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China's Economic Outlook and Reform Priorities

IMF Seminar


April 3, 2014
Tokyo, Japan


Indonesia: Developments and Prospects

IMF Seminar


March 26, 2014
Tokyo, Japan


Capacity Building Seminar on Stress Testing of Banks

Organized by IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific; IMF Monetary and Capital Markets Department

IMF Seminar

Seminar Program

March 13-14, 2014
Tokyo, Japan


Temple University Japan On-Campus Career Fair Spring 2014

Career Seminar

February 6, 2014
Temple University Japan Campus, Japan


International Conference: Financial System Stability, Regulation and Financial Inclusion

Jointly organized by the Financial Services Agency, Japan, the Asian Development Bank Institute and the International Monetary Fund

IMF Seminar

Seminar Program

January 27, 2014
Tokyo, Japan


Unconventional Monetary Policies: Looking Ahead

Jointly organized by Hitotsubashi University and the IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

IMF Seminar

Seminar Program

Speech By Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director, IMF

Presentation By Ellen Meade, Senior Adviser, Division of Monetary Affairs, Federal Reserve Board

January 23-24, 2014
Tokyo, Japan


Myanmar’s Economic Transition: Opportunities and Challenges

IMF Seminar

Matt Davies, Deputy Division Chief and Myanmar Mission Chief, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF

January 22, 2014
Tokyo, Japan


20th Anniversary of the Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Asia

JISPA Newsletter Release
Third Issue: December 2013
Second Issue: September 2013
Inaugural Issue: May 2013

The IMF, in cooperation with the Governments of Japan, has been administering the Japan-IMF Scholarship for Asia since the 1990s with the aim to enhance the financial and economic policy making capacity of Governments in Asia and the Pacific through training government officials.

Message from the Director
Message from the Alumni


IMF Seminar: Fiscal Monitor “Taxing Times”

IMF Seminar

Presentation by Martine Guerguil, Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF

Presentation by Giovanni Ganelli, Senior Economist, OAP

Presentation by Shigeo Kashiwagi, Professor, Graduate School of Business and Commerce, Keio University

Presentation by Hideaki Tanaka, Professor, Graduate School of Governance Studies, Meiji University

December 4, 2013


Career Seminars for University Students

IMF Seminar

December 2013


Monetary Policy in an Interconnected Global Economy

Co-hosted by the Bank of Thailand and the International Monetary Fund

Photo credit: Bank of Thailand

IMF Seminar

Seminar Program

November 1-2, 2013
Bangkok, Thailand

News and Events

IMF-World Bank Group Spring Meetings 2014

2014 Spring Meetings

Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP)

As the IMF's window to the region, the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP) contributes to regional surveillance, takes the lead on regional cooperation, and promotes understanding of the Fund among IMF member countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Director: Odd Per Brekk (Bio)

Deputy Head of Office: Yuko Kinoshita (Bio)

Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Asia (JISPA)

Scholarships for junior government officials from key economic agencies in Asia and the Pacific who wish to pursue graduate-level economics at Japanese universities. Learn More

Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP)

A two-year scholarship for Japanese students to pursue a Ph.D. in Macroeconomics abroad Learn More
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Tel: 81-(0)3-3597-6700
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Summer Internship in Tokyo (Closed)

The IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific is accepting applications for two summer internships.
2013 IMF/OAP internship program