Government bonds are issued regularly starting July 1, 2002. Currently NT$20 - 30 billions of bonds are issued each time. The Ministry of Finance will announce on its website (http://www.mof.gov.tw
) at the end of each year its next year's bond issuance plan, and at the end of each quarter the issue date and amount for the following quarter. Aside from the regular issuance system, the Ministry of Finance also implements the bond reopening system starting April 15, 2003.