• Kyodo


A report released Monday by a nongovernmental organization said 322 financial institutions in 30 countries, including Japan, have provided credit to Boeing Co. and 19 other companies in six nations involved in the development and manufacture of nuclear weapons.

The Australia-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons said in the report that those financial institutions provided credit worth about $48.7 billion, or about ¥4 trillion, since 2008.

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