BADEN BADEN, Germany, March 17 Bank of Japan
Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday there is a consensus
among the global community that it was important to promote free
"I don't think the consensus will be suddenly toppled,"
though there was uncertainty on how the G20 debate on trade will
unfold, Kuroda told reporters upon arrival for the Group of 20
finance leaders' gathering in Baden Baden.
Kuroda also said he will explain to his G20 counterparts
that the BOJ will continue to pursue "powerful monetary easing"
for the domestic purpose of achieving its 2 percent inflation
(Reporting by Leika Kihara)