|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).
|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.
|October 12, 2012 -- Statement by the Hon. Koriki Jojima, Governor of the IMF and the World Bank Group for Japan|
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|October 12, 2012 -- Annual Meetings Speech: The Road Ahead—A Changing Global Economy, A Changing IMF, by Christine Lagarde|
|October 12, 2012 -- Transcript of an APD Regional Press Briefing|
|October 12, 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 11, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton|
|October 11, 2012 -- Transcript of a Civil Society Organizations Town Hall with IMF MD and World Bank President|
|October 10, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Natural Disasters Hitting More People, Becoming More Costly|
The number of people affected by natural disasters around the world is rising. Over the past two years, 700 natural disasters were registered worldwide affecting more than 450 million people, according to a new IMF study. A conference in Japan’s Sendai region discussed disaster relief and recovery.
|October 09, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing on the IMF Fiscal Monitor|
|October 09, 2012 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference|
|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: Elliott, Douglas | Santos, Andre
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 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.