Kikuo Iwata: Japan's economy and monetary policy

Speech by Mr Kikuo Iwata, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, at a meeting with business leaders, Nagasaki, 7 December 2016.

Introduction

It is my pleasure to have the opportunity today to exchange views with administrative, financial, and business leaders in Nagasaki Prefecture. I would also like to take this opportunity to express my sincere gratitude for your cooperation with the activities of the Bank of Japan's Nagasaki Branch. Today, I would like to have your views on the actual situation of the local economy, as well as your candid opinions about the Bank's policies and activities.