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TOKYO (Reuters) – Attaining 2% inflation shouldn’t be the only goal of the Financial institution of Japan’s financial coverage as worth strikes may fluctuate round that stage once in a while, its board member Junko Nakagawa was quoted as saying in an interview with Bloomberg.
Whereas shopper inflation is hovering round zero, upward strain is constructing partly as a result of impact of rising oil and meals prices, Nakagawa was quoted as saying.
The BOJ, nonetheless, will preserve its ultra-loose financial coverage to attain its 2% worth aim, she added, in response to the interview performed on Wednesday and revealed on Friday.
Nakagawa stated there have been advantages and downsides of a weak yen on Japan’s economic system, because it boosts exporters’ earnings however pushes up import prices for corporations working domestically, in response to Bloomberg.
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