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June 14, 2019
JICA Launches JPY 20 Billion Non-Guaranteed Domestic Bonds in Two Tranches

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA; President: Shinichi Kitaoka) launched on June 14, 2019 Fiscal Investment and Loan Program (FILP) Agency bonds (non-government guaranteed domestic bonds) in two tranches: JPY 10 billion with a 10-year maturity and JPY 10 billion with a 20-year maturity.
The bonds have the features of “Social Bonds” defined by the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) and are qualified by an independent second opinion from a third party (Japan Research Institute).

Bonds issue details:

Issue #: No.48
Issue amount: JPY 10 bn
Maturity period: 10 years
Launch date: June 14, 2019
Issue date: June 20, 2019
Maturity date: June 20, 2029
Coupon: 0.059% (s.a.)
Issue price: 100.00 (per 100.00)
Re-offer spread: 18.0bps over 10-year JGB #354 due March 20, 2029
Collateral: General collateral
Rating: A+ (S&P), AA+ (R&I)
Listing: TOKYO PRO-BOND Market
Lead manager: Nomura Securities Co., Ltd, SMBC Nikko Securities Inc., and Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.

Issue #: No.49
Issue amount: JPY 10 bn
Maturity period: 20 years
Launch date: June 14, 2019
Issue date: June 20, 2019
Maturity date: June 20, 2029
Coupon: 0.333% (s.a.)
Issue price: 100.00 (per 100.00)
Re-offer spread: 6.5bps over 20-year JGB #168 due March 20, 2039
Collateral: General collateral
Rating: A+ (S&P), AA+ (R&I)
Listing: TOKYO PRO-BOND Market
Lead manager: Nomura Securities Co., Ltd, SMBC Nikko Securities Inc., and Daiwa Securities Co., Ltd


Contact
Capital Markets Division, Treasury, Finance and Accounting Department, JICA
Tel: +81-3-5226-9279

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