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Cabinet of Switzerland

Ueli Maurer Minister of Finance Guy Parmelin Minister of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport Doris Leuthard Minister of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications Johann Schneider-Ammann Minister of Economic Affairs, Education […]

SVP take finance role in new Federal Council

The right-wing Swiss People’s Party (SVP) has gained an additional Federal Council (Cabinet) seat following the 18th October general election in which they gained additional seats in parliament. The SVP […]

Right-wing gain ground in Swiss Federal election

The right-wing Swiss People’s Party (SVP) has won yesterday’s federal election. The SVP increased their percentage of the vote from 26.6% in 2011 to 29.4% yesterday. That gives them an […]

Parliamentary 2015

Elections to the Federal Assembly took place on 18 October 2015. National Council Swiss People’s Party 65 Social Democratic Party 43 FDP,The Liberals 33 Christian Democratic People’s Party 27 Green […]

Federal election today

The Swiss Federal election is taking place today with 3,800 candidates standing for the 200 seats in the National Council, the lower house of the Federal Assembly, and 160 candidates […]

IMF completes Article IV consultation with Switzerland

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its Article IV consultation with Switzerland. The full press release as published on the IMF website is as follows; “IMF Executive Board Concludes […]

Simonetta Sommaruga elected President

Yesterday Switzerland’s Federal Assembly elected a 54-year-old Social Democrat and current Justice Minister, Simonetta Sommaruga, to be the country’s President for the forthcoming year. She will replace Didier Burkhalter on […]

Swiss Chambers Directory

A list of Swiss Chambers of commerce in four languages with contact details