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Austrade has released a report chronicling the development of Japanese foreign direct investment in Australia, coinciding with the 60th anniversary of the signing of the 1957 Agreement between Australia and Japan on Commerce. The 27 page report is available for download here. Apart from a...

Australian & Japanese Economic Intelligence will hold its annual Australia, Japan & International Economic Outlook Seminar in Sydney on Tue 26 Sept 2017 from 9:30am-1:30pm. Speakers will include: Mr Masatsugu Asakawa, Vice Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Japan Mr Nigel Ray, Deputy Secretary,...

The AJBCC's online registration for the 55th annual Joint Business Conference is now open and available online here. Full details about the program as well as hotel accommodation are described. The conference will be held on Sunday 8 October to Tuesday 10 October 2017. An...

Japan’s Norinchukin Bank plans to open in Australia on 1 August 2017 to explore, at first, project and asset finance opportunities in Australia and New Zealand. This expansion reflects a broader push into international markets for Japanese business lending as well as investment . The Norinchukin...

The AJBCC Future Leaders Program continues to develop in the lead-up to the AJBCC's 55th annual conference in Tokyo during October 2017. The Future Leaders Program is designed to to support the development of the “next generation” of Australia-Japan business leaders. Generously sponsored by AJBCC...

The AJBCC held an Australia-Japan luncheon in Perth on Thursday June 8, 2017 immediately following its Executive Committee meeting there. Around 80 people, comprising AJBCC members and invited Australian and Japanese senior executives and Government officials attended the networking function. Hosted by AJBCC Member companies,...

The ANU will hold its 5th annual Japan Update in Canberra on 6 September, 2017. Bringing together experts from Australia, Japan and around the region the Update provides a comprehensive overview of Japan’s current economic and political landscape, gives an ‘update’ on the country’s recent...

As the first part of the registration process for the forthcoming 55th Annual Joint Business Conference to be held in Tokyo from Sunday 8 October to Tuesday 10 October, hotel arrangements will shortly become available on the AJBCC's website. Please note that it is a...

Reflecting yet another example of the diversity of Japanese investment in Australia, Japan's Nihon University, located in Tokyo, has purchased a heritage listed former court house in Newcastle, NSW as the basis of a campus outside Japan. This will be the University's first campus overseas....

How can Australian companies build stronger relationships with Japanese business? AMP Capital (AMPC), an AJBCC Member, is one of Australia’s largest fund managers with over A$165bn in assets under management (AUM), including over A$7bn in Japan. Japan is a very important strategic market for AMPC, with...