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Japan, China agree on need to promote structural reforms: Aso

Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso as he attends the opening ceremony of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Thanlyin township outside Yangon Sept 23, 2015.

[LIMA] Japan and China agreed on the need for both economies to steadily promote structural reforms to achieve sustainable growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said.

Aso also told reporters that he discussed the need to continue financial cooperation in bilateral talks with his Chinese counterpart on Thursday.

On the Group of 20 finance leaders' working dinner, Aso said there was no particular discussions on China's economy or on the potential global fallout from an expected interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve.