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JETRO Invest Japan Report 2018.This 50-page report published by JETRO in November 2018 is a compilation of information on the activities of foreign afiliates and their perception of the Japanese business environment, related policies of central and local governments, statistics on Japan inward foreign direct investments and JETRO’s own activities. To see this report, go to https://www.jetro.go.jp/en/invest/newsroom/2018/d7ef3781c6561471.htmlAn interesting brochure about Swiss-Japanese economic elations: “Swiss World in Japan” click here or ask for a paper copy.Also see our Powerpoint presentation.
Swiss trade with Japan: record exports in 2019.January 31, 2020. Source: Swiss Federal Customs Administration.In 2019, Swiss exports to Japan amounted to CHF 8,000 million, an increase of CHF 357 million or 4.7% vs 2018.For the first time, Swiss exports to Japan exceeded the CHF 8 billion mark.In 2019, Swiss imports from Japan amounted to CHF 3,355 million, a decrease of CHF 39 million or 1.2% vs 2018.The trade balance in favor of Switzerland amounted to CHF 4,645 million, an increase of CHF 397 million or 9.4%versus 2018. Note that Japan shows for Switzerland the second most important trade balance, just after the USA.See more details under “Switzerland-Japan”.Direct investment Switzerland-Japan.The Swiss National Bank published on December 13, 2019 a press release and a report about Swiss directinvestment abroad and foreign direct investment in Switzerland.Interesting points:- in 2018, companies domiciled in Switzerland invested CHF 2,359 million in Japan:- at the end of 2018, their direct investment stock in Japan amounted to CHF 16,611 million;- at the end of 2018, companies domiciled in Switzerland employed 35,078 persons in Japan;- in 2018, Japan-domiciled companies invested CHF 780 million in Switzerland;- at the end of 2018, these companes owned an investment stock of CHF 27,606 million in Switzerland.See more details under “Switzerland-Japan”.Source: www.snb.chSwitzerland - Japan: imports and exports Jan - Nov. 2019.During these 11 months, Swiss exports to Japan amounted to CHF 7,471 million, an increase of CHF 297 millionor 4.2% over the same period of 2018.During the same period, Swiss imports from Japan amounted to CHF 3,109 million, a decrease of CHF 42 millionor 1.4% versus the same period of 2018.The trade balance in favor of Switzerland amounted therefore to CHF 4,361 million, an increase of CHF 340 million versus the same period of 2018.Source: www.swiss-impex.admin.ch