- published: 29 Sep 2012
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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe From Switzerland to the world - they are the giants of commodity trading, but can they shake off the tag of 'modern day slave masters'? This week on Counting the Cost we examine the commodities industry - the very essentials, the raw materials and resources that we simply cannot live without. These are traded all over the globe - everything from oil to copper, sugar to precious minerals. A country normally associated with great lakes, political neutrality and the Red Cross can now be associated with the global commodities industry as Switzerland is home to some of the biggest commodities companies in the world. But why has that one region out surpassed the others in the commodities business? And is it possible to regulate the globalised, ...
Journey through the commodity trading value chain in this exciting animation video.
Stéphane Graber of STSA, Ivan Nappo of Cargill and Françoise Deshusses join Nicolette de Joncaire of l'Agefi for a flavour of the latest development in the regulatory landscape of the commodity sector in Switzerland. With a brief review of the August 2015 update to the 2013 Federal council report on the commodity trading sector, Switzerland's new Financial Market Infrastructure (FinfraG) and a debate on transparency of payments to governments. You can view this video and the full video archive on the Dukascopy TV page: http://www.dukascopy.com/tv/en/#166040 Смотрите Dukascopy TV на вашем языке: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvrussian 用您的语言观看杜高斯贝电视: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvchinese Miren Dukascopy TV en su idioma: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvspanish Schauen...
A brief introduction to two factsheets on commodity trading and research gaps, supported by the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences. The first factsheet addresses Switzerland’s role as a trading hub; the second looks at the effects of commodity extraction in developing countries. Speaker: Elisabeth Bürgi Bonanomi (Centre for Development and Environment) Video/editing: Anu Lannen (Centre for Development and Environment) Photos: Mirko S. Winkler (photos Africa), Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute; Rafael Figueroa (photo Colombia), Pensamiento y Acción Social More on http://www.naturalsciences.ch/organisations/kfpe/key_activities
The Swiss Mining Institute did in cooperation with Bally Capital Advisory a mining event where 9 companies presented theselves as well as top key note speakers. The event took place in Zurich and Geneva. Around 300 investors ranking from high networth individuals over asset managers as well as a lot of institutional investors participated in both events. It has been a great success and we look forward to report from the next event taking place 8th-9th October 2013 in Geneva and Zurich.
Commodities are off to a rocky start and oil continues to drop.
In the latest #SwissTouch talk, Consul General of Switzerland in New York, Ambassador André Schaller welcomed Paul Rush, Deputy Commissioner of New York City’s Bureau of Water Supply and Kristopher McNeill, Professor of Environmental Chemistry at ETH Zurich at Ashokan Reservoir in Upstate New York. The talk, which was moderated by Oliver Haugen from swissnex New York Outpost, discussed sustainable water management in both regions. https://www.swisstouchusa.org/
"Commodity players are a shrewd and indomitable lot. And the contracts they trade are still so loosely regulated that the correct combination of money and skill creates irresistible opportunity. That's why I'm only half joking when I call them the secret club that runs the world." When most people think of the drama of global finance, they think of stocks and bonds, venture capital, high-tech IPOs, and complex mortgagebacked securities. But commodities? Crude oil and soybeans? Copper and wheat? What could be more boring? That's exactly what the elite commodity traders want you to think. They don't seek the media spotlight. They don't want to be as famous as Warren Buffett or Bill Gross. Their astonishing wealth was created in near-total obscurity, because they dwelled either in closely h...
The economy of Switzerland is one of the world's most stable economies. Its policy of long-term monetary security and political stability has made Switzerland a safe haven for investors, creating an economy that is increasingly dependent on a steady tide of foreign investment. Because of the country's small size and high labor specialization, industry and trade are the keys to Switzerland's economic livelihood. Switzerland has achieved one of the highest per capita incomes in the world with low unemployment rates and a balanced budget. The service sector has also come to play a significant economic role. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
Mr Dimitri Rusca was Vice President at BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA and Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of BNP Paribas ZAO in Moscow.http://www.sccf.ch/en/team Swiss citizen, CEO and Founder of SCCF, has more than 25 years of experience in trade finance, structured finance and commodities trading. Before founding SCCF in 2004.
This policy debate, organized by the e-journal International Development Policy, focuses on commodity trading. Swiss development cooperation focuses on several resource-rich countries, whose mineral and agricultural commodities are traded via Switzerland. Being a top trading hub, how can Switzerland assist these countries to reap the benefits of their natural resource wealth? The discussion builds on the Policy Debate, ‘Commodity Trading and Development,’ published by the journal (http://poldev.revues.org/1559). Speakers: • Werner Thut, Senior Policy Advisor at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation • Humberto Campodónico, Principal Professor of the Faculty of Economics at the National University of San Marcos, Lima, Peru • Stéphane Graber, Secretary General, Swiss Trading ...
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The world of commodity trading. The series will be focusing on different operational aspects of trade and also highlighting particular commodities and the price movements and risks involved, Richard Watts, Managing Director, HR Maritime. You can view this video and the full video archive on the Dukascopy TV page: http://www.dukascopy.com/tv/en/#197496 Смотрите Dukascopy TV на вашем языке: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvrussian 用您的语言观看杜高斯贝电视: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvchinese Miren Dukascopy TV en su idioma: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvspanish Schauen Sie Dukascopy TV in Ihrer Sprache: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvgerman Regardez la Dukascopy TV dans votre langue: http://www.youtube.com/user/dukascopytvfrench Veja a TV Dukascopy na sua língua: htt...
Glencore, one of the world's largest commodity trading and mining companies, saw its stock tank 30% on Monday. What's going on with the Swiss commodities giant? Sarah Kent explains. Photo: Reuters Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy Visit the WSJ channel for more video: https://www.youtube.com/wsjdigitalnet... More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://online.wsj.com/home-page Follow WSJ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wsjlive Follow WSJ on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wsj/posts Follow WSJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJLive Follow WSJ on Instagram: http://instagram.com/wsj Follow WSJ on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/wsj/ Follow WSJ on Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/wall-str
Lack of drinking water and sanitation infrastructure often creates unbearable living conditions in the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. Swiss Humanitarian Aid is working on a project to remedy the situation. To learn more about: http://www.deza.admin.ch/en/Home/Projects/Selected_projects/Improvement_of_the_water_supply_and_sanitation_system
Introduction : Regis Burrus, Fondation Guilé President Welcome and setting the scene : Cédric Dupont, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, and Director of Executive Education Programmes, Graduate Institute Geneva Keynote speakers : - John Ruggie, Professor, Harvard Kennedy School. The UN’s “Protect, Respect and Remedy” framework for corporate human rights responsibilities: A leadership opportunity for Swiss companies - Klaus Leisinger, Member of the Board of the Fondation Guilé. How Switzerland can make the difference? Panel debate : - Claude Wild, Ambassador, Head of the Human Security Division, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs - Peter Niggli, CEO Alliance Sud - Business representatives: Matthias Leisinger, Kuoni; Robin Cornelius, Switcher; Stépha...
Healthcare is a commodity, not a right.
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