By Date


  • 30-August-2018

    English

    Making Dispute Resolution More Effective – MAP Peer Review Report, Japan (Stage 1) - Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Action 14

    Under Action 14, countries have committed to implement a minimum standard to strengthen the effectiveness and efficiency of the mutual agreement procedure (MAP). The MAP is included in Article 25 of the OECD Model Tax Convention and commits countries to endeavour to resolve disputes related to the interpretation and application of tax treaties. The Action 14 Minimum Standard has been translated into specific terms of reference and a methodology for the peer review and monitoring process. The minimum standard is complemented by a set of best practices.The peer review process is conducted in two stages. Stage 1 assesses countries against the terms of reference of the minimum standard according to an agreed schedule of review. Stage 2 focuses on monitoring the follow-up of any recommendations resulting from jurisdictions' stage 1 peer review report. This report reflects the outcome of the stage 1 peer review of the implementation of the Action 14 Minimum Standard by Japan, which is accompanied by a document addressing the implementation of best practices which can be accessed on the OECD website: http://oe.cd/bepsaction14.
  • 13-August-2018

    English, PDF, 487kb

    Japan - Medium-term prospects for major agricultural commodities 2018-2027

    These graphs offer a brief summary of the commodity trade situation in the country.

    Related Documents
  • 27-July-2018

    English

    Education Policy in Japan - Building Bridges towards 2030

    Japan’s education system is one of the top performers compared to other OECD countries. International assessments have not only demonstrated students' and adults' high level of achievement, but also the fact that socio-economic status has little bearing on academic results. In a nutshell, Japan combines excellence with equity.

    This high performance is based on the priority Japan places on education and on its holistic model of education, which is delivered by highly qualified teachers and supported by the external collaboration of communities and parents. But significant economic, socio-demographic and educational challenges, such as child well-being, teacher workload and the high stakes university exam, question the sustainability of this successful model.

    Policy makers in Japan are not complacent, and as Japan starts implementing its Third Basic Plan for the Promotion of Education (2018-22), they are carefully analysing tomorrow’s threats to Japan’s current success.

    This report aims to highlight the many strengths of Japan’s education system, as well as the challenges it must address to carry out reforms effectively and preserve its holistic model of education. The ultimate goal is to ensure that the education system delivers the best for all students, and that Japanese learners have the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values they need for the 21st century.
  • 16-July-2018

    English

  • 4-July-2018

    English, PDF, 237kb

    OECD Employment Outlook 2018 - Key findings for Japan

    The labour market situation in Japan has strongly improved since the end of the Great Recession. The employment rate of those aged between 15 and 74 years reached 69.2% in the first quarter of 2018, its highest level since 1968. These developments are largely the result of rising labour force participation of women and older workers working on non-regular contracts.

  • 4-July-2018

    Japanese, PDF, 440kb

    Employment Outlook 2018 - Key findings for Japan (in Japanese)

    日本の労働市場は金融危機の終焉以降、力強く改善している。15歳‐74歳の就業率は2018年第1四半期に69.2%に達し、1968年以降、最も高い水準となった。この進展の大部分は、増加している非正規雇用契約の女性や高齢者の労働参加の結果である

    Related Documents
    Also AvailableEgalement disponible(s)
  • 26-June-2018

    English

    Producer and Consumer Support Estimates database

    Data on government support to agriculture in the OECD area and other major economies, measured by the Producer Support Estimate (PSE) and Consumer Support Estimate.

    Related Documents
  • 15-June-2018

    English, PDF, 860kb

    A broken social elevator? Key findings for Japan

    A broken social elevator? Key findings for Japan

    Related Documents
  • 15-June-2018

    Japanese, PDF, 607kb

    A broken social elevator? Key findings for Japan (in Japanese)

    壊れた社会的流動性エレベーター? 社会的流動性を向上させるには 他国と比べて日本は?

    Related Documents
    Also AvailableEgalement disponible(s)
  • 7-June-2018

    English

    Asia-Pacific Competition Update: OECD/Korea Policy Centre newsletter

    This newsletter contains information about work on competition law and policy in the Asia-Pacific region that is taking place within the framework of the OECD-Korea Policy Centre Competition Programme.

    Related Documents
  • 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 > >>