Entries by Jennifer Vitale

September 29, 2021

Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA) Wednesday 29 september 2021, 5.30pm Venue: Hotel Villa Castagnola, Lugano Admissionfree of charge Registrationplease register at this link We look forward to meeting you at the Commodity Roundtable The last 18 months have been characterised by the global pandemic and all its negative effects: a new way of organising work, a […]

October 25, 2021
Incoterms 2020

Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA) October 25, 2021, from 3.00pm to 6.45pm Venue: Villa Sassa Hotel, Lugano Admissiondetails below Registrationregistration at this link Program Introduction to Incoterms The 2020 revision – key differences from 2010 Why use them – risk, costs, responsibilities, and functions The terms – difference between conventional maritime and other modes The […]

LCTA remembers Mayor Marco Borradori with deep gratitude

Marco Borradori’s sudden departure leaves us speechless. A Mayor always available, open and interested.The LCTA would like to thank Mayor Marco Borradori for his important work in these years for Lugano and the business community.His dedication to the city and commitment to continuous improvement will remain in our memories.

Visit from the Chinese Ambassador in Switzerland to Lugano

On the occasion of the official visit to the City of Lugano of H.E. Wang Shihting, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Switzerland, the President of the Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA) Matteo Somaini had the opportunity to present the commodity trading sector active in Lugano, listing also the various commodities traded with […]

“Ever given or never get?”

Article by Georges Hardegger, Account Executive Marine, International Trade, Logistics and Fine Art, IBC Insurance Broking and Consulting Lugano and Zürich “Ever Given” or better “Never Get” indemnities for the delay in the global trade? A few weeks ago everyone was talking about a giant of the seas carrying approximately 18’000 TEU, blocking hundreds of ships from […]

Risks and financial crime: How resilient is your company?

A crisis is a moment of truth that tests a company’s readiness, resilience and response. Organisations can emerge stronger after their most testing moments. Are you prepared? Watch this video to get a flavour of what’s going on. Article by Alessandro Regogliosi, Director, Deloitte Switzerland The challenge The coronavirus pandemic has created new challenges for […]

Commodity supercycle: interview with Matteo Somaini, President of the LCTA

How do you judge the current situation in the commodities market? We are experiencing a generalised price increase of raw materials and semi-finished products, from agricultural products, to energy and industrial metals. The three major product families show different dynamics and in some way the increases have different drivers, there may be important distinctions, but […]

Tonnage tax, a golden opportunity for the Swiss shipping industry

Article by Alberto Genovesi, Chairman and Marco Moschen, Vice Director, Fidinam & Partners SA On February 24th, 2021 the Swiss federal government launched a consultation procedure in order to evaluate the draft law on tonnage tax. More than 90% of goods manufactured worldwide is shipped at least once and Switzerland is such an attractive and […]

Scholarship offered by the LCTA 2020

The Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA) is pleased to offer a scholarship opportunity for the next CAS Commodity Professional (start: May 6, 2021). Study content Commodity trading and related services have grown significant in the Swiss economy, and they are expanding even further. These companies are in search of talents. In cooperation with the Lucerne University of […]