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Mar. 2018 Switzerland not yet exempted from US tariffs on steel and aluminum
Tariffs on steel (25%) and aluminum (10%) announced by President Trump on March 8 took effect today March 23, 2018. The European Union and six countries (Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Australia, Brazil and South Korea) are temporarily exempt from these tariffs.
Feb. 2018 Human Freedom Index
The Human Freedom Index presents the state of human freedom in the world based on a broad measure that encompasses personal, civil, and economic freedom. Human freedom is a social concept that recognizes the dignity of individuals and is defined here as negative liberty or the absence of coercive constraint. Because freedom is inherently valuable and plays a role in human progress, it is worth measuring carefully. The Human Freedom Index is a resource that can help to more objectively observe relationships between freedom and other social and economic phenomena, as well as the ways in which the various dimensions of freedom interact with one another.
Jan. 2018 The Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2018  
Nov. 2017 Edward T. McMullen, Jr. accredited as Ambassador to Switzerland  
Nov. 2017 Swiss Amcham position on Tax Plan 17  
Nov. 2017 US Tax Reform
Swiss-Amcham's position on the proposed excise tax in the tax reform bill H.R. 1
Oct. 2017 New study on CH-style Vocational Education and Training  
Oct. 2017 New Report Identifies Best Practices for Creating and Sustaining Apprenticeship Programs
Accenture, the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce, the Global Apprenticeship Network and ETH Zurich/KOF Swiss Economic Institute publish “Jobs Now” report to help U.S. organizations bridge the skills gap
Oct. 2017 'Why Elon Musk Is Like Alfred Escher' by Philipp Stauffer, FYRFLY Venture Partners  
July 2017 50 Years Swiss Amcham Jubilee: Testimonials by former Chairmen & Presidents  
July 2017 Ernesto Bertarelli presented with the prestigious Gallatin Award  
June 2017 Joint letter Swiss Amcham and economiesuisse to U.S. Department of Commerce on trade surplus  
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