Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry

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Born : August 3, 1939, Okayama Prefecture

1962Graduated from Keio University, Faculty of Law

1962Entered NITTO BOSEKI Co., Ltd. (Left in 1973)
1978Secretary for Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
1980Member, House of Representatives (HR)
1987State Secretary for Finance
1990Director, Finance Division, Liberal Democratic party (LDP)
1991Chairman, Standing Committee on Finance, HR
Deputy Chairman, Policy Research Council, LDP
1993Chairman, Standing Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, HR
Chairman, National Organization Committee, LDP
1995Minister of Transport
1996Chairman, Standing Committee on Rules and Administration, HR
1999Chairman, Committee on Political Reform, LDP
2000Minister of International Trade and Industry
2001Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
2002Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry