October 24, 2012

Australian government to focus on Japan as long-term regional partner in the Asian Century according to report

"(The Australian Government) will anoint China, India, Indonesia, Japan and South Korea as the regional countries of key importance to Australia's long-term economic and security future.."Asia is becoming the world's largest consumer market. For Australia, we are in the right part of the world at the right time" Julia Gillard" "

Source: Gillard to demand deeper integration with Asia 
By Greg Earl
 Australian Financial Review 
Wednesday 24th October, 2012, page 1