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Establishment of the "FinTech Center"

April 1, 2016
Bank of Japan

The Bank of Japan today established the "FinTech Center" within its Payment and Settlement Systems Department. This is in line with the recent environment in which FinTech is gaining considerable attention as it applies new technologies -- including those of information and communications -- to innovative financial services.

The Bank aims to reinforce its efforts in which the developments of FinTech will contribute to enhancing financial services and achieving sustainable growth of Japan's economy.