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2000-49
February 15, 2001

Overseas Economic Cooperation Operation

Japan Bank for International Cooperation Activities in January 2001

In January 2001, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) committed fourteen loans, worth a total of 38.5 billion yen1. Detailed data are as follows:

1. COMMITMENTS:

  • (1)International Financial Operations of JBIC
    LOANS and EQUITY PARTICIPATIONS:
    Nine loans, worth a total of 20.9 billion yen. Detailed data are as follows:
    (a)Export Loans (supplier credits, buyer credits, and bank-to-bank loans for export of goods and services from Japan)
    Three commitments, worth a total of 3.2 billion yen, including a loan for a project to export semiconductor production facilities to Malaysia.
    (b)Import Loans (for import of goods, natural resources and services to Japan)
    One commitment, worth 0.7 billion yen, for a project to import an aircraft from Canada.
    (c)Overseas Investment Loans (for direct investments overseas by Japanese companies)
    Five commitments, worth a total of 17.0 billion yen, including a loan for investment in a steelworks rehabilitation project in Brazil.
    (d)Untied Loans (not tied to the procurement of goods and services from Japan)
    None.
    (e)Equity Participations
    None.
    GUARANTEES:
    None.
  • (2)Overseas Economic Cooperation Operations of JBIC
    (a)ODA Loans (Loans to governments, government agencies and other eligible organizations of developing countries for their economic and social development and economic stability)
    Four commitments, worth a total of 17.1 billion yen, including the 33rd ODA Loan Package to Sri Lanka.
    (b)rivate-Sector Investment Finance (Loans to and/or equity investments in corporations undertaking development projects in developing countries)
    One commitment, worth 0.5 billion, for an afforestation project in Chile.
    (c)Special Assistance Facility: SAF
    One contract was concluded.

2. LOAN DISBURSEMENTS, REPAYMENTS AND BALANCES OUTSTANDING

In January 2001, JBIC disbursed 97.2 billion yen and collected 105.2 billion yen. The loans and equity participations outstanding were worth a total of 21,055.7 billion yen and the balance of guarantees outstanding was 395.0 billion yen at the end of the month. Detailed data are as follows:

  • (1)International Financial Operations of JBIC
    Disbursement during this period reached 44.6 billion yen while collection amounted to 82.9 billion yen. The loans and equity participations outstanding were worth a total of 10,331.8 billion yen at the end of the month. The balance of guarantees outstanding was 395.0 billion yen.
  • (2)Overseas Economic Cooperation Operations of JBIC
    Disbursement during this period reached 52.6 billion yen (ODA loans: 52.4 billion yen, Private-Sector Investment Finance: 0.2 billion yen) while collection amounted to 22.3 billion yen (ODA loans: 22.2 billion yen, Private-Sector Investment Finance: 0.2 billion yen). The loans and equity participations outstanding were worth a total of 10,724.0 billion yen (ODA loans: 10,537.7 billion yen, Private-Sector Investment Finance: 186.3 billion yen) at the end of the month.

1 Guarantees and the Special Assistance Facility (SAF) are not included.(back)

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