Currency diplomat Asakawa tapped as Finance Ministry's top bureaucrat

Business Jun 11, 2018

Currency diplomat Asakawa tapped as Finance Ministry's top bureaucrat

The Finance Ministry's top currency diplomat Masatsugu Asakawa has been tapped to become vice finance minister, its highest bureaucratic post and one that has remained vacant since April, sources close to the matter said. The appointment of Asakawa, 60, goes against the ministry's typical order ...