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Monetary Policy Meetings

A list of scheduled dates of the meetings; policy statements; minutes of the meetings; and the Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices (the Outlook Report).

2015

At the January and July Monetary Policy Meetings, the Bank makes interim assessments of the outlook laid out in the latest Outlook Report, and each assessment is included in the statement on monetary policy released after the relevant Monetary Policy Meeting.

Date of MPM Publication of
MPM Minutes
Publication of
Outlook Report
(The Bank's View)
(Reference)
Publication of
Monthly Report
Jan. 20 (Tues.), 21 (Wed.) Feb. 23 (Mon.) Interim assessment Jan. 22 (Thurs.)
Feb. 17 (Tues.), 18 (Wed.) Mar. 20 (Fri.)
Feb. 19 (Thurs.)
Mar. 16 (Mon.), 17 (Tues.) Apr. 13 (Mon.)
Mar. 18 (Wed.)
Apr. 7 (Tues.), 8 (Wed.) May  8 (Fri.)
Apr. 9 (Thurs.)
Apr. 30 (Thurs.) May  27 (Wed.) Apr. 30 (Thurs.)
May  21 (Thurs.), 22 (Fri.) June 24 (Wed.)
May  25 (Mon.)
June 18 (Thurs.), 19 (Fri.) July 21 (Tues.)
June 22 (Mon.)
July 14 (Tues.), 15 (Wed.) Aug. 12 (Wed.) Interim assessment July 16 (Thurs.)
Aug. 6 (Thurs.), 7 (Fri.) Sep. 18 (Fri.)
Aug. 10 (Mon.)
Sep. 14 (Mon.), 15 (Tues.) Oct. 13 (Tues.)
Sep. 16 (Wed.)
Oct. 6 (Tues.), 7 (Wed.) Nov. 5 (Thurs.)
Oct. 8 (Thurs.)
Oct. 30 (Fri.) Nov. 25 (Wed.) Oct. 30 (Fri.)
Nov. 18 (Wed.), 19 (Thurs.) Dec. 24 (Thurs.)
Nov. 20 (Fri.)
Dec. 17 (Thurs.), 18 (Fri.) Feb. 3 (Wed.)
Dec. 21 (Mon.)
Notes: 1Preceding other changes concerning MPMs decided on June 19, the "Summary of Opinions" for the December 17 and 18 MPM will be released at 8:50 a.m. on January 8 (Fri.), 2016.
2The time of release will be, in principle, as follows.

  • MPM Minutes
    It will be released at 8:50 a.m.
  • Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices (Outlook Report)
    "The Bank's View" in the Outlook Report will be released at 3:00 p.m., and the full text at 2:00 p.m. on the next business day.
    As an exception to this principle, the full text of the October 2015 Outlook Report will be released at 2:00 p.m. on October 31 (Sat.), 2015.
  • Monthly Report of Recent Economic and Financial Developments (Monthly Report)
    The Japanese original and the English translation for summary will be released at 2:00 p.m. (the English translation for the full text will be published at 4:30 p.m. on the next business day).

2016

Date of MPM Release Schedule
Outlook Report
(The Bank's View)
Summary of Opinions MPM Minutes
Jan. 28 (Thurs.), 29 (Fri.) Jan. 29 (Fri.) Feb. 8 (Mon.) Mar. 18 (Fri.)
Mar. 14 (Mon.), 15 (Tues.)
Mar. 24 (Thurs.) May  9 (Mon.)
Apr. 27 (Wed.), 28 (Thurs.) Apr. 28 (Thurs.) May  12 (Thurs.) June 21 (Tues.)
June 15 (Wed.), 16 (Thurs.)
June 24 (Fri.) Aug. 3 (Wed.)
July 28 (Thurs.), 29 (Fri.) July 29 (Fri.) Aug. 8 (Mon.) Sep. 27 (Tues.)
Sep. 20 (Tues.), 21 (Wed.)
Sep. 30 (Fri.) Nov. 7 (Mon.)
Oct. 31 (Mon.), Nov. 1 (Tues.) Nov. 1 (Tues.) Nov. 10 (Thurs.) Dec. 26 (Mon.)
Dec. 19 (Mon.), 20 (Tues.)
Dec. 29 (Thurs.) To be announced
Note: The time of release will be, in principle, as follows.

  • Outlook for Economic Activity and Prices (Outlook Report)
    "The Bank's View" in the Outlook Report will be released immediately after relevant MPMs, and the full text at 2:00 p.m. on the next day.
  • Summary of Opinions
    It will be released at 8:50 a.m.
  • MPM Minutes
    It will be released at 8:50 a.m.

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