Japan : Staff Report for the 2003 Article IV Consultation

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

September 5, 2003

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Japan has made progress in addressing major economic challenges. Executive Directors emphasized for a comprehensive program designed to resolve financial and corporate sector weaknesses, end deflation, and rein in fiscal imbalances. They stressed the need to maintain strong fiscal and monetary policies and also accelerate structural reforms. They welcomed the program for financial revival and commended Japan's continued commitment to overseas development assistance. They stressed the need to improve the legal framework for antimoney laundering and countering the financing of terrorism.

Series:

Country Report No. 03/281

Subject(s):

English

Publication Date:

September 5, 2003

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451820492/1934-7685

Stock No:

1JPNEA0012003

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

56

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