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The Central Council for Financial Services Information and its Related Organizations

The Central Council for Financial Services Information

The Central Council is composed of such members as specialists on concerned matter and those people representating financial organizations (including the Japanese Bankers Association), industrial organizations (including the Japan Federation of Economic Organizations) and other organizations (including the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) and consumers' associations).

Local Committees

Local Committees are formed mainly by local governments, branches and offices of the Bank of Japan (24 local committees are located in the Bank of Japan offices and 23 in local government offices). Local Committes are developing financial services information activities in local areas by maintaining a close relationship with the Central Council.

The Bank of Japan

Since the establishment of the Central Council for Savings Promotion in April 1952, the Bank of Japan has been working as its secretariat. Presently, the secretariat is located in the Public Relations Department of the Bank. The Bank's branch offices and local offices are also responsible for matters related to financial services information.

The Financial Services Agency

The Financial Services Agency collaborates directly and through the Local Finance Offices with the Central Council and Local Committees in its financial services information activities.

Local Governments

Prefectural, city, ward, town, and village governments handle administrative matters regarding financial services information activities and give guidance on Study Group on Financial and Economic Matters in cooperation with Local Committees.