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World Economic Outlook, April 2019

Growth Slowdown, Precarious Recovery

The global economic expansion decelerated in the second half of 2018 with global growth projected to slow to 3.3 percent in 2019, with risks to future growth on the downside.

III Japan’s Capital Flows

III Japan’s Capital Flows »

Source: Saving Behavior and the Asset Price "Bubble" in Japan : Analytical Studies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Guy Meredith , and Ulrich Baumgartner

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 April 1995

ISBN: 9781557754622

Keywords: inflation, fdi, direct investment, price inflation, elderly

Since the early 1980s, Japan has been the world’s largest exporter of capital. Despite having the highest investment rate of all major industrial countries, Japan has invested less at home than it has saved,...

Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade1

Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade1 »

Source: Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade

Volume/Issue: 1997/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabrielle Lipworth , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1997

ISBN: 9781451948165

Keywords: FDI, Hollowing Out, Trade Linkages, exchange rate, foreign investment, direct investment, real exchange rate

We examine the relationship between Japanese FDI outflows, domestic and foreign fixed investment, and the exchange rate. The results indicate that aggregate FDI outflows have been driven by investment in Japan and...

6 Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade

6 Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade »

Source: Structural Change in Japan : Macroeconomic Impact and Policy Challenges

Series: Books

Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , Guy Meredith , and Bijan Aghevli

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 1998

ISBN: 9781557756961

Keywords: fdi, exchange rate, inflation, monetary policy, real exchange rate

The debate about the impact of Japan’s foreign direct investment (FDI) has largely focused on whether the economy is “hollowing out.” The surge in outward Japanese FDI over the last decade, together with the...

Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade

Japanese Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Trade »

Volume/Issue: 1997/103

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gabrielle Lipworth , and Tamim Bayoumi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451948165.001

ISBN: 9781451948165

Keywords: FDI, Hollowing Out, Trade Linkages, exchange rate, foreign investment, direct investment, real exchange rate

We examine the relationship between Japanese FDI outflows, domestic and foreign fixed investment, and the exchange rate. The results indicate that aggregate FDI outflows have been driven by investment in Japan and...

10. Recent Developments and Outlook for Japan’s Capital Flows

10. Recent Developments and Outlook for Japan’s Capital Flows »

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 recent years, capital flows have picked up sharply, reflecting a more outward-oriented attitude by private Japanese investors (Figure 10.1). Private holdings have been largely co...

The United States
			: Japan Current Account Imbalance:  A Review

The United States : Japan Current Account Imbalance: A Review »

Volume/Issue: 1994/8

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Stephen Golub

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451970708.003

ISBN: 9781451970708

Keywords: exchange rates, exchange rate, real exchange rate, trade flows, real exchange rates

This paper reviews the macroeconomic and microeconomic dimensions of the United States-Japan conflict over trade. From a macroeconomic perspective, there is nothing surprising about Japan’s surpluses, given...

IV Implications of Japan’s Capital Outflows for the Yen’s International Use

IV Implications of Japan’s Capital Outflows for the Yen’s International Use »

Source: The Internationalization of Currencies : An Appraisal of the Japanese Yen

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Yusuru Ozeki , and George Tavlas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1992

ISBN: 9781557751973

Keywords: capital outflows, bonds, international currency, financial markets, inflation

Overview This section discusses the relationship between a nation’s capital flows and the international use of its currency. In this connection, several writers (e.g., Black (1990) a...

Japanese Effective Exchange Rates and Determinants
			: Prices, Real Interest Rates, and Actual and Optimal Current Accounts

Japanese Effective Exchange Rates and Determinants : Prices, Real Interest Rates, and Actual and Optimal Current Accounts »

Volume/Issue: 1998/86

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jun Nagayasu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451850857.001

ISBN: 9781451850857

Keywords: Long-run exchange rates, co-integration, exchange rate, exchange rates, current accounts, equation, statistics

This paper empirically analyzes Japanese long-run exchange rates from several perspectives. Several exchange rate models are considered, including the purchasing power parity, the real interest differential model,...

Tax Incentives and International Capital Flows
			: The Case of the United States and Japan

Tax Incentives and International Capital Flows : The Case of the United States and Japan »

Volume/Issue: 1989/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451929508.001

ISBN: 9781451929508

Keywords: tax wedge, taxation, cost of capital, international capital flows, capital flows

This paper explores how the tax treatment of investment and savings affects international capital flows as well as national and global welfare. Focusing on portfolio investment, it evaluates the international effec...

The 1954–55 Improvement in Japan’s Balance of Payments

The 1954–55 Improvement in Japan’s Balance of Payments »

Source: IMF Staff papers : Volume 6 No. 1

Volume: VI

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1957

ISBN: 9781451968590

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