Japanese Companies Investing in Australia – Latest Drivers
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Japanese Companies Investing in Australia – Latest Drivers

Japanese Companies Investing in Australia – Latest Drivers

The AJBCC has just released its updated analysis of Japanese investment cases in Australia for 2019, based on the data published by AJBCC member organisation Herbert Smith Freehills.

The latest data showed that the typical Japanese company investing in Australia had the following attributes:

  • a history of around 72 years or more
  • turnover in the billions of AUD equivalent
  • a wide overseas network with numerous existing operations outside of Japan
  • an aim to acquire Australian know-how – or simply extend their sales network.

These findings, showing that the companies were more likely to be experienced overseas investors and ones of significant scale and long history since establishment, replicated our similar analysis of the 2018 investment data.

The report Why Are Japanese Companies Investing In Australia? – 2020 Update is available in English and Japanese.