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  • [Upcoming Event] Seminar on the IMF's latest economic outlook for the Asia-Pacific region

    Pre-registration is required. See more details here.

    Date : November 10, 2021

    Virtual

  • OAP Director Talked at the Graduate School of Public Policy at The University of Tokyo on IMF’s mandate

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    Date : October 7, 2021

    Virtual

  • Newsletter IMF Asia-Pacific News from Tokyo (Issue 13) published

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    Date : October 1, 2021

  • Japan-IMF Macroeconomic Seminar for Asia (JIMS) 2021 held

    See program details at GRIPS's website.
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    Date : September 27, 2021

    - October 1, 2021

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  • Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Asia (JISPA) Summer Workshop held

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    Date : September 6, 2021

    - September 10, 2021

    03:26 AM - 03:27 AM

    Virtual

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About OAP

As the IMF's window on the region, the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP) contributes to economic surveillance and research, takes the lead in the IMF's on-the-ground involvement in regional cooperation, manages regional capacity building programs, and promotes the understanding and two-way dialogue of the IMF in Asia and the Pacific.

DIRECTOR BIO Chikahisa Sumi

More about OAP
OAP Brochure (PDF)
OAP 20th Anniversary Website


 

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Tel: 81-(0)3-3597-6700
Fax: 81-(0)3-3597-6705

Recruitment

Job Opportunities in Tokyo

Economist (closed)
Application deadline: September 15, 2021. Please click here for details.

Internship Program in Tokyo

Summer intern of the OAP Internship 2021 -filled

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Job Opportunities in Washington, D.C.

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Our Region

IMF Asia and Pacific Member Countries

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IMF Capacity Development
in Asia and the Pacific

The IMF has a global network of capacity development centers that help implement its capacity development work in countries. The five TA and training centers have been in operation – 1) STI in Singapore; 2) SARTTAC in India; 3) CDOT in Thailand; 4) PFTAC in Fiji; 5) CICDC in China.

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List of the Directors at IMF's Regional Capacity Development Centers


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JAPAN-IMF Scholarship Program

Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Asia (JISPA)

JISPA Farewell Reception AY2016-17, June 21, 2017

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

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Japan-IMF Macroeconomic Seminar for Asia (JIMS)

Japan - IMF Microeconomic Seminar for Asia. Photo: National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

The JIMS is an annual one-week seminar for senior Asian officials, which serves as a forum for current policy discussions.

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Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP)

Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP)

The Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies (JISP) is a two-year program intended to help Japanese nationals obtaining Ph.D. degrees in macroeconomics and preparing them to work as economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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Multimedia

Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on Indonesia's economic outlook and policy priorities

2020 Conference Highlights “Securing Financial Stability”

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IMF introductory video for One World Festival 2021

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