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International exchanges in August

August 3 (Fri) to 30 (Thu):Seminar for Central Asian and Caucasian Countries 2018

Every year PRI holds the Seminar for Central Asian and Caucasian Countries with the aim of contributing to human resource development in these countries by accepting young executive candidates and professionals dispatched from their ministry of finance, etc., and providing them with Japan’s fiscal and economic knowledge and experience.

This year, PRI held the seminar for 19 participants from seven countries for the period from August 3 (Fri) to 30 (Thu).

【Closing seremony】

Summer Top Seminar for Staff

As a comprehensive training agency of the Ministry of Finance, PRI provides training programs for each level in the ministry, from newly hired staff members to top officials.

Summer Top Seminar for Staff was held as part of training for executive personnel by inviting lecturers who are active in various fields. This year, the following seminars were held on August 9.

TitleNeed for and Current State of Working-Style Reform from the Perspective of the Homogeneity Risk of Japanese Society
LecturerSHIRAKAWA Toko (Journalist on declining birthrate, writer)
Picture(SHIRAKAWA Toko )


TitleHow Is the Ministry of Finance Perceived?
LecturerMAYAMA Jin (Novelist)
Picture(MAYAMA Jin)


Lunch Meeting

We invite people with diverse knowledge in and outside the organization to hear a broad range of leading-edge information so that we can obtain useful information across a broad spectrum contributing to the ministry's policy planning.

The following lecture was held in August.

August 24 (Thu)  
Title :
Lecturer :
“Current Situation of the Chinese Economy” (Japanease only)(PDF:8626KB)
LEE Chiwoong (Chief Economist, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities)
Title :
Lecturer :
“ Public Pension System of China” (Japanease only)(PDF:1850KB)
KATAYAMA Yuki (Researcher, NLI Research Institute)
Picture(Mr.LEE Chiwoong)Picture(Ms.KATAYAMA Yuki)
【Mr.LEE Chiwoong 】【Ms.KATAYAMA Yuki】


Publication in August

Monthly Finance Review

No.540(July)STATISTICS (Released by Ministry of Finance)


PRI TOPICS (monthly)