July 29, 2016
July 17, 2015
July 23, 2014
July 31, 2013
July 25, 2012
Article IV Staff Reports
Financial Sector Assessment Program
Projected % Change
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
Please refer to more recent Press Release/Staff reports on this country for possible revisions.
Japan: Financial Position in the Fund
Transactions with 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 June 19, 2017
|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).
|October 09, 2012 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference|
|October 08, 2012 -- World Economic Outlook, October 2012 : Coping with High Debt and Sluggish Growth|
Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys
|October 04, 2012 -- International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2012 : Working Together To Support Global Recovery|
Notes: Full text also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.
|October 01, 2012 -- Can Women Save Japan (and Asia Too)? - Finance & Development, October 2012|
Chad Steinberg - Government policies that support women in their work-family balancing act would help Japan remain a player in the global economy
|September 27, 2012 -- IMF Survey: History Offers Tips for Getting a Handle on Public Debt|
Countries battling high public debt must combine policies that support economic growth with lasting changes in government spending and taxation, a chapter in the IMF’s World Economic Outlook concludes, amid widespread debate about the best way for governments to reduce public debt.
|September 26, 2012 -- Japan’s Growth Challenge–Special Case or Herald for the Future, Opening Remarks by David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF, Seminar, International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C., September 26, 2012|
|September 26, 2012 -- Assessing the Cost of Financial Regulation|
Author/Editor: Douglas Elliott | Andre Santos
Series: Working Paper No. 12/233
|September 25, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Analytic Chapters of the Global Financial Stability Report|
|September 21, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Asia Poised To Emerge as Lynchpin of Global Economy|
Asia is in a stronger position to tackle headwinds from the unsettled global economy, but the region must continue with structural reforms, and embrace greater integration if it is to meet its potential, an audience hear at a key conference held earlier this month in Tokyo.
|September 21, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Time to Get Beyond the Crisis, Says IMF's Lagarde|
In order to move beyond the crisis in the eurozone and restore confidence in the global recovery, policymakers should implement agreed decisions that will help anchor medium-term expectations about economic policy, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said in a taped video interview.
|September 20, 2012 -- International Monetary Fund Annual Report 2012 : Financial Statements|
|September 14, 2012 -- Press Release: Winners of the 2012 IMF Essay Contest in Japan|
|September 13, 2012 -- Will Asia Remain Resilient to Global Economic Headwinds? Near-term Economic Prospects and Risks By Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director|
|September 13, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Japanese Students Give Their Views on the Global Crisis|
A heartfelt call for the IMF to remember that economic performance impacts ordinary lives, was among the winning entries in an essay competition for young Japanese students organized to raise awareness in Japan of the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings taking place in October.
|September 11, 2012 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on the Staff Discussion Note: Estimating the Costs of Financial Regulation|
|September 07, 2012 -- Japan : Financial Sector Assessment Program—Technical Note on Credit Intermediation|
Series: Country Report No. 12/262
|September 07, 2012 -- Japan: Financial Sector Assessment Program : Technical Note on Financial System Spillovers - An Analysis of Potential Channels|
Series: Country Report No. 12/263
|September 01, 2012 -- Dissecting Saving Dynamics : Measuring Wealth, Precautionary, and Credit Effects|
Author/Editor: Christopher Carroll | Martin Sommer | Jiri Slacalek
Series: Working Paper No. 12/219
|August 30, 2012 -- IMF Survey: The Global Village: Connected World Drives Economic Shift|
The world economy is undergoing a structural shift as emerging markets catch up to advanced economies. The new issue of Finance & Development magazine sets out some of the steps needed to fight the risks and reap the rewards of integration in a more multipolar, interdependent world.
|August 10, 2012 -- Japan : Insurance Core Principles-Detailed Assessment of Observance|
Series: Country Report No. 12/228