Masajuro Shiokawa


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Masajuro Shiokawa

A Japanese economist and politician. Elected to the House of Representatives in 1967, he served (except for a period from 1996 to 2000) until 2003. He was Minister of Finance from 2001 to 2003. He was born in 1921.
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''I guess Koizumi's head is filled with concerns about Iraq,'' former Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa said.
TOKYO - Sadakazu Tanigaki, who concurrently served as chairman of the National Public Safety Commission and industrial revival minister under Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's previous cabinet, was appointed Monday as Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa's successor.
Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa told Vietnamese Vice Premier Vu Khoan on Friday that Japan will continue assisting the country's development efforts, a Japanese Finance Ministry official said.
Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa pledged Monday to continue to support Laotian efforts to improve social infrastructure and enhance human resources development, a Finance Ministry official said.
(NTT) shares to finance debt servicing, Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa said Friday.
Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa is to visit Laos and Cambodia in early January to exchange views with leaders of the two countries on fiscal and economic situations, ministry officials said.
-- MASAJURO SHIOKAWA, JAPAN'S NEW FINANCE MINISTER, COMMENTING ON HIS PLANS FOR JAPAN'S ECONOMY AFTER HIS RISE TO THE POSITION LAST MONTH.
Outgoing Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa indicated Monday he may retire from politics and not run in the general election expected to be held in November.
TOKYO - Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa said Friday that China should float its currency, once again underlining his concern over the yuan's peg to the U.S.
Visiting Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Somkid Jatusripitak told Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa on Tuesday that Thailand wants to see the two countries sign a bilateral free-trade agreement (FTA), a Finance Ministry official said.
Japanese Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa said Tuesday that his country will continue providing economic aid to Cambodia at current levels even though Japan has economic difficulties.
The Yomiuri Shimbun, quoting several sources close to Koizumi, said Finance Minister Masajuro Shiokawa and Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi will likely exit.