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It's now less than a month until our 56th Joint Business Conference commences at the Hyatt Regency, Sydney - thanks to all who have registered, we look forward to welcoming you. In the lead-up to the event, we've been activating the AJBCC LinkedIn page as...

Although wagyu is increasingly popular in Australian restaurants, imports of Japanese wagyu were prohibited under a biosecurity ban Australia imposed due to a case of BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) discovered there in 2001. The recent lifting of the ban has seen Japanese wagyu re-introduced to the local...

The significance of the education market in terms of young Japanese studying in Australia was identified in our last Japan Business Alert. The international education market encompasses everything from full degrees to semester exchanges and short-term study tours. For short-term study, Australia is popular with Japanese...

The Australian National University and University of Tokyo are pleased to announce the Australia-Japan Science Diplomacy & Public Policy Forum as part of the Australia Now program. Bringing together the business community, public sector and researchers, the Forum will explore a range of global issues that require...

We are excited to reveal some of the key speakers at our 56th Joint Business Conference below; download the program here. If you're a member of the AJBCC, please register online for the Conference now. Monday 15 October 2018 Session One: Grant King, Business Council of Australia President; and Sumiko Takeuchi, International Environment...

At the close of the 56th Joint Business Conference, the Financial Services Council and PwC will stage an Asian Region Funds PassportSummit in Sydney 16–17 October 2018. The AJBCC and JABCC-endorsed event will be attended by members of the Investment Trusts Association Japan. The Summit's objective is...

Austrade will host its first visit of Australian fintech start-ups to Japan, with six companies in Tokyo 23–26 October 2018. The tour will include briefings on Japanese government incentives, pitch opportunities to investors, and a B2B conference. With cities around the globe establishing start-up hubs and incubators, the growing connection between Australian companies...

2018 will see a change in format for the biannual NFAJS conference (19–20 October 2018), with a new emphasis on business. Day One will cover new dimensions of Australia-Japan business, including business success stories, innovation, sports and tourism. Day Two will focus on the more...

The NSW Government recently hosted a mission of Japanese companies to Australia focusing on participation opportunities in projects such as the Western Sydney Aerotropolis project and Westmead Medical Precinct. The visit coincided with the Japanese Embassy's Third Japan-Australia Infrastructure Networking Meeting in Sydney, featuring presentations from the...

Compared with other countries, the number of Japanese migrating overseas permanently is low. This number, however, hit an all-time high of 1.3 million in 2017, according to Japan's Minister of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). Where are they heading?  Focusing on the number of Japanese permanent residents living overseas...