Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Kuroda:

  • Said he discussed the economy with Abe
  • Told Abe Japan is moving towards 2% price target
  • Told Abe the BOJ won’t hesitate to adjust policy if needed
  • No special talk from Abe about additional monetary easing
  • Says Abe understood Kuroda’s explanations
  • Asked Abe to pass the salt
  • Asked Abe to stop drinking all the beer