In 1974 it was founded the Swiss Colombian Circle, thanks to the spirit and enthusiasm of Swiss and Colombian citizens. Later, in 1985 it assumed its current name, the Swiss Colombian Chamber of Commerce (CCCS).
It is a non-profit entity whose main function is to act as a commercial bridge between both countries, as well as to join companies based in Colombia that have commercial links with Switzerland, either in its condition as subsidiaries of their headquarters or because they have succeeded in opening markets in the Alpine country.
Its corporate purpose and main objectives are:
Currently, the Chamber has 72 members among multinational corporations, small and medium-sized Swiss and Colombian companies and individuals that have some link with Switzerland.
In order to accomplish its objectives, the Chamber focuses its work on two specific aspects:
To strengthen ties between members, the Chamber promotes links that concrete business between companies. In addition, also to promote relations with its high-level managers and / or chairpersons.
Being this its primary mission, the Chamber has contacts at private and government level in Switzerland and Colombia, as well as excellent databases that enable it to provide business information, to seek representatives and / or representations of companies, products and services, to organize trade missions and to participate in fairs and events in both countries, among others. We seek to meet the members’ needs assigned to our institution through the organization.
To facilitate Swiss Colombian trade; to establish relationships, to provide information and to represent Swiss entities, as well as being a multifunctional center of services in the context of economical, industrial, commercial and cultural relations between Switzerland and Colombia.
Being the preferred channel to boost business between Colombia and Switzerland, through an attractive portfolio of services, generating sustainability to the organization. The chamber will be a facilitator of business relationships and information among its members.