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Press Release

March 26, 2019

Ministry of Finance

Issuance of the 10-year, 20-year, 30-year and 40-year Bonds (FY2019)

Issuance and reopening schedule of the 10-year, 20-year, 30-year and 40-year Bonds will be as follows 


1) 10-year Bonds (4 issues in FY2019, except in the event of rapid market movements)(*)    

 * It will be issued as a new issue in case the gap between the market interest rate on the auction day and the coupon rate of the issue with the same maturity is more than 0.30%.

 <In case of 4 issues in FY2019>

  • April, May and June 2019 issues will be the issue No.354. (Maturity March 20, 2029)
  • July, August and September 2019 issues will be the issue No.355. (Maturity June 20, 2029)
  • October, November and December 2019 issues will be the issue No.356. (Maturity September 20, 2029)
  • January, February and March 2020 issues will be the issue No.357. (Maturity December 20, 2029)

 

2) 20-year Bonds (4 issues in FY2019) 

  • April, May and June 2019 issues will be the issue No.168. (Maturity March 20, 2039)
  • July, August and September 2019 issues will be the issue No.169. (Maturity June 20, 2039)
  • October, November and December 2019 issues will be the issue No.170. (Maturity September 20, 2039)
  • January, February and March 2020 issues will be the issue No.171. (Maturity December 20, 2039)

 

3) 30-year Bonds (4 issues in FY2019)

  • April, May and June 2019 issues will be the issue No.62. (Maturity March 20, 2049)
  • July, August and September 2019 issues will be the issue No.63. (Maturity June 20, 2049)
  • October, November and December 2019 issues will be the issue No.64. (Maturity September 20, 2049)
  • January, February and March 2020 issues will be the issue No.65. (Maturity December 20, 2049)

 

4) 40-year Bonds (1 issue in FY2019)

  • May, July, September, November 2019, January and March 2020 issues will be the issue No.12. (Maturity March 20, 2059)
  • Auction method is Dutch-style-yield-competitive auction (0.5 bp bidding scale).

 

  (Note) The plan could be changed owing to market conditions and others.