Japan econmin: will decide BOJ gov candidate after PM Abe trip

TOKYO Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:29pm EST

TOKYO Feb 19 (Reuters) - Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Tuesday that the government will decide candidates for Bank of Japan's new governor and deputy governors after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returns from February 21-24 U.S. trip.

Amari also said purchasing of foreign bonds by a central bank is an option available to each country.