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© Audrey Gallet
Since the publication of our basic report "Commodities– Switzerland’s most dangerous business" (2012), Public Eye has shed light, through various in-depth investigations, on the dubious practices of commodities traders, and highlighted the need for regulating this obscure sector.

The cases we have uncovered show repeatedly that there is an increased risk of corruption and human rights violations in commodities trading. Nevertheless, the Swiss government continues to rely on the goodwill of the companies involved to combat the commodities curse.

You can find our latest investigations on commodities trading here.