According to the flow-of-funds numbers for 1~3 terms published by the Bank of Japan on the 19th, the direct investment to the overseas has reached the record highs in 2011. The borrowings from the bank have been increasing to secure the investment capital. On the contrary, saving deposit has been increasing and the private sectors are still being careful in this uncertain global economy.
The private sectors’ outward FDI stocks of 2011 have reached 46 trillion yen, marking 18 % increase from the previous fiscal year. The M&A to the foreign sectors and business-to-business fund transaction are becoming more active with the record-breaking raise of the yen.