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STSA prides itself of bringing together companies from across the commodity trading value chain and of ensuring the representativeness of its internal bodies.
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STSA prides itself in representing the Swiss commodity and shipping hub in all its diversity. Our strong and active membership base is the association's main asset.
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STSA offers a wide range of tailor-made academic and professional training programmes, uniquely covering all commodities and activities along the commodity value chain.
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Stay up to date and learn more about the upcoming events on the commodity trading & shipping calendar.
Switzerland is at the centre of Europe, it is a perfect location to communicate with the rest of the world: China in the morning and the USA in the afternoon.
Geneva, located at the Western end of the country, is a global city and a worldwide centre for diplomacy and international co-operation. Geneva is also described as the third European financial centre after London and Zurich.
The region offers a favourable environment for business with an excellent infrastructure and where English is commonly spoken.
There is here a highly qualified workforce as well as banks with expertise meeting the needs of commodity traders.
The commodity trading companies have also stimulated the development of a large network of services : banks, insurances, law firms, fiduciaries, forwarding agents, inspection and verification companies, ship-brokers, consultants.