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|Japan and the IMF|
Updated December 15, 2014
|The last Article IV Executive Board Consultation was on July 23, 2014. Listed below are items related to Japan, in reverse chronological order (you can also view items by category).
|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: Bayoumi, Tamim | Bui, Trung
Series: Working Paper No. 12/298
|December 11, 2012 -- What Role Can Financial Policies Play in Revitalizing SMEs in Japan?|
Author/Editor: Lam, Raphael | Shin, Jongsoon
Series: Working Paper No. 12/291
|December 04, 2012 -- Pension Reforms in Japan|
Author/Editor: Kashiwase, Kenichiro | Nozaki, Masahiro | Tokuoka, Kiichi
Series: Working Paper No. 12/285
|November 29, 2012 -- Japanese Youth Speak Out - Finance & Development, December 2012|
Tomoko Kaida, Daisuke Gatanaga, and Kenji Nakada - A student essay contest for Japanese university students, organized by the IMF, the Japanese Ministry of Finance, and the Bank of Japan, asked contestants to write about the global economy and the role of the IMF. The three winners were invited to participate in a Youth Dialogue panel at the 2012 IMF–World Bank Annual Meetings in Tokyo with IMF Deputy Managing Director Nemat Shafik and youth representatives from across Asia.
|November 14, 2012 -- Press Release:IMF Launches Japanese-Funded Project to Improve External Sector Statistics in the Pacific|
|November 12, 2012 -- Resolving The Crisis And Restoring Healthy Growth: Why Deleveraging Matters? by David Lipton, IMF First Deputy Managing Director|
|October 17, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Launches Japan-Funded Project to Improve External Sector Statistics in Asia and Pacific Countries|
|October 15, 2012 -- Can Women Save Japan?|
Author/Editor: Steinberg, Chad | Nakane, Masato
Series: Working Paper No. 12/248
Notes: Also available in Japanese
|October 14, 2012 -- Bank of Japan-IMF High-Level Seminar “Challenges of the Global Financial System: Risks and Governance under Evolving Globalization”, Opening Remarks By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Tokyo, October 14, 2012|
|October 14, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the International Monetary Fund’s Global Financial Stability Report|
|October 13, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Koriki Jojima, Minister of Finance, Japan|
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Japan. PDF File Size: 423Kb
|October 13, 2012 -- Development Committee Communiqué, Annual Meetings, Tokyo, October 13, 2012|
|October 13, 2012 -- Transcript of the International Financial and Monetary Committee (IMFC) Press Conference|
|October 13, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Asian Youth Speak Out|
Young people need greater voice in the global economic debate as they will inherit the legacy of choices made today, IMF Deputy Managing Director Nemat Shafik told a seminar on Asian youth held during the 2012 IMF–World Bank Annual Meetings in Tokyo.
|October 13, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Crisis Boosts Demand for IMF Expertise|
As demand for its expertise rises, the IMF is now keeping closer tabs on the impact of its capacity development work in order to make this activity as effective as possible, IMF Deputy Managing Director Nemat Shafik said at a seminar.