The Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland
Your business bridge to Latin America
Are you a young professional or student interested in Latin America?
If so, we invite you to join the Chamber's Junta Joven or Young Professional's Chapter.
Click here for more information about the Junta Joven and to become a member.
TERTULIA JUNTA JOVEN - STAMMTISCH / REGULAR'S TABLE
In addition to its quarterly speaker events, the Junta Joven organizes a monthly social gathering "Tertulia Junta Joven" (Stammtisch / regulars' table). The Tertulia takes place on the last Tuesday of every month. Click here for more information about the Tertulia Junta Joven.
The Junta Joven's monthly social gathering28.05.2013
Speaker: Mr. ILDEFONSO GUAJARDO VILLARREAL Secretary of the Economy, Mexico11.06.2013
Organized by the Romandie Chapter of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce (Latcam)28.06.2013
Keynote Speaker: Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann, Head Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research10.09.2013
A Joint Conference of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland and Swisscam Brasil
CONVENIO ENTRE LA REPÚBLICA DEL PERÚ Y LA CONFEDERACIÓN SUIZA PARA EVITAR LA DOBLE TRIBUTACIÓN
Mayo 16 de 2013
8:00 to 10:30
Swissôtel, Salón Nazca
WORLD MEDTECH FORUM LUCERNE
September 17 to 19, 2013
09:00 to 17:00
SIPPO BUYER MISSION PERU
September 17 to 22, 2013
Are you looking for new food product innovations? Would you like to meet new business partners for natural ingredients? Join SIPPO on its Buyer Mission to Lima, Peru
SIPPO BUYER MISSION FOR FISH AND SEAFOOD TO PERU
October 14 to 18, 2013
Explore Peru's fish and seafood business opportunities
Switzerland's Annual Flagship Event on Doing Business in Latin America at SWX Convention Point, Zurich16.04.2013
"The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA): Implications for Ultra-High Net-Worth Individuals and Companies Doing Business in Latin America"05.04.2013
"Thriving Latin American Companies in Informal Markets"
Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter visits South America
Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter visited South America from 2 to 8 April 2013. During his trip, which focused on the themes of water, the economy and human security, Mr Burkhalter visited Chile, Peru and Colombia. In addition to meetings with political representatives of the three countries, the Head of the FDFA forged contacts and launched or visited programmes supported by Switzerland in these three areas as part of the Federal Council's foreign policy strategy
El Jefe del Departamento Federal de Asuntos Exteriores y Vicepresidente de Suiza, Consejero Federal Didier Burkhalter visita Chile, 1 a 3 de abril de 2013
Autoridades de Chile y Suiza Firmaron Convenios de Cooperación para disminuir los efectos del cambio climático
Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann's Economic Mission to Mexico, February 13 to 17, 2013
During his visit to Mexico, Federal Councillor Schneider-Ammann discussed ways to strengthen bilateral economic ties between the two countries. He also visited Swiss companies, such as SIKA and Nestlé, operating successfully in Mexico.
Please click below for a selection of articles on Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann's Mission to Mexico:
economiesuisse report: Mexico and Switzerland: Reaching for the Next Level
Tages Anzeiger: Mexikos Senatoren loben die Schweiz
Câmaras de comércio - Abrindo novas fronteiras
swissinfo interview with Dorit Sallis, Managing Director of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland (Latcam), on the role of Swiss-bilateral chambers of commerce.
(Interview in Portuguese)
The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Colombia and the European Union (EU) has been approved by the European Parliament in Brussels.
Switzerland and Peru sign double taxation agreement
On September 21, 2012 Switzerland and Peru signed a double taxation agreement (DTA) in the area of taxes on income and capital. It contains provisions on the exchange of information in accordance with the international standard applicable at present and increases legal certainty for Swiss investors. The DTA will contribute to the further positive development of bilateral economic relations.
Switzerland - Latin America
Economic Relations Report 2012
Report on the Bilateral Economic Relations Between Switzerland and Latin America 2012, The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)
Investment Opportunity - The Chacao Bridge, Chile
One of Chile's largest infrastructural projects to date, the suspension bridge will cross the Chacao Channel and will connect the island of Chiloé in the Los Lagos Region to the mainland
Proyectos de Inversión - Uruguay
A. Proyecto "Corredor Vial 21-24" referente al actual trazado de la ruta 21 desde la ciudad de Nueva Palmira a Mercedes, y de la ruta 24 entre 2 y ruta 3.
B. Proyecto "Unidad de Personas Privadas de Libertad No. 1" referente a la construcción y financiamiento de un nuevo establecimiento penitenciario y la presentación de los servicios de mantenimiento, limpieza, alimentación, lavandería y venta de artículos de almacén.
Updates from the Swiss Chambers in Latin America
The 60th Anniversary of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Peru was celebrated this year in Lima with a series of high quality events, the publication of the chambers' chronicle and the visit of key figures of the economic sector and the Swiss and Peruvian governments.