Bank of Japan: Its Functions and Organization
|This full-color brochure aims to provide the general public with a concise and easy-to-follow overview of the Bank of Japan's functions and operations, as well as its history and organizational structure. In various chapters, columns on selected topics supply in-depth explanations.
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(Published in September 2011)
- Japan's sole issuer of banknotes
- Issuance, circulation, and maintenance of banknotes
- For the stability of people's daily lives and sustainable growth of the economy
- Price stability and monetary policy
- How monetary policy is decided
- To ensure that payment and settlement as well as lending/borrowing of funds take place smoothly in the economy
- Payment, settlement, and financial system stability
- The Bank's operations for the Japanese government and international operations on behalf of the government
- The Bank's services related to the Japanese government
- History and organization of the Bank / Information
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