Caribbean receives over one billion Yen in assistance from Japan

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Japan has provided more than JPY1.7 billion (One Yen=US$0.008 cents) to 14 Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries since 1975, according to figures released here on Wednesday.

Jamaica has been the biggest beneficiary of the Japanese aid, accumulating a total of JPY639.15 for the period 1977-2013.

According to the figures released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here, Jamaica would have received loans totalling JPY534.21 million, grants JPY16.98 million and technical cooperation to the tune ofJPY87.96 million.
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