Japan’s reserves of foreign exchange and gold:

$954.1 billion (31 December 2007 estimate)
country comparison to the world: 2

Japan’s External Debt:

$1.492 trillion (30 June 2007)
country comparison to the world: 8

Stock of direct foreign investment – at home:
$139.7 billion (2008 estimate)
country comparison to the world: 24

Stock of direct foreign investment – abroad:
$597 billion (2008 estimate)
country comparison to the world: 9

Japanese Yen – US Dollar Exchange Rates:

yen (JPY) per US dollar – 103.58 (2008 estimate), 117.99 (2007), 116.18 (2006), 110.22 (2005), 108.19 (2004)

As of July 2009, 1 U.S. dollar = 94.27 Japanese yen.

As of October 2021, 1 U.S. dollar = 113.80 Japanese yen.

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Posted: September 23, 2022, 8:45 pm
Japan to support Sri Lanka's debt restructuring negotiations
Hideaki Mizukoshi, Japanese ... (Reuters) - Japan, one of Sri Lanka's main creditors, will back the South Asian nation as it seeks to restructure about $30 billion of its foreign debt and find ...
Posted: September 23, 2022, 4:10 am
Japan to Support Sri Lanka's Debt Restructuring Negotiations
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Posted: September 23, 2022, 3:21 am
The dollar is sliding against the yen after Japan's market intervention, but the yen's advance won't last long, analysts say
Japan intervened in the currency market for the first time since the Asian Financial Crisis, as the yen has slumped 25% against the dollar in 2022.
Posted: September 22, 2022, 10:59 am
Japan Intervenes in Currency Markets to Support Yen — WSJ
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Posted: September 7, 2022, 3:24 am
Japan vows billions at Africa investment conference
Japan's initiative "includes up to $1 billion in a new special quota to be established by Japan to promote debt consolidation reforms" in Africa, the Japanese premier said.
Posted: August 27, 2022, 2:15 am
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