BOJ's Fukui: Important to strengthen economic base

Bank of Japan Governor Toshihiko Fukui said on Friday 14 October that it is important to boost Japan's economic strength further to beat deflation and achieve sustained economic growth.

"Japan's economy has grown resilient against economic shocks after overcoming its past problems," Fukui told reporters at Xianghe, a city south of Beijing, ahead of the meeting of the Group of 20 industrial and developing nations in China this weekend.

"From now on it will be very important to strengthen the con