Foreign investment plays a pivotal role in both Australia and Japan's economies. In Australia, it injects capital into critical industries, enhances infrastructure, and generates employment. This financial influx also boosts tax revenues, supporting vital services, enhances export opportunities and fosters innovation by introducing new technologies and businesses. Similarly, in Japan, foreign direct investment strengthens economic growth and regional revival bolstering the Japanese economy's potential. The bilateral relationship is stronger than ever – forming a strong economic, trade, security and strategic partnership.

ANZCCJ, in collaboration with the Australian Treasury, invites members and guests to join us on 19 October 2023, for a panel discussion on the Developments Foreign Investment Frameworks and Trends in Australian and Japan.

The panel will delve into Australia and Japan's foreign investment landscape including (i) updates on the Australian economy and foreign investment framework (ii) Japan's ambitious strategy to attract 100 trillion yen in foreign capital; (iii) foreign investment trends across Australia and Japan – including the carbon neutral economy; and (iv) addressing the challenges to foreign expansion opportunities; market entry and growth.

Speakers include:

Opening remarks:


Date: Thursday, 19 October 2023

Venue: Australian Embassy, Tokyo 2-1-14 Mita, Minato-ku Tokyo 108-8361 access map

RSVP: 17:00 Friday, 13 October 2023

Time: 09:30 - 12:00 Panel Discussion & Networking Function (incl. canapes and refreshments)

Cost: Free

Note #1: Capacity is limited to 60 people - tickets allocated via a lottery system on Monday, 16 October 2023

Note #2: Photo ID (drivers' license, passport, health insurance card or foreigner's residence card) is required for access to the Australian Embassy. Company ID and business card not acceptable.


Australian Embassy Tokyo
2 Chome-1-14 Mita
Minato City, Tokyo, Japan

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