(Provisional translation)
September 11, 2015
Financial Services Agency

Japan’s Participation in the Asia Region Funds Passport

We are pleased to inform that Japan has decided to participate in the Asia Region Funds Passport (ARFP).

We have participated in the discussion in the Working Group in order to ensure that the ARFP will be effective in increasing cross-border investments among member economies and contributing to the development in financial markets in the region.

We will continue to actively engage in the discussion to finalize the ARFP rules.

Please find the following link for the details of 22nd APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting Joint Ministerial Statement:


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