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Government, BoJ Agree on Inflation: Japan Times

Kuroda reaffirms commitment to cooperation in a meeting with Finance minister Shunichi Suzuki and Economy minister Daishiro Yamagiwa

The Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters


Japan’s new government and central bank have confirmed their commitment to cooperate on achieving 2% inflation, a move set to temper market speculation of an early stimulus exit, The Japan Times reported.

Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda reaffirmed the commitment in a meeting with senior government ministers Tuesday, the BoJ said after Kuroda met Finance minister Shunichi Suzuki and Economy minister Daishiro Yamagiwa.

The government and the central bank also agreed to keep in close contact and cooperation, in line with commitments made in a 2013 joint statement.

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