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).

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

  Liberal Democratic
  Democratic

Minister Term of office Prime Minister
# Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Days
1 Takeo Hiranuma0624 cropped.jpg Takeo Hiranuma January 6, 2001 September 22, 2003 989 Yoshiro Mori
Junichiro Koizumi
2 Shoichi Nakagawa cropped.jpg Shoichi Nakagawa September 22, 2003 October 31, 2005 770
3 Toshihiro Nikai-20061120.jpg Toshihiro Nikai
(1st)
October 31, 2005 September 26, 2006 330
4 Amari Akira 1-3.jpg Akira Amari September 26, 2006 August 2, 2008 676 Shinzō Abe
Yasuo Fukuda
(3) Toshihiro Nikai-20061120.jpg Toshihiro Nikai (2nd) August 2, 2008 September 16, 2009 410
Tarō Asō
5 Masayuki Naoshima cropped 1 John Roos and Masayuki Naoshima 20091021.jpg Masayuki Naoshima September 16, 2009 September 17, 2010 366 Yukio Hatoyama
Naoto Kan
6 Akihiro Ohata.jpg Akihiro Ohata September 17, 2010 January 14, 2011 119
7 Banri Kaieda.jpg Banri Kaieda January 14, 2011 September 2, 2011 231
8 Yoshio Hachiro 20110907 1.jpg Yoshio Hachiro September 2, 2011 September 11, 2011 9 Yoshihiko Noda
9 Yukio Edano Sakado 20100910.JPG Yukio Edano September 12, 2011 December 26, 2012 471
10 Toshimitsu Motegi.jpg Toshimitsu Motegi December 26, 2012 September 3, 2014 616 Shinzō Abe
11 Yuko Obuchi croppwd 2 Caroline Kennedy and Yuko Obuchi 20141014 1.jpg Yūko Obuchi September 3, 2014 October 21, 2014 48
12 Goshichi no kiri.svg Yoichi Miyazawa October 21, 2014 October 7, 2015 351
13 Goshichi no kiri.svg Motoo Hayashi October 7, 2015 August 3, 2016 301
14 Hiroshige Seko cropped 2 John Kerry Shinzo Abe Fumio Kishida Katsunobu Kato and Hiroshige Seko 20130415.jpg Hiroshige Sekō August 3, 2016 Incumbent 236