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May 6, 2017

Ministry of Finance

Joint Press Release of the Sixth China-Japan Finance Dialogue (Yokohama,Japan)

  1. The Sixth China-Japan Finance Dialogue was held on May 6, 2017 in Yokohama, Japan, under the co-chairmanship of Mr. Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Japan, and Mr. Xiao Jie, Minister of Finance of China, with the attendance of senior officials from both Ministries of Finance, and senior Central Bankers.

  2. The Ministers shared the common view that the Dialogue is of important significance for both sides, which contributes to deepening exchange of macroeconomic situation and policy measures of the two countries, strengthening financial cooperation, and hence helping further advance cooperation between the two countries in the economic and financial fields.

  3. Both sides recognized the necessity of economic restructuring proactively through experiences sharing in macroeconomic policies for structural reform in both countries, and are committed to deepening communication and coordination of macroeconomic policies, and maintaining consultation on major international economic and financial issues.

  4. Both sides emphasized the need to further deepen bilateral pragmatic cooperation in finance, scale up financial cooperation and support collaboration in the economic, trade and investment fields.

  5. Both sides welcomed the successful close of the ASEAN+3 Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting and the China-Japan-Korea Trilateral Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting, which were held just before the Dialogue, and are committed to closer cooperation hereafter.

  6. The two Ministers agreed to hold the Seventh China-Japan Finance Dialogue in China next year. Both sides agreed to launch joint research on issues of mutual interest and report the outcomes to the Dialogue.