Exchange of Information and Views with the External Bodies
Visit of the Development Association for Youthleaders (DAY)
The IIMA received a visit of a group of young business persons who belong to the Development Association for Youthleaders (DAY) on April 19 2013. It was under a program of the association for training young leaders from its member companies. Mr. Koji Sakuma, the chief economist of the IIMA, provided them with a lecture on the Abenomics and the outlook of the yen that covered basic theories of foreign exchange rates and the recent development of financial markets.
After the lecture, we had a small reception where the participants were exchanging views and opinions with the staff of the IIMA on the economic and financial environments as well as strategies and challenges of each company they represented.
Visit of CEO of TAC, a French think-tank, to the IIMA
On March 29 2013, the IIMA held a small seminar on the Chinese economy and politics by an invited presenter, Mr. Thierry Apoteker, CEO of TAC (Thierry Apoteker Consulting), a French think-tank. Mr. Apoteker presented precise analysis of facts and well balanced but insightful outlook of the country. The lecture was attentively received and was followed by hot discussions.
The IIMA held a seminar on “the Abenomics and the value of the yen.”
On February 14 2013, the IIMA held a seminar on “the Abenomics and the value of the yen.” We invited foreign government officials, bankers and other representatives from India, China, Korea, Australia, the United States, Germany, Russia, Italy and the IMF who are based in Tokyo. Forty minutes presentation by our chief economist was followed by very hot Q&A sessions that reflected a strong interest of foreigners in the current macro economic and market developments in Japan. After the seminar, the participants enjoyed a wine party with genial but stimulus conversation.