Tanigaki: govt. must consider BoJ's deflation view

Japanese Finance Minister Sadakazu Tanigaki said on Tuesday 2 November that the government will need to consider the Bank of Japan's outlook for an end to deflation in 2005 when formulating future economic policies.

"The BoJ's view that the Japanese economy is still in deflation is the same view that we (the Finance Ministry) have," Tanigaki told a regular Tuesday morning news conference.

But he added: "We have to consider the BoJ policy board's report when considering policies in the future."


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