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Addition of a New Item to the Portfolio Investment Position by Currency and Type of Securities in the International Investment Position

May 25, 2018
Ministry of Finance
Bank of Japan

The Ministry of Finance and the Bank of Japan has added the Chinese yuan to the currency breakdown of the Portfolio Investment Position (Assets/Liabilities) by Currency and Type of Securities in the International Investment Position of Japan (Calendar Year Data), starting with the release of year-end 2016 (annually revised figures) and year-end 2017 data today.

Currency breakdown
Through year-end 2015 From year-end 2016 onward
U.S. dollar
Canadian dollar
Australian dollar
Euro
British pound
Danish krone
Swedish krone
Swiss franc
Hong Kong dollar
Japanese yen
Other 1
U.S. dollar
Canadian dollar
Australian dollar
Euro
British pound
Danish krone
Swedish krone
Swiss franc
Chinese yuan
Hong Kong dollar
Japanese yen
Other

Note: 1. Includes the Chinese yuan.

Data for the Portfolio Investment Position (Assets/Liabilities) by Currency and Type of Securities are available in the BOJ Time-Series Data Search. Please see the List of Series Codes [XLSX 13KB] for the series names and series codes of the newly added item.

Inquiries

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

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