Established in 2011 by ASEAN+3 Finance Ministers, the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) is an international organization that aims to contribute to the macroeconomic and financial resilience and stability in the ASEAN+3 region.
Japan’s sovereign credit rating could fall one to three notches in the coming decade if the government does not implement a credible fiscal consolidation plan. This risk, which the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) highlighted in its recent annual consultation report on the country, underlines the challenges facing Japanese policymakers at a time of mounting global economic turmoil.
Can the Philippines inject additional stimulus into the economy and still maintain fiscal sustainability? The answer is that the country needs to spend more to achieve strong economic recovery in the face of the coronavirus-led recession. And the good news is, it can afford to do so, and maintain debt sustainability at the same time.