While Australia’s relationship with the phenomenon that is the Chinese economy continues to grab the headlines, the country’s original Asian investment partner is not fading away. Japan had a stock of $93 billion invested in Australia at the end of 2017, more than three times China’s investment
And Japan’s consistently growing investment in Australia shows no signs of receding, as it diversifies rapidly. Baker McKenzie's recently released Report - Age of Hypercomplexity: Asia Pacific Business and Legal Macrotrends, shows that 92% of Japanese companies will increase their spend on international investments over the next two years.
This article appeared in The Australian as sponsored content on 10 April 2019 and is republished here.