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International Investment Position of Japan (End of 2008)

International Investment Position of Japan

End of 2008

(¥ billion)

AssetsLiabilities

1. Direct Investment

61,740

1. Direct Investment

18,456

2. Portfolio Investment

215,682

2. Portfolio Investment

139,907
Equity Securities 35,817Equity Securities 68,625
Public Sector 24 
Banks 1,313Banks 5,314
Other Sectors 34,480Other Sectors 63,311
Debt Securities 179,865Debt Securities 71,282
Bonds and Notes 177,204Bonds and Notes 50,650
Public Sector 461Public Sector 41,586
Banks 53,588Banks 2,344
Other Sectors 123,155Other Sectors 6,721
Money Market Instruments 2,661Money Market Instruments 20,632
Public Sector 4Public Sector 20,572
Banks 1,293Banks 0
Other Sectors 1,365Other Sectors 60

3. Financial Derivatives

7,022

3. Financial Derivatives

7,761
Public Sector --Public Sector --
Banks 4,335Banks 4,839
Other Sectors 2,687Other Sectors 2,922

4. Other Investment

141,752

4. Other Investment

127,146
Loans 91,118Loans 76,479
Public Sector 16,472Public Sector 1,588
Banks 53,435Banks 45,890
Other Sectors 21,211Other Sectors 29,001
[Long-Term] 35,325[Long-Term] 17,350
[Short-Term] 55,793[Short-Term] 59,129
Trade Credits 4,986Trade Credits 2,279
Public Sector 726Public Sector --
Other Sectors 4,260Other Sectors 2,279
[Long-Term] 1,239[Long-Term] 151
[Short-Term] 3,747[Short-Term] 2,128
Currency and Deposits 17,846Currency and Deposits 21,846
Public Sector 0Public Sector 11,817
Banks 11,234Banks 10,029
Other Sectors 6,612 
Other Assets 27,803Other Liabilities 26,543
Public Sector 5,976Public Sector 443
Banks 19,933Banks 23,175
Other Sectors 1,893Other Sectors 2,926
[Long-Term] 12,363[Long-Term] 2,217
[Short-Term] 15,440[Short-Term] 24,326

5. Reserve Assets

92,983
Assets Total 519,179Liabilities Total 293,271
Net Assets Total 225,908
Public Sector 40,641
Private Sector 185,267
(Banks) 53,541

International Investment Position of Japan
(Ends of 2007 and 2008)

(¥ billion)

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1. Direct Investment

61,858 61,740 -118

1. Direct Investment

15,145 18,456 3,311

2. Portfolio Investment

287,687 215,682 -72,005

2. Portfolio Investment

221,487 139,907 -81,580
Equity Securities 65,376 35,817 -29,559Equity Securities 142,031 68,625 -73,406
Public Sector 0 24 24 
Banks 1,543 1,313 -230Banks 9,185 5,314 -3,870
Other Sectors 63,832 34,480 -29,353Other Sectors 132,847 63,311 -69,536
Debt Securities 222,311 179,865 -42,446Debt Securities 79,456 71,282 -8,174
Bonds and Notes 219,430 177,204 -42,226Bonds and Notes 60,203 50,650 -9,553
Public Sector 565 461 -104Public Sector 47,782 41,586 -6,196
Banks 65,335 53,588 -11,746Banks 3,382 2,344 -1,038
Other Sectors 153,531 123,155 -30,376Other Sectors 9,040 6,721 -2,319
Money Market Instruments 2,881 2,661 -220Money Market Instruments 19,253 20,632 1,380
Public Sector 7 4 -3Public Sector 19,162 20,572 1,410
Banks 1,351 1,293 -58Banks 0 0 0
Other Sectors 1,523 1,365 -158Other Sectors 90 60 -30

3. Financial Derivatives

4,442 7,022 2,580

3. Financial Derivatives

4,964 7,761 2,797
Public Sector -- -- --Public Sector -- -- --
Banks 1,877 4,335 2,458Banks 2,420 4,839 2,418
Other Sectors 2,564 2,687 123Other Sectors 2,544 2,922 378

4. Other Investment

146,227 141,752 -4,475

4. Other Investment

118,674 127,146 8,472
Loan 97,191 91,118 -6,073Loan 84,909 76,479 -8,431
Public Sector 16,521 16,472 -49Public Sector 1,475 1,588 112
Banks 52,200 53,435 1,235Banks 48,218 45,890 -2,328
Other Sectors 28,470 21,211 -7,259Other Sectors 35,216 29,001 -6,215
[Long-Term] 35,012 35,325 314[Long-Term] 16,393 17,350 957
[Short-Term] 62,179 55,793 -6,386[Short-Term] 68,516 59,129 -9,387
Trade Credit 6,450 4,986 -1,465Trade Credit 2,676 2,279 -398
Public Sector 826 726 -100Public Sector -- -- --
Other Sectors 5,625 4,260 -1,365Other Sectors 2,676 2,279 -398
[Long-Term] 1,418 1,239 -179[Long-Term] 126 151 25
[Short-Term] 5,032 3,747 -1,286[Short-Term] 2,550 2,128 -423
Currency and Deposit 25,289 17,846 -7,444Currency and Deposit 10,515 21,846 11,331
Public Sector 0 0 -0Public Sector 20 11,817 11,797
Banks 16,806 11,234 -5,572Banks 10,495 10,029 -466
Other Sectors 8,483 6,612 -1,871 
Other Assets 17,297 27,803 10,506Other Liabilities 20,573 26,543 5,970
Public Sector 5,968 5,976 8Public Sector 386 443 57
Banks 9,310 19,933 10,624Banks 16,790 23,175 6,384
Other Sectors 2,018 1,893 -125Other Sectors 3,397 2,926 -471
[Long-Term] 11,823 12,363 540[Long-Term] 1,488 2,217 730
[Short-Term] 5,474 15,440 9,966[Short-Term] 19,086 24,326 5,240

5. Reserve Assets

110,279 92,983 -17,295
Assets Total 610,492 519,179 -91,313Liabilities Total 360,271 293,271 -67,000
Net Assets Total 250,221 225,908 -24,313
Public Sector 65,340 40,641 -24,699
Private Sector 184,881 185,267 386
(Banks) 57,933 53,541 -4,391