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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...

If you are a member of the AJBCC, then you still need to register online registration for the 56th annual Joint Business Conference, which will be held in Sydney. You can register online here . The overall conference theme is Taking the Long View. The conference program can be downloaded here....

The following organisations have joined the AJBCC: Kokusai Business Advisory - a corporate advisory specialising on Japan Norton Rose Fulbright  - a major international law firm NRI - a major Japanese consulting and IT solutions provider WiseTech Global - ASX listed supply chain platform ...

Everyone knows about the international boom of Japanese food, but what’s happened to the companion of Japanese food, Japanese sake? Perhaps it is surprising that despite the culinary boom, only 3.5% of Japan’s domestic production of sake is currently exported, according to the Ministry of...

One emerging area of business between Australia and Japan, which continues to achieve success but is not generally well known, is in the area of medical research as well as medical devices. Leveraging off Australia's strong skills in medicine (half of Australia's Nobel prize winners...

The AJBCC's energetic Future Leaders Group held their 3rd seminar by video link across Sydney, Melbourne and Tokyo thanks to AJBCC member company MinterEllison and with the support of Austrade. The theme of the meeting was Japan and Australia’s Evolving Relationship: Lessons for Disrupted Times. With over 60...

This year's Joint Business Conference in Sydney will feature one plenary session on energy in the bilateral context and specifically focus on electricity. This topic is being extensively publicly debated in both countries - and to some extent a number of the areas of concern...

The AJBCC’s online registration for the 56th annual Joint Business Conference, which will be held in Sydney, is now open and available online here . The overall conference theme is Taking the Long View. The conference program can be downloaded here. The conference will be...