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This database provides end-of-month balances for Bank of Japan accounts (Loans and Discounts) during the period January 1914 - December 1941. Loans and Discounts do not include Advances to Government.

The source for this data is Economic Statistics of Japan, published by the Research Department of the Bank of Japan. However, since Economic Statistics of Japan does not provide data on Advances on Foreign Bills, a component of Loans, for January 1930 or beyond, data on Advances on Foreign Bills for the period January 1930 - December 1941 comes from the “Table on Bank of Japan Loans and Discounts by Type,” found in the Reference Book of Financial Matters, published by the Financial Bureau of the Ministry of Finance (expressed in units of one thousand yen, with figures rounded down to the nearest thousand yen, to match data in Economic Statistics of Japan).