Monday, July 28, 2014

Japan's investment in Australian property in 2013 estimated at $4.58 billion

"Japan dropped out of the top five foreign direct investors (Australian Property)...Japan has slipped to sixth....Japan's investment was worth $4.58 billion with 11 approvals and $3 billion in mineral exploration"

Source: Chinese investors jump to top of property buying list
By John Kerin & Robert Harley
Australian Financial Review
Saturday 1st March 2014, page 8

Monday, July 21, 2014

Japan is one of seven countries that make up 87 percent of Asian GDP

Gion Matsuri Festival, Kyoto, Japan Copyright Peter Hanami 1999
Picture: Gion Matsuri Festival, Kyoto, Japan 

"ANZ's ..Warren Hogan (Head of Economics) will soon publish a paper on what the Asian Century will mean for financial markets...over the next 20 to 30 years...starts with a forecast that China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and Thailand which represented 71 percent of Asia's population and 87 percent of Asian GDP in 2010"

Source: Mr. Asia climbs to top of the trade tree
Australian Financial Review
Wednesday 12th February 2014, page 44

Monday, July 07, 2014