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Date : May 27, 2020

The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Japanese Economy (DIR Senior Executive Managing Director Mitsumaru Kumagai)

post date : 2020.05.11

The spread of COVID-19 has been a significant blow to the global economy. To what degree has the Japanese economy been affected, and what measures will be necessary to deal with this impact going forward? 


The FPCJ has invited noted economist Mr. Mitsumaru Kumagai, Daiwa Institute of Research Mitsumaru Kumagai, to discuss this topic in an online press briefing, which will be held as a Zoom webinar.     

※Please note that you cannot physically attend this briefing.


■Date and time: 14:00–15:30, Wednesday, May 27
■Briefer: Mr. Mitsumaru Kumagai, Senior Executive Managing Director, Daiwa Institute of Research
■Language: Japanese (with consecutive English interpretation)

Deadline for application: Noon, Tuesday, May 26

※No reply will be sent confirming your application, but after applying an email will be sent before the day of the briefing with details on how to join the briefing.

As in our standard press briefings, there will be a Q&A session at the end.

 *In principle, questions will only be accepted from members of the foreign press.

■Members of the Foreign Press:
Please send any questions for the briefer or topics you are interested in to by 12:00 noon on May 26.  As there will only be a limited amount of time to ask questions during the briefing, we will collect questions and provide them to the briefer in advance.

Embassy representatives and FPCJ supporting members may also watch the briefing as observers (admission free).


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