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LDP policy chief hints at shift in priorities under Abenomics

Ahead of BOJ meeting, party official talks of expediting structural economic reform, including productivity push

Critics of Abenomics have suggested that despite heavy emphasis on the first two "arrows", Japan's overall economic growth rate has changed little.


THE chairman of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's policy research council on Tuesday called on Tokyo to accelerate structural economic reform if Abenomics policies are to succeed.

Mr Toshimitsu Motegi, speaking on the eve of a Bank of Japan (BOJ) meeting which could