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AIIB

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 6, 2015
Japan, China finance chief agree to promote infrastructure development in Asia
At the first meeting of their finance ministers in over three years, Tokyo and Beijing agreed Saturday to work together where possible to facilitate infrastructure development in Asia.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 5, 2015
Why Japan should, or shouldn't, join the China-led AIIB
When Finance Minister Taro Aso meets with his Chinese counterpart, Lou Jiwei, in Beijing on Saturday, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will loom large in the talks.
BUSINESS
Jun 4, 2015
Abe's ruling party calls for cautious approach to AIIB
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party called for a "cautious response" to an invitation to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, but will leave the decision to him, a draft report said.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jun 1, 2015
The AIIB key to Beijing's new economic order
China's approach to creating an infrastructure bank that will knit Asia into a Sino-centric economic order could prove to be a nightmare.
COMMENTARY / World
May 26, 2015
Development finance with Chinese features?
If China can help find a way to balance the need for high standards and safeguards in project lending with the imperative of rapid loan dispersion, global economic governance would benefit significantly.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 22, 2015
Abe announces $110 billion in aid for 'high-quality' infrastructure in Asia
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced $110 billion (¥13 trillion) in aid for "high-quality" infrastructure development in Asia over the next five years, in an apparent move to counterbalance the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 20, 2015
The AIIB has little to offer Japan and the U.S.
Japan is wise not to join China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, which could end up merely as a policy instrument for Beijing.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 18, 2015
Channeling China's aspirations
America's energy and resources would be far better spent containing China's military aspirations than trying to prevent it from further engaging with the world in the economic sphere.
COMMENTARY / World
May 18, 2015
Long-term greening of China's financial system
It is imperative that development banks make sure financing decisions nurture environmentally sustainable growth.
EDITORIALS
May 13, 2015
No need for haste on TPP deal
The government must resist the temptation to make concessions that won't benefit Japan in its effort to conclude TPP negotiations with the U.S.
JAPAN / Politics
May 5, 2015
Asian Development Bank pledges to increase lending, cooperate with China-led bank
The Asian Development Bank pledges to expand its resources for financing infrastructure building in the region as its annual gathering ends in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku.
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 4, 2015
An Asian community can wait
Japan should not join the AIIB until the criteria for monitoring its investments are clear.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 30, 2015
AIIB and global governance
If Western leaders really do believe in innovation, competition and meritocracy, they should welcome the AIIB.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Apr 25, 2015
At Abe-Obama summit, all roads lead to China
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe embarks on a seven-day tour of the United States this week, the highlight of which is a summit with President Barack Obama.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan / SENTAKU MAGAZINE
Apr 20, 2015
Why Japan won't join the AIIB
The AIIB will enable China to use funds contributed by other countries for projects that best suit its own strategies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 18, 2015
AIIB rise reflects new economies
A planned Chinese-led investment bank may not have been the major theme at a meeting of Group of 20 finance chiefs, but it drew significant attention amid the growing presence of emerging economies.
BUSINESS
Apr 17, 2015
Aso says AIIB would benefit from partnership with other lenders
The joint financing of development projects by a planned Chinese-led investment bank and existing institutions like the Asian Development Bank would help to raise standards at the new lender, according to Finance Minister Taro Aso.
BUSINESS
Apr 17, 2015
Emerging economies hail new China-led investment bank
A group of 24 emerging economies on Thursday welcomed plans to establish the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 16, 2015
Japan says number of AIIB founding members is 'within expectations'
Japan said Wednesday the number of founding members of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is "within expectations" based on information collected from G-7 nations and other countries.
Reference / Q&A
Apr 15, 2015
Is China-led bank a lost opportunity?
China's proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is causing a stir as the majority of Group of 20 leading economies sign on as founding members, while the U.S. and Japan remain on the sidelines.

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