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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...

AJBCC member company Rio Tinto has established the first Australia-Japan Collaboration Program under the the Foundation for Australia-Japan Studies (FAJS). FAJS is an independent, not-for-profit organisation established in Australia that facilitates private-sector funding to support collaborations between academic institutions, government and industry in Australia and Japan....

China remains the number one country for Japanese businesses to expand their operations. However,Vietnam has continued its stellar run of three years to come in second. According to the recently released JETRO report of Japanese firms, which surveyed the headquarters of Japanese companies with overseas...

Representatives of both Executive Committees of the AJBCC and JABCC met by video conference last month. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the key business issues underpinning the Australia-Japan relationship. The two hour meeting provides for a frank exchange of opinions and helps...

Joint AJBCC/JABCC Executive Committee Videocon Meeting: held on 20 March 2018 AJBCC/JABCC Future Leaders Videolink Meeting: held April 2018 AJBCC Executive Committee Meeting: held on 5 April 2018 ...

The 56th annual Joint Business Conference of the AJBCC returns to Australia 14-16 October 2018. The meeting, with over 400 attendees expected, will be held in Sydney. Annual membership of the AJBCC includes complimentary attendance at the annual conference for one nominated person. Membership categories...

Australia Japan relations brought in the New Year with a lightning visit to Tokyo by Prime Minister Turnbull. Although the reported visit content focussed on strengthening regional security, trade and the establishment of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) were also featured, notwithstanding the USA's withdrawal...

An elite list of Australians have distinguished themselves internationally in the area of medical research through being awarded the Nobel Prize. In fact, in this field, Australians have a larger number of Nobel prizes than their colleagues in Japan. (Japan, on the other hand shows...

An example of the possibilities of successful collaboration between Australia and Japan was demonstrated in the announcement of the development of and validation of a blood test for the detection and prediction of the development of Alzheimer’s disease. "The breakthrough was the result of an extensive...