I'm guessing he collected his usual $200,000 fee. The same one that was paid to him by Putin.
He almost sounded like an Austrian-lite when commenting to Abe and other officials that central bankers appear to him to be stuck:
[W]e are seeing the difficulty in achieving goals through even very bold and unconventional monetary policy.It's babble, but it pays well and does draw a crowd.
And I am filing this part of his comments for future reference:
[In the US] Inflation is still below target and wages are not going much of anywhere, which suggest that we are not doing too well...