TOKYO -- Two decades ago, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda, then Japan's vice minister of finance for international affairs, won support from the international community for his criticism of Beijing's weak-yuan policy.
But more than 20 years after his fight to end deflation in Japan began, the battle rages on without success. And his struggle is an increasingly lonely one. The U.S., which wants to increase its exports, appears frustrated with the yen's weakness.