Tanigaki says G7 statement likely unchanged

Japanese Finance Minister Sadakazu Tanigaki said the tone of the communique to be issued at the Group of Seven meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors will likely be little changed from last year's, Jiji Press reported.

"The past communique issued by G7 on the foreign exchange market matches each participating country's idea on the issue. I don't think it will drastically change this time," Jiji quoted Tanigaki as saying.

At the G7 meeting at Boca Raton, Florida in February last