BRIEF

World Bank's Loans to Japan

October 4, 2005

Year Date Signed Beneficiary Project
1953 15-Oct Kansai Electric Power Co. Ltd. Tanagawa thermal power station
(two turbines; 75 MW)
1953 15-Oct Kyushu Electric Power Co. Ltd. Karita thermal power station (75 MW)
1953 15-Oct Chubu Electric Power Co. Ltd. Yokkaichi thermal power station (66 MW)
1955 25-Oct Yawata Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. Steel-plate production facilities
1956

21-Feb

Nippon Steel Tube Co. Ltd. Seamless tube production facilities
1956

21-Feb

Toyota Motor Co. Ltd. Koromo Plant truck and bus machine
tools
1956

21-Feb

Ishikawajima Heavy Industries
Co. Ltd.
Tokyo marine engine turbine production
facilities
1956

21-Feb

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding &
Engineering Co. Ltd.
Nagasaki Shipyard diesel engine
production facilities
1956

19-Dec

Kawasaki Steel Corporation Chiba plant hot and cold strip mills
1956

19-Dec

Agricultural Land Development
Machinery Public Corporation
Several agricultural development projects
1957

9-Aug

Aichi Waterworks Corporation Public water project in Aichi Prefecture
1958

29-Jan

Kawasaki Steel Corporation
(2nd loan)
Chiba Works 1,000 ton blast furnace,
coke oven
1958

13-Jun

Kansai Electric Power Co. Ltd.
(2nd loan)
Kurobe No. 4 hydroelectric power
station (three turbines; 86 MW)
1958

27-Jun

Hokuriku Electric Power Co. Ltd. Arimine hydroelectric power station
(261 MW)
1958

11-Jul

Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd. Wakayama Works 1,000 ton blast
furnace and blooming mill
1958

18-Aug

Kobe Steel Ltd. Nadahama 800 ton blast furnace and
Wakihama steel mill
1958

10-Sept

Chubu Electric Power Co. Ltd.
(2nd loan)
Hatanagi No. 1 and No. 2 hydroelectric
power stations (85 MW)
1958

10-Sept

Nippon Steel Tube Co. Ltd.
(2nd loan)
Mizue Works 60 ton steel converter
1959

17-Feb

Electric Power Development
Co. Ltd.
Miboro hydroelectric power station
(215 MW)
1959

12-Nov

Fuji Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. Hirohata Works 1,500 ton blast furnace,
converter and blooming mill
 1959

12-Nov

Yawata Iron & Steel Co. Ltd.
(2nd loan)
Tobata Works 1,500 ton blast furnaces
(two)
 1960

17-Mar

Japan Highway Public Corporation Amagasaki Ritto section of the Meishin
Expressway
1960

20-Dec

Kawasaki Steel Corporation
(3rd loan)
Chiba works slab casting facilities
construction
1960

20-Dec

Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd.
(2nd loan)
Wakayama Works combined mill
1961

16-Mar

Kyushu Electric Power Co. Ltd.
(2nd loan)
Shin-Kokura thermal power station
(156 MW)
1961 

2-May

Japan National Railways Tokaido Shinkansen (bullet train) Line
1961

29-Nov

Japan Highway Public Corporation
(2nd loan)
Ichinomiya Ritto and Amagasaki
Nishinomiya sections of the Meishin
Expressway
1963

27-Sept

Japan Highway Public Corporation
(3rd loan)
Tokyo Shizuoka section of the Tomei
Expressway
1964

22-Apr

Japan Highway Public Corporation
(4th loan)
Toyokawa Komaki section of the Tomei
Expressway
1964

23-Dec

Metropolitan Expressway Public
Corporation
Haneda Yokohama section of the
Metropolitan Expressway
1965

13-Jan

Electric Power Development Co. Ltd.
(2nd loan)
Kuzuryugawa hydroelectric power
stations (Nagano and Yugami)
1965

26-May

Japan Highway Public Corporation
(5thloan)
Shizuoka Toyokawa section of the
Tomei Expressway
1965

10-Sept

Hanshin Expressway Public Corporation Kobe line No. 1
1966

29-Jul

Japan Highway Public Corporation
(6th loan)
Tokyo Shizuoka section of the Tomei
Expressway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15-Oct

15-Oct

Total Amount Loaned (1953-1966): $863 million (31 loans)
Final repayment made: July 1990