November 15th, 2001

The 10th International Monetary Symposium
"The Arrival of the Euro Currency : January 2002 and beyond"


Moderator Toyoo Gyohten
President, Institute for International Monetary Affairs (IIMA)
Sponsors Delegation of the European Commission in Japan
Institute for International Monetary Affairs (IIMA)
Supported by Nihon Keizai Shinbun, Inc


Christian Noyer
Vice President, European Central Bank

Klaus Regling
Director-General, Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission

John C. Townend
Director for Europe, Bank of England

Haruhiko Kuroda
Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Japanese Ministry of Finance

Hidetada Maezawa
Director of International Affairs, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.

Carlos Ghosn
President and CEO, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Thierry Moulonguet
Member of the Board of Directors, Executive Vice President and Chief Financeal Officer of Nissan Mortor Co., Ltd.

※ The contents of this symposium were published as Occasional Paper No.11 on this website.
  The drafts of the speech are published below.