Japanese Business in New South Wales


A large number of Japanese companies with business bases in New South Wales are expanding their presence across diverse industries. The Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney provides support for Japanese business to have better access to information and increase their business opportunities in New South Wales.

Overview of Japanese Business in NSW

  • "New South Wales and Japan - Promoting wide-ranging partnership for a better world" by the Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney (English/Japanese)

Consul-General of Japan in Sydney's Newsletter

  • 4 December 2020 :  Major Regional Cities in NSW: Promoting Business and Exchange with Japan (English/Japanese)
  • 13 November 2020 : Expanding Business between NSW and Japan: Seizing New Opportunities in Greater Sydney and Regional NSW (English/Japanese)
  • 6 November 2020 : The Northern Territory and Japan: Towards deepening and widening business and exchange (English/Japanese)
  • 16 October 2020 : Japanese Food Stores and Japanese Restaurants in Sydney: Transcending Cultures (English/Japanse)
  • 8 October 2020 : Australia’s Energy Policy: Importance of Cooperation with Japan (English/Japanese)
  • 7 August 2020 : Capitalizing on the strength of the Japanese private sector in Australia for the planet : Latest business developments in NSW (English/Japanese)
  • 10 January 2020 : Western Sydney Development – High Expectations for Japanese Private Sector  (English/Japanese)


Past Events


Other Japan-Australia Business-related Organisations

  • Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO - Sydney Office) (English/Japanese)
  • Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO - Sydney Office) (English/Japanese)
  • Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC - Sydney Office) (English/Japanese)
  • Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) , Sydney Inc. (English/Japanese)
  • Australia Japan Business Co-operation Committee (AJBCC)(English)

Japanese Government Business Policy Information

Smart Cities
As the importance of smart cities as a solution has been increasing globally, the Japanese government has compiled information to share its concept of smart cities, as well as solutions Japan can offer to help solve issues that the world is facing.      
-Japan’s Smart Cities (Japanese/English)
-Cases and Examples (Japanese/English )

Useful Information

  • Asset Managers & FinTech Companies Registration Guidebook
    Compiled by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government in order to support foreign asset managers to enter the Japanese market. The guidebook was renewed in 2021.
    (Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Office of the Governor for Policy Planning)
  • A Guide to Bridging the Cultural Divide
    Created by the Australia Japan Business Co-operation Committee(AJBCC) and Japan Australia Business Co-operation Committee (JABCC). Bringing together anecdotes from more than 20 high-level Australian and Japanese business leaders with decades of cross-cultural experience, the guide provides unique insights into how culture impacts business practices and offers practical tips on doing business successfully across the bilateral.
     (AJBCC / JABCC)
  • Business Collaboration : The Australia-Japan Context
    Created by the Australia Japan Business Co-operation Committee(AJBCC). The report looks to classify and define the different forms of collaboration and uncover and analyse existing examples with a particular focus on business.
     - English
     - Japanese
  • 2020 Update Why are Japanese Companies Investing in Australia ?
    Created by the Australia Japan Business Co-operation Committee(AJBCC). The report examined the data presented in the HSF report and considered what might have been the drivers for the acquisitions.
     - English
     - Japanese​ 
     (AJBCC )