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12. The Re-emergence of Japanese Banks in Asia

12. The Re-emergence of Japanese Banks in Asia »

Source: Japan's Economic Revival : Policy Challenges in a Globalized World

Series: Books

Author(s): Alessandro Zanello , and Daniel Citrin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 November 2008

ISBN: 9780230219328

In an effort to diversify their lending and raise profits, Japanese banks are expanding overseas, particularly in other countries in Asia. 1 As the...

Chapter 3. Asia and Pacific

Chapter 3. Asia and Pacific »

Source: Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 April 2018

ISBN: 9781513590363

Keywords: Gender equality, gender equality; gender budgeting; fiscal policies; tax spending

Despite Asia’s progress over the past several decades in closing gender gaps in education, health, economic, and political outcomes, women and girls continue to encounter barriers relative to men. Gender gap...

V. Asian Low-Income and Pacific Island Countries: Opportunities and Risks from Increased Regional Integration

V. Asian Low-Income and Pacific Island Countries: Opportunities and Risks from Increased Regional Integration »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Asia and Pacific : Managing Spillovers and Advancing Economic Rebalancing

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2012

ISBN: 9781616352509

Keywords: claims, fdi, inflation, domestic demand, commodity prices

Regional integration of Asian low-income countries (LICs) and Pacific Island countries (PICs) has increased, presenting these economies with risks and opportunities. Greater FDI inf...

Chapter 9. ASEAN Financial Integration: Harnessing Benefits and Mitigating Risks

Chapter 9. ASEAN Financial Integration: Harnessing Benefits and Mitigating Risks »

Source: The Future of Asian Finance

Series: Books

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Cheng Lim , Chikahisa Sumi , James Walsh , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781498317191

Keywords: bond, markets, investment, market, financial crisis

Main Points of this Chapter: The 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 1...

I. Ensuring Stable Growth: Risks and Challenges

I. Ensuring Stable Growth: Risks and Challenges »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2012, Asia and Pacific : Managing Spillovers and Advancing Economic Rebalancing

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2012

ISBN: 9781616352509

Keywords: claims, fdi, inflation, domestic demand, commodity prices

A. Signs of Stabilization during Global Uncertainty Since September 2011, the economic fortunes of Europe and the United States have diverged, with European growth slowing sharply (F...

Chapter 5. What Can Go Wrong? Shifting Vulnerabilities as Asia Rebalances

Chapter 5. What Can Go Wrong? Shifting Vulnerabilities as Asia Rebalances »

Source: Cambodia : Entering a New Phase of Growth

Series: Books

Author(s): Olaf Unteroberdoerster

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475560787

Keywords: banking, financial stability, banking system, financial system, financial sector

At the current juncture, Cambodia is displaying some hybrid economic features—still mostly those of a low-income country but including some aspects of an emerging market economy. It best exemplifies this dua...

Chapter 8. Asia’s Demographic Changes and Infrastructure Needs: How Can the Financial Sector Address These Challenges?

Chapter 8. Asia’s Demographic Changes and Infrastructure Needs: How Can the Financial Sector Address These Challenges? »

Source: The Future of Asian Finance

Series: Books

Author(s): Ratna Sahay , Cheng Lim , Chikahisa Sumi , James Walsh , and Jerald Schiff

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2015

ISBN: 9781498317191

Keywords: bond, markets, investment, market, financial crisis

Main Points of this Chapter Asia’s financial sector has a key role to play in addressing the challenges associated with the region’s changing demog...

IV. Asian Low-Income and Pacific Island Countries: Policy Challenges After the Global Crisis

IV. Asian Low-Income and Pacific Island Countries: Policy Challenges After the Global Crisis »

Source: Regional Economic Outlook, April 2011, Asia and Pacific : Managing the Next Phase of Growth

Series: Regional Economic Outlook

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 April 2011

ISBN: 9781616350628

Keywords: capital inflows, inflation, capital flows, commodity prices, exchange rate

Most Asian low-income countries (LICs) and Pacific Island economies (PICs) continued to experience healthy economic growth in the second half of 2010. Strong exports of commodities and garments, a pickup in...

II Initial Conditions and Special Characteristics of Chinese Reform

II Initial Conditions and Special Characteristics of Chinese Reform »

Source: China at the Threshold of a Market Economy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Michael Bell , Kalpana Kochhar , and Hoe Khor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 1993

ISBN: 9781557753496

Keywords: foreign trade, foreign investment, regulatory framework, foreign exchange, economic zones

This section reviews some of the economic conditions at the start of the reform era and certain characteristics of the economic environment during the period. It highlights a number of special features of th...

V Decentralization and Regional Development

V Decentralization and Regional Development »

Source: China at the Threshold of a Market Economy

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Michael Bell , Kalpana Kochhar , and Hoe Khor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 June 1993

ISBN: 9781557753496

Keywords: foreign trade, foreign investment, regulatory framework, foreign exchange, economic zones

China’s regional policy has been crucial in stimulating reform and, by the same token, high regional growth rates have contributed to the macro-economic imbalances that have periodically developed. Analysis...