On August 25, a six-person delegation headed by Osamu Tanaka, Vice Director of the Policy Research Institute of Japan’s Ministry of Finance, visited AMR. AMR Vice President Bi Jiyao met and held talks with the delegation. Also present at the meeting were Deputy Director Liu Xu of the Department of Research Planning and Management, Director Du Feilun of the Institute of Economic Research, Deputy Director Li Shigang of the Institute of Economic Research, Director Zhang Zheren of the Institute of International Economic Research, and Dr. Wang Wan of the International Exchange Division of the Department of Research Planning and Management.
At the request of the guests, Bi gave a detailed introduction of China's situation and relevant policies. He emphasized that in this year China's major economic indicators are within an appropriate range, its structure constantly adjusts and upgrades, and the quality and returns of economic growth keep improving. Du and Li answered questions on consumption and finance in China's economy respectively that the Japanese side was concerned about and made explanations. After that, Osamu Tanaka made a brief introduction to the macroeconomic situation of Japan and related problems.