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List of Publications

October 17, 2017
Bank of Japan
Public Relations Department

Periodicals

Table : Periodicals
Title Description Price1
Nippon Ginko Seisaku Iinkai Geppo
(Monthly Report of the Policy Board of the Bank of Japan)
  • Monthly
  • Japanese
Monthly report containing decisions by the Policy Board on monetary policy and other matters, including those related to the Monetary Policy Meetings. Free of charge
Kin'yu Kenkyu
(Monetary and Economic Studies)
  • Ad hoc basis (about four times a year)
  • Japanese
Research papers on monetary and economic theories, as well as institutional and historical issues, written by the staff of the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies or by visiting scholars from both Japan and overseas. Also includes minutes of conferences, symposiums, and workshops. 990 yen
Monetary and Economic Studies
  • Ad hoc basis (about once a year)
  • English
Research papers written by the staff of the Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies or by visiting scholars, from both Japan and overseas, on monetary and economic issues, and selected works from the proceedings of conferences sponsored by the Institute. Papers included may not correspond to those that appear in the above Kin'yu Kenkyu. Free of charge
Nichigin
  • Quarterly
    (March, June, September, and December)
  • Japanese
The Bank of Japan's public relations magazine containing articles on the Bank's business operations and history, information gathered through the Bank's office network, and explanations concerning finance and the economy. Free of charge
Annual Review
  • Annual (August)
  • English
Review of the Bank's monetary and financial system policies, business operations, organization, financial statements, and other information. Free of charge

Statistics and Reports

Table : Statistics and Reports
TitleDescription Price1
Financial and Economic Statistics Monthly
  • Monthly
  • Japanese/English
A publication containing a wide range of detailed statistics, including those compiled by the Bank of Japan as well as key domestic and overseas monetary and economic indicators. 667 yen
Bank of Japan Statistics2
  • Annual (April)
  • Japanese/English
A publication providing long-term time series data for statistics compiled by the Bank. 1,500 yen
TANKAN (Short-Term Economic Survey of Enterprises in Japan)
  • Quarterly (April, July, October, and December)
  • Japanese/English
Detailed results of the short-term economic survey conducted in March, June, September, and December by the Bank, which are useful in analyzing economic trends. 1,143 yen
Price Indexes Annual2
  • Annual
  • Japanese/English
Indexes released by the Bank, namely, "Corporate Goods Price Index (CGPI)," "Services Producer Price Index (SPPI)," and "Input-Output Price Index of the Manufacturing Industry by Sector (IOPI)." 1,333 yen

Reference Books

Table : Reference Books
TitleDescription Price1
Functions and Operations of the Bank of Japan
  • Published in 2012 (second edition)
  • English/Japanese
The official translation of the revised Japanese edition published in March 2011. This is the second English edition. English: available on the Bank's website.
Japanese: 2,400 yen
CURRENCY MUSEUM Guide to the Exhibits
  • Published in 2017
A catalog of the displays on permanent exhibition at the Currency Museum. 2,200 yen

Brochures

Table : Pamphlets
Title Description Price1
Bank of Japan: Its Functions and Organization Distributed to participants in the Bank of Japan's in-house tours and to visitors to the Bank's offices in Japan. Provides a concise and easy-to-follow overview of the Bank's functions and operations, as well as its history and organizational structure. Free of charge
The Bank of Japan Main Building: An Important Cultural Property Distributed to participants of the Bank's in-house tours at the Head Office. Introduces the Bank's Main Building, which was designated an important cultural property in 1974. Free of charge
Leaflets on currencies Available at the Information Room of the Bank's Head Office. A set of leaflets featuring pictures of Japan's valid banknotes and coins. Free of charge
Currency Museum Distributed to visitors to the Bank's Currency Museum and the Information Room at the Bank's Head Office. Briefly covers the exhibitions and general information of the Currency Museum. Free of charge

Notes:

  1. Prices exclude tax as well as delivery and handling fees.
  2. "Bank of Japan Statistics" and "Price Indexes Annual" are no longer published. Their last issues were published in April 2017 and September 2017, respectively.

Contacts

  • To obtain copies of publications that are free of charge, please contact the Bank's Public Relations Department at the e-mail address below (copies are subject to availability):
    prdmail@boj.or.jp
  • To purchase any publications on the list, please contact the following companies (the Japanese version of some of the publications may be purchased at bookstores in Japan as well). Please note that the Bank is not directly involved in the sales of these publications.

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