Japan appoints fiscal hawk Yosano as economics min

Prime Minister Naoto Kan reshuffled his cabinet in a bid to smooth lawmaking in a divided parliament and tackle reforms to rein in public debt.

Japan appoints fiscal hawk Yosano as economics min

Fiscal hawk Kaoru Yosano will be Japan's new economics minister and former administrative reform minister Yukio Edano will be the new chief cabinet secretary in a cabinet revamp, the government announced on Friday.

Prime Minister Naoto Kan reshuffled his cabinet in a bid to smooth lawmaking in a divided parliament and tackle reforms to rein in public debt.

Banri Kaieda, Yosano's predecessor, will be the new trade minister.



Reuters
 

Last Mod: 14 Ocak 2011, 16:57
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