July 31, 2013
July 25, 2012
July 13, 2011
July 2, 2010
July 6, 2009
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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).
|July 06, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Briefing by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde|
|July 06, 2012 -- IMF Survey: To Secure Recovery, World Must Work Together, Says IMF Chief|
The global community must work together to meet the challenges thrown up by the global financial crisis and to ensure future stability and growth, says the head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde during a keynote speech in Tokyo, the first stop in a three-country visit to Asia.
|July 02, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF and Japan Sign Agreement Covering Japan’s US$32 Million Contribution to IMF Technical Assistance and Training|
|July 01, 2012 -- Japan out of the Lost Decade: Divine Wind or Firms’ Effort?|
Author/Editor: Ogawa, Kazuo | Saito, Mika | Tokutsu, Ichiro
Series: Working Paper No. 12/171
|July 01, 2012 -- Successful Austerity in the United States, Europe and Japan|
Author/Editor: Batini, Nicoletta | Callegari, Giovanni | Melina, Giovanni
Series: Working Paper No. 12/190
|June 14, 2012 -- IMF Survey: IMF Launches Japan Student Essay Contest|
Ahead of the IMF–World Bank Annual Meetings to be held in Tokyo in October, the International Monetary Fund is organizing an essay contest for Japanese Graduate and Undergraduate university students on the state of the global economy and the role of the global lender.
|June 12, 2012 -- 2012 Article IV Consultation with Japan: Concluding Statement of the IMF Mission|
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments.
|June 12, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Team Completes the 2012 Article IV Consultation Discussions with Japan|
|June 12, 2012 -- IMF Survey: Japan: Solid Recovery, But Europe Dampens Outlook|
Japan is experiencing a solid recovery following the March 2011 Great East Japan earthquake, but the European debt crisis is likely to dampen demand for the country’s exports, and weigh on business sentiment, says the IMF in its annual health check of the world’s third largest economy.
|April 21, 2012 -- Transcript of the Asia and Pacific Economic Outlook|
|April 21, 2012 -- IMFC Statement by Jun Azumi, Minister of Finance, Japan|
The International Monetary and Financial Committee statement on behalf of Japan. PDF File Size: 394Kb
|April 19, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton|
|April 18, 2012 -- Transcript of the Press Briefing on the Global Financial Stability Report|
|April 17, 2012 -- Transcript of the World Economic Outlook Press Conference|
|April 16, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Japan's $60 Billion Pledge|
|April 11, 2012 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Analytic Chapters of the Global Financial Stability Report|
|March 27, 2012 -- Global and Regional Economic Outlook and the Role of Integration in Asia, speech by Naoyuki Shinohara, IMF Deputy Managing Director|
|March 23, 2012 -- Press Release: IMF Workshop Outlines Japanese-Funded Project to Assist Asian Countries Develop Government Finance Statistics (GFS) Systems|
|March 13, 2012 -- Fiscal policy in advanced economies: fiscal adjustment, efficiency and growth|
|February 03, 2012 -- Press Release: Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Naoyuki Shinohara at the conclusion of the High Level Tax Conference in Tokyo, Japan|