Manshu Chu-o Ginko Chosa Iho
Research bulletins of the central bank of Manchou
Original: Published by the Central Bank of Manchou research division
Publication year: 2006
Manchukuo. With 140 branches in Manchukuo, China, Japan and elsewhere, it both served as a central bank and carried out ordinary banking functions.
This document is assumed to have been released by the Central Bank of Manchou’s research department not for general sale, but distribution only to relevant bank staff and a limited readership outside.
The contents of the individual report documents are extraordinarily diverse, containing a wealth of vital information covering topics including Manchurian industry, agricultural produce, the wartime command economy, and the financial system. The bank was also proactive in conducting international research, covering everything from importing and exporting challenges, trade, banking in different countries and analyses thereof, the financial systems of various nations, international
relations and military tensions, to translations of noteworthy articles published in leading overseas magazines such as The Economist and XXe Siecle.
An essential reference for any study of East Asian agriculture, Manchukuo’s financial situation, international trade, the international monetary system, military matters or international relations in the early Showa period.
Average 750 pp. per volume.
Issue 1-10 (1937-1941) in 4 bound volumes with general Index.
Kokusai Chosa Iho (国際調査彙報)
Average 500 pp. per volume.
Issue 1 – 25 (1941 – 1943) in 6 bound volumes with general index.