An Agenda for Japan and the United States 2003

October 3 – 5, 2003 • Gotemba, Japan

The fifth annual Japan-U.S. Symposium was held at the Keidanren Guest House in Gotemba Japan from Friday, October 5, through Sunday, October 5, 2003..


• Global Deflation, Interest Rates, and Exchange Rates
• Corporate Governance Standards and Capital Markets
• Industrial Revitalization in Japan: Mechanisms and Obstacles

Keynote Speakers

• Haruhiko Kuroda, Special Advisor to the Cabinet
• His Excellency Howard Baker, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Japan
• Hiroshi Watanabe, Director General of the International Bureau, Ministry of Finance
• John Taylor, Undersecretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of Treasury

Symposium Materials

• Final Report
• Concept Papers
• Sponsors