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Press Release

December 22, 2016

Ministry of Finance

Issuance Amounts for Auctions for Enhanced-Liquidity on January-March 2017

Eligible issues will be, among coupon-bearing bonds with (1) remaining maturities of 1-5 years ,(2) remaining maturities of 5-15.5 years and (3) 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 January and March 2017 will be those selected from (1) and (2) below respectively.Issues eligible for the first auction and the second auction of February 2017 will be those selected from (3) and (2) below respectively. The plan could be changed owing to market conditions and others. 

January 2017February 2017March 2017
(1) Issues with remaining maturities of 1-5 years
【January】 
   2-years (issue numbers 360 to 370) 
   5-years (issue numbers 109 to 129)
   10-years (issue numbers 290 to 320)
20-years (issue numbers 38 to 54)
【March】 
   2-years (issue numbers 362 to 372) 
   5-years (issue numbers 109 to 129)
   10-years (issue numbers 290 to 320)
20-years (issue numbers 38 to 54)
Approximately 200 billion yen Not be implemented Approximately 200 billion yen
(2) Issues with remaining maturities of 5-15.5 years  
   10-years (issue numbers 321 to 344)
   20-years (issue numbers 55 to 139)
   30-years (issue numbers 1 to 7)
Approximately 500 billion yen Approximately 500 billion yen Approximately 500 billion yen
(3) Issues with remaining maturities of 15.5-39 years
   20-years (issue numbers 140 to 158)
   30-years (issue numbers 8 to 52)
   40-years (issue numbers 1 to 8)
Not be implemented Approximately 400 billion yen Not be implemented

(Note1)Remaining maturities are calculated starting from the first day of each quarter (i.e., January 1).

(Note2)Eligible issues for 2-year JGBs in (1)zone will be those with remaining maturities of more than one year as
            January 1st 2017 for January auction and as March 1st 2017 for March auction except new issued bond.