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Japan: Financial Position in the Fund
Bank of Japan
Ministry of Finance
IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Japan Administered Accounts For Technical Assistance and Training
Scholarships at the IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP)
Japan Administered Accounts - Japan-Funded Scholarship Programs
Frontier and Developing Asia : The Next Generation of Emerging Markets
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|Japan and the IMF|
Updated October 9, 2015
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 17, 2015. Listed below are items related to Japan, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|April 18, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Move From ‘Three-speed’ To ‘Full-speed’ Global Recovery, Urges Lagarde|
The global economy can move beyond an uneven recovery to achieve “full-speed” if countries take customized action on a range of policy fronts, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said at the 2013 IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings.
|April 16, 2013 -- Transcript of a WEO Conference|
|April 16, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Fiscal Monitor|
|April 16, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Policy Actions Improve Prospects for Global Economy|
The global economy is expected to continue mending gradually, says the IMF, whose latest forecast of economic growth projects 3.3 percent growth in 2013, and 4 percent in 2014. But with old dangers remaining and new risks emerging, policymakers cannot afford to relax their efforts.
|April 11, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Analytic Chapters of the Global Financial Stability Report|
|April 10, 2013 -- "The Global Policy Actions Needed to Stay Ahead of the Crisis" By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund|
|April 09, 2013 -- Transcript of WEO Analytical Chapters Press Conference|
|April 07, 2013 -- "Fulfilling the Asian Dream—Lasting Growth and Shared Prosperity" By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund|
|April 03, 2013 -- 9th ASEAN Central Bank Governors' Meeting, Presentation by Naoyuki Shinohara,Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund|
|February 18, 2013 -- Mountains of debt: the Cliffs, Slopes and Uncharted Territories of Today’s Public Finances in Advanced Economies|
|February 16, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, at the Conclusion of the Group of 20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting; February 16, 2013; Moscow, Russia|
|February 11, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Reforms Needed to Restore High Growth in Japan|
Despite robust per capita GDP growth in Japan in recent years, the world’s third largest economy must pursue a comprehensive package of reforms if high growth is to be restored, a top level seminar in Tokyo has heard.
|January 23, 2013 -- Transcript of World Economic Outlook Update|
|January 23, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Modest Growth Pickup in 2013, Projects IMF|
Global growth will strengthen gradually in 2013, says the IMF in an update to its World Economic Outlook, as the constraints on economic activity start to ease this year. But the recovery is slow, and the report stresses that policies must address downside risks to bolster growth.
|January 17, 2013 -- Transcript of Managing Director's New Year Press Briefing|
|January 10, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Gathers Experts to Discuss Design of Fiscally Sustainable and Equitable Pension Systems in Asia|
|December 20, 2012 -- Global Bonding : Do U.S. Bond and Equity Spillovers Dominate Global Financial Markets?|
Author/Editor: Tamim Bayoumi | Trung Bui
Series: Working Paper No. 12/298
|December 11, 2012 -- What Role Can Financial Policies Play in Revitalizing SMEs in Japan?|
Author/Editor: Raphael W. Lam | Jongsoon Shin
Series: Working Paper No. 12/291
|December 04, 2012 -- Pension Reforms in Japan|
Author/Editor: Kenichiro Kashiwase | Masahiro Nozaki | Kiichi Tokuoka
Series: Working Paper No. 12/285
|November 30, 2012 -- Global Financial Stability Report, October 2012 : Summary version|