IMF director delivers verdict on Abenomics one year on

IMF headquarters in Washington, DC

Anoop Singh, the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) director for Asia-Pacific, today gave a positive assessment of the Japanese government and central bank's economic stimulus package, dubbed ‘Abenomics' after prime minister Shinzo Abe who launched it last year.

Speaking at the opening of an IMF conference, Singh said the policies implemented so far have "gone well" and helped put Japan "at the centre of the global economic map". He said the economy had grown "strongly" in the first half of

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