With 25 years of sluggish economic growth, Japan’s per capita income has fallen. Weak growth, together with rapid population ageing, has driven public debt into uncharted territory. Revitalising growth is thus the top priority for the Japanese government.
The OECD Tokyo Centre serves as regional contact in Asia for the full range of OECD activities, from the sales of publications, to inquiries from the media, to liaison with governments, parliaments, business, labour and civil society.
This document sets out when Japan joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.