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  • Latest News

    • February 08, 2016 Swiss-Japanese agreement on tax information

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) – Switzerland has signed a joint statement on the introduction of the automatic exchange of information (AEOI) in tax matters on a reciprocal basis with Japan, a key economic partner. Two days earlier, both countries were part of an important joint tax action of more than 30 OECD countries. Their agreement has the goal of sharing information about the tax behavior of multinational companies. Japan, Switzerland, Australia, Britain, Chile, France, Luxembourg and Mexico were among the 31 signatories. The United States had yet to sign up to the accord but would do so in the near future, the OECD said.[more]

    • February 05, 2016 Cedes sensors to conquer Japan

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - CEDES Group from Switzerland has discovered Japan as a promising market for its optical detectors in buildings, elevators, cars and robots. Its latest innovative sensors mounted on the doors of elevators, building entrances, garages, gates, trains and buses can scan their surroundings spatially with invisible infrared waves and intelligently differentiate objects, movements and people in their vicinity. With this revolutionary product, the Swiss manufacturer wants to conquer Japan.[more]

    • February 01, 2016 UBS presents Leibovitz exhibition in Tokyo

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - 'WOMEN: New Portraits,' an exhibition of newly commissioned photographs by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz, will open to the public in Tokyo on February 20, 2016 at TOLOT /heuristic SHINONOME, as part of a 10-city global tour. The opening of the exhibition in Tokyo kicks off UBS's year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary of establishing operations in Japan.[more]

    • January 28, 2016 Cozy reception at USM furniture showroom

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - More than 30 people followed the invitation of USM U. Schaerer Sons K.K. and attended the reception at its stylish showroom in Marunouchi near Tokyo station. The hosts were President and Representative Director Ms. Yuriko Akiyama and her team. USM staff answered the guests’ questions and explained about the USM modular furniture. Participants praised the event as cozy, pleasant and relaxed. [more]

    • January 25, 2016 Switzerland Innovation launched as national initiative

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) - With the launch of the nationwide initiative called Switzerland Innovation in the presence of Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann and 130 guests, Switzerland wants to keep and affirm its position as a global leader in innovation. Switzerland Innovation is designed to give Swiss and foreign companies with significant research activities the opportunity to be present in one of five innovation hubs across the country: Park Basel Area, Park innovaare, Park Zurich, Park Biel/Bienne and Park Network West EPFL.[more]

    • January 21, 2016 SCCIJ Luncheon: The real test for Abenomics

      Tokyo (SCCIJ) – The traditional January Luncheon about the economic and political outlook for the new year in Japan was attended by more than 50 members and guests of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan. The senior economist of UBS Japan, Mr. Daiju Aoki, explained his forecast of a rather positive year for Japan’s economy by pointing to corporate re-leveraging, the recovery of private consumption and an Abenomics domestic focus ahead of the Upper House election in July and the next VAT hike in spring 2017.[more]

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