Bank of Canada Governor visits Japan

On February 8, Mark Carney, the newly appointed Bank of Canada Governor, spoke to members of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan. It was Governor Carney's first speech since assuming his new role on February 1, 2008. The governor provided an overview of the Canadian economy, commented on the recent economic and financial events, and provided an economic outlook followed by a Q&A period. The governor is in Tokyo to attend the G-7 finance meetings.