Japan Interest Rates

The Japanese economy with a population of 127.36 Million (Est 2010) ranks 3rd in the world with a GDP PPP of 4.1 trillion and GDP PPP per capita of 32,554 vs 45,934 (United States) according to the IMF in 2009. Its currency the Japanese Yen (JPY) is the 3rd most traded currency in the world. Bank deposits held for a fixed term in Japan are called time deposits. According to CIA.gov its inflation was 1.4% in 2008 and -1.4% in 2009.

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Japan Banks

Showing rates for 13 Bank deposit providers in Japan.
Bank Branch Founded Ownership
Bank of Yokohama Bank Of Yokohama 609 1920 Local
Japan Post Bank Japan Post Bank 234 2006 Local
Nomura Nomura 176 1993 Local
Shizuoka Bank Shizuoka Bank 173 1943 Local
Chiba Bank Chiba Bank 156 1943 Local
Citibank Japan Citibank Japan 38 1902 Foreign
Shinsei Bank Shinsei Bank 29 1952 Local
HSBC Japan HSBC Japan 2 1866 Foreign
Standard Chartered Japan Standard Chartered Japan 1880 Foreign

Japan Discussion Activity

  • Loans
    Q: Can I apply for loan a Japanese bank being a Indian resident!? Is it possible to take a small loan like A million from other country at such minimal interest rates!?

    Rohit tantia from Gurgaon, India
  • SMBC
    Q: Do you think i am qualified to apply personal loan here in japan? Im married with a japanese and i am factory worker and my yearly salary 175,000yen and my husband 500万 i want to buy a house in philippine but i dont have enough money thats why i am asking if i am qualified? thank you

    Kie from Tokyo, Japan
  • SMBC
    Q: How to get a personal loan? I am foreigner what are the recquirements so that i can apply

    Cassie from Japan