economic Commission

The 18th Switzerland-Russia Mixed Economic Commission took place on May 30, 2017 in Moscow, Russian Federation. Ambassdor Livia Leu, Director, Bilateral Economic Relations, SECO headed the commission for Switzerland. Minister Vitaly Mutko, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation chaired the commission for the Russian Side. JCC was in the delegation that accompanied Ambassador Leu.

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Corporate governance, focus of Uzbek delegation's visit to Switzerland

On May 16, 2017, an OSCE-sponsored delegation from Uzbekistan's Academy of Public Administration visited JCC Zurich to learn more about corporate governance in Switzerland.

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JCC showcases Uzbekistan as a business destination for Swiss companies

The election of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev  in late 2016 is ushering in a new period of economic development and opportunity for foreign companies in Uzbekistan. At its Switzerland-Uzbekistan Business Roundtable on May 3, 2017 at Sulzer Chemtech, Winterthur, the Joint Chamber of Commerce Switzerland-CIS (JCC) examined Uzbekistan's trade strategy and prioritiy for 2017 to 2021.

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JCC launches new initiative by JCC members for JCC members

JCC launched a new initiative - the JCC Legal & Tax Chapter - on March 23, 2017 with a kick-off meeting of participating companies. The focus of the initiative will be a series of lunch seminars on technical topics relevant to doing business in the CIS/Georgia. This initiative is by JCC members, for JCC members exclusively. 

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With EXPO 2017, Kazakhstan shines as Central Asia's cleantech avatar

JCC in partnership with Switzerland Global Enterprise and Swiss Trade Point Kazakhstan hosted a Switzerland-Kazakhstan Business Roundtable: "EXPO 2017 and New Opportunities in Cleantech and Other Industries“ on March 13, 2017 at Zunfthaus zur Zimmerleuten, Zurich. 

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Kaluga, Lipetsk & Sverdlovsk Regions on the radar at JCC event

JCC organized a Swiss-Russian Business Roundtable on February 1, 2017 at MAN Diesel & Turbo Zurich. The event, co-organized by Development Agency BRICS, focused on New Industrialization Trends and Regional Opportunities in the Russian Federation.

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JCC Ukraine Roundtable draws record audience

JCC's Switzerland-Ukraine Business Roundtable on January 17, 2017 at Zunfthaus zur Schmiden, Zurich drew a full house. This attests to the interest in Ukraine's reform process and growing attractiveness as an investment destination especially in IT, agribusiness and manufacturing...

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JCC holiday reception brings members together

JCC's final event of 2016 brought together members and partners at the chamber's Zurich office on December 12, 2016. Guests rang in the holiday season together over wines from Azerbaijan and Georgia, and delicacies from the CIS region.

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JCC at UNCTAD Investment Policy Review Kyrgzystan and Tajikistan

JCC Managing Director Dorit Sallis and Board Member Igor Almazov spoke at the UNCTAD Investment Policy Review on Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan at the United Nations in Geneva on November 15, 2016.

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JCC in Handelszeitung

JCC quoted in Handelszeitung #45, November 10, 2016 article titled "Liebesgrüsse an Moskau" published prior to State Secretary Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch visit to Russia. 

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JCC Business Roundtable with Finance Minister of Turkmenistan

On November 8, 2016 JCC welcomed HE Mr. Muhammetguly Muhammedov, Minister of Finance of Turkmenistan and a delegation of associations and companies to Burckhardt Compression in Winterthur, Switzerland.

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VOGUE rates Georgia a top 2017 travel destination

Georgia has emerged as a hub of cool, great culinary destination and new winter playground for hardcore skiers, according to VOGUE Magazine.

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