Japan Development Bank

Japan Development Bank

A bank owned by the Japanese government that provided loans to foreign companies interested in foreign direct investment in Japan. It was established in 1951 to help reconstruct the Japanese economy. It was dissolved and replaced by the Development Bank of Japan in 2008.
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In committing to this program, DBJ has benefited greatly from the thirty-year history that DBJ and its predecessor, the Japan Development Bank (JDB), have had in supporting the Japanese aviation industry to improve the international competitiveness.
After retiring from the Finance Ministry, Kogayu held several prominent positions, including chairman of the Fair Trade Commission and head of Japan Development Bank.
Former employee at the governmental Japan Development Bank and was a professor at Keio University.
Already such efforts have resulted in the creation of the Japan Biological Informatics Consortium, the establishment of the BioIncubation Fund by the Japan Development Bank and the joint development by the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, the Japan Science and Technology Corp.
Japanese semiconductor makers could lose out to competitors from Korea, Taiwan and the US unless they change their business approach, according to a report by the Japan Development Bank.
Meanwhile, the government-run Japan Development Bank reports that an estimated 1.
Nissan, whose credit ratings have already been cut to junk-bond status, received in December an emergency loan of pounds 440 million from the state-owned Japan Development Bank.
TOKYO, March 9 Kyodo The Japan Development Bank said Tuesday it plans to introduce a new interest rate system effective April 1, abandoning the existing system based on the long-term prime lending rate.
Masaharu Hanazaki, The Japan Development Bank, and Akiyoshi Horiuchi, University of Tokyo, "Why Has Japan Suffered from the Serious Bank Crisis?
The Japan Development Bank will provide loans to cover 40 percent of the funds importers of manufactured goods need to establish facilities used to inspect, process, collect, and sell manufactured imports.
For example, the government-owned Japan Development Bank has increased its program of lending to foreign companies investing in Japan, and the Diet passed legislation earlier this year providing preferential tax treatment to companies at least one-third owned by foreigners.
Department of Commerce, California Trade and Commerce Agency, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, LA Trade, Los Angeles Regional Technology Alliance (LARTA), World Trade Center Associations of Los Angeles-Long Beach and San Diego, Orange County Business Council, Caltech/MIT Enterprises Forum, Ministry of International Trade and Industry of Japan, Japan Development Bank, and Japan Business Association of Southern California.
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