Now is a good time for Aust businesses to set up in Japan
Now is a good time for Australian firms to consider sending an employee to work in Japan or to export goods/services to the world’s second biggest economy, according to Austrade, the Australian Government’s export development agency.
“The Japanese Government has announced a policy direction to increase foreign investment from 2.8 per cent to 10 per cent by the year 2010. This in turn has led to more acceptance of international goods and services,” Clifton said.
“Having an employee based in
Executive Director of the Australian-Japan Business Corporation Committee, Paul Gallagher said if you want to be serious about the Japanese market then it’s not a market you target once or twice a year, you should at least consider going there once a month – or base a staff member there.
“It isn’t an option for everybody to base a staff member in
Austrade’s Michael Clifton points out Australian businesses should look at emerging developments in
“Australian technology and service providers are in an ideal position to take advantage of increased opportunities.”
Austrade’s Chief Economist Tim Harcourt said
“The gains from the FTA are estimated to be $39 billion and $27 billion to the GDP of Australia and
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