Masayoshi Amamiya is a BOJ executive director , he is runs the Monetary Affairs Department (that determines monetary policy options). Comments in the Diet being reported now:

  • Japan economy still half way to price target
  • The additional easing was to ensure the meet the price target
  • The BOJ isn’t just aiming at raising prices, the goal is to generate positive economic cycle that should eventually raise wages


  • Too early to discuss the BOJ exit strategy
  • Exit will depend on economic and financial conditions