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Bank of Japan Accounts (March 31, 2022)

April 7, 2022
Bank of Japan

Assets (thousand yen)
Gold 441,253,409
Cash3 298,375,400
Japanese government securities 526,173,698,752
Commercial paper4 2,514,385,047
Corporate bonds5 8,583,033,503
Pecuniary trusts (stocks held as trust property)6 441,946,599
Pecuniary trusts (index-linked exchange-traded funds held as trust property)7 36,565,787,154
Pecuniary trusts (Japan real estate investment trusts held as trust property)8 656,694,721
Loans (excluding those to the Deposit Insurance Corporation) 151,532,888,000
Foreign currency assets9 7,896,908,297
Deposits with agents10 4,723,922
Others 710,564,776
Total 735,820,259,585
Liabilities and Net Assets (thousand yen)
Banknotes 119,870,775,898
Current deposits 563,178,486,879
Other deposits11 26,568,875,485
Deposits of the government 13,032,518,059
Payables under repurchase agreements 919,971,215
Others12 1,937,281,654
Provisions 6,934,509,721
Capital 100,000
Legal and special reserves 3,377,740,670
Total 735,820,259,585
  1. The Bank's total assets outstanding at the end of March 2022 is 735.8 trillion yen, with an approximate increase of 21.3 trillion yen from the corresponding balance of 714.6 trillion yen at the end of March 2021 (the rate of increase is 3.0%).
  2. Main reasons for year-on-year changes in major items:
Table: Main reasons for year-on-year changes in major items
Assets Year-on-Year Differences (Rate of Changes)
Loans (excluding those to the Deposit Insurance Corporation) +25.7 trillion yen (+20.4%)
Reflecting the Special Funds-Supplying Operations to Facilitate Financing in Response to the Novel Coronavirus.
Table: Main reasons for year-on-year changes in major items
Liabilities Year-on-Year Differences (Rate of Changes)
Current deposits +40.6 trillion yen (+7.8%)
Reflecting the funds provision mainly through the Special Funds-Supplying Operations to Facilitate Financing in Response to the Novel Coronavirus.
Deposits of the government -23.9 trillion yen (-64.7%)
Reflecting the management of treasury funds.
  1. 3Coins reserved for circulation.
  2. 4Comprises the following types, in dematerialized or physical form: (1) commercial paper issued by domestic corporations; (2) commercial paper issued by foreign corporations with guarantees (dematerialized only); (3) asset-backed commercial paper; and (4) commercial paper issued by real estate investment corporations.
  3. 5Includes bonds issued by real estate investment corporations.
  4. 6Stocks purchased from financial institutions through a trust bank.
  5. 7Beneficiary interests in index-linked exchange-traded funds purchased through a trust bank.
  6. 8Investment equity issued by real estate investment corporations purchased through a trust bank.
  7. 9Foreign currency deposits held at foreign central banks and the Bank for International Settlements, securities issued by foreign governments, foreign currency mutual funds, and foreign currency loans, such as (1) loans by U.S. dollar funds-supplying operations against pooled collateral and (2) loans pursuant to the special rules for the U.S. dollar lending arrangement to enhance the fund-provisioning measure to support strengthening the foundations for economic growth conducted through the loan support program.
  8. 10Deposits held at agents that conduct operations relating to treasury funds and Japanese government securities on behalf of the Bank of Japan. These deposits are reserved for such operations.
  9. 11Deposits held by foreign central banks and others.
  10. 12Includes miscellaneous liabilities and current income (net accumulated profits). For reports at the beginning of the fiscal year, net income for the previous fiscal year is also included prior to its appropriation.
  11. 13End-of-term figures as of March 31 and September 30 are preliminary, and the final figures are released in May and November in the Bank's financial statements.

(Annex Table 1)

Breakdown of Japanese government securities (thousand yen)
Japanese government bonds 511,231,212,238
Treasury discount bills 14,942,486,513

(Annex Table 2)

Loan Support Program
The table below represents the loan amounts outstanding under the Bank's Loan Support Program.
(thousand yen)
Fund-Provisioning Measure to Support Strengthening the Foundations for Economic Growth* 7,867,923,010
Fund-Provisioning Measure to Stimulate Bank Lending 55,869,000,000
Total 63,736,923,010
  • The figure for the loans other than those pursuant to the special rules for the U.S. dollar lending arrangement is included in "Loans" as Assets, and that for the loans pursuant to the special rules for the U.S. dollar lending arrangement is included in "Foreign currency assets" as Assets.

(Annex Table 3)

Annex Table 3 (thousand yen)
Loans by Funds-Supplying Operations against Pooled Collateral (including funds provided under the fixed-rate method), Funds-Supplying Operation to Support Financial Institutions in Disaster Areas, Special Funds-Supplying Operations to Facilitate Financing in Response to the Novel Coronavirus and Funds-Supplying Operations to Support Financing for Climate Change Responses 89,928,000,000