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New Board Members and President

We would like to advise that Dr. Richard Friedl, our long standing President of Latcam has resigned after many years of dedication and commitment to the Chamber.  He has stepped down as president, however, we are delighted to inform you that he will continue as a board member going forward.  We would like to thank […]

Linda Walker nominated Vice-President of LATCAM

Linda Walker von Graffenried was nominated Vice-President of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland (Latcam) as of December 1, 2018. Linda Walker has been linked as an active member of the chamber for many years. She is founder and managing partner of Walker von Graffenried Asset Management, and Honorary Consul of Mexico in […]

EFTA countries sign free trade agreement with Ecuador

SECO press release (free translation) Bern, 25.06.2018 – On the occasion of the EFTA Ministerial Meeting in Saudarkrokur, Iceland, Federal Councilor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann and his counterparts from Iceland and Norway as well as the Liechtenstein Minister for Foreign Affairs, Justice and Culture have signed a free trade agreement with Ecuador. On the Ecuadorian side, […]

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (OECD-GL)

SECO supports Swiss companies in their corporate social responsibility (CSR). It draws attention to the new brochure “OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in Practice“. The Confederation expects Swiss companies to assume their responsibilities in accordance with internationally recognized CSR standards, such as the OECD-GL, in all their activities both at home and abroad. Through their […]

OECD: Latin American Economic Outlook 2018

Rethinking Institutions for Development OECD Development Centre The Latin American Economic Outlook 2018: Rethinking Institutions for Development focuses on how institutions can underpin the foundations of a long period of sustained and inclusive growth and increased well-being. The report begins with an overview of the main macroeconomic challenges, analysing the complex macroeconomic context in the […]