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  • 1-February-2010

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    Agreement between Japan and Bermuda for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

    Agreement between Japan and Bermuda for the exchange of information relating to tax matters

  • 14-December-2009

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    OECD Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard 2009: Japan Highlights

    This country note, extracted from the STI Scoreboard 2009, explores recent developments in matters relating to innovation, science, technology and globalisation in Japan.

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  • 10-December-2009

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    Health-care reform in Japan: controlling costs, improving quality and ensuring equity

    Japan’s health-care system has provided universal access to care and contributed to the outstanding health status of the Japanese. Public spending has been kept below the OECD average through high co-payment rates and reductions in medical fees.

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  • 10-December-2009

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    Improving the policy framework in Japan to address climate change

    Japan, a relatively energy-efficient country, has been active in combating climate change. Under the Kyoto Protocol, Japan is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 6% relative to 1990 over the period 2008-12.

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  • 10-December-2009

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    Financial stability: overcoming the crisis and improving the efficiency of the banking sector in Japan

    Japanese banks largely avoided the direct impact from the global financial crisis thanks to their limited exposure to foreign toxic assets, the regulatory framework in Japan and the small role of securitisation.

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  • 1-December-2009

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    Employment and Skills Strategies in Southeast Asia (ESSSA)

    The rapidly developing Southeast Asia region is confronted with significant labour market challenges. This initiative aims to address the issues of employment and skills, especially through an interaction platform for members.

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  • 19-November-2009

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    Innovation: the path to stronger, smarter and greener growth

    The OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, explained that innovation will be one of the keys to accelerating recovery and putting firms and countries back on a path to sustainable, smarter and greener growth.

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  • 18-November-2009

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    Japan - Key economic projections

    Economic forecasts for GDP, unemployment, inflation and fiscal balance

  • 18-November-2009

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    Supporting Japan policy objectives: the OECD Contribution

    Japan is one of the countries hardest-hit by the crisis. We now see signs of a recovery in Japan, thanks to large-scale fiscal stimulus and accommodative measures by the Bank of Japan. But the great challenge today is to move from a policy-based recovery to self-sustained growth.

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  • 30-September-2009

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    Economic Survey of Japan 2009: Improving the policy framework in Japan to address climate change

    To achieve its targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a cost-effective manner, Japan should create a mandatory and comprehensive emission trading system, supplemented if necessary, by carbon taxes.

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