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Japanese 2020 Bank and Public Holidays Announced

Source: The Bank of Japan (Tokyo)
Posted on Friday, February 1, 2019

The Bank of Japan (Japan's central bank) and the Government of Japan have released the annual list of official national holidays, public holidays and bank holidays in Japan for the calendar year 2020.

Contrary to the usual routine (2018-01-06, 2017-01-08, 2016-01-10, 2015-01-11, 2014-01-09, 2013-03-01, 2012-05-14 and 2011-11-25) whereby, apart from the year-end banks-only holidays, the announcement of annual public holidays in Japan followed the list of official Japanese non-working public holidays as amended over the last decade (2005-05-15, 2001-06-22 and 1998-10-23), in 2020, there will be 3 changes of public holidays dates in Japan due to the Tokyo Olympics (2018-06-13, 2018-04-07, 2017-12-06, 2017-10-03, 2017-08-22).

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