Japanese investment in Australia - Case studies

Kanematsu – supporting regional Australia

7 Nov 2017

Kanematsu-Gosho Ltd. established its first office in Sydney in 1890. It remains the longest established trading house in Australia with a history of exporting Australian wool, tallow (and to a lesser ...

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Fujitsu Australia Limited adapts and thrives in the digital age

28 Sep 2017

Fujitsu’s history demonstrates what can be achieved in Australia’s ICT sector through employee growth and targeted investment. Fujitsu Japan’s long-term faith and commitment to its Australian operatio ...

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Australian resources power Japan’s Kyushu Electric Power Company

21 Sep 2017

The investment of Japanese energy companies such as Kyushu Electric in Australian coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG) has helped create communities, support employees and generate billions of dollars ...

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Australia’s No.1 life insurer turns digital pioneer for Japanese parent

28 Jul 2017

TAL has led the Australian insurance industry in using digital to innovate the customer experience and the developments pioneered in Australia bring learnings to Dai-ichi Life for both their Japanese ...

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Promoting young, Australian talent on a global stage

28 Jul 2017

Sony has significant and diverse interests in Australia. Over the past 40-plus years, the company has brought generations of consumer electronics to the country, taken the bright young stars of Austra ...

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Melbourne R&D investment ignites Australian exports of solar-powered heaters

28 Jul 2017

Rinnai is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of domestic hot water, heating and cooling appliances, many of which are partly or wholly manufactured in the country.

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A$72 million packaging plant to boost fresh-food exports

28 Jul 2017

Oji Fibre Solutions (OjiFS) is a major supplier of market pulp, paper and fibre-based packaging materials.

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NEC Australia invests in innovation for growth

28 Jul 2017

NEC Australia has a 50-year history of investing in and doing business in this country.

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Hakubaku Japan invests in Ballarat plant to drive noodle business

28 Jul 2017

Hakubaku has a long-standing relationship with Australia, having imported wheat from this country since the 1980s

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SMBC provides pathway to Asia for local businesses

28 Jul 2017

Australia represents a mature market with considerable ongoing potential for Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC).

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Nippon Steel: Welding Australian iron and coal into Japan’s mighty metal industries

28 Jul 2017

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC) has been a principal player in the enduring partnership of Australian resources and Japanese industry.

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Japan-led project finance brings Australia’s infrastructure plans to life

28 Jul 2017

With A$50 billion of public money committed to infrastructure projects up to 2020, Australia is a world leader in public-private partnerships and a secure destination for infrastructure investment.

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Japanese brewer Kirin takes Australian craft beer into Asian markets

28 Jul 2017

When Tokyo-based Kirin purchased brewer Lion Nathan in 2009, few people anticipated the craft beer revolution about to sweep Australia. Eight years later – and having invested more than A$8 billion – ...

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Building new prospects for Australian contractors in Asia

28 Jul 2017

With investments in two Australian builders, Japan’s Kajima Corporation is helping build a new, Australian tier-one construction company with improved prospects in overseas markets.

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INPEX energises Australia’s resources sector with US$34 billion LNG investment

28 Jul 2017

INPEX Corporation is Japan’s largest oil and gas exploration and production company.

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Hitachi forges new prospects for Australian heavy engineering

28 Jul 2017

Hitachi has been active in Australia for over 60 years, adding manufacturing and technology services to its sales network.

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Eurus Energy electrifies renewables investments in Australia

28 Jul 2017

Eurus Energy was one of early entrants into the renewable energy market, first investing in wind farms in the United States in the late 1980s.

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Trade agreement helps power airline’s return

28 Jul 2017

Powering a resurgence in air travel between Japan and Australia, premium airline ANA is clocking up to 92 per cent load factors at its peak on its new Sydney-Tokyo Haneda flights.

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