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|Japan and the IMF|
Updated April 20, 2014
|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).
|February 14, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Gains New Funding, Puts Focus on Bank Clean Up|
Warning that the global economic crisis is set to bite emerging markets and low-income countries harder this year, IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn says he aims to double the Fund's lendable resources to $500 billion and boost loans for poorest.
|February 13, 2009 -- Press Release: IMF Signs US$100 Billion Borrowing Agreement with Japan|
|February 13, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Signs $100 Billion Borrowing Agreement With Japan|
Japan has provided the IMF with an additional $100 billion to bolster the Fund's lendable resources during the current global economic and financial crisis.
|February 10, 2009 -- Borrowing Agreement with the Government of Japan|
Subject: Borrowing agreements | Japan | Borrowing by Fund | Risk management | Fund general resources
|February 03, 2009 -- Transcript of a Briefing of Asia Press by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn with Anoop Singh, Director of the IMF's Asia and Pacific Department, and Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations|
|January 29, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook and Global Financial Stability Report Updates|
|January 28, 2009 -- Financial Market Update: |
Risks to financial stability have intensified since October 2008. Financial markets worldwide reflect ongoing deleveraging pressures amidst a deepening economic downturn. In spite of extensive policies, the global financial system remains under intense stress.
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|January 07, 2009 -- Economic reforms remain important for Japan, Interview with Mr. John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director|
|January 01, 2009 -- Yen Bloc or Yuan Bloc: An Analysis of Currency Arrangements in East Asia|
Author/Editor: Shirono, Kazuko
Series: Working Paper No. 09/3
|January 01, 2009 -- Does Global Liquidity Matter for Monetary Policy in the Euro Area?|
Author/Editor: Berger, Helge | Harjes, Thomas
Series: Working Paper No. 09/17
|December 08, 2008 -- IMF Survey: Financial Crisis: Priorities for Regulatory Reform|
Finding a better way to assess systemic risk and prevent its buildup in good times is a key to improving regulation following the financial market crisis, an article says in December's IMF quarterly magazine Finance and Development.
|December 01, 2008 -- A Small Quarterly Multi-Country Projection Model|
Author/Editor: Juillard, Michel | Laxton, Douglas | Carabenciov, Ioan | Ermolaev, Igor | Freedman, Charles | Korshunov, Dmitry | Laxton, Jared | Kamenik, Ondra
Series: Working Paper No. 08/279
|December 01, 2008 -- A Small Quarterly Multi-Country Projection Model with Financial-Real Linkages and Oil Prices|
Author/Editor: Carabenciov, Ioan | Ermolaev, Igor | Freedman, Charles | Juillard, Michel | Kamenik, Ondra | Korshunov, Dmitry | Laxton, Douglas | Laxton, Jared
Series: Working Paper No. 08/280
|December 01, 2008 -- Finance & Development, December 2008 - The Road to Recovery A View from Japan|
by Kenneth Kang and Murtaza Syed - Strategy for addressing both liquidity and solvency issues is needed
|November 15, 2008 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, IMF Managing Director, John Lipsky, First Deputy Managing Director, Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations|
|November 15, 2008 -- IMF Survey: World Leaders Launch Action Plan to Combat Financial Crisis|
Leaders of the world's major economies draw up an action plan to combat the burgeoning financial crisis and pull the global economy back from one of the worst downturns in decades, giving the IMF a central role in crisis response and reform of the financial architecture.
|November 14, 2008 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Japan|
|November 13, 2008 -- Transcript of Regular Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department|
|November 09, 2008 -- IMF Survey: IMF Urges World Leaders to Counter Global Slowdown|
IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn urges leaders of the G-20 industrialized and developing economies to take action to help counter the global economic slowdown as ministers from systemically important countries agreed on the need for a coordinated response.
|November 04, 2008 -- Japan's Economic Revival: Policy Challenges in a Globalized World|
Author/Editor: Citrin, Daniel | Zanello, Alessandro