JETRO Sydney English Newsletter - Spring 2014 Edition

Oct 03, 2014


Welcome to the Spring Edition of JETRO Sydney's Quarterly Newsletter, produced by the Japan External Trade Organisation's office in Sydney.

In this issue, Special Guest Tim Harcourt and Manuel Panagiotopoulos take a closer look at the historic JAEPA agreement and the potential for the further strengthening of our bilateral relationship. The success of Japan's new global companies is also explored, by members of JETRO's Research and Businesss development team, whilst our editor takes a look at the sake industry.

This edition is is 8 pages in total and is produced as a hyperlinked pdf to function equally well as both a hard copy and as digital media.

Our features include:

• Special Guest View from Tim Harcourt - the J.W.Nevile Fellow in Economics at the Australian School of Business at UNSW and author of 'The Airport Economist'. In an edited extract from his upcoming book 'Trading Places' Mr Harcourt takes a look at how Japan and Australia stand to become closer still as result of '7 Fs'.
• A new and recent Successful Investment Case Study: QSR International, a Melbourne company that has gone global with its analytics software.
• A view from Manuel Panagiotopoulos, of 'Australian & Japanese Economic Intelligence', on why JAEPA can't be taken for granted.
• Special Report: JETRO Sydney's new research officer Alice Byron looks at the new Japanese companies making their mark in Australia in an feature article titled "Japan's new wave coming to Australia."
• 'Japan's evolving corporate philosophies': JETRO Sydney's Director of Business Development, Minako Kawasaki, explores how Japan’s new class of global companies are taking both old and new philosophies to Australia.
• Editors Corner: Editor and Business Development Coordinator Daniel O'Toole looks at how the challenges faced by the sake industry in Australia and how things are about to change.

We hope you enjoy this issue. Thank you for your continued support of Japan and JETRO's mission.

(Editor: Daniel O'Toole)

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