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Ministry of Finance

A cabinet-level department of the Japanese government responsible for the national budget, the printing of currency, foreign exchange policy, and other areas. Before the 1990s, it was also responsible for banking regulation and monetary policy. It was regarded as the most powerful Japanese ministry for most of the postwar period. It traces its origins to the 6th century.
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The inner box holds a 2-square-foot bed of MOF grains open to the air to absorb moisture.
MoF provides a fully-integrated system, a technical support team, as well as a toll-free telephone number dedicated to responding to VAT-related inquiries of federal entities linked to the Federal Financial System.
Also, these new MOFs advantageously serve as good adsorbents at lower temperatures.
Securities firms noted that according to the explanation of the MOF, the FSC will face the same tax problem for pushing domestic issuance of renminbi-denominated bonds in the future.
The temporary tags added by Mof act as tiny beacons, guiding the "reader" mechanism to the right place.
- these payments cannot be fully covered from the MoF's regular revenues
HAJIME TAKANO, Japanese investigative journalist and author of M-Fund: The Unknown World of Underground Finance: (Re: the MoF statement) "They would say that!
Unisys is only the second independent service provider to receive this certification, based on the company's experience in delivering MSM Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) operations assessments.
Among the tax hike measures being considered from 2004 are the reduction or abolishment of deductions for spouses and children from the personal income tax, sources in the MOF and the LDP panel said.
The agreement was reached at the IDA's recent meeting in London to discuss the 13th increase in its financial resources, the MOF said.
Amid MOF misgivings, Makiko (as she is often simply called) wins strong popular approval at home despite being a Japanese official who wanders from the official line.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) is considering changing the way it sells government-held shares in telecom giant Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp.