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Press Release

September 13, 2016

Ministry of Finance

Issuance Amounts for Auctions for Enhanced-Liquidity on October-December 2016

Eligible issues will be, among coupon-bearing bonds with (i) remaining maturities of 1-5 years ,(ii) remaining maturities of 5-15.5 years and (iii) remaining maturities of 15.5-39 years, as listed on the table below.
The maximum issuance amount for each auction will be as shown below. Issues eligible for the first auction and the second auction of October and December 2016 will be those selected from (iii) and (ii) below respectively.Issues eligible for the first auction and the second auction of November 2016 will be those selected from (i) and (ii) below respectively. The plan could be changed owing to market conditions and others. 

October 2016November 2016December 2016
(i) Issues with remaining maturities of 1-5 years
   -2-years (issue numbers 358 to 368)
   -5-years (issue numbers 107 to 128)
   -10-years (issue numbers 289 to 318)
-20-years (issue numbers 38 to 52) 
Approximately 200 billion yen
(ii) Issues with remaining maturities of 5-15.5 years  
   -10-years (issue numbers 319 to 343)
   -20-years (issue numbers 53 to 136)
   -30-years (issue numbers 1 to 6)
Approximately 500 billion yen Approximately 500 billion yen Approximately 500 billion yen
(iii) Issues with remaining maturities of 15.5-39 years
   -20-years (issue numbers 137 to 157)
   -30-years (issue numbers 7 to 51)
   -40-years (issue numbers 1 to 8)
Approximately 400 billion yen Approximately 400 billion yen

【Note】

1. Remaining maturities are calculated starting from the first day of each quarter (i.e., October 1).

2. Eligible issues for 2-year JGBs in (i)zone will be those with remaining maturities of more than one year as
    November 1st 2016 except new issued bond.