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AIIB

BUSINESS
Apr 15, 2015
Japan, G-7 partners Germany, France, Italy plan close coordination over China-led Asian Infrastruture Inestment Bank
Japan agreed with Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday to work closely to handle issues related to a planned China-led new development bank although there is no change in Tokyo's cautiousness about joining it, Japanese officials said.
BUSINESS / Economy
Apr 14, 2015
Japan estimates potential AIIB membership would cost ¥360 billion
Joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will cost Japan about ¥360 billion and give it a stake about half that of Beijing, according to government estimates in a document obtained by Bloomberg.
BUSINESS
Apr 13, 2015
China rejects Taiwan's bid to become AIIB founding member
Taiwan is not able to become a founding member of the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank but is still welcome to become an ordinary member in the future, the Chinese government said on Monday.
BUSINESS / Economy
Apr 12, 2015
China-led AIIB will be lean, clean and green, its chief says
The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will be lean, clean and green, its interim chief has said, playing down concerns over transparency and standards governing the institution.
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 11, 2015
U.S. questions Japan about stance on China-led bank
The United States has questioned Japan about the possibility it might participate in China's initiative to set up the proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, sources familiar with bilateral relations say.
BUSINESS
Apr 10, 2015
AIIB on agenda of Japan-U.S. summit
Japan and the United States plan to reaffirm the need to ensure fair governance and transparent management in a China-led regional development bank during summit talks between their leaders in Washington later this month, diplomatic sources said.
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 10, 2015
Feckless Europe kowtows to China on AIIB
Europe's decision to support the AIIB over U.S. objections reflects its own weakness more than America's.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 8, 2015
Japan still on fence about AIIB but envisages $1.5 billion contribution if it joins
The government does not rule out the possibility of joining a China-led development bank to be launched by the year's end and also envisages a possible contribution of up to $1.5 billion to the institution in the event of Japan's participation, according to a draft paper on the institution.
EDITORIALS
Apr 8, 2015
Japan should join the AIIB
Japan should join the AIIB so it can exert influence from within to ensure it is run according to international norms.
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 3, 2015
Xi celebrating soft-power win over U.S. too soon
If Chinese leaders are to achieve their growing international aspirations, they'll have to be far more ambitious about getting their financial house in order first.
BUSINESS
Apr 3, 2015
Japan to decide whether to join AIIB by late June: vice minister
The Japanese government will decide whether to join the planned Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank by late June if governance standards and other conditions are met, a senior vice finance minister said Thursday.
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 2, 2015
AIIB: Chinese cash versus American might
When it comes to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the message from China to the U.S. is clear: either concede to us the place we deserve in existing international institutions, or we will go around you and start our own.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 2, 2015
Netanyahu sends application for Israel to join China-backed AIIB investment bank
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has signed a letter of application for Israel to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy / FOCUS
Apr 1, 2015
Boycott of China-led AIIB poses risks for Japan, where companies may lose out in infrastructure building work
Japan has decided to stand back from joining a planned China-led investment bank for now, but risks losing a chance to tap into Asia's rapidly growing infrastructure market.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 31, 2015
Japan rules out joining China-led investment bank as founding member
Japan holds out on joining China's planned development bank as ministers in Tokyo cast skepticism over its governance on the final day for nations to sign up as founding members.
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 30, 2015
Fukuda urges Japan to actively gather info on China's planned development bank
Former Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda is urging the Abe government to actively gather information about the China-led Asian development bank to determine whether Japan should join it.
BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 30, 2015
Russia, Australia, Netherlands to join China's development bank
Russia, Australia and the Netherlands on Saturday became the latest three countries to say they plan to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, adding clout to an institution seen as enhancing China's regional and global influence.
COMMENTARY / COUNTERPOINT
Mar 28, 2015
China benefits from Washington's bumbling diplomacy
The surge of nations agreeing to participate in China's new development bank — the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank — marks a stunning success for Beijing, which has overcome U.S. opposition and arm-twisting to lure key American allies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy / ANALYSIS
Mar 23, 2015
How Europe and U.S. stumbled into spat over China-led bank
Sometimes geopolitical shifts happen by accident rather than design.
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 23, 2015
U.S. forfeiting its leadership in global finance to China
China's plans to set up the Asian International Investment Bank have demonstrated that the U.S. has lost its way and is rapidly forfeiting claims to global financial, economic, political or moral leadership.

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