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A mission from Japan at the invitation of the NSW Government will investigate infrastructure and medical sector opportunities during a visit to Sydney on 23 and 24 July. Mission members will receive a briefing on: Western Sydney Airport and ‘Aerotropolis’ around the new airport. Westmead...

The Embassy of Japan will hold its Third Japan-Australia Infrastructure Networking Meeting (JAINM) in Sydney on Wednesday 25 July. This meeting will have transport as its theme. The meeting will feature a keynote address from the Commonwealth government and updates concerning transport infrastructure from State...

The AJBCC is currently compiling a list of examples of collaborations between Australian and Japanese organisations. Does your company or organisation currently have a collaboration with a Japanese organisation? Or has it had such a collaboration in the past? If so, can you provide us with...

The Australian National University (ANU) is now represented on the AJBCC Executive Committee by Prof Veronica Taylor. As previously reported in the Japan Business Alert, Prof Jennifer Corbett has moved to Tokyo to take up the position of Rio Tinto Australia-Japan Collaboration Program, Professorial Fellow...

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...