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Brainstorming with Diplomacy

November 18, 2019 Linda Walker von Graffenried, Vice President of the LATCAM Board, Philippe Nell, Honorary Ambassador of the LATCAM Board, and Tatjana Gaspar, Managing Director of LATCAM, were invited by Ana Rosa Valdivieso, Ambassador of Peru to Switzerland, to take part in an informal luncheon at the residence of the Peruvian Ambassador and in […]

Focus on Uruguay

November 13, 2019 Philippe Nell, Honorary Ambassador of LATCAM, joined Alejandro Garofali, Ambassador of Uruguay to Switzerland, to meet Marcos Esteve, CEO of Banque Heritage, for lunch at the bank’s headquarters in Geneva. Banque Heritage being the only Swiss bank established in Uruguay, topics of the discussion were opportunities for Swiss banks in Uruguay as […]

Meeting ProChile

October 31, 2019 LATCAM Board Members Gabriela Lippe-Holst and Manfred Ebling held a meeting in Zurich with Francisco Gormaz, Ambassador of Chile to Switzerland, Minister Counsellor Roberto Plaza Cañas and Dr. Marcelo Villagrán, Trade Representative at the General Consulate of Chile in Munich, engaging in a productive discussion about developing and improving business relations between […]

Foreign Affairs (Nov/Dec 2019 issue)

Foreign Affairs (Nov/Dec 2019 issue) article “Why Latin America Was Primed to Explode” by Moisés Naím and Brian Winter: https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/central-america-caribbean/2019-10-29/why-latin-america-was-primed-explode The entire article can be read by subscription only.

Meeting a Brazilian Indigenous Delegation

November 8, 2019: Ramon Esteve, Chairman of the Board of LATCAM, and Dr. Philippe Nell, Honorary Ambassador of LATCAM, meeting with a Delegation of Brazilian Indigenous Populations and a Delegation of the STSA in Geneva, discussing threats to the Amazon Region and opportunities of the FTA. Fact Sheet Amazonas A Statement on the above meeting […]


S-GE Event: Business Opportunities in the Brazilian Market An overview on how to navigate the Brazilian Market The Brasilea Foundation, in cooperation with Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE), invites interested companies to the event taking place on November 26th 2019 in Basel to get to know more about the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Latin […]

Tatjana Gaspar new Managing Director at LATCAM

The Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland would like to inform that, as of 1 November 2019, Tatjana Gaspar will take over as Managing Director from Joaquín Fischer. Tatjana Gaspar worked for seven years at the WEF in Geneva and was subsequently a Senior Relationship Manager in international private banking divisions at various banks […]


Opportunities and challenges of entering a booming market Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) in cooperation with SECO invite interested companies to the Medtech event taking place on September 17th in Bern to get to know more about the potentialities of the growing Brazilian Medtech market and the various opportunities it presents. For more details please refer […]

Brasil Investment Forum 2019

The Brazilian Government and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) invite to join the Brasil Investment Forum – BIF 2019, to be held on October 10 and 11, 2019, at the World Trade Center, in São Paulo, Brazil. Download invitation here: Invitation

CEPAL: Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean 2019. The new global financial context: effects and transmission mechanisms in the region

JULY 2019|FLAGSHIPS » ECONOMIC SURVEY OF LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN DESCRIPTION The 2019 edition of the Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean consists of three parts. Part I outlines the region’s economic performance in 2018 and analyses trends in the early months of 2019, as well as the outlook for the rest of the […]