|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).
|September 17, 2013 -- Is Labor Market Mismatch a Big Deal in Japan?|
Author/Editor: Ippei Shibata
Series: Working Paper No. 13/196
|September 06, 2013 -- Shock from Graying: Is the Demographic Shift Weakening Monetary Policy Effectiveness|
Author/Editor: Patrick A. Imam
Series: Working Paper No. 13/191
|August 05, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation Discussions with Japan|
|August 05, 2013 -- Transcript of a Conference Call on Japan – 2013 Article IV Consultation|
|August 05, 2013 -- Japan: 2013 Article IV Consultation|
Series: Country Report No. 13/253
|August 05, 2013 -- Japan: Selected Issues|
Series: Country Report No. 13/254
|August 05, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Japan: Concrete Fiscal, Growth Measures Can Help Exit Deflation|
The “three arrows” of Abenomics—the slew of measures named after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe—provide a unique opportunity to exit deflation and revive growth, says the IMF in its regular assessment of the country’s economy.
|August 01, 2013 -- Transcript Of A Conference Call On The Publication Of The 2013 Pilot External Sector Report And Spillover Report|
|August 01, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Roundtable with IMF Managing Director|
|August 01, 2013 -- IMF Survey : IMF Urges Concerted Policy Action to Reduce Risks to Global Growth|
If the world’s largest economies could make improvements in their policies in mutually reinforcing ways, they would lift global GDP over the longer run by as much as 3 percent, says a new analysis by the IMF.
|July 09, 2013 -- Transcript of a Press Conference on the Release of World Economic Outlook Update|
|July 03, 2013 -- 2013 Spillover Report - Analytical Underpinnings and Other Background|
Subject: Spillovers | Europe | United States | Japan | United Kingdom | China | Monetary policy | Capital flows | Fiscal policy | Background papers
|June 14, 2013 -- Transcript of IMF Press Conference at the Conclusion of the 2013 Article IV Consultation Discussion with Japan|
|June 04, 2013 -- "Policy Steps Toward a Full-Speed Global Economy" By Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund|
|June 03, 2013 -- "The Financial Crisis, Capital Flows, and Global Liquidity" Keynote Speech by Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Bank of Korea International Conference 2013, Seoul, Korea, June 3, 2013|
|May 31, 2013 -- 2013 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.
|May 31, 2013 -- Press Release: IMF Mission Concludes the 2013 Article IV Consultation with Japan|
|May 20, 2013 -- "From Here to Eternity: The Outlook for Fiscal Adjustment in Advanced Economies" By Carlo Cottarelli|
|May 17, 2013 -- IMF Survey : IMF Helps Promote Understanding of Capital Flows|
In a bid to support greater understanding of capital flows among government officials in Asia, the International Monetary Fund’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific organized a high-level seminar with Hitotsubashi University.
|May 16, 2013 -- IMF Survey : IMF Assesses New Era of Monetary Policy|
Several years of exceptionally low interest rates and bond buying by some advanced economy central banks have reduced the risk of deflation, stabilized the financial system, and calmed financial markets, but these unconventional policies also have potential negative side effects.