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Annual Revision of Balance of Payments Related Statistics in Japan

March 9, 2015
Ministry of Finance
Bank of Japan

As announced in the Revision of Balance of Payments Related Statistics in Japan released on October 8, 2013, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the Bank of Japan will conduct an annual revision of balance of payments related statistics for data from January 2014 onward. The annually revised figures will be posted on the MOF web site and the Bank's web site. The release schedule for 2015 is as follows.

  • April 8:Balance of Payments, including annual data of Direct Investment by Region and Industry (Direct Investment Income, Direct Investment Flows)
  • May 13:Regional Balance of Payments
  • June 8:International Investment Position of Japan (Quarterly data)
    Gross External Debt Position of Japan

Also, certain figures in the Balance of Payments and the International Investment Position of Japan from 2008 through 2013 will be revised. The revised figures will be posted on the MOF web site and the Bank's web site. The release schedule is as follows.

  • April 8:Balance of Payments
  • Late May:International Investment Position of Japan

Inquiries

Balance of Payments Statistics Group, Balance of Payments Division, International Department

E-mail : boj-bop@boj.or.jp