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The 56th annual Joint Business Conference between the AJBCC and its Japan based counterpart, the JABCC, will be held on Sunday-Tuesday 14-16 October 2018 in Sydney, the first time that it has been held there since 2012. AJBCC Members will be able to register online for...

The following organisations have joined the AJBCC: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld - US law firm CIMIC - infrastructure, mining, services and public private partnerships group Fujitsu Australia - Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company King & Spalding - US law firm Melbourne...

AJBCC member Herbert Smith Freehills has released its analysis of Japanese M&A activity in Australia based on "39 announced and completed M&A deals from Japan into Australia between January 2017 and February 2018." What the analysis demonstrated was that: minority interests in joint ventures to...

Japanese and Australian companies together with the Federal Government and State Government of Victoria as well as Japanese Government support have come together to fund an expected $500 million pilot - The Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) project. It is a world first trial to...

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) has been catapulted into the news, firstly for the fact that it is one step closer to implementation with its recent signing, and secondly for President Trump's announcement that perhaps his decision to withdraw the...

On Monday 21 May 2018 at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo, the NSW Government will host a "Western Sydney Showcase". This briefing is a lead up to a planned mission from Japan to Sydney on 23-25 July 2018 which will focus on Infrastructure & the...

AJBCC member company Rio Tinto has established the first Australia-Japan Collaboration Program under the the Foundation for Australia-Japan Studies (FAJS). FAJS is an independent, not-for-profit organisation established in Australia that facilitates private-sector funding to support collaborations between academic institutions, government and industry in Australia and Japan....

China remains the number one country for Japanese businesses to expand their operations. However,Vietnam has continued its stellar run of three years to come in second. According to the recently released JETRO report of Japanese firms, which surveyed the headquarters of Japanese companies with overseas...

Representatives of both Executive Committees of the AJBCC and JABCC met by video conference last month. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the key business issues underpinning the Australia-Japan relationship. The two hour meeting provides for a frank exchange of opinions and helps...

Joint AJBCC/JABCC Executive Committee Videocon Meeting: held on 20 March 2018 AJBCC/JABCC Future Leaders Videolink Meeting: held April 2018 AJBCC Executive Committee Meeting: held on 5 April 2018 ...