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The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC; Governor: Tadashi Maeda) announced today the summary of its business performance and activities in the second quarter (July-September) 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 Q2 FY2019, JBIC made a total of 38 financial commitments amounting to approximately JPY340.6 billion in loans, equity participation and guarantees.
2. Disbursements, Repayments and Outstanding Amounts
Disbursements made by JBIC during Q2 FY2019 amounted to approximately JPY323.7 billion and repayments received were approximately JPY494.6 billion. As a result, outstanding loans and equity participation totaled approximately JPY13,331.2 billion and outstanding guarantees were approximately JPY2,425.0 billion, with the total outstanding amount for those financial products reaching approximately JPY15,756.3 billion.
Ⅱ. Major Business Activities in Q2 FY2019
1. Promoting Overseas Resource Development
JBIC extended a loan to a Japanese company that acquired a partial stake in a project company in Russia engaged in the construction and operation of an LNG plant.
2. Maintaining and Increasing International Competitiveness of Japanese Industries
(1) Support for Strategic Overseas Business Expansion of Japanese Companies
JBIC signed a shareholders’ agreement with a Japanese company to make a joint investment in an engineering and gas logistics and distribution company headquartered in Singapore.
(2) Support for Overseas Expansion of Japanese MTEs and SMEs
JBIC made a total of 26 financial commitments aggregating approximately JPY4.2 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 automobile parts in Indonesia as well as printed circuit boards in Thailand.
3. Supporting Projects in the Environmental Sector
Under its Global Facility for QI-ESG*1, JBIC provided finance to a Japanese company that manufactures and sells transparent conductive oxide (TCO) glass for solar panels in the United States and Vietnam.