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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).
|May 01, 2009 -- Why Are Japanese Wages So Sluggish?|
Author/Editor: Sommer, Martin
Series: Working Paper No. 09/97
|April 25, 2009 -- IMFC Statement by the Hon. Kaoru Yosano, Minister of Finance of Japan|
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Japan. PDF File Size: 293Kb
|April 22, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook|
|March 25, 2009 -- Japan: Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes - FATF Recommendations for Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism|
Series: Country Report No. 09/101
|March 24, 2009 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by International Monetary Fund First Deputy Managing Director John Lipsky on Steps to Reform IMF Financing Facilities with Reza Moghadam, Director of the Strategy Policy and Review Department, Caroline Atkinson, Director of the External Relations Department, and Lorenzo Giorgianni of the Strategy, Policy and Review Department|
|March 19, 2009 -- Japan’s Policy Response to its Financial Crisis: Parallels with the U.S. Today, Opening remarks by Anoop Singh,Director,Asia and Pacific Department,IMF|
|March 18, 2009 -- Why Has Japan Been Hit So Hard by the Global Recession?|
Author/Editor: Sommer, Martin
Series: Staff Position Note No. 2009/05
|March 01, 2009 -- Global Imbalances: The Role of Non-TradableTotal Factor Productivity in Advanced Economies|
Author/Editor: Cova, Pietro | Pisani, Massimiliano | Batini, Nicoletta | Rebucci, Alessandro
Series: Working Paper No. 09/63
|February 26, 2009 -- Press Briefing by David Hawley, Senior Advisor, External Relations Department, with Reza Moghadam, Director of the Strategy, Policy and Review Department, and Andrew Tweedie, Director of the Finance Department|
|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.