Global Partnership Between Japan and Australia
The starting of the relationship between Australia and Japan is said to have been formed in 1875, at the International Exposition at Melbourne. At that time, many Japanese divers have visited New Guinea in search of pearl oyster. This marked the beginning of the Japanese immigration to Australia. Unfortunately, the White Australia Policy was formed soon after in 1901, and residing Japanese were forced out of the country. Since the Pacific War, there have been some sort of a tension between Australia and Japan for while, but the relationships have gone well for the two, centering around commerce and tourism.
Perhaps surprising for both Australian and Japanese citizens, Japan is the largest single trading partner for Australians, as we make one fifth of all the exporting goods. We import commodities in terms of agricultural and resources. On the other hand, Australian exports to Japan massively, and by fair it is the largest export market today. We spend 35.5billion US dollars annually, and the number has continued to increase since the initial trading. This is two-thirds more than the United States, and astonishingly, four times tat of China's. As a matter of fact, Australia export more merchandise than the China and US combined. From this, it is obvious that Australia's relationship with Japan is, without a doubt, at utmost importance. Australia and Japan has been the largest trading partners for over 40 decades.
During the past few decades, both Japan and Australia have experienced an immense economic growth, which evidently could not have been achieved if it were not for Australia and Japan effectively working together, through liberation in trading. However, various politicians and scholars point out that there are still more improvements that can be made to tighten the bond of two associating countries. Outdated stereotypes are considered as one of the most important obstacles of today. For...