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It was established in September 1999 by the merger of Export-Import Bank of Japan (JEXIM) and the Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF). Thus, presently International Finance Operations of the JBIC have functions of an ECA, while Overseas Economic Cooperation Operations are to provide ODA loans.

Is JICA a government?

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (独立行政法人国際協力機構, dokuritsu gyōseihōjin kokusai kyōryoku kikō, JICA) is a governmental agency that delivers the bulk of Official Development Assistance (ODA) for the government of Japan.

What is JICA in full?

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

When was JICA established?

August 1974
Japan International Cooperation Agency/Founded

What is JBIC loan?

JBIC provides loans in cofinancing with other financial institutions (usually the loan applicant’s bank(s)) to meet the client’s financial needs.

Can I borrow money from a Japanese bank?

Yes, foreigners in Japan can get a loan. They can get a personal loan, mortgage loan, or a car loan. However, it’s quite important to understand the information regarding the entire procedure. In Japan, there are three types of loan providers.

What ODA means?

Official development assistance
Definition of. Net ODA. Official development assistance (ODA) is defined as government aid designed to promote the economic development and welfare of developing countries. Loans and credits for military purposes are excluded.

What is the purpose of JICA?

JICA is a government agency mandated to implement technical cooperation. It also provides technical support to grant aid and bilateral loans through the conduct of technical feasibility studies.

What is JICA scholarship?

JICA FRIENDSHIP Project offers Masters and/or Ph. D. Scholarship at Japanese Universities for graduates or expected graduates of IIT Hyderabad for FY2020. Application Guidance. To apply for the Scholarship, please carefully go through the scholarship guideline.


NGO-JICA Japan Desks are located in twenty countries. Their main purpose is to provide support on-site in developing countries for international cooperation activities being carried out by Japanese NGOs while fostering stronger NGO-JICA Collaborations.

Can I borrow money from Japan?

Yes, foreigners in Japan can get a loan. They can get a personal loan, mortgage loan, or a car loan.

How can I get a foreign bank loan?

Approval Route: Under the approval route, in order to get a loan from a foreign entity, the borrower is required to submit an application with the RBI in the prescribed form through authorized dealer as specified by the RBI.

What do you need to know about JBIC?

JBIC makes available to the public information on environmental and social considerations in regard of a project proposed for JBIC financing, including category classification of the project when it is in the screening process and results of its environmental review.

When did Japan Finance Corporation ( JFC ) become JBIC?

JBIC was the international wing of Japan Finance Corporation (JFC) from October 1, 2008 to April 1, 2012. “The predecessor of JBIC is the International Financial Operations of former JBIC. JFC once took over those IFOs in its international wing.

When did the JBIC environmental guidelines come into effect?

JBIC has established and made public the “Japan Bank for International Cooperation Guidelines for Confirmation of Environmental and Social Considerations” (the Guidelines). The current version of the Guidelines came into effect on April 1, 2015.

Where is the head office of JBIC Japan?

JBIC head office is on the left past Marubeni headquraters building. To go to the parking (ground-based / underground), turn left at traffic light in front of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Turn left before the Metropolitan Expressway overpass.