IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

NFI

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow (subsidised)

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

firm-specific

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 27 Mar 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Financial assistance in foreign market

The overseas investment loan agreement between JBIC and the Japanese company Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. has a maximum value of JPY 7.5 billion (USD 79.59 million).

The company is participating in an Australian LNG project through Australian Ichthys LNG Pty Ltd. The Australian company is a joint venture company between a number of companies including Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. This project consists of developing the Ichthys Gas and Condensate Field, to then transport and sell the produced LNG, liquefied petroleum gas and condensate. The Japanese company's share of the produced LNG and other petroleum products will be sold by its Australian subsidiary.

The loan finances Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. acquisition of 0.735% interest in the above natural gas and condensate field and the liquefaction plant also utilised in the project. 

In this context, the Bank stated: "JBIC will continue to actively support Japanese companies for developing and acquiring interests in natural resources, such as natural gas and crude oil."

Notably, JBIC has signed loan agreements with other Japanese companies also participating in this project, see related measures.

Overseas investment loans
JBIC provides direct loans named overseas investment loans to Japanese companies, overseas affiliates or joint ventures where Japanese companies hold equity interests and governments or financial institutions partying with such overseas affiliates. Loans support projects in specific sectors or with a specific purpose of interest to Japan. Further information can be found on the Bank’s website under overseas investment loans.

The GTA includes state guarantees and other financial incentives that are likely to affect the restructuring and performance of firms facing international competition, whether from imports, in export markets and from foreign subsidiaries.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

120 Crude petroleum & natural gas
2709 Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
270900 Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
334 Petroleum gases & other gaseous hydrocarbons, except natural gas
2711 Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
271112 Propane
271113 Butanes
271114 Ethylene, propylene, butylene and butadiene
271119 Other

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