|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 29, 2016. Listed below are items related to Japan, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|May 06, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Asia: Stabilizing and Outperforming Other Regions|
Growth in Asia and the Pacific will continue to outperform the rest of the world, and is expected to remain steady at 5.6 percent in 2015, easing slightly to 5.5 percent in 2016, according to the IMF's Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and the Pacific.
|April 18, 2015 -- IMFC Statement by the Honorable Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Japan|
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Japan. PDF File Size: 175Kb
|April 17, 2015 -- Transcript of the Asia and Pacific Department Press Briefing|
|April 17, 2015 -- IMF Survey : The Elusive Pursuit of Inflation|
Having worked for years to tame inflation, the world’s central banks are now facing an increasing challenge to reawaken it. In a Spring Meetings seminar, top economists discussed the causes of low inflation, the tools to raise it and implications for global currency movements.
|April 16, 2015 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing with the IMF Managing Director|
|April 15, 2015 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Global Financial Stability Report|
|April 15, 2015 -- Global Financial Stability Report, April 2015 : Navigating Monetary Policy Challenges and Managing Risks|
Series: Global Financial Stability Report
Notes: Executive Summaries also available in: Arabic, Chinese, French,Russian, and Spanish
|April 14, 2015 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the April 2015 World Economic Outlook (WEO)|
|April 09, 2015 -- "Lift Growth Today, Tomorrow, Together," Speech by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF|
|April 07, 2015 -- Transcript of WEO Analytical Chapters Press Briefing|
|March 23, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Regional Conference: Redistribution Has More Upsides than Downsides|
Redistribution may have downsides, but they are probably offset by the positive benefits of greater equality on growth, an audience of policymakers from Asia has heard.
|March 16, 2015 -- Seizing India’s Moment, by Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director|
|March 16, 2015 -- What Can Boost Female Labor Force Participation in Asia?|
Author/Editor: Yuko Kinoshita | Fang Guo
Series: Working Paper No. 15/56
|March 16, 2015 -- IMF Survey : Nordic Lessons to Raise Female Labor Participation in NE Asia|
More women need to be moved from non-regular to regular employment, and supported through appropriate public policies if Japan and Korea are to raise the number of working women, according to a new IMF Working Paper.
|March 13, 2015 -- JAPAN-IMF Seminar Discusses Challenges Related to Inequality|
|March 13, 2015 -- How Inclusive Is Abenomics?|
Author/Editor: Chie Aoyagi | Giovanni Ganelli | Kentaro Murayama
Series: Working Paper No. 15/54
|March 04, 2015 -- Can Abenomics Succeed? : Overcoming the Legacy of Japan's Lost Decades|
Author/Editor: Dennis P. J. Botman | Stephan Danninger | Jerald Alan Schiff
|February 23, 2015 -- ASEAN Financial Integration|
Author/Editor: Geert Almekinders | Alex Mourmouras | Jianping Zhou | Satoshi Fukuda | Yong Sarah Zhou
Series: Working Paper No. 15/34
Notes: Full text also available in Chinese
|February 18, 2015 -- Third Joint IMF-JICA Conference on Frontier and Developing Asia: Supporting Rapid and Inclusive Growth|
|February 05, 2015 -- Press Release: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Proposes Appointment of Mitsuhiro Furusawa as Deputy Managing Director|