ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Jul 2013

In July 2013, the government of Japan announced a change in its trade finance instruments.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Japan Bank for International Cooperation, Press Release:
http://www.jbic.go.jp/en/about/press/2013/0717-02/index.html


Inception date: 17 Jul 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Trade finance

On 17 July 2013, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) signed a memorandum of understanding with Vale S.A. (Brazil) to identify projects to secure stable supply of mineral resources to Japan.
 
Vale is a world-leading supplier of mineral sources and the JBIC will work for a more active collaboration to support the supply of iron ore and mineral resources for Japanese companies.
 
The JBIC is a public financial institution and export credit agency created on 1 October 1999 through the merger of the Japan Export-Import Bank and the Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund.
 

AFFECTED SECTORS