Shoko Chukin Bank

Shoko Chukin Bank

A bank in Japan that provides loans and other forms of financing to small and medium-sized business cooperatives. It originally was owned by the Japanese government, but its privatization began in 2008. It is also called by its English name, the Central Bank for Commercial and Industrial Cooperatives.
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SMEs in Japan are to be lured to invest in Indonesia by the bank's association with Shoko Chukin Bank Ltd.
and Shoko Chukin Bank, as well as prefectural federations of societies of commerce and industry and federations of small business associations for such companies that could be affected by the chipmaker's filing Monday for court-led rehabilitation.
He also represented Shoko Chukin Bank in its new 10-year lease on the 14th floor of 666 Fifth Avenue.
A plan to privatize Shoko Chukin Bank and abolish Japan Finance Corp.
I don't think there is a need to carry out financial policies separately among ministries,'' the premier said, indicating he favors a merger of some of the eight financial institutions, such as Shoko Chukin Bank, a government-backed financial institution for commercial and industrial cooperatives.
The task force also urged METI to abolish state involvement in ordinary loans by the Shoko Chukin Bank and to limit operations of Japan Finance Corp.
He also gained a deep insight into finance thanks to his career path as a Director of the Industrial Policy Bureau at MITI, an Adviser for Nomura Research Institute, Ltd and as President of the Shoko Chukin Bank.
and Shoko Chukin Bank for such firms that could be affected by Elpida's filing for court-led rehabilitation.
Fitch Ratings has upgraded Japan-based The Shoko Chukin Bank Limited's (Shoko Chukin) Support rating.
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's economic policy-setting panel on Monday agreed on a plan to privatize Shoko Chukin Bank and abolish Japan Finance Corp.
The data, including those from the Finance Ministry, show that the amount was spent in a total of 12,800 cases of emergency loans and CP purchases implemented by three government-backed lenders -- Development Bank of Japan, Shoko Chukin Bank and Japan Bank for International Cooperation -- as well as by private lenders.