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|Japan and the IMF|
Updated November 22, 2013
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 31, 2013. Listed below are items related to Japan, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|June 08, 2011 -- Transcript of the IMF Press Conference on the Article IV Consultation Mission to Japan|
|June 08, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Japan Set to Recover Sharply, but Disaster Takes Heavy Toll|
Japan’s huge earthquake and devastating tsunami last March have taken a heavy toll on the country’s economy, and even though output will revive in the second half of the year as reconstruction takes hold, the IMF projects overall growth for the year will fall to -0.7 percent this year.
|May 19, 2011 -- 10th Annual Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture (Transcript), “Global Recovery and Global Cooperation: The Challenges Ahead”, Peterson Institute for International Economics, John Lipsky - Acting Managing Director, International Monetary Fund|
|April 28, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s Spring 2011 Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook|
|April 28, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Asia Likely to Suffer Economic Repercussions From Japan Earthquake|
The earthquake and tsunami which devastated much of Japan’s north east coastal region earlier this year will affect economic activity not only in Japan, but also other Asian countries over the coming months, predicts the IMF.
|April 16, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by the IMF Asia Pacific Department|
|April 16, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Strong Growth for Asia with Risk of Overheating|
Economic growth in Asia is expected to slow to a more sustainable rate of nearly 7 percent in 2011—12, but new risks to the region have emerged including the growing danger of overheating, says the Director of the IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department, Anoop Singh.
|April 16, 2011 -- IMFC Statement by Yoshihiko Noda, Minister of Finance, Ministry of Finance of Japan|
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Japan. PDF File Size: 443Kb
|April 13, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s Global Financial Stability Report|
|April 12, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Fiscal Monitor|
|April 11, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the World Economic Outlook|
|April 07, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Workshop Outlines Japanese-Funded Project to Help Asia and Pacific Countries Produce Internationally Comparable National Accounts and Price Statistics|
|April 07, 2011 -- Presentation to the Central Bank Governors of ASEAN,Asean+3 Meetings by Naoyuki Shinohara, IMF Deputy Managing Director|
|April 07, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Analytical Chapters 3 and 4 of the World Economic Outlook|
|March 20, 2011 -- Fiscal Policy and Structural Fiscal Challenges, remarks by John Lipsky at the China Development Forum|
|March 17, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Caroline Atkinson, Director, External Relations Department, International Monetary Fund|
|March 11, 2011 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn Extends Condolences to the Victims of the Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan|
|January 31, 2011 -- Reviving the Animal Spirits – A Strategy for Promoting Growth in Japan, a Commentary by Anoop Singh, Director of the Asia Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund|
|January 27, 2011 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the 2011 Fiscal Monitor Update|
|January 25, 2011 -- Financial Market Update: |
Nearly four years after the onset of the largest financial crisis since the Great Depression, global financial stability is still not assured and significant policy challenges remain. Balance sheet restructuring is incomplete and leverage is still high. The interaction between banking and sovereign credit risks in the euro area remains a critical factor. At the global level, regulatory reforms are still needed to put the financial sector on a sounder footing. At the same time, accommodative policies in advanced economies and relatively favorable fundamentals in some emerging market countries are spurring capital inflows, so emerging countries must watch for signs of asset price bubbles and excessive credit.
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