TOKYO, April 23 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko
Kuroda said on Wednesday that consumer inflation may slightly
exceed the central bank's projection in the previous fiscal year
that ended in March, stressing that the economy is on steady
path toward meeting its price target.
But Kuroda reiterated that the BOJ won't hesitate to adjust
monetary policy if risks threaten achievement of its 2 percent
"There are various ways to adjust policy. We will decide
what among these measures is appropriate depending on economic
and price developments at the time," Kuroda told parliament.
(Reporting by Leika Kihara; Editing by Dominic Lau)