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Press Release

May 10, 2018

Ministry of Finance

Central Government Debt(As of March 31, 2018)

1. Outstanding Government Bonds and Borrowings

(100 million yen)

CategoryAmountIncrease or Decrease(-) from the End of the Previous QuarterIncrease or Decrease(-) from the End of the Previous Fiscal Year
Government Bonds9,591,41328,893242,410
General Bonds
(Reconstruction Bonds)
8,531,789
(54,813)
18,391
(18,878)
226,055
(-12,399)
Long-term (10 years or more)6,424,01262,988315,782
Medium-term (from 2 to 5 years)1,839,816-28,620-27,948
Short-term (one year or less)267,962-15,977-61,778
Fiscal Investment and Loan Program Bonds945,25916,675-17,250
Long-term (10 years or more)606,31811,40419,395
Medium-term (from 2 to 5 years)338,9415,270-36,646
Subsidy Bonds1,94154-153
Subscription / Contribution Bonds44,441-1,459-1,836
Government Bonds issued to Development Bank of Japan13,247--
Government Bonds issued to Nuclear Damage Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation54,736-4,76735,594
Borrowings540,2283,100-3,971
Long-term (over one year)132,185-3,426-8,144
Short-term (one year or less)408,0436,5264,172
Financing Bills746,489-11,401-75,903
Total10,878,13020,593162,536

2. Outstanding Government Guaranteed Debts

(100 million yen)

CategoryAmountIncrease or Decrease(-) from the End of the Previous QuarterIncrease or Decrease(-) from the End of the Previous Fiscal Year
Government - Guaranteed Debts397,117-9,573-5,716

Notes:

  • 1. Figures may not sum up to the total because of rounding.

  • 2. Above "General Bonds" includes amount(48,674.1 billion yen) of Front Loading Issuance of Refunding Bonds for refunding next year.

  • 3. Above "Outstanding Government Bonds and Borrowings" includes government bonds and borrowings held by government.

  • 4. Figures are total of the general account and all special accounts, and the coverage is different from the central government defined in SNA.

  • 5. The data as of June 30, 2018 will be released on August 10, 2018.