Reinforcement of the sector in Ticino, in Switzerland as well as in Central and Southern Europe.

Direct and stronger lobbying for the improvement of business conditions and the attractiveness of Ticino as a location.

Specific training and seminars for commodity traders.

Development of services and focus on know-how related to the trading, shipping and financing of these activities.

Work permits: enterprise support in obtaining permits approval for third-country citizens by the Immigration Office (Ufficio per la sorveglianza della manodopera estera).

Strong connection to the Chamber of Commerce of the canton Ticino (Cc-Ti) as Secretary of the Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA) and as the Canton’s main representative at a national and international business level.

Support and direct connections to local authorities (government, tax and immigration and municipal authorities, etc.).

Strong relationships with local business associations, political parties and private institutions.

Direct relationships to federal authorities within the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA).

Direct connections to similar Swiss and international associations in order to work in synergy.

International relationships connected to authorities, trade organizations, Swiss and foreign chambers of commerce, embassies and commercial delegations.

Organization of networking events in Switzerland and abroad for commodities operators.