Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (Japan)

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The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (経済産業大臣 Keizai Sangyō Daijin?) is the Cabinet of Japan member in charge of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (formerly the Ministry of International Trade and Industry). The current Minister is Toshimitsu Motegi.

List of Ministers of Economy, Trade and Industry[edit]

# Image Name Took office Left office Cabinet
21st century
1 Takeo Hiranuma0624 cropped.jpg Takeo Hiranuma 2001 2003 Junichiro Koizumi
2 Shoichi Nakagawa cropped.jpg Shoichi Nakagawa 2003 2005 Junichiro Koizumi
3 Toshihiro Nikai-20061120.jpg Toshihiro Nikai
(1st)
2005 2006 Junichiro Koizumi
4 Amari Akira 1-3.jpg Akira Amari 2006 2008 Shinzō Abe
Yasuo Fukuda
3 Toshihiro Nikai-20061120.jpg Toshihiro Nikai (2nd) 2008 2009
5 Masayuki Naoshima cropped 1 John Roos and Masayuki Naoshima 20091021.jpg Masayuki Naoshima 2009 2010 Yukio Hatoyama
Naoto Kan
6 Akihiro Ohata 2010 2011 Naoto Kan
7 Banri Kaieda.jpg Banri Kaieda 2011 2011 Naoto Kan
8 Yoshio Hachiro 2011 2011 Yoshihiko Noda
9 Yukio Edano Sakado 20100910.JPG Yukio Edano 2011 2012 Yoshihiko Noda
9 Toshimitsu Motegi.jpg Toshimitsu Motegi 2012 Present Shinzō Abe