Trip to Mercosur states

Bilan du voyage au Mercosur

Results of Mercosur trip

A trade agreement with Mercosur would offer major opportunities for Swiss exporters. That was the message stressed by Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann summing up his trip at a press conference on 8 May. The mission he led to Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina allowed him to gather a wealth of objective information.

Foreign trade

Federal Councillor Schneider-Ammann’s Mercosur trip concludes in Argentina

Federal Councillor Schneider-Ammann’s Mercosur trip concludes in Argentina

Argentina was the last stage of Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann’s six-day Mercosur trip. Together with his delegation, he visited a cattle farm 180 km from Buenos Aires. The programme also included ministerial meetings as well as business and science seminars.

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Mercosur Mission

Johann N. Schneider-Ammann visits Uruguay

Johann N. Schneider-Ammann visits Uruguay

Meat production and its acceptability for the Swiss market were important themes during the head of department’s visit to Uruguay. At the end of the third leg of his journey, he gave an assessment of his meetings and visits.

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In Focus

National diary

26.5.2018 | Brienz | Ballenberg Jubilee

International diary

30.05.18 | Paris | OECD Ministerial Conference


The Federal Councillor

Welcome to the Federal Department of Economic Affairs,
Education and Research!

Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann