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The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC, Governor: MAEDA Tadashi) announced today the summary of its business performance and activities in the third quarter (October-December) of FY2019 as outlined below. Details of financial commitment amounts by financial product can be found in the PDF files provided in this press release.
Ⅰ. Loans, Equity Participation and Guarantees
1. Financial commitments
In Q3 FY2019, JBIC made a total of 24 financial commitments amounting to approximately JPY238.4 billion in loans, equity participation and guarantees.
2. Disbursements, Repayments and Outstanding Amounts
Disbursements made by JBIC during Q3 FY2019 amounted to approximately JPY493.6 billion and repayments received were approximately JPY817.7 billion. As a result, outstanding loans and equity participation totaled approximately JPY13,398.7 bilion and outstanding guarantees were approximately JPY2,222.0 billion, with the total outstanding amount for those financial products reaching approximately JPY15,620.8 billion.
Ⅱ. Major Business Activities in Q3 FY2019
1. Promoting Overseas Resource Development
JBIC extended a loan to a Japanese company for the development of a lead mine through its investment in an Australian company.
2. Maintaining and Increasing International Competitiveness of Japanese Industries
(1) Support for Strategic Overseas Business Expansion of Japanese Companies
JBIC provided loans for the car logistics terminal operation project in Turkey and the aircraft leasing business in Ireland, in which Japanese companies are participating respectively. Also, JBIC provided Chinese yuan-denominated financing for the manufacture and sales of plastic compounds being carried out by the local subsidiary of a Japanese company. In addition, JBIC supported the export of fertilizer plant-related facilities by a Japanese company to Bangladesh.
(2) Support for Overseas Expansion of Japanese MTEs and SMEs
JBIC made a total of 12 financial commitments aggregating approximately JPY3.1 billion to assist Japanese mid-tier enterprises (MTEs) and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in expanding overseas. These include loans to Japanese companies engaged in the manufacturing and sales of metal components in Mexico and printed circuit boards in Thailand. Also, JBIC set up Chinese yuan-denominated credit lines at the Bank of Yokohama to provide the capital necessary for Japanese MTEs and SMEs to expand their businesses in China.
3. Supporting Projects in the Environmental Sector
Under its Global Facility for QI-ESG, *1 JBIC provided financing for projects including a natural gas-fired power generation and desalination project in Qatar and an onshore wind power generation project in Morocco, both with Japanese companies participating.