Japan’s direct investment into Australia reaches A$91 billion

Japanese Investment in Australiaa trusted partnership celebrates the significant role of Japanese investment for Australia’s economy. The Austrade report coincides with the landmark 60th anniversary of the 1957 Agreement on Commerce.

Built on a history of economic cooperation, shared values and common approaches to global challenges, the Australia–Japan partnership is both strong and dynamic.

Japan is Australia’s second largest export market and second largest source of foreign direct investment after the US – and its investment continues to grow.

The stock of Japan’s FDI into Australia has increased by 78 per cent from 2010 to 2016 to reach A$91 billion. Learn how Japan’s investment is diversifying from Australia’s traditional sectors such as resources and energy and agriculture, into renewables, information and communications technology, and financial services.

For insights on Japanese investment in Australia, past, present and future, a series of leading Japanese company case studies, and infographics highlighting investment and trade trends, download the report.

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Japan's trade and investment relationship with Australia

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